LeAnn Fuchs has announced the expansion of bookkeeping and payroll preparation to Business Support Services Inc. Fuchs has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping. She has worked in financial and administrative positions in the health care field and for the past 15 years as a staff accountant for a certified public accounting firm. She is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and is providing bookkeeping, payroll and QuickBooks support services to small businesses.
Bank Forward has announced that Cheryl Vigesaa and Beth Martin have been named recipients of the Bill Brown Annual Award, Bank Forward’s h i g h e s t honor for outstanding service. Vigesaa began her career with Bank Forward in 1994 serving most recently as vice president training coordinator based in Cooperstown.
Nurse Practitioner Theresa Leer has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health - Jamestown Clinic in Jamestown. “I grew up in the Bismarck area, but I’ve spent a lot of time in Jamestown and I really like it here,” Leer said. “I enjoy working in a rural setting and look forward to caring for patients in this community.” Leer earned a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The first Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours for 2018 was hosted by Apex Physical Therapy and Wellness. Chamber Ambassadors, Young Professionals of Jamestown, board members and chamber member businesses attended, where refreshments were served, a tour was provided and attendees had opportunities to experience therapies provided by this business. The $50 chamber gift certificate door prize was won by Sue Purdy of Heritage Centre, and attendees received a door prize from Apex Physical Therapy and Wellness.
One person was sentenced recently on a felony charge in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Mark Andrew Elk Nation, 32, Medina, pleaded guilty to terrorizing, a Class C felony. Elk Nation was accused of pointing a firearm at one or more people on Jan. 1. Judge Troy LeFevre sentenced Elk Nation to one year and one day in the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with 306 days suspended and credit for 58 days served.
MUNICIPAL COURT The Jamestown Municipal Court judge is Timothy Ottmar. Note: Individuals with a deferred imposition of sentence will have the charge or charges dismissed at the end of the deferred imposition if they have met the conditions of the sentence. CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL/MINOR
North Dakota HOSA-Future Healthcare Professionals will host middle and high school students interested in becoming health care professionals at a leadership conference Sunday and Monday at the University of Jamestown. There are 270 HOSA members registered for the conference. The students will participate in health care-related activities, leadership workshops and health-related competitions, according to information provided by North Dakota HOSA.
Jamestown Middle School will present a Spring Band Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in the JMS gymnasium. The program will feature the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade bands under the direction of Ken Aune. The performance is free and open to the public.
The District 29 of the North Dakota Republican Party announced the results of its endorsement convention on Feb. 19. The endorsements were for the district’s incumbents: Terry Wanzek for North Dakota Senate and Chet Pollert and Craig Headland for House of Representatives. Wanzek and Pollert are seeking a sixth term. Headland is seeking a fifth.
The United Way annual meeting will be at noon Thursday, March 15, in the meeting space at North Dakota Farmers Union State Headquarters. Lunch will be served.