The Jamestown Sun hands out these bravos and a buffalo chip this week: * Bravo to the reopening this week of Alfred Dickey Library. The library was closed for more than three months for a project that included foundation and interior work, along with work on the children’s library and painting and new carpeting upstairs. The project cost more than $600,000.
BTD Alternative Health Solutions has announced that two therapists have joined the alternative health clinic. Brita Fehr, licenses massage therapist (LMT), is a Wimbledon, N.D., native. She graduated from Barnes County North High School in 2016 and the Denver School of Massage Therapy in 2017. Fehr specializes in deep tissue, Swedish massage, craniosacral, injury/post surgical and pain management.
North Dakota Highway Patrol Col. Brandon Solberg has announced the promotion and reassignment of Capt. Thomas Iverson and Trooper Jeremy Rost. Iverson has been promoted to the rank of major and is the chief of operations overseeing field operations. Iverson began his career with the NDHP in 2004. After graduating from the academy, he served as a traffic trooper in Bismarck. He was promoted to sergeant in 2010, lieutenant in 2012, and captain in 2017.
The September issue of Prairie Business names and honors the 50 Best Places to Work in the Northern Plains, which includes Jamestown Regional Medical Center in Jamestown. Earlier this year, employees nominated the organizations by submitting anonymous employee-satisfaction surveys, and Prairie Business used the survey results in selecting the 50 Best.
Gov. Doug Burgum announced Friday that Jamestown is being recognized with the Mobilizer Award for its Get Fit & Explore Initiative. The 2018 Main Street Awards honor communities that show excellence in elevating the three pillars of the Main Street Initiative.
MARRIAGE LICENSES Marriage licenses issued at the Stutsman County Recorder’s Office: Amanda Schoch and Lucas McClean, both Ypsilanti, N.D. Brittany McIntyre and Shane Chandler, both Jamestown. Miranda Perleberg and Preston Koenig, both Woodworth, N.D. Yolanda Pena and Richard Kennedy, both Fargo, N.D. Dalonna McClean and Cory Wegleitner, both Jamestown.
DISTRICT COURT The judges of the Southeast District Court in Jamestown include: Daniel D. Narum, Ellendale, Presiding Judge Mark Blumer, Valley City Bradley Cruff, Wahpeton Cherie Clark, Jamestown James D. Hovey, New Rockford Troy LeFevre, Jamestown
State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced that three North Dakota teachers including Annette Hovey of New Rockford have been named as finalists for the 2019 North Dakota Teacher of the Year award. Baesler visited the teachers’ schools Friday to take part in ceremonies to honor them. Kayla Delzer is a third-grade teacher at Mapleton Elementary, in rural Cass County, Hovey teaches music at New Rockford-Sheyenne High School in New Rockford, and Leslye Thiery teaches fifth grade at Discovery Elementary in Grand Forks.
A change in leadership within the North Dakota National Guard's Land Component Command will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, during a change of command ceremony at the Raymond J. Bohn Armory in Bismarck. As the current LCC commander, Brig. Gen. Robert Fode will hand off the duties of overseeing the state's nearly 3,000 Army Guardsmen to Col. Leo Ryan of Spiritwood Lake. Fode, who will retire in October, is a native of Mobridge, S.D. He has held myriad key leadership positions throughout his career in North Dakota.
The Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to email@example.com — with “Calendar” in the subject line or fax to 701-952-8477. Saturday, Sept. 15 Buffalo City Group Alcoholics Anonymous, 9 a.m., AA Clubhouse, 518 10th Ave. SE. Necessary Serenity Narcotics Anonymous, 6 p.m., 518 10th Ave. SE.