By Sun Staff Six people were recently sentenced on felony charges in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Eric Allan Bornsen, 32, Hazen, N.D., pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana by a driver, both Class A misdemeanors, and possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance, both Class C felonies. Bornsen was accused of possessing items used with controlled substances, possessing marijuana while operating a motor vehicle, possession of items used with controlled substances other than marijuana, possession of methamphetamine
A Supervising Experienced Employees seminar is from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. March 3 at the Gladstone Inn & Suites. Mike Deisz of M.V. Deisz Consulting, Bismarck, will facilitate the seminar on supervision and leadership. Diesz will address the leadership needs and expectations of experienced employees at the seminar. Discussion topics include: determining leadership needs for experienced people, dealing with performance declines by experienced employees and conflict resolution choices. The deadline to register is Feb. 26.
Mac Widmer, parts specialist, was chosen as R.M. Stoudt’s 2014 Employee of the Year. Widmer was chosen as the May 2014 Employee of the Month for his willingness to come in on a Sunday to assist a traveler who was stranded 100 miles away from Jamestown. All employees who were recognized as an Employee of the Month were eligible for the annual award.
Brandon Keyes has been chosen as R.M. Stoudt’s January Employee of the Month. Keyes was nominated by several employees for a couple of good deeds. He was recognized not only for his positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond to help a client but also for his can-do-spirit in a situation that helped his fellow employees as well, his supervisor said.
Col. Michael Gerhart, superintendent of the North Dakota Highway Patrol, has announced that Troopers Bennett Bitz and Nathaniel King have completed basic training at the Highway Patrol academy. Both troopers are assigned to traffic patrol in the NDHP’s southeast region in Jamestown. Upon arriving at their posts, the troopers will participate in a field training program. Bitz is a graduate of Bismarck State College, and King is a graduate of Alexandria (Minn.) Technical and Community College.
Business After Hours is planned Tuesday at Lifetime Vision Source in Jamestown. The event, for Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce members, is from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the business, located at 300 2nd Ave. NE. Members can learn more about the business and network. Refreshments will be served.
Air Force Airman Samuel R.
The National Asphalt Pavement Association announced that Knife River Materials, Northern Minnesota Division of Bemidji, Minn., has won a 2014 Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement. The company received its award Jan. 28 at a ceremony during the association’s 60th annual meeting in Marco Island, Fla. Knife River Materials, Northern Minnesota Division won the award for its work on Dickey County Highway 3 in Dickey County, N.D.
Central Business Systems Inc. was certified Jan.
Jamestown city crews will begin snow removal in the downtown area beginning approximately at 11 p.m. Sunday and continue during the night, according to the city engineer’s office. Downtown merchants and all public/private schools are asked to have their sidewalks shoveled by 9 p.m. Sunday. Snow should be pushed directly into the street, and piles of snow should not be created. This schedule is contingent upon changing weather conditions and snow accumulation totals.