Optimist Club cites athletes Meghan Ford, Emma Keller and Chase Thometz have been named athletes of the week by the Jamestown Optimist Club. Ford, an eighth-grader on the Jamestown High track and field team, broke the indoor school record in the 3,200-meter run at the state meet in Fargo in a time of 11:26.26.
A 29-year-old man was arrested after he led the North Dakota Highway Patrol and the Fort Totten Bureau of Indian Affairs on a pursuit south of Devils Lake Monday afternoon, according to the patrol. The patrol did not identify the man who was arrested. The patrol said the Fort Totten Bureau of Indian Affairs attempted to pull over a 2008 Chevrolet pickup at 3:30 p.m. in the St. Michael area near Devils Lake. The patrol said the driver did not stop and left the scene.
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When Karen Bangs started working for Child Evangelism Fellowship of North Dakota Southeast Chapter in 2013, the chapter had one or two Good News Clubs in public elementary schools in the region. Now the Southeast Chapter has Good News Clubs in up to 15 schools in the area. “We have Good News Clubs in all the public (elementary) schools in Jamestown,” said Bangs, director of the CEF North Dakota Southeast Chapter. “We have them in Oriska, Gackle, Crystal Springs and Wahpeton. We are just all around.”
First Community Credit Union partnered with Victory Christian School to help support FCCU’s first quarter charity, Project Ignite Light.
A Ladies Spring Luncheon is from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Jamestown First Assembly. Pebbles Thompson, founder of Project Ignite Light, will be the guest speaker. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, see Tamra or call 252-4092.
The fourth in the series of Lenten services sponsored by the Jamestown Ministerial Association will be held on Wednesday, March 29, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, located at 201 2nd St. SE. A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the service is scheduled for 12:15 p.m. The guest speaker is the Rev. Jamie Desai, who will speak on the topic of “Jesus as Lord: Able to Heal.”
The Rev. Mytch Dorvilier, ELCA mission developer, will be at Atonement Lutheran Church on Sunday, March 265. Dorvilier will preach at 9 a.m., followed by an adult forum at 10:30 a.m. and community leaders at 1:30 p.m. All community leaders are welcome.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church in Jamestown will hold its Friendship Supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the church. The menu is tater tot hotdish, lettuce salad, corn and fruit for dessert. The meals are free, and attendees are encouraged to bring a friend or family members. If a ride is needed, call Deb at (701) 269-9852.
The rest areas on eastbound Interstate 94 at milie marker 255 and westbound I-94 at mile marker 254 are open after being closed for maintenance, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation.