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A new effort in Jamestown aims to help people do their laundry
Three events and attractions were unanimously approved 4-0 to received $7,400 in grant funding Thursday from the Jamestown Tourism Grant and Executive Advisory Board with member Tena Lawrence absent. The Duel in the Dirt Bull Riding finals event Friday and Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center received $5,000 in advertising support and to promote the mini-bull riding event for youth ages 9 to 14. The event expects to draw 2,000 people with an estimated spending impact of $200,000 for Jamestown, said Justin Stringer of 5 Star Bucking Bulls, the event promoter.
South Central Dakota Regional Council will consider a third option for calculating membership, the executive board decided Wednesday. The Regional Council in October agreed 3-0 to consider amending bylaws in January to continue assessing dues from its nine-member counties based on population levels or to assess by taxable valuation. Members Mike Metcalf and Mary Hager were not present.
Siddha Olson, 11, left, and Jaidyn Hazelton, 10, right, work on drawing and coloring comic strips Wednesday in a colored pencil class taught by Miranda Letherman as part of the Arts After School program at the Jamestown Arts Center. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
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A collapsing hillside road above the amphitheater at Frontier Village is a step closer to being repaired, according to a report Monday from Nellie Degen, president of Frontier Village Association. Interstate Engineering, the consulting firm for the city of Jamestown, has secured 60 percent of the project funding through the North Dakota Department of Transportation, she said. Degen said that if other funding requests are approved then work could start on the road in 2018.
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.