Releases from the Jamestown Dam were increased last week in an effort to keep the level of water behind the dam stable through the summer, according to Bob Martin, manager of the Pipestem Dam for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Releases went from 50 cubic feet per second to 75 cfs on June 15 to match the amount of water flowing into the reservoir after rains in the upper watershed, Martin said.
Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger is reminding consumers that Friday, June 30, is the last day eligible consumers may apply for a refund of the state fuel taxes paid on gasoline/ gasohol in 2016. “A refund of the tax paid for fuel purchased to power farm, ranch and industrial equipment used off-road is available to qualified consumers,” Rauschenberger said.
The city of Jamestown is currently accepting applications for the following: ► One opening on the Shade Tree Committee, unexpired term to April 2018 ► One opening on the Planning Commission, five-year term to August 2022 ► One opening on the Fire Code Board of Appeals, term to November 2019
A birth was reported Sunday by Jamestown Regional Medical Center. June 16, daughter, 5 pounds, 12 ounces, to Katie and Jon Gussiaas, Carrington.
The Calendar publishes public events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun free. To submit an activity, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org — 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. Monday, June 19 Overeaters Anonymous, 2 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, Carrington. Jamestown Kiwanis, noon, Quality Inn & Suites. Alcoholics Anonymous, 4:30 p.m., 518 10th Ave. SE.
Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger is reminding consumers that June 30 is the last day eligible consumers may apply for a refund of the state fuel taxes paid on gasoline/gasohol in 2016. “A refund of the tax paid for fuel purchased to power farm, ranch and industrial equipment used off-road is available to qualified consumers,” Rauschenberger said. “State gasoline or gasohol taxes paid on purchases made during 2016 are eligible for the refund.”
A motorcyclist was injured in a crash Saturday in Barnes County, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 11:10 a.m. when a 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Danny Lindseth, 40, Paige, N.D., failed to negotiate a curve while going southbound on N.D. Highway 32, about 3 miles north of Oriska, the patrol said. The patrol said Lindseth entered the east ditch where he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed.
Marriage licenses issued at the Stutsman County Recorder’s Office: Brittany Enzminger and Dakota Guthmiller, both Jamestown.