Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for May 8: * 23 traffic citations * 16 traffic warnings * 3 accidents investigated * 9 criminal arrests * 4 juvenile referrals * 13 crimes investigated * 4 disturbance calls
Gov. Doug Burgum and the North Dakota Tourism Division, in partnership with AAA of North Dakota and North Dakota Council on the Arts, are kicking off the 2017 Governor’s Photo Contest. All North Dakota photographers are encouraged to submit photos that capture the unique things to see and do in the state. Deadline for entry is Aug. 31.
AARP North Dakota is seeking nominations for its Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors North Dakotans 50 and older who share their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of others. The award winner will be able to designate a nonprofit organization to receive a $500 donation, made in the winner’s name. Nominees must 50 years or older and must have made their achievement, accomplishment or service as a volunteer.
Volunteers from Valley City with the American Red Cross Dakotas Region have been deployed to assist as severe weather and flooding continue to impact people in several states. Paul and Barb Henke are joining Red Cross volunteers from around the country who are providing shelter, meals, health services and emotional support to those affected by recent disasters. The Henkes left Fargo on Friday morning and are driving a Red Cross emergency response vehicle to St. Louis, Mo.
About 103 Jamestown High School freshmen put what they learned in a Teen Community Emergency Response Team program Thursday to good use. The Teen CERT program is in its seventh year, according to Sarah Van De Velde, Stutsman County assistant emergency manager and 911 coordinator. The last day of the Teen CERT training program was a mock bleacher disaster where students put the skills they learned to the test.
Palmer Lien is this month’s Unison artist. Lien said he grew up with woodworking and is a third generation carpenter. Lien was born and raised in the area. He is a veteran of the Army and served in Vietnam.
“Happening” features information on benefits, fundraisers and cultural events in the area. To list an event, email Kathy Steiner at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any admission charge or fee for events must be included. Provide a contact name and telephone number for Sun questions about the listing. Rummage sales are not published in Happening.
The Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to ksteiner@jamestownsun .com — with “Calendar” in the subject line or fax to 701-952-8477. Include the type of event, date, time, location (including address) and any admission fee.
James River Senior Center serves a hot meal at Center I, Gardenette and James House, and Streeter Senior Center in Streeter. Center I serves meals at noon Monday through Friday. The other Jamestown sites serve at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday. Meals are at noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Streeter. Meal cost: suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and older; $6.75 for those under 60. Reserve at least one day in advance by calling 252-2882.
Justus Naumann turned in a banner run in the 3,200-meter at the Fargo Shanley Invite on Tuesday. Led by Naumann’s win in the 3,200-meter run, the Jamestown High School boys track and field team took sixth out of 10 Class A teams with 37 points.The girls also finished sixth with 40.25 points in the meet held at Fargo South High School. Naumann, a junior, turned in a stellar time of 9:47.51 in the 2-mile to easily beat the state-qualifying mark by nearly 18 seconds.