Owen William Fritts started work on one of the final elements of the Hansen Arts Park Saturday, the pavilion. Fritts is the artist who created the Prairie Grass Ballet sculpture for the park and is continuing that theme with the pavilion Larry Kopp, the new director of the Arts Center in Jamestown, said Monday that Fritts would be back at work on the pavilion sometime on Monday. The Arts Center will host ArtSpark, a launch party for the completed project on Aug. 25-26
There will be a retirement reception for Southeast District Court Judge John Greenwood from 2 to 4 p.m. on July 26 at the 1883 Stutsman COunty Courthouse in Jamestown.
Roger and Diane Nelson’s yard at 1602 9th Ave. SE has been selected as the fifth Yard of the Week for the season in Jamestown by the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce City Beautification Committee. The Yard of the Week program recognizes residents who take pride in the appearance of their yard and do their part to beautify the community. The program ends Sept. 8. Yards are selected each week from nominations received and must be visible from the street. To nominate a yard: contact the Chamber at 252-4830 or fill out a nomination form, available at the Chamber office at 120 2nd St.
The Jamestown AAUW’s 28th Annual Garden Tour is from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 19. Locations on this year’s tour include: Kim Avans, 418 4th Ave. SE; Frank and Stephanie Jensen, 1605 3rd Ave. NE; Alan and Mary Sargeant, 3161 Highway 281 N; and John Zvirovski, 1601 7th Ave. SE.
Area students graduate from NDSU North Dakota State University awarded 1,816 degrees to students at its spring 2017 graduation ceremonies. An asterisk indicates students who graduated with honors. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher to graduate with honors. The following area graduates include: Ashley: Adam Wishek, Bachelor of Science, agricultural economics Buchanan: *MacKenzie Hanson, Bachelor of Science, dietetics
Two students were recently honored during graduation ceremonies for the Jamestown High School Transition Program. Diplomas were presented by Jamestown Public School Board members on May 17 at the Bunker. The graduates were Marques Cross II and Suzanna Syverson. Special to The Sun
Jackson Walters, son of Marty and Amy Walters, has been selected as the Jamestown Middle School Musician of the Month. Jackson is a euphonium player in the JMS sixthgrade band. Jackson is also a member of the JMS Choir and has part i c i p a t e d in Jamestown Public Schools musicals. This year Jackson received two blue ribbons at the Mandan Choir Festival and also received blue ribbons for his euphonium playing at the Young Musicians Festival. Jackson also participates in wrestling, football, student council, swimming, baseball and track.
Montpelier Public School has released the names of those students listed on its fourth quarter honor roll for the 2016-2017 academic year. The students are: Seniors: Savanna Dick, 4.0; Cheyanne Elsner, 4.0; Samantha Hofmann, 4.0; Seth Kjellberg, 4.0; Dylan Moran, 4.0; Brant Naze, 4.0; Andrew Roorda, 3.25; Micheal McMillon, 3.0, and Lucas Syverson, 3.0 Juniors: Morgan Smith, 3.75; Jocelynn Forvilly, 3.4, and Megan Lewis, 3.0
The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences presented the Dean’s Special Recognition Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty to Eduardo Yabut, doctor of medicine and clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral science in Jamestown, and other physicians during commencement ceremonies on May 14.
Dacotah Bank recently held its second annual Mother’s Day Coloring Contest. The entries decorated the bank lobby There were two categories. Grades K-1 had 12 entries. The winner was Vega Widmer, who attends Washington Elementary School. Grades 2-3 had 32 entries. The winner was Leah Hetletvedt, who attends Roosevelt Elementary School.