The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for parts of northern North Dakota. The travel alert was issued due to blowing snow causing reduced visibility. The alert was issued for Williston, Crosby, Bowbells, Stanley, Minot, Bottineau, Mohall, Kenmare, Towner, Rugby, Rolla, Langdon, Cando, Adams, Cavalier, Grafton, Drayton and surrounding areas.
The city of Jamestown is hosting a public meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at City Hall for anyone interested in learning about, discussing or providing feedback on the city's proposed project on 5th Street Northeast from 12th Avenue to 27th Avenue Northeast. A short informational presentation will start at 5:20 p.m. Staff will also be available immediately after the presentation.
The North Dakota House voted to allow retailers to open on Sunday mornings. The 48-46 vote on Tuesday was a reversal of the House’s decision Monday when it rejected a repeal of the state’s Sunday closing law. House Bill 1163 was voted down 50-44 on Monday. The only area state representative to vote in favor of the bill twice was Rep. Craig Headland, R-Montpelier. Reps. Chet Pollert, R-Carrington, and Bernie Satrom and Jim Grueneich, both R-Jamestown, voted against the bill twice.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for portions of north-central North Dakota due to snow and blowing snow creating reduced visibility, drifting snow and areas of compacted snow or ice on roadways. The travel alert includes Mohall, Bottineau, Rugby, Rolla, Carrington, Towner and surrounding areas.
Water service on the 2nd Avenue Northeast, between 8th and 10th Streets Northeast, and 3rd Avenue Northeast, between 8th and 9th Streets Northeast, is shut off for about eight hours due to a water main break, according to the city engineer's office. The service shut off is temporary. The watermain break occurred in the 200 block of 9th Street Northeast.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation and North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for northeast North Dakota. A travel alert was issued due to blowing and drifting snow creating hazardous travel conditions. The alert is for Grand Forks, Drayton, Pembina, Cavalier and the surrounding areas.
A Watford City, N.D., man was killed Saturday morning after his vehicle was struck by a semitrailer head-on, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Three people were arrested Thursday afternoon after the Stutsman County Narcotics Task Force served a search warrant and found methamphetamine and marijuana at a home in northwest Jamestown. Three individuals were arrested in a residence at 401 3rd Ave. NW, and more arrests are expected as a result of the search warrant, according to information provided by the Stutsman County Narcotics Task Force.
The U.S. Army now administers a new Occupational Physical Assessment Test to all new recruits before they ship to basic training. The OPAT, combined with the current requirements for enlistment, will help the Army assess the whole person to determine which occupations are best suited, both physically and mentally, for each individual. The new test is expected to reduce injuries during training, which often leads to attrition in the force.
Joel Herman, field agent with the Knights of Columbus Insurance and a former Jamestown resident, has achieved membership in the Million Dollar Round Table, the Premier Association of Financial Professionals. Herman is a first-year member of MDRT. Attaining membership in MDRT requires Herman to adhere to a strict code of ethics, focus on providing top-notch client service, and continue to grow professionally through involvement in at least one other industry association.