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Students should think ahead and experience as much as possible about a career before committing to a career choice, according to Steven Aesoph, operations manager for United Technologies Corp. Aesoph addressed about 75 students from Mid-Kota, Griggs, LaMoure, Ellendale and Jamestown high schools during a Manufacturing Day event Thursday at Harold Newman Arena of the University of Jamestown. After changing his major twice in college and then going into retail banking, he said taking a manufacturing job was good fortune.
The National Buffalo Museum is attributing record visitor numbe
The Pride of Dakota Harvest Showcase is underway Saturday and Sunday at the Jamestown Civic Center.
University of Jamestown students were treated to a “Flavors of Brazil” themed lunch this week with a special guest chef. Chef Plínio Nunes Viana Jr., of Minas Gerais, Brazil, consulted with the UJ dining staff as part of the Global Chef program. The one-month international residency has top chefs visiting Sodexo client sites to share ideas and present a luncheon. UJ contracted with Sodexo for its food service in March 2016. Scott Eaves is the executive chef.
The grant and executive advisory board of Jamestown Tourism on Thursday funded $37,020 in projects for Audubon Dakota, Frontier Village and National Buffalo Museum. The awards came through its City Promotion Capital Construction Fund. The funds are from 20 percent of annual restaurant taxes that are used to support tourism-related projects.
Cooking with grandmother, fishing with grandfather or building something with dad. Jamestown High School students are using their own favorite memories to help rekindle the special moments in the lives of people who suffer from progressive memory loss.
South Central Dakota Regional Council will continue to assess county dues based on population, according to a consensus of board members Wednesday. The Regional Council’s executive board reported that bylaws require the organization to assess dues based on a taxable valuation of its nine-member counties. The longtime practice has been to assess dues based on population, which appears to be the most fair of the two methods, said Joseph Neis, president of the Regional Council.
Jamestown High School physics class students got a taste of rocket science on Monday as part of a project-based learning experience. Students of Lynn Kosel, chair of the JHS chemistry and physics department, launched specially designed water bottle rockets on the north side of the school building. The rockets relate to the current unit of study on the concept of forces and Sir Isaac Newton's three laws of motion.