Helen Ramon has been chosen by Tammy Mullowney as the freshman English Student of the Semester.
Annika Tweten has been selected as the Jamestown Middle School M u s i - cian of the Month. T w e t e n is the perc u s s i o n s e c t i o n leader in the JMS e i g h t h - grade band. She is also a member of the JMS choir and the JMS Jazz Band. This year she was selected to perform with the American Choral Directors Association Honors Choir. She also participates in competitive figure skating, church youth group and student council. She is the daughter of Dan and Annetta Tweten.
Deb Belquist of New Rockford has been selected to be a recipient of the Individual Achievement award for the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Gov. Doug Burgum chooses the recipients of the awards. Burgum also chose: Paul Noot, Bismarck, Arts in Education; The Arts Partnership, Fargo, Arts Organization; and Individual Achievement: Bennett Brien, Belcourt, and Jon Offutt, Fargo, both Individual Achievement.
First Community Credit Union will hold fundraisers for different worthy organizations in each quarter of 2017. The charities are voted on by employees. Each quarter, FCCU will hold events and fundraisers to support the charities in their own unique way.
The North Dakota Department of Human Services is reminding low-income individuals and families and seniors on limited fixed incomes that help is available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The federally-funded program helps qualifying households pay a portion of their home heating costs, whether its natural gas, electricity, propane, coal, fuel oil, wood or kerosene.
A used book sale will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-18, in the lower level meeting room at Alfred Dickey Library in Jamestown. Attendees can fill a bag for $1. Individual book prices range from 5 cents to 25 cents each. The book sale is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The Jamestown Police Department is seeking help in identifying a man who robbed a motel in Jamestown on Feb. 2. J a m e s - t o w n P o l i c e Lt. Leroy Gross said at 1:16 a.m. on Feb. 2 a man wearing a black h o o d i e robbed a motel on the southwest side of the city. He said the name of the motel was being withheld as the motel’s owner invoked his or her rights as victims under the state’s Marsy’s Law.
IN THE RECORD Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Feb. 14: * 5 traffic citations * 4 traffic warnings * 3 criminal arrests
The Jamestown-Valley City Prowl U-14 girls hockey team won the Bismarck Capitals Cup on Feb. 10-12. The Prowl outscored their opponents 24-3, starting with a 3-0 win over the Regina (Sask.) Tigers. Sydney Zalumskis, Kacee Johnson and Lexi Leroux scored. Johnson and Cadee Stockert got assists. On Saturday, the Prowl followed with an 8-0 win over the Regina Panthers. Zalumskis lit the lamp twice. Also scoring were Kendra Paiement, Lexi Kirkeby, Stockert, Emily Fuchs, Bailey Leroux and Johnson. Assists went to Stockert, Zalumskis, Paiement and Fuchs.