The advisory group for the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ South Central Regional Human Service Center will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19 in room 126 at the center, 520 3rd St. NW in Jamestown. Members will receive updates on center staffing, operations and clinical developments, including new evidence-based behavioral health practices the center plans to implement this summer. The new practices support individual recovery and reduce relapse and crises related to negative outcomes.
Kathi Schwan of West Fargo is the new state president of AARP North Dakota. The volunteer state president chairs the state executive council in partnership with the state director to provide guidance and leadership for the AARP’s work in the state. The state president also is responsible for helping build partnerships with other organizations and is the main AARP volunteer spokesperson in the state.
A 23-year-old Enderlin, N.D., man was killed in a one-vehicle crash near Pekin, N.D., at 6 a.m. Thursday, April 13, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck was driving south on N.D. Highway 1, about 8 miles south of Pekin, when the truck failed to negotiate a curve, left the road and rolled.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation will upgrade lighting along Interstates 94 and 29 in the urban areas of Jamestown, Valley City, Fargo, Grand Forks and the Grand Forks Air Force Base this spring and summer. The department said the upgrades include new LED light fixtures, replacement of poles and general updates to the electrical lighting system in these areas. While most of this work will happen off the roadway, there may be impacts to traffic.
The North Dakota Department of Health reminds everyone to use caution when doing spring cleaning of any building that has been closed up for the winter.
There will be no garbage pick up on Friday, April 14 in Jamestown, according to the City Engineer’s Office. Wednesday’s and Thursday’s garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, April 12. Friday’s garbage pickup will be on Thursday, April 13. All other garbage pickups will be on their regularly scheduled day. The baling facility will be closed on Friday, April 14 and open from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15.
Monday: 8 a.m., Jamestown Planning Commission, City Hall, 102 3rd Ave. SE; 3:30 p.m., Jamestown Public Schools Health Insurance Committee, conference room, Jamestown Public Schools Central Office, 207 2nd Ave. SE; 4 p.m., Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission, Parks and Recreation Office, 1002 2nd Ave. SE.
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Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., will hold mobile office hours from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the Eddy-New Rockford Public Library in New Rockford. Mobile office hours allow constituents to receive assistance with casework from the congressman’s staff.
The Annual Catholic Youth Extravaganza is scheduled for April 29 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 344 15th St. W, in Grafton. The keynote speaker is Nic Davidson, who is known for his comedy style that relates to young people. There will also be a three-on-three basketball tournament at the Grafton Armory and a dance that evening.