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John Zvirovski of Jamestown walks his neighbor’s 14-month-old Great Dane, Emma, on Monday
A Jamestown girl is bringing awareness to National Epilepsy Awareness Month after she was diagnosed with the neurological disorder. Braelon Geerdes, a 10-year-old fourth-grade student at St. John's Academy, was in a music class a year ago when the teacher noticed her face twitching and eyes rolling back. Braelon was aware but couldn't communicate. "She didn't drop down or lose consciousness," said Braelon's mother, Tara Geerdes.
From left, American Legion members Delmer Davis, Glenn Johnson and Rod Olin take part in a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony as part of the Veterans Day dinner Saturday at the All Vets Club in Jamestown.
The Jamestown Drum and Bugle Corp, playing all the service songs at the 2017 Veterans Day event Saturday at the All Vet’s Club in Jamestown. The day started with a free breakfast and ended with a dinner, music and a POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
Eighth-graders at Jamestown Middle School are learning that adaptive sports and games make it possible for everyone to participate. Chris Mahoney, an assistant professor of teacher education at the University of Jamestown, brought his physical education students to the middle school on Wednesday to teach about assistive sports and games. "It's about disability awareness and educating people to make them more aware and informed to be better citizens, friends, family members and co-workers," Mahoney said.
The annual Holiday Dazzle on Main Parade is gearing up for Friday, Nov. 24, with as many as 50 lighted floats to kick off the holiday season the day after Thanksgiving.
All lanes will soon be open on the Interstate 94 bridge at exit 260 in Jamestown, according to Nathan Haaland, assistant district engineer in the Valley City District of the North Dakota Department of Transportation. “We should probably see the lane closures pulled down this week or early next week,” Haaland said.
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Members of the Jamestown Public School Board heard about the growing opportunities in a new partnership with the Two Rivers Activity Center on Monday. Amy Walters, TRAC manager, provided the School Board with a report on the school district partnership since TRAC opened on Sept. 5. The Learning Center at TRAC is currently enrolling children ages 3 to 5 in the Learning Center preschool and school-age program for children in before and after-school care, she said.
The State Rodeo Finals last weekend drew nearly double last year’s attendance, according to the Roughrider Rodeo Association of North Dakota. Attendance for the three-day rodeo at the Jamestown Civic Center was over 2,500, said Greg Carlson, executive committee member of the Roughrider Rodeo Association. That is 1,100 more than the 1,400 spectators who attended in 2016, he said.