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A Saturday evening power outage affected approximately 3,000 customers for just over an hour, according to Rebecca Michael, a communications specialist in public relations for Otter Tail Power Co. "We had an issue in our substation," Michael said. The outage occurred at around 8:50 p.m. and affected portions of Jamestown including all of downtown. The power was reported as completely restored at 10:10 p.m., Michael said.
There is a challenge with attracting workers to jobs in smaller communities, according to employers attending the first Greater Dakotas Job Fair on Tuesday.
Response agency communications and dispatch centers are waiting for the North Dakota Information Technology Department to complete its review of vendor applications for a statewide seamless radio system, according to the Stutsman County Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting Friday.
People are busy the day before the Stutsman County Fair opens registering their items in many categories in the Home and Hobby Department.
A national religious convention is about community service and making faith part of everyday life, according to youth ministry.
Citizens Advisory Committee recommendations $9.7 million: Heating, venting, air conditioning $8.7 million: Louis L’Amour school addition $7.5 million: turf football field, track, seating $5.7 million: capital projects (roofs, windows, boilers) $1 million: science rooms
One rural seat on the Jamestown Public School Board was filled and another will be appointed within two months, the school board decided Monday. The board offered one seat to Greg Allen, who did not seek re-election after serving two decades. Allen decided to stay on after receiving 31 of the 83 write-in votes for a rural seat that had no other candidates in the June 12 primary election.
Hundreds of children including from daycare centers and summer programs attended the seventh annual Dr. Dawn's Dairy Day event in Jamestown on Thursday. Sponsored by Dawn Entzminger, veterinarian and owner of Dr. Dawn's Pet Stop, a small animal veterinary clinic, the event partners with dairy organizations and farmers to help people understand the path of dairy fresh milk and other products from local dairy producers to the store. Tom LaVenture / Jamestown Sun
The 4th annual Rods and Hogs and Things that go VROOM! event is off with sunshine and lots of classic vehicles, food and entertainment through 8 p.m. Saturday on 1st Avenue from the railroad tracks south to 3rd Street Southwest. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
Stutsman County Relay For Life moved inside this year because of weather concerns, but organizers said the Friday evening event likely achieved its goal to raise $55,000 for the American Cancer Society. The evening continues through midnight Friday.