Due to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday, there will be no garbage pickup on Monday, Jan. 16. Monday's garbage route will be picked up on Tuesday. Tuesday's route will be picked up on Wednesday, Wednesday and Thursday's routes will be picked up on Thursday, with normal garbage pickup on Friday, Jan. 20. The baling facility will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16.
The Jamestown City Council hired two department heads during a special meeting Wednesday. Jameson Veil, Jamestown, will replace City Assessor Darrell Wollan when he retires at the end of February. Veil is currently employed as an appraiser for Stutsman County and is a University of Jamestown graduate. He will be paid $5,360 per month. Wollan has served as Jamestown’s city assessor for 23 years.
Self-described white nationalist Craig Cobb, not the brightest light in the reliably dim-bulbed world of racists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis, apparently doesn’t see the in-your-face irony in the claim he’s a victim of discrimination. In the latest chapter of Cobb’s North Dakota saga, he’s threatened to file a federal lawsuit because he believes he was blocked from purchasing a home in Landa, N.D., because - now get this - of his alleged racial mix and his out-ofthe-mainstream religious creed.
A travel alert for south central North Dakota has been issued by the North Dakota Department of Transportation and North Dakota Highway Patrol. The alert was issued due to blowing snow creating reduced visbility and areas of drifting snow. The travel alert is for Jamestown, Valley City, Ellendale, Ashley and surrounding areas. Drivers should be aware of rapidly changing driving and weather conditions.
A 35-year-old man was killed in a pickup truck-front-end loader crash on N.D. Highway 50 near Wildrose, N.D., Tuesday evening, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash occurred four miles south and one mile west of Wildrose at 5:50 p.m.
A registered sex offender has changed his address and another registered sex offender is now living in Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Rico Harland, 25, lives at 1610 Business Loop East No. 4. He does not have a vehicle. Harland is described as a white male, 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 105 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair.
The Jamestown Fire Department quickly extinguished a small fire in the interior of a car in the parking lot of Hugo’s Family Marketplace Monday afternoon. Stutsman County Communications dispatched the department at 4:06 p.m., said JFD Lt. Sheldon Mohr. He said firefighters extinguished a small fire in the interior of a 2002 Mazda Protege. Mohr said it was not clear how the fire started.
Bank Forward recently made a $75,000 donation to the Two Rivers Activity Center, announced Tory Hart, Bank Forward market president in Jamestown. The donation will be used for the Building Community Capital Campaign. “Through generous donors like Bank Forward, the Building Community Campaign is moving closer to making phase two a reality for Jamestown and the surrounding area,” said Amy Walters, TRAC facility manager. “We are grateful for Bank Forward’s investment in Two Rivers Activity Center as we work to improve lives in our community.”
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program would like residents of the 81 nursing homes in North Dakota and their families to know about revised federal regulations strengthening residents’ rights and protections. This is the first comprehensive update since regulations were issued in 1991. Most of the changes in the residents’ rights section had to be implemented by facilities by Nov. 28.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Jan. 3: * 14 traffic citations * 16 traffic warnings * 2 parking tickets * 14 accidents investigated * 12 criminal arrests * 3 juvenile referrals * 5 warrants served * 15 crimes investigated * 3 disturbance calls * 115 public assistance calls * 12 animal calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office for Jan. 3: * 2 accidents * 3 animal calls * 4 assist other agencies * 12 civil process services