The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission approved 3-1 Monday the low bid for a 40-foot-by-40-foot storage building for the Two Rivers Activity Center. Commission member Mike Landscoot voted against the measure.
Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will host a boat safety class at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Thursday at Lakeside Marina. The class is open to the public. The Healthy Connections Program will attend the 10 a.m. class. The class is free. Parents will be responsible for transporting their children to and from the Jamestown Reservoir. There will be no Healthy Connections Program activities at Nickeus and McElroy parks on Thursday morning.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for June 11: * 41 traffic citations * 21 traffic warnings * 6 accidents investigated * 6 criminal arrests * 2 juvenile referrals * 6 crimes investigated * 1 disturbance call
The city of Jamestown is accepting applications for one opening on the Jamestown Planning Commission, according to Sarah Hellekson, city administrator. The term is for five years and expires in August 2023. Applications are due by July 9. Applications are available at City Hall, 102 3rd Ave. SE, by calling 252-5900, or online at http://bit.ly/2sPGpYx .
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for June 7: *4 traffic citations * 3 traffic warnings * 1 accident investigated * 1 criminal arrest * 2 crimes investigated * 1 disturbance call * 36 public assistance calls
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for June 6: * 4 traffic citations * 1 traffic warning * 1 parking ticket * 2 accident investigated * 6 criminal arrests * 5 crimes investigated * 37 public assistance calls
The Jamestown Rural Fire Department will hold a final open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the JRFD fire station to answer questions on its proposed property tax increase. Shirly Kropp, secretary/treasurer of the Jamestown Rural Fire District Board, said the district held two open houses in May, but both were sparsely attended.
Gov. Doug Burgum on Tuesday appointed New Rockford-Sheyenne Superintendent Jill Louters to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education. Louters, who has been superintendent since 2012, earned a bachelor’s degree in social studies teacher education from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn., a master’s degree in education administration from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and is finishing her doctorate in educational leadership from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
The city of Jamestown said it will conduct fogging operations for adult mosquitoes in the northeast area from dusk, around 8:30 p.m., Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday. The fogging is due to an above average mosquito count in the northeast part of Jamestown. Parents should keep their children away from the fogging machines. The fogging operations are dependent on weather conditions.
The 11th annual Running of the Pink had 710 registered participants on Saturday, shattering the event’s previous record of 589 registrants set in 2016. Tara Kapp, business development coordinator for R.M. Stoudt Inc., said as of Monday afternoon donations, sponsorships and registration fees had raised $19,850. She said a final total will be announced at a later date. Last year the event raised $17,500.