Author Stephen Nyberg will hold a book-signing event from 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at Alfred Dickey Library in Jamestown. Nyberg is from Jamestown and has written and published his second graphic novel “The Randy Allan Mystery Series.” The graphic novel is about Randy Allan and Allen Allan, who are just average brothers, but their lives are soon filled with mystery as they investigate a ring of saboteurs.
Giving Hearts Day is a way to donate to organizations in need and leverage more money to do more good. With an ever-growing list of charities and organizations in need of help, we encourage everyone who can to make a donation on Thursday, Feb. 9.
Two people were injured in a car-semitrailer crash Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 2 near Ray, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said Zachary Wahlstrom, 24, Alexander, N.D., was driving a 2015 Volkswagen Jetta east on Highway 2 about 9 miles west of Ray shortly after 2:20 p.m. Frederic Elkins, 63, Minot, was driving a 2015 Peterbilt semitrailer north on Williams County Road 42 approaching the intersection of Highway 2.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for parts of northern North Dakota. The travel alert was issued due to blowing snow causing reduced visibility. The alert was issued for Williston, Crosby, Bowbells, Stanley, Minot, Bottineau, Mohall, Kenmare, Towner, Rugby, Rolla, Langdon, Cando, Adams, Cavalier, Grafton, Drayton and surrounding areas.
The city of Jamestown is hosting a public meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at City Hall for anyone interested in learning about, discussing or providing feedback on the city's proposed project on 5th Street Northeast from 12th Avenue to 27th Avenue Northeast. A short informational presentation will start at 5:20 p.m. Staff will also be available immediately after the presentation.
The North Dakota House voted to allow retailers to open on Sunday mornings. The 48-46 vote on Tuesday was a reversal of the House’s decision Monday when it rejected a repeal of the state’s Sunday closing law. House Bill 1163 was voted down 50-44 on Monday. The only area state representative to vote in favor of the bill twice was Rep. Craig Headland, R-Montpelier. Reps. Chet Pollert, R-Carrington, and Bernie Satrom and Jim Grueneich, both R-Jamestown, voted against the bill twice.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for portions of north-central North Dakota due to snow and blowing snow creating reduced visibility, drifting snow and areas of compacted snow or ice on roadways. The travel alert includes Mohall, Bottineau, Rugby, Rolla, Carrington, Towner and surrounding areas.
Water service on the 2nd Avenue Northeast, between 8th and 10th Streets Northeast, and 3rd Avenue Northeast, between 8th and 9th Streets Northeast, is shut off for about eight hours due to a water main break, according to the city engineer's office. The service shut off is temporary. The watermain break occurred in the 200 block of 9th Street Northeast.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for northeast North Dakota. A travel alert was issued due to blowing and drifting snow creating hazardous travel conditions. The alert is for Grand Forks, Drayton, Pembina, Cavalier and the surrounding areas.
A Watford City, N.D., man was killed Saturday morning after his vehicle was struck by a semitrailer head-on, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.