The North Dakota Safety Council is partnering with Hess Corporation to provide free training designed to prepare communities, companies, and emergency personnel to safely and confidently respond to oil and gas emergencies. This training will be provided in conjunction with the 2018 Southwest Region EMS Conference, Saturday, Sept. 29, in Medora. Training topics will include an active triage and mass casualty incident tabletop drill, hazmat response, and self-protection techniques for responders.
Prairie Business magazine is inviting nominations for "40 under 40," the annual contest that honors 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the Dakotas and western Minnesota. The contest is a chance for employers to publicly recognize their rising stars, said Tom Dennis, Prairie Business editor. Nominations will be accepted through the magazine's website — prairiebusinessmagazine.com — through Oct. 17. Results will be published in the December issue of the magazine.
Sanford Sleep Medicine Center in Jamestown recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
Norsk Høstfest said this week that other websites not associated with Høstfest are selling overpriced concert tickets. Høstfest said patrons should visit hostfest.com or call 701-852-2368 to buy tickets in order to not be overcharged or scammed. Official Norsk Høstfest tickets are only sold for $67, $87 and $100 plus tax and fees.
The Grant and Executive Board of Jamestown Tourism on Thursday approved 3-0 funding for the annual fishing tournament put together by Jamestown Rural Fire Department and Knights of Columbus, according to Searle Swedlund, executive director of Jamestown Tourism. Members Taylor Barnes and Janna Bergstedt were not present.
Open houses to collect information from Jamestown residents on alley and curbside garbage and recycling collection are scheduled next week. The open houses will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Jamestown Fire Department, 209 2nd Ave. NW.
Details on updates to the North Dakota emergency and first responder radio network are still pending, according to Frank Balak, member of the Southeast Coordinated Regional Interoperability Board. “Once the contract is finalized schedules for training and other procedural things will be determined,” Balak told the Stutsman County Local Emergency Planning Committee Friday.
Head Start and Jamestown Regional Medical Center Family Birthplace are sponsoring a free community car seat safety checkup from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Head Start 3-5 Years Center, 1201 6th Ave. NE, Jamestown. Certified car seat technicians will be available to help the public with their child passenger safety needs. About 90 percent of car seats are being used incorrectly, said Head Start.
N.D. High School Scores 6 FOOTBALL Mandan 42, Dickinson 14. Bismarck Century 42, Williston 20. Bismarck Legacy 35, Minot 27. Fargo Davies 58, Grand Forks Central 21. Grand Forks Red River 16, West Fargo 8. West Fargo Sheyenne 28, Fargo North 0. Central Cass 50, Watford City 0. Fargo Shanley 33, Turtle Mountain 8. Valley City 6, Devils Lake 0. Wahpeton 36, Grafton 6. Carrington 48, Rugby 12. Oakes 54, LaMoure-L-M 22. Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter 26, Kidder County 14.
City men's basketball leagues Jamestown Parks and Recreation has announced teams are currently forming for men's basketball league. In order to secure a spot in the league, rosters and a $600 registration fee must be turned into the Parks and Rec office (1002 2nd Ave SE) by Oct. 25. A $50 late fee will be added if not paid by the deadline. Registration forms can be picked up in the office or at www.jamestownparksandrec.com . For any questions contact John at 252-4320. City fall volleyball leagues