An Idaho woman died in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 85 about 4 miles west of Arnegard, N.D., Friday afternoon, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said Robyn Johnson, 51, of Roberts, Idaho, died at the scene of the crash. She was a passenger in a 2004 GMC Envoy SUV driven by Allen Parkinson, 52, of Sugar City, Idaho.
A Jamestown man was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison on pornography charges Friday in U.S. District Court in Fargo. Alexander McManus, 56, will be on supervised release for life after his release from prison. McManus pleaded guilty in June to one count of receiving materials containing child pornography and two counts of possession of materials containing child pornography, according to U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers.
Three people were sentenced on felony charges recently in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Ryan Andrew Pyle, 34, Fargo, pleaded guilty to criminal trespass, a Class C felony. Pyle was accused of entering the dwelling of another person on July 13.
Marriage licenses issued at the Stutsman County Recorder’s Office: Brittaniee Goodrich and Jerry Valek, both Jamestown. Geraldene Olson and Jason Olson, both Medina.
MUNICIPAL COURT (PLACE HEADER NAMED THIS) The Jamestown Municipal Court judge is Timothy Ottmar. CONTEMPT OF COURT Zachary Taylor Schlecht, 36, 604 2nd Ave. SW, five counts, 15 days. CONTEMPT OF COURT (TWO COUNTS)/DROVE IN VIOLATION OF RESTRICTIONS Janessa Jean Ryan, 25, 205 6th St. SE No. 201, 30 days. DISORDERLY CONDUCT
Employees of several local businesses recently attend a daylong business training class in Microsoft Excel, which was provided by TrainND in partnership with the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce and the Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Those who participated included Catherine Larson and Deborah Schafer from Quality Service and Repair, Christina Kuntz from First Community Credit Union, Nancy Hardy from the City of Jamestown and Laurie Erickson from the Chamber.
Jamestown Board of REALTORS 2018 officers were sworn in by Lyn Dwyer, North Dakota Association of REALTORS president, at a recent Jamestown Board of REALTORS meeting. Pictured, from left, are Crystal Lytle, JBOR director at large; Jessica Clemens, JBOR secretary; Sally Domke, JBOR pesident-elect; Austin Bauer, JBOR president; and Diann Loper, JBOR past president. Special to The Sun
The Noridian Values Award recipient for September is Shelly Obenauer. The Values Award is presented monthly to an employee who exhibits the Noridian business values: constant innovation, service excellence, responsible stewardship, effective collaboration and integrity. Obenauer’s service, accuracy and willingness to help whenever needed won her the award this month.
A Techstars Startup Weekend will be Dec. 1-3 at the University of Jamestown. The free event begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 1 and goes until 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3. The 54-hour event is designed to help entrepreneurs. On Friday, participants brainstorm, business plan development and basic prototype creation. By Sunday, the last day, there will be demonstrations and presentations.
Shawn Haakenson and Wade Lambrecht recently joined the R.M. Stoudt sales team. Former Quick Lane Service Adviser Alex Aemisegger also moved into a sales role. Haakenson is from Jamestown and has spent his last 12 years at the James River Correctional Center. Lambrecht, from Ypsilanti, has decades of sales experience including Fastenal and Valley Sales.