Mitch Smyth has been named to take over the local Edward Jones office located at 801 1st Ave. S in Jamestown. Smyth a s s u m e s the position of financial adviser from his father, Mike Smyth. “We are excited to have someone with Mitch’s experience taking over our Jamestown office,” said Jim Weddle, Edward Jones managing partner. “We’ve been serving the investment needs of people in the area for the past 30 years, and we believe that Mitch will excel at continuing that tradition.”
Fargo-based family law attorney Alisha Ankers has opened a satellite law office in Wishek. Ankers, a Wishek native and graduate of Hamline University and University of North Dakota School of Law, will serve clients in that community and other south central communities in North Dakota from her office located at 117 S Centennial in Wishek. An open house will be held in the spring.
The Jamestown Business Center will be the host of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce’s next Business After Hours event from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Attendees should use their personal emails to RSVP by 1 p.m. Feb. 23 to be eligible for the Chamber member raffle drawings. The Jamestown Business Center is located at 300 2nd Ave. NE.
The Jamestown High School Band will present "That Which Binds Us" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, in the Jamestown High School Theater. The concert will feature the Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble and combined JHS Band in a variety of concert music. The concert begins with the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band performing "The Walking Frog," a ragtime tune by Karl L. King. These bands make up all of the sophomores through seniors in the band program.
The advisory group for the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ South Central Regional Human Service Center (SCHSC) in Jamestown will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, in room 126 at the center, located at 520 3rd St. N.W. The advisory group’s chairperson will report on council appointments and the election of officers. Members will share announcements, discuss local needs and may also make recommendations about the planning, funding and services in the region.
Two high-risk registered sex offenders have changed their address in the city, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Timothy Richard Olpin, 41, lives at 1018 4th Ave. SW No. 20. Matthew Jacob Lee Graham, 28, is living in his vehicle at 200 2nd Ave. SW, the southwest city parking lot. He drives a maroon 2000 Dodge Caravan with a temporary North Dakota license. They are not wanted by law enforcement.
A county-wide test of the CodeRED mass notification system was completed on Friday by Stutsman County Communications, according to Jerry Bergquist, Stutsman County emergency manager. The test began at 1:03 p.m. and included landlines, cellphones, TDD, text messaging, email and mobile app notifications. Results of the testing related to text messages and emails indicated that 100 percent of the text and email messages were delivered without issue, Bergquist said.
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week:
MUNICIPAL COURT RUN DATE 02/18/2017 CONTEMPT OF COURT Holly Lynn Maxwell, 31, 616 5th Ave. SE, eight days to be served with electronic monitoring with work release by March 4. Aimee Nicole Haugen, 25, Litchville, 15 hours community service. CRIMINAL MISCHIEF Daniel Joseph Withers, 49, 111 Sunnyside Trailer Court, $250 fines/fees, five days suspended.
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