The North Dakota Public Service Commission will hold public input sessions on Oct. 24-25 regarding a request from Montana-Dakota Utilities to increase its rates for natural gas service.
The city engineer’s office announced road closures in the western part of Jamestown this week due to utility work. The following sections of roads will be closed: * 17th Street Southwest, between 2nd and 4th Avenues Southwest; * 4th Avenue Northwest, between 9th and 15th Streets Northwest. These areas will be temporarily closed, including the 4th Avenue Northwest Bridge; * 23rd Street Southwest between 10th Avenue Southwest and the Buffalo Mall.
Authors Bruce Berg and Keith Norman will teach a class called “Local History Stories” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Alfred Dickey Library in Jamestown. Berg and Norman are local authors. Berg will start by telling the “History of the Jamestown Performing Arts.” The class is part of the James River Valley Library Adult Programs. Jonny B’s Brickhouse will provide refreshments.
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The Blue Jay volleyball team suffered its first conference loss of the season Tuesday in Bismarck. Jamestown fell 3-2 to Bismarck Century after leading the match 2-1. The Blue Jays left Bismarck still leading the West Region standings, but the loss to the No. 2 team in the conference stung. "We had plenty of opportunities to win the match, we just had a couple of untimely, unfortunate errors," Jamestown coach Sara Hegerle said. "Just some flukey plays that we normally don't have happen that cost us some points."
Cody Mickelson, a language arts teacher at Jamestown Middle School, is one of 15 members appointed Tuesday to a North Dakota Innovative Education Task Force.
The Prairie Rose Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at First United Methodist Church. The program for today’s meeting will be Alan Pranke, who will talk about how to overwinter bulbs and plants. A short business meeting and snacks will follow. The church is located at 115 3rd St. NE, next to Alfred Dickey Library. Everyone’s welcome.
President Eunice Sahr called the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Auxiliary meeting to order with 26 members present. The guest presenter was Katie Brockpahler, marketing generalist with JRMC. She spoke on October being Women’s Health Month. K.C. DeBoer, CEO and president of JRMC, reported that JRMC had received the North Dakota state award for stroke care. The hospital annual meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 25, and all are invited to attend. Martha Trautman read the prayer. The minutes were approved.
The Jamestown Planning Commission approved three plat changes and a zoning change Monday. A zoning change for portions of Tahran Trailer Court was approved on a 5-2 vote with Commissioners Corey Bayer and Mike Reinhart voting against it.