Eighteen high schools competed against each other to be crowned state academic champions April 10 during the North Dakota Academic Olympics. In the Class B Small School division, Wyndmere defeated Rolette and Underwood in the lightning round to be crowned State Champions. In the Class B Large School division, Park River defeated Harvey and Kidder County for the win.
The 62nd season of the International Music Camp begins on Sunday, June 18, with six one-week fine and performing arts instructional programs for elementary, middle school and high school students. IMC provides arts experiences in more than 40 arts disciplines, including bands, choirs, piano, dance, photography, drama, creative writing and visual art, among others. Each one-week session includes master classes, rehearsals, recitals, exhibitions, concerts, recreational activities and more.
The Jamestown High School speech team placed eighth at the state meet on April 22 in Jamestown. Here are the results: Extemporaneous Speaking: Kassi Manley, eighth Extemporaneous Programmed Reading: Rory Cole, first Impromptu: Manley, fifth Persuade: Jordan Montgomery, eighth Serious Duo: Samara McDermid and Joseph Lauinger, fourth Serious Prose: Ashlyn Weis, seventh Storytelling: Alivia Hoke, fifth
The University of Jamestown faculty’s Honors Committee has worked diligently over the past two years to undertake major revisions in the way the university handle
The first Valley City Cruise Block Party of the season will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 8. Businesses in Valley City are open extended hours on the block party dates. The block party will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on July 13, Aug. 10 and Sept. 14, all Thursdays. The Valley City Cruise Block Party is organized by Big City Cruisers, a club of car owners from around the state. NuCara Pharmacy, Wade’s Service Center, Borg’s Bootery, Dutton’s Parlour and Veterans of Foreign War Post 2764 Valley City are sponsors of the block party.
The American Legion Ernest D. Robertson Post 14 will hold its May meeting on Tuesday, May 23, at the All Vets Club in Jamestown. This will be the annual awards and memorial meeting and will feature a free dinner for all paid up Post 14 members. Legionnaires with 60 or more years of membership will be honored with pins and certificates for their years of continuous membership in the American Legion. The meal will be served at 6 p.m., and the meeting will start at 7 p.m.
Dr. Thomas Coombe, ear, nose and throat doctor at Jamestown Regional Medical Center, was the guest speaker at the recent Jamestown Rotary Club meeting. He was introduced by Rotarian Ricki Ramlo.
The Jamestown Regional Medical Center Auxiliary met May 1 with 25 members present. President Eunice Sahr called the meeting to order. Carolyn Exner read the prayer. Dr. Rachael Renschler, podiatrist, was the guest speaker for the meeting. She gave her background and specialities. She sees clients Monday through Thursday, and does surgeries on Wednesdays. The minutes were approved.
Kiwanis member Tim Perkins introduced speaker Clarence Mittleider at the May 8 Kiwanis Club meeting. Mittleider is a Kiwanis member who recently traveled to Nicaragua on a mission trip. He is a member of Calvary United Methodist Church in Fargo, which has sponsored a local church in Nicaragua for the last 10 years.