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Our top stories from 2021

At The Jamestown Sun, we are honored to share the unique and compelling local stories of our community and work hard to keep you informed. In 2021, we published more than 4,200 articles sharing the news and stories that matter to you. As we welcome a new year, let’s reflect on some of the top stories from 2021 that connected our community.

Economic development could create 530 jobs in Stutsman County

With three major economic development projects moving forward in the Jamestown area, there could be about $450 million in construction activity in the next few years – creating 530 jobs.

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In North Dakota, small lakes becoming a powerhouse for walleyes

It’s a fisherman’s dream – as the walleye population grows across North Dakota, anglers have opportunities to net some of the best fishing in the state.

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Bison World designed for all ages

From zip lines and playgrounds to an amphitheater and discovery center, the final plans for Bison World reveal attractions for everyone.

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Beryl Novak has lived alone in his one-room deer shack for 44 years. That’s the way he likes it.

Since 1977 Beryl Novak has called the northern woods of Minnesota home. After purchasing 40 acres of land and moving a one-room shack to the site for deer hunting, Novak liked it so much he moved in for good.

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In 1932, FBI agents uncovered a ‘mammoth’ moonshine operation in North Dakota, but who was the mastermind behind it all?

During the days of prohibition, Jamestown, North Dakota was the site of one of the largest illegal bootlegging operations in the nation. Read about one of the biggest scandals of the Prohibition era.

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