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The Jamestown Ministerial Association is holding its annual Lenten lunch and worship series starting next week through Good Friday. A lunchtime service will be held each Wednesday through Lent and on Good Friday at six churches with sermons based on the final words of Christ on the cross, according to the Gospels.
Roosevelt Elementary School students dressed for Valentine’s Day on Wednesday performed songs and skits on friendship and love as part of Kindness Week. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
A new monthly quilting class aims to blend technical, social and therapeutic elements that students have found pleasing in past classes, said Trish Greenwood, owner of Comforts of Home Quilting & More in Jamestown. Greenwood has a community of students who took part in a quilting block of the month class.
“Revelation’s Urgent Call,” a four-day series on Bible prophecies, is the type of seminar for anyone who is interested in the topic, said Pastor James Venegas of Seventh-day Adventist Church in Cleveland and Jamestown.
For Breanna McNear, coming to perform at her home church to accompany two choral groups is pretty special. McNear is a first-year student of the Association Free Lutheran Bible School and Seminary in Plymouth, Minn. The student from Fried, N.D., is among 125 young men and women who chose two years of religious learning and service after high school and before college or other vocations. “I am definitely excited to go to my hometown to share this ministry,” McNear said.
Jamestown Fire Department responded to an unattended diesel fuel pump spill early Thursday evening, requiring cleanup of an estimated 15 to 20 gallons that spilled onto the ground. JFD Chief Jim Reuther said he was walking nearby when he saw fuel spilling from a chartered bus at Sooper Stop Convenience Store, 811 13th St. NE. Diesel fuel tends to gel and pumps slowly in the winter and the driver had gone inside the convenience store to warm up, he said.
A kitchen fire Wednesday left a Jamestown resident without a ho
An anti-human trafficking initiative that originated with United Presbyterian Church has grown to a coalition of 40 people representing agencies, nonprofits and churches in Jamestown.
The city of Carrington has invested approximately $400,000 in a landfill project to protect groundwater resources from contamination.
Jamestown High School senior McKayla Kurtz talks about how her $25,000 Horatio Alger National Scholarship will help her study psychology in college and graduate school during lunch on Monday. A Jamestown High School student is one of 106 recipients of the 2018 Horatio Alger National Scholarship.