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The Blue Jay volleyball team suffered its first conference loss of the season Tuesday in Bismarck. Jamestown fell 3-2 to Bismarck Century after leading the match 2-1. The Blue Jays left Bismarck still leading the West Region standings, but the loss to the No. 2 team in the conference stung. "We had plenty of opportunities to win the match, we just had a couple of untimely, unfortunate errors," Jamestown coach Sara Hegerle said. "Just some flukey plays that we normally don't have happen that cost us some points."
Cody Mickelson, a language arts teacher at Jamestown Middle School, is one of 15 members appointed Tuesday to a North Dakota Innovative Education Task Force.
The Prairie Rose Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at First United Methodist Church. The program for today’s meeting will be Alan Pranke, who will talk about how to overwinter bulbs and plants. A short business meeting and snacks will follow. The church is located at 115 3rd St. NE, next to Alfred Dickey Library. Everyone’s welcome.
President Eunice Sahr called the Jamestown Regional Medical Center Auxiliary meeting to order with 26 members present. The guest presenter was Katie Brockpahler, marketing generalist with JRMC. She spoke on October being Women’s Health Month. K.C. DeBoer, CEO and president of JRMC, reported that JRMC had received the North Dakota state award for stroke care. The hospital annual meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 25, and all are invited to attend. Martha Trautman read the prayer. The minutes were approved.
The Jamestown Planning Commission approved three plat changes and a zoning change Monday. A zoning change for portions of Tahran Trailer Court was approved on a 5-2 vote with Commissioners Corey Bayer and Mike Reinhart voting against it.
A strong smell of sewer gas prompted a response from the Jamestown Fire Department Monday afternoon. Stutsman County Communications Center sent the department to 220 Northland Estates after receiving a call about a possible gas leak. JFD Lt. Preston Bear said there was no gas leak and the odor was possibly caused by sewer gas. He said four firefighters and one unit responded to the scene. The firefighters were back at the fire station on 2nd Avenue Northwest by 5:10 p.m.
The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission will secure a loan on behalf of the Frontier League Fastpitch, the youth fastpitch softball league in Jamestown, to fund a new batting cage.
Ave Maria Village collected around 70 coats again this year for the annual Coats for Kids Campaign. The nursing home was a drop-off site for coats, boots, mittens, gloves and any winter apparel that is needed for cold weather. This is an annual event that Ave Maria participates in every year as part of its mission work. The Salvation Army and Ave Maria were the drop-off points. Ave Maria’s laundry helped with anything that needed to be cleaned.
Valley City State University has set enrollment records with a total headcount of 1,522 and an undergraduate headcount of 1,372, according to official numbers released by the university for fall term 2017. The total enrollment figure of 1,522 surpasses the previous record of 1,452 set in Fall 2016, while the undergraduate mark of 1,372 exceeds the previous record of 1,369 from 1970.