The third annual national Manufacturing Day is Oct. 3, and Jamestown and Stutsman County are participating by arranging public tours of manufacturing facilities in the region. The third annual national Manufacturing Day event can help address a business’ workforce needs now and in the future. Manufacturing Day is a day dedicated to introducing students, parents, educators, job seekers and the public to manufacturing as a meaningful and challenging career choice. Gov. Jack Dalrymple will proclaim Oct. 3 as Manufacturing Day in North Dakota. The Jamestown/ Stutsman Development Corp.
Members of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Committee held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Cornerstone Nutrition located at 107 10th St. SE in Jamestown. Pictured with the ambassadors is Owner Morgan Dale, holding scissors, and one of her staff members. For more information about this business, call 320-5802. Businesses qualify for a ribbon-cutting ceremony if they open, move, remodel, are under new ownership or change their name. For more information, contact Lisa Hicks by emailing email@example.com .
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos and a buffalo chip this week: * Bravo to the person or people who created the rock cairns at Jamestown Reservoir. They were added to the site over the weekend and fit in nicely with the scenery. * Bravo to the events being held around the state to celebrate the state’s upcoming 125th year of statehood. Jamestown was one of the sites where a picnic and dance were held last Saturday. North Dakota became a state on Nov.
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Bobby Cyrus, the headliner for the fourth annual Jake Star Festival being held Friday and today at LaMoure County Memorial Park, had to cancel his performance due to a family emergency. Corey Bliss, executive director of Jake Star LLC, said John Narum will perform at 10:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday in place of Cyrus. The band Mikel Wright and the Wrongs from Minneapolis will play at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. For more information about the Jake Star Festival, visit to www. jakestar.org.
South Central Dakota Regional Council Executive Board has changed its monthly meeting date. The meeting will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 27 via telephone conference call. If anyone is wishing to participate, call 952-8060 to receive instructions.
Saturday, Aug. 16 Special events Jake Star Festival, LaMoure County Memorial Park near Grand Rapids. Entertainment includes Alexis Barnick, Whiskey 7, Junk FM, Jeremiah James Korfe, Crankshaft and the Gear Grinders, Children’s games, car show, food vendors, more. Admission: $35. Pipestem Creek Trail Run, Pipestem Creek Trail. Registration, 8 a.m.; race, 9 a.m.
A 42-year-old Jamestown woman who went missing for more than 24 hours Tuesday was charged with drug possession in the Southeast District Court in Jamestown Thursday. Mary Jo Baker, last known address 1605 4th St. SW, had an initial court appearance before Judge John Greenwood Thursday afternoon on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia, both Class C felonies. Baker is free on bond. According to court documents, Jamestown Police Department officers saw Baker driving a vehicle east on 17th Street Southwest at 11:33 a.m.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Aug. 15 are as follows: * 3 traffic citations * 9 traffic warnings * 3 accidents investigated * 1 juvenile referral * 7 crimes investigated * 1 disturbance call * 17 public assistance calls * 2 animal calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office for Aug. 15 are as follows: * 3 citations * 12 civil process services * 1 aggravated assault * 11 miscellaneous calls * 24 calls for service
A group of volunteers from First United Methodist Church of Jamestown recently traveled to Moffit, N.D., to help fabricate solar ovens to be used in Haiti. Haiti Solar Oven Partners is a United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Project, founded 14 years ago out of Brookings, S.D., and directed by missionary Rick Jost. The Moffit workshop is located at the home of Dave and Renae Silbernagel. Each year hundreds of volunteers fabricate and package solar oven parts in the Moffit and Volga, S.D., workshops, preparing them for shipment to Haiti.