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IF YOU GO What: Potato bar When: 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, Jamestown Admission: $7 Details: Potato bar, bake sale, silent and live auctions, to help with Brian Kunz medical bills. Contact: Kathy Greer, 320-2665 or customink.com/fundraising/ teambriankunz
The Big Guns of the Old West event was held Saturday at Fort Seward. Nearly 100 guests attended the live demonstration firings of an 1874 Gatling Gun, and a vintage mountain cannon. There was also a vintage rifle display and a Dutch oven cooking demonstration. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
The Medina Fall Festival, an annual community days event sponsored by the Medina Lions Club, is being held this weekend in Medina, N.D. The three-day event started Friday and includes a parade, arts and crafts show, truck and tractor pull and an all-faith service. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
On Aug. 1, Donnie Tahran became the new owner of Park Plaza Barber Shop at the Park Plaza Shopping Center in Jamestown.
Voters in New Rockford-Sheyenne Public School District will consider a 20-year bond for structural repairs and air quality improvements in an October special election.
Around 175 Jamestown Middle School student took part in Eco-Ed Day at the Pipestem Creek Trail and Dam, where they had local ecologist talk about the watershed and soil. James Gerholdt also presented his traveling Remarkable Reptiles show with a lot of scaley surprises. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
A new student and faculty relationship exercise was described as an “aha moment” by an administrator Tuesday at the Jamestown Public School Board.
IF YOU GO ► What: The Recovery Walk ► When: 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept.
Jamestown police and fire units responded to a backyard grass fire Tuesday in Jamestown. A 4:35 p.m. call about a grass fire at 414 4th Ave. SW was made by JPD officer Patrick Nelson, according to Stutsman County Communications Center. By the time Jamestown Fire Department arrived at the scene at 4:38 p.m., Nelson had already gone to work extinguishing the fire using the extinguisher from his squad car. JFD cleared the scene at 4:52 p.m.
The General Store building at Frontier Village is now in compliance with plumbing codes, according to Brent Beechie, secretary and chief inspector of the North Dakota Plumbing Board. Beechie said he did a followup inspection of the General Store on Thursday to review the work of licensed plumbers conducted last week and on Monday. The work was required after a July 19 plumbing compliance inspection of the General Store building identified several drain line problems.