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Jamestown Area Commerce Ambassadors and the Young Professionals of Jamestown held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Cricket Wireless to celebrate the opening of its new store in Jamestown. This business is located at 2619 8th Ave. SW in Jamestown. R.J. Keller, store manager, and his staff joined the Chamber committee members at the ribbon-cutting celebration. This business provides a new option for telephone, television and cellular services locally, and it does not require a contract.
Pifer’s Auction & Realty will be celebrating the opening of its Auction Center of North America during a two-day public open house and auction Monday and Tuesday, July 17-18, in Steele. Pifer’s Auction Center of North America welcomes everyone to attend an open house from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday for free food, drinks and tours of the new facility.
Valley City High School Principal Kristi Brandt was named North Dakota High School Principal of the Year by the North Dakota Association of Secondary School Principals. B r a n d t will be invited by M e t L i f e and NASSP to be honored at N A S S P ’ s Principals’ I n s t i t u t e this fall in Washington, D.C. This symposium gives all state Principals of the Year the opportunity to learn from each other as well as from other national leaders in education.
James Torrance, a family practice physician at Essentia Health-Jamestown Clinic, recently received a 4-Star Award for scoring in the top 25 percent (75th through 89th percentiles) for percentage of patients rating the overall quality of care Torrance as “excellent.” As a result of surveys conducted between January and December 2016, 249 Essentia physicians, advanced practitioners, departments and facilities received high-ranking Excellence in Healthcare Awards.
Central Sales Inc. has achieved a five star level of performance in AGCO’s 2016 Dealer Excellence Program. Central Sales is among an elite group of AGCO dealers that had what it takes to meet the requirements necessary to achieve the five star level of performance, said Alistair McLelland, vice president of marketing for AGCO’s North American team. AGCO said Central Sales stands out as one of the very best branded facilities in its network.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for July 14: * 4 traffic citations * 4 traffic warnings * 1 accident investigated * 1 criminal arrest * 1 juvenile referral * 2 warrants served * 1 crime investigated
A Jamestown man died Wednesday morning after the Harley-Davidson tricycle motorcycle he was riding was hit from behind in central Oklahoma, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. Bert John Hilber, 75, was stopped on his Harley-Davidson on Oklahoma Highway 51-A at an intersection with Blaine County Road E710 at 9:38 a.m. about 5 miles south of Southard, Okla., according to a report provided by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Public Affairs Division.
The nonprofit Great Rides in Fargo is providing a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for people to witness a total eclipse of the sun. On Monday, Aug. 21, the moon’s shadow will race across America from the Pacific to Atlantic in a way not experienced in the nation since 1918. Eclipse totality will only be experienced in a small swathe of the country. Great Rides is leading a bicycle tour departing from Fargo Saturday morning, Aug.19, and returning Monday night, Aug. 21.
Licensed and self-declared early childhood service providers who care for children with special needs, ages birth through 12 years, can apply for funding for additional support and resources for their programs through the Inclusion Support Program offered by the North Dakota Department of Human Services.