A birth was reported Friday by Jamestown Regional Medical Center. Jan. 12, daughter, 9 pounds, 5 ounces, to Nichole and William Haugen, Valley City.
Keeping fire hydrants near your house or business clear of snow and other debris is important because every second firefighters spend doing other tasks take them away from doing their most important job—fighting fires. Jim Reuther, Jamestown fire chief, said this week that the community did a good job getting fire hydrants in town clear of snow and ice after recent winter storms dumped rain, ice and snow on the area. Is the fire hydrant on your street or near your business exposed so it's readily accessible in an emergency?
The Dakota Resource Council was incorrectly referred to as the Dakota Resource Center in the A1 story, "NDFU, DRC allowed to intervene in anti-corporate farm lawsuit," in Friday's Sun.
The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos this week: • Bravo to the North Dakota Senate for rejecting a proposal to remove the North Dakota State Hospital from the state constitution. The Senate voted on Tuesday to reject a proposal to remove a section from the constitution listing the State Hospital in Jamestown as one of the public institutions "permanently located" across the state, Forum News Service reported. If approved, voters would have decided the proposal in 2018.
Special Olympics Jamestown snowshoeing team competed in the District Winter Games in Valley City on Jan. 8. The Jamestown team combined for eight first-place finishes and five runner-up efforts. Competing from Jamestown were Blaine Schulz, Natasha Schieve, Myron Houser, Wade Wintermeyer, Shannon Priewe, Mandy Steckler and Heather Martell. The team is coached by Janell Hanson. Results
The Choralaires will perform with the Jamestown Boys' Choir at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20-21, at the University of Jamestown's Reiland Fine Arts Center. The Choralaires will perform Feb. 19 at Carnegie Hall in New York City, and this will be an opportunity for area residents to see the group live in concert. A drawing will be held at the Choralaires' concert on Jan. 21. The grand prize is two trips to New York or a $2,000 cash option. Other prizes are $999 in cash and a Savage Axis .22-250 bolt-action rifle.
The Northern Ambassadors of Music will hold a fundraising concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Jamestown High School Theater. The concert will feature many local performers, including "Cheaper Than Therapy," Matt Odin, Alexis Barnick, Hence the Noise (a student band), Dr. Edwin Aybar from the University of Jamestown, Brandon Bondley, Jennifer Michalenko, Cheryl McIntyre, JHS Jazz Band, the JHS Blue Jazz, JHS Show Choir, JHS Men's Barbershop Quartet and individual performances from area Northern Ambassadors of Music.
Thunder defeat Imperials Three players scored 12 points or more as Medina-Pingree-Buchanan defeated Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter 54-44 on Tuesday night. Amanda Allen led the Thunder with 16 points, including four 3-pointers. Megan Moser and Taylor Sabinash added 12 points each. Callie Thompson paced the Imperials with 13 points. Medina-Pingree-Buchanan 54, Napoleon-Gackle-Streeter 44 NGS 8 16 35 44 MPB 11 26 38 54
accumulated. Another indication of ice buildup on a sewer vent may be that sinks and bathtubs do not drain properly. The department said residents should also use care when clearing a frozen sewer vent on the roof as the job may involve a ladder and icy roof. It recommends teaming up with a neighbor or friend and work with a partner on the ground, and helping an elderly friend or neighbor with these simple tasks.
A Buffalo Mall clothing retailer has closed its doors. Glik’s closed earlier this week, and inventory at the store was being transferred to other Glik’s stores, according to Jeff Glik, CEO of the company. “I want to say that we love Jamestown,” Glik said. “It is our intent to come back to Jamestown.”