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.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for June 4: * 22 traffic citations * 18 traffic warnings * 2 parking tickets * 4 accidents investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 1 juvenile referral * 6 crimes investigated
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department will be holding summer track meets each Wednesday at 5 p.m. at Taylor Stadium on the campus of the University of Jamestown. The track meets will be held on June 6, 13, 20 and 27.Competition age levels are from 2 years old and up. Events include the “guess your time” mile, 50, 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes, 4 by 100 meter relay, softball throw and standing long jump. Parking will be available in the east lot. Call 252-3982 for more information.
A Sanborn, N.D., man was taken to CHI Mercy Health in Valley City Monday morning after he was pulled from a pickup truck submerged in Hobart Lake, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said the man’s name will be released on Tuesday. The man was driving a 1996 Chevrolet pickup truck west on Barnes County Road 22. The truck went off the road and into the lake and submerged.
A Dickinson, N.D., man was injured in a motorcycle crash a half-mile west of Alexander, N.D., Sunday night, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said Wayne Olsson, 48, was riding a 1984 Harley-Davidson motorcycle south on U.S. Highway 85 just west of Alexander when he failed to negotiate a curve. He went into a ditch, the motorcycle overturned, and Olsson was ejected.
About 1,400 Otter Tail Power Co. customers in northeast Jamestown were without power starting around 4:15 p.m., Sunday, according to an Otter Tail Power Co. official. Rebecca Michael, Otter Tail Power Co. communications specialist in public relations, said Sunday that around 5:10 p.m. workers with the utility company were able to restore power to about a fourth of its customers without power.
Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit – an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people’s hands. Through this online service, patients in the communities Essentia serves can seek care virtually from Essentia care teams using their smartphones, tablets or computers – at home or on the go.
The next business training, “Managing Stress for Better Health,” is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, at the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce, 120 2nd St. SE. The cost is $35 for chamber members and $45 for others. The deadline to register is June 5. To register, go to www.jamestownchamber.com or call 252-4830.
Garrison Diversion Conservancy District (Garrison Diversion) sent representatives to Washington, D.C., in April to meet with North Dakota's congressional delegation. Duane DeKrey, Garrison Diversion general manager, and Merri Mooridian, Garrison Diversion administrative officer, traveled with Garrison Diversion directors from Eddy, Grand Forks, Ransom and Ward counties to the nation's capital.