A Mapleton, N.D., man was injured in a motorcycle crash at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 on Interstate 94 near Valley City, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Bryon Botner, 59, was driving a 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on I-94 when he failed to maintain control of the motorcycle, the patrol said. He and the motorcycle came to rest on the roadway at mile marker 290 westbound.
The Essential Air Service program has been good for Jamestown and needs to continue to keep Jamestown Regional Airport viable for commercial passenger service. The U.S. Department of Transportation funds the Essential Air Service program. Under the program airlines receive a subsidy from the DOT to provide reliable commercial passenger service to rural and small community airports. Jamestown, Devils Lake and Dickinson airports have commercial passenger service because of the Essential Air Service program.
The Kiwanis Club of Jamestown inducted Hayley Wolf as a new member at the March 27 Kiwanis meeting. Wolf is the business assistant for Triumph Inc., an organization that works with a variety of disabilities. Wolf is married with three children and first heard of Kiwanis when she and her daughter helped at the Kiwanis Kids Against Hunger event.
DAV Chapter 31 and its Auxiliary will hold their regular monthly meetings at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at the All Vets Club in Jamestown. There will be updates on the upcoming Department Convention in Mandan on April 28-30. Those attending are asked to bring the cash for their sold tickets.
The Jewels of the Prairie will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at the CSi media room. Use the east door and elevator to the second floor at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be catered at $8 per person including gratuity for lunch and speaker. Call reservations into Angela Madsen (252-0563) by Sunday, April 9. Pastor James Venegas is rescheduled to present a program about his native country, Australia, and how he came to Jamestown where he serves Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Wergleland Lodge SON met March 21. Daniel Haglund, financial benefits counselor from Moorhead, Minn. spoke on the financial benefits offered by the Sons of Norway. A golden membership special recognition was presented to Linda Finck. The next Sons of Norway meeting is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Ave Maria Village. For more information on SON, contact Kara Brinster at (701)658-0700 or email email@example.com .
Germans from Russia Heritage Society, James Valley Chapter is hosting a meeting on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Arts Center. A video, “The Orphan Trains,” was planned to be shown, but that was changed Monday, April 3, to instead be “We (Never) Don’t Forget.” Refreshments will be served. Election of officers will be held at the brief business meeting. The public is invited.
NDGOP District 12 held its reorganization meeting and plans for the year. The new slate of officers is Delores Rath, chairperson; Marlene Axtman, chairwoman’; Cole Conley, vice chairman; Bev Schaack, secretary; and Dan Vainonen, treasurer. Dane Ferguson, executive director, was the guest speaker and gave an update on
The United Sportsmen Jamestown Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Gladstone Inn & Suites. All sportsmen and sportswomen are welcome to attend. Applications for the college scholarships are due March 31. Winning scholarship recipients will receive confirmation by May 10. The club is looking for projects to work on and attendees should bring ideas to the meeting.