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For 27 years the Christian Mime Ministry Team based out of St. James Basilica in Jamestown has performed the Passion story as “A walk with Christ” at churches all over North Dakota. The 13 youth in the Mime Ministry this year said performing in character is meaningful and the audience reaction gives affirmation to the story of the resurrection.
The driver of this Ford F350 lost control in slippery winter conditions on Monday and went off the road on the lower end of Mill Hill. Before coming to rest in deep snow the truck ran over a road sign and struck a tree. Jamestown Police Department responded to the scene. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
Jamestown is getting wet, sticky snow fall on Monday as part of the early March snowstorm in North Dakota. The roads have less traffic with several closings and cancellations announced. The traffic that is on the road is slow and cautious. Sanding trucks have already dropped loads at major intersections. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
Jamestown Fire Department responded to a trailer fire Monday at Sunnyside Mobile Manor. John M. Steiner / The Sun
The 12th annual Polar Pig "Walk The Plank” for Jamestown Regional Medical Center’s Home Health & Hospice was held Saturday, Feb. 3. At Stutsman Harley-Davidson in Jamestown. Jumpers braved 2 degree temperatures and with anow and a blowing wind chill of minus 21 degrees. The water temperature was around 70 degrees, instead of the normal 80 degrees, because of a heater problem.
Watching the Super Bowl in good company is a tradition of fun and local businesses are saying they are getting a boost. Tim Curtis, manager of the Jamestown Walmart, said that store associates enjoy dressing up for Super Bowl weekend. It’s a way to have some of their own fun at the conclusion of a pretty busy week, he said.
A Jamestown teacher said she couldn’t be more thrilled to be attending Super Bowl LII on Sunday in Minneapolis. Denise Walton, a special education teacher at Jamestown High School, won two tickets to the NFL’s biggest game in the Ultimate Giveaway drawing of Mac’s Inc. Walton was the single winner among thousands of entries in the 13-store chain in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.
An electrical engineering student at North Dakota State University said his experience with UTC Aerospace Systems in Jamestown has helped prepare him to serve as a student team lead for a self-driving car research group. Kevin Setterstrom, 23, is an NDSU senior who is leading student research on improving self-driving car technology in competition with other universities. The goal is to help shorten the duration from the lab to the production line, he said.
Influenza is widespread in the state as of Dec. 21, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. Increased influenza cases for seven straight weeks and more counties reporting outbreaks prompted the department to change the 2017-18 seasonal categorization from the previous localized status.
A tenant sublease will replace a general form in use for decades, the Frontier Village Association Board decided Monday. The FVA Board approved 6-0 to direct FVA secretary-treasurer Tina Busche to distribute the new sublease agreement form to Frontier Village tenant vendors. Members Jay Diemert, Kay Benson and Melody Mittleider were not present.