Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., has scheduled mobile office hours Tuesday, July 18, in Napoleon and Linton. Mobile office hours are scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the commissioner’s meeting room at the Logan County Courthouse, 301 Broadway, in Napoleon and for 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the commissioner’s meeting room at the Emmons County Courthouse, 100 4th St. NW, in Linton. Mobile office hours allow constituents to receive assistance with casework from Cramer’s staff.
The Downtowners Association announced its 3rd Annual Downtowners German Days presented by Volkswagen of Bismarck Thursday through Saturday, July 13-15, at the historic Depot in Bismarck. German Days is a celebration of all things German, including German and Germans from Russia music, food and beer. Title Partner Volkswagen of Bismarck will be on hand with new and vintage Volkswagens, as well as Volkswagen swag at the Volkswagen of Bismarck booth.
An alcohol saturation conducted by the North Dakota Highway Patrol Friday in Jamestown resulted in 35 citations being issued. A total of 127 vehicles passed through a sobriety checkpoint Friday, and one driver was evaluated for impairment, the patrol said. Following the checkpoint, troopers saturated the area to remove impaired drivers from the roads. Law enforcement issued 35 citations, 31 warnings and one minor in possession arrest.
Lake Metigoshe State Park is hosting a Wild Outdoor Women (WOW) Weekend Sept. 15-17. This event is primarily for women older than 16 who are looking to learn or improve on skills associated with several of North Dakota’s outdoor recreational activities. Wild Outdoor Women, or those striving to become one, are encouraged to register and spend the weekend surrounded by others who share the same interests and passion for the outdoors.
The Jamestown Parks Program will host a pool carnival from 1 to 3:45 p.m. Friday, July 7, at the Jamestown Municipal Pool in Jamestown. The cost to get in the pool is $3 per person, unless you have a season pass. Games and prizes will be offered to everyone. There will be no supervised Parks Program activities at McElroy, Meidinger, Nickeus or Leapaldt parks on Friday afternoon.
A five-vehicle chain reaction crash on the Grant Marsh Bridge on Interstate 94 in Bismarck at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday resulted in multiple injuries, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Bert Damm, 57, Billings, Mont., was driving a 2007 Peterbilt semi east on I-94 on the Grant Marsh Bridge.
James River Senior Center serves meals Monday through Friday at noon at Center I and 11:30 a.m. at Gardenette and James House, and at noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Streeter Senior Center in 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. Frozen meals are also available for people over 60 in Stutsman County. Menu
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Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty earlier this month, a year after he shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop in a northern Twin Cities suburb. Video from the victim’s girlfriend - captured as life slipped out of Castile moments after the shooting - was a national sensation. More recently, video taken from the dash of Yanez’ police cruiser has been made public. It shows an agitated officer and, to some viewers, strengthens the case that the shooting was unjustified. What’s missing?
Bernie Duven of Jamestown is the artist of the month at Unison Bank. The outdoors has always been a big part of his family's life, whether it was camping, fishing, hunting or spending time at their lake home. In fact, Duven began carving about 30 years ago while camping in Minnesota. Duven said his wife told him he needed to learn how to sit still and relax, so he sat down, pulled out his pocketknife and began whittling on a piece of wood.