The formal investiture ceremony for newly elected Southeast District Court Judge Troy LeFevre will be in Courtroom 2 of the Stutsman County Courthouse at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. A reception will follow immediately at the Jamestown Elks Lodge. LeFevre, who was born in Jamestown, graduated from Jamestown High School in 1992. Upon graduation from the University of North Dakota in 1996, he attended the Denver Paralegal Institute graduating in 1997.
Business After Hours will be from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Edgewood Senior Living, 1104 25th St. SW, Jamestown. The event is sponsored by the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce for Chamber members. Edgewood Senior Living offers 60 units, including assisted living and memory care services.
The South Central Homeless Coalition will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown. Anyone interested may attend. The coalition's purpose is to advocate, coordinate and optimize services for homeless men, women and children within Region 6 of the South Central Human Service Center.
Smoking materials was likely the cause of a garbage can fire on Friday, according to Lt. Sheldon Mohr of the Jamestown Fire Department. JFD was a alerted to a fire at 805 5th Ave. NE by Stutsman County Communications Center, and was on the scene at 10:13 a.m., Mohr said. There were 28 firefighters and five vehicles on scene for approximately 21 minutes, he said.
Undefeated Minot stayed put at No. 1 in the fifth Class A boys basketball media poll released Wednesday. The two-time defending state champion Magicians (6-0) will be in Jamestown this evening, taking on the Blue Jays (1-5) at Jerry Meyer Arena. The boys varsity game is scheduled to begin at 7:45 p.m. The top four teams in the boys poll remained unchanged. West Fargo (6-1) enters the poll this week at No. 5.
On Wednesday, Sears Holdings announced the company would be closing 26 Sears stores and 78 Kmarts stores around the country this spring. The Sears Hometown Store in the Buffalo Mall in Jamestown is not on the list.
Friday, Jan. 6 Battle of the Badges Blood Drive, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jamestown Civic Center. The Community Calendar publishes events, meetings and fundraisers in The Jamestown Sun at no charge. To submit an activity, email it to email@example.com — with "Calendar" in the subject line — or fax to 701-952-8477. Include the type of event, date, time, location (including address) and any admission fee. Provide a contact name and telephone number for verification/questions.
Monday: 11:45 a.m., Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Board of Directors, lower level conference room, Center for Economic Development, 120 2nd St. SE; 4 p.m., Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission, Parks and Recreation Office, 1002 2nd Ave. SE; 5 p.m., Jamestown City Council, City Hall, 102 3rd Ave. SE. Thursday: 9 a.m., Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. Existing Business Outreach Committee, upper level conference room, Center for Economic Development, 120 2nd St. SE; 4 p.m., Frontier Village Association, Eldridge Town Hall, Frontier Village.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Jan. 5: * 6 traffic citations * 4 traffic warnings * 5 accidents investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 1 warrant served * 1 disturbance call * 23 public assistance calls * 2 animal calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office for Jan. 5: * 4 accidents * 1 assist other agency * 4 controlled burns * 3 motorist assists * 2 transports * 5 warrants * 1 traffic stop * 2 citations * 1 warning * 4 miscellaneous calls
A Jamestown man was charged with aggravated assault-domestic violence and terrorizing in Southeast District Court in Jamestown Tuesday. Paul John Cimino, 56, 700 5th Ave. SE, had his initial court appearance before Judge John Greenwood on the Class C felony charges. He is free on bond. No preliminary hearing has been scheduled in this case.