The United Sportsmen Jamestown Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Gladstone Inn & Suites in Jamestown. All sportsmen and sportswomen are welcome to attend. Plans are well underway for the United Sportsmen’s 31st annual banquet and auction that will be held Feb. 10 at the Knights of Columbus in Jamestown. Items are needed for the live and silent auctions. The club thanked those who helped give away 6,240 pounds of sunflower seeds Dec. 3 to feed birds in the community.
The Jamestown Classic Car Club will meet today at the All Vets Club in Jamestown. Supper is a taco bar with attendees paying on their own, and the meeting is at 7 p.m. The club will take care of final arrangements for the Winter Wheels Car Show that will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Jamestown Civic Center. Members can also start paying their dues for 2017, which is $20.
The Barnes County North Public School Theater Department performed “You Can’t Be Too Careful” on Nov. 19. The cast included Maddie Garnetti, David Flether, Caitlyn Risser, Shannon Bryn, Jacob Harstad, Lexi Greshik and Peter Bryn. Alicia Bollingberg directed the play, Tina Bryn ran the sound. Students did two performances, which both included food made by Julie Sizer.
The City of Spiritwood Lake Council public hearing scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 3, has been moved to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Steckler Shop 617 Spiritwood Ave., Jamestown.
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No people were injured in a house fire reported at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday, said Lt. Justin Blinsky of the Jamestown Police Department. The fire at 403 1/2 3rd Ave. NW substantially damaged the house, Blinsky said. The female occupant of the house and her dog safely made it to a neighbor’s residence to call 911, Blinsky said. Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Reuther said the department is still investigating the cause of the fire, but he does not think the cause of the fire was suspicious.
BEIRUT - Syrian rebel groups said on Saturday they would consider a ceasefire deal brokered by Russia and Turkey "null and void" if the Damascus government's forces and their allies continued to violate it. Russia, which supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has urged the United Nations to give its blessing to the fragile ceasefire, the t
Fireworks can once again be used in Jamestown through Sunday, Jan. 1, according to the city of Jamestown ordinance. Fireworks can be set off in Jamestown today from noon to 1 a.m. on Sunday.
Jamestown Fire Department calls Dec. 16-29: Dec.16: 6:15 p.m., ready squad responded to 1012 2nd Ave. NW, single-family dwelling, to investigate fire alarm activation. Firefighters checked for smoke/fire; none was detected. Cause: faulty detector. Time out: 35 minutes. Dec. 19: 8:10 a.m., fire department heavy rescue responded to Interstate 94 exit 266 to a report of a person(s) trapped in a vehicle. Firefighters extricated one person from the vehicle and assisted emergency medical services. Cause: vehicle rollover. No firefighter injuries reported. Time out: 50 minutes.
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: *Bravo to linemen and Jamestown Street Department crews for working to restore power and clear streets, respectively, following a storm earlier this week.