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The grandmother of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz said she is content to watch Super Bowl LII on TV in the comfort of her Jamestown home. “If Carson was playing that would be a different story,” said Bev Schaack.
Volunteers spent Tuesday morning loading school supplies and packaged meals destined for children in Liberia on behalf of the Orphan Grain Train in Jamestown.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for Jan. 30: * 10 traffic citations * 5 traffic warnings * 1 accident investigated * 2 criminal arrests * 1 warrant served * 5 crimes investigated * 33 public assistance calls
A new initiative aims to get dads more involved at Louis L'Amour Elementary School. WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students), an initiative of the National Center for Fathering, is designed to engage fathers, stepfathers and grandfathers to volunteer with kids at school. The initiative is in place at 1,150 schools in 38 states.
Stutsman Harley-Davidson was named Business of the Year by the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Jan. 25, at its 87th annual banquet. John Seifert, general manager of Stutsman Harley-Davidson, said the 26 employees create a great environment for customers and the reason for the store’s success. “We’re a younger staff but we are very energetic,” Seifert said. “We all want to be successful and that is what has made our business successful.”
A local church is tuning into the excitement of Super Bowl LII to help local food pantries in Jamestown. The annual Souper Bowl of Caring on Sunday at St. John's Lutheran Church is a week before Super Bowl LII is played in Minneapolis, but it’s a time to reflect on the amount of money people spend to enjoy the event by giving a little back in a community-minded way, said the Rev. Erik Weber, senior pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church.
With Congress approving a temporary funding bill Monday, area agencies say that contingency plans established prior to the half-day shut down would be implemented if a long-term budget agreement is not reached by Feb. 8 and results in another shutdown. Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center near Bloom experienced about half a day shutdown, said Robert Gleason, director. The U.S. Department of the Interior approved contingency plans earlier this month for operations should a shutdown occur, he said.
Jamestown Regional Medical Center is raising money for a germ-zapping robot and is seeking the public’s help. Ultraviolet light from the Xenex LightStrike Robot reduces the risk of surgical site infections. This technology eliminates bacteria, viruses and protozoa and eradicates dangerous microorganisms such as drug-resistant superbugs. As part of the fundraising campaign, JRMC is asking the public to participate in a Name The Robot contest.
Expecting a quiet shift, a gift shop clerk said she had the most intense day of her life when a man’s life was literally in her hands. Just out of the hospital after a bout with asthma, Catherine Lein was anxious to get back to work at Frontier Fort Bar and Grill in Jamestown. She was still feeling weak but she had her nebulizer and it would be working just one day until the following week.