The names of two Minot men who died Thursday morning in a Ward County crash have been released by the North Dakota Highway Patrol. David Rocha, 37, and Travis Gillen, 29, died at the scene of a crash at 8:08 a.m. Thursday, about 8 miles north of Makoti, the patrol said. The two were passengers in a northbound 2017 GMC Sierra 3500 pickup truck on Ward County Road 9, and were ejected when the vehicle went off the road, struck and vaulted over the approach and rolled in the ditch.
James River Senior Center serves meals Monday through Friday at noon at Center I and 11:30 a.m. at Gardenette and James House, and at noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Streeter Senior Center in Streeter. Meal cost: suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and older; $6.75 for those under 60. Reserve at least one day in advance by calling 252-2882. Frozen meals are also available for people over 60 in Stutsman County. Menu
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. Commercial events (those meant to earn a profit for a business) will not be accepted for this calendar. Friday, Aug. 18
Clyde Bevre, 90, Colfax, July 23. William Ames, 61, Casselton, Aug. 12. JoAnn Rueckert, 82, Fargo, Aug. 11. Helen Fischer, 95, Lehr, Aug. 10. Timothy Herzog, 71, Fargo, Aug. 11. Nicholas Voulgarakis, 43, Glyndon, Aug. 10. C.L. Peterson, 75, Fargo, July 14.
The Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) nine-week course will begin next month in Jamestown. The course provides families and individuals with tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. The course meets once a week where a different lesson is taught by Ramsey on DVD followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. The course in Jamestown will be at Temple Baptist Church, 1200 12th Ave. NE. The classes will begin at 6 p.m.
A non-denominational Christian Bible talk will be held at Eventide Jamestown chapel, 1300 2nd Place NE, Jamestown, Sunday at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Speakers will be Becky Kelbert and Heidi Veldkamp. The purpose of the talks is to share and encourage the faith, love and hope that Jesus shared with the world using the Bible as text. The Bible talk will also include a few hymns and a prayer. Everyone is welcome. There are no fees or collections. For information, call (701)789-0952.
The Healing Rooms of Jamestown, a nonprofit ministry focused on prayer for healing of physical, emotional and spiritual needs, as well as illnesses, are open from 6 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month at 2717 U.S. Highway 281 SE in Jamestown. Healing Rooms are offered with no charge to visitors. Freewill donations will be taken. The Healing Rooms of Jamestown are directly related to the Healing Rooms Ministry of Spokane, with the Rev. Cal Pierce serving as an adviser. The ministry is part of the International Association of Healing Rooms.
The next Jamestown community prayer meeting with be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Pioneer Church located at the Frontier Village.
Trinity Bible College and Graduate School will host its annual public lecture at 7 p.m. Aug. 24. The Herman G. Johnson lecture is named in honor of the first superintendent of the North Dakota Assemblies of God District who served tirelessly in the Northern Plains. This year’s guest is Dr. Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen , an eminent professor at Fuller Theological Seminary in California. An ordained Lutheran minister, he is also a world-renowned expert on Pentecostal-Charismatic theologies.
Monday: noon, Central Valley Board of Health, conference room, Central Valley Health, 122 2nd St. NW; 4:45 p.m., James River Valley Library System Board of Directors, lower level meeting room, Alfred Dickey Library, 105 3rd St. SE Jamestown.