Due to a no travel advisory, the Arts Center staff has rescheduled the opening recpeetion with food by the Germans from Russia Heritage Society to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19.
The Community Calendar publishes events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun at no charge. To submit an activity, email it to email@example.com — with “Calendar” in the subject line — or fax to 701-952-8477. Include the type of event, date, time, location (including address) and any admission fee. Provide a contact name and telephone number for verification/questions. Commercial events (those meant to earn a profit for a business) will not be accepted for this calendar.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Jan. 11: * 3 traffic citations * 8 traffic warnings * 6 parking tickets * 8 accidents investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 2 warrants served * 1 crime investigated * 1 disturbance call * 36 public assistance calls * 1 animal call
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.