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October 6, 2018
Title transfer of reservoir land passes Senate
Legislation to transfer title of land around Jamestown Reservoir to the Stutsman County Park Board and North Dakota Game and Fish Department at no cost has passed the Senate, according to Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. The legislation allows people currently leasing cabin lots to purchase...
October 6, 2018 - 6:47am
September 14, 2018
A hawk rests on a tree branch Thursday on the Island at Jamestown Reservoir. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
September 14, 2018 - 9:19am
March 31, 2018
Reservoir flood storage is empty
All flood storage at Jamestown and Pipestem reservoirs are available for the spring runoff, according to Jessica Batterman, a hydraulic engineer with the Water Control & Water Quality Section in the Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. As of Friday the water elevation...
March 31, 2018 - 6:37am
October 19, 2015
Church emerges as water level drops in Mexico reservoir
Quechula, Chiapas, Mexico -- The remains of a 16th century church built by Spanish colonisers has emerged from the receding waters of a reservoir in Mexico's southern state of Chiapas. It is the second time
October 19, 2015 - 6:00pm
November 2, 2011
Cabin rates up at Jamestown Reservoir
Rates for cabins along the Jamestown Reservoir will increase to $2,360 for year-round cabins and $1,180 for seasonal cabins for 2012. Though several people who own cabins and lease land at the Reservoir requested that their rates be unchanged given increased costs because of high...
November 2, 2011 - 7:07am
July 30, 2011
Wading down the road
July 30, 2011 - 4:54am
April 29, 2011
Releases were increased Thursday afternoon at Jamestown Reservoir from 1,550 cubic feet per second to 1,575 cfs. At Pipestem Reservoir, releases were held at 200 cfs. Including runoff within the city of Jamestown, these releases result in a flow of approximately 1,800 cfs at the James...
April 29, 2011 - 7:13am
December 10, 2010
Water levels: Reservoir above normal, river up a bit from usual
Levels at the Pipestem Dam and Jamestown Reservoir are at or near the conservation pool level, according to Bob Martin, dam manager for the Army Corps of Engineers. The conservation pool is the planned level of the lake for the winter months. "The Pipestem is about 6 inches higher...
December 10, 2010 - 5:42am
October 22, 2010
Marina moved to new location; Concession stand, other buildings also relocated to deter flooding
Looking out of the window at Lakeside Marina across to the island it's not difficult to see the level where high water reached during the floods...
October 22, 2010 - 7:13am
July 9, 2010
N.D. reservoir suffers mass fish kill after downpour
COLUMBUS, N.D. (AP) -- State officials are trying to figure out what caused thousands of fish to die at a popular reservoir in northwest North Dakota. The fish in the Short Creek Dam reservoir died after a downpour in the Columbus area late last week. The water has turned dark and...
July 9, 2010 - 8:15am
April 23, 2010
Release-reduction plans announced
Plans for reducing releases out of Jamestown and Pipestem reservoirs were announced Thursday by the Army Corps of Engineers. Due to abnormally high snow pack conditions in the basins upstream of the reservoirs, runoff into the reservoirs was much higher than normal, the corp said....
April 23, 2010 - 8:05am
April 9, 2010
Letter to the editor: Boaters grateful for timely boating access at reservoir
It's time for a long overdue thank you to all the people and agencies for getting boating access to the Jamestown Reservoir last summer in as timely a fashion as safely possible. This was a combined effort with the following agencies participating: Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau...
April 9, 2010 - 8:32am
April 2, 2010
Releases reduced from Jamestown Reservoir
Releases from Jamestown Reservoir were decreased by 50 cubic feet per second at 2 p.m. Thursday, according to the Army Corps of Engineers, to 1,100 cfs. Releases from Pipestem Reservoir remain at 600 cfs. Combined releases are 1,700 cfs. This reduction in releases was made because...
April 2, 2010 - 7:28am
April 1, 2010
As water rises, local reservoir facilities adapt and improve
Work continues on the Jamestown Reservoir where officials continue repairs after last year's flood and prepare for their possibility again this...
April 1, 2010 - 6:52am
March 31, 2010
Water releases: Maximum releases expected to reach 1,800 cfs today; corps officials to depart
The Army Corps of Engineers will increase releases from the Jamestown Dam by 100 cubic feet per second today, according to John Bartel, field officer for the James River basin for the corps. The increase will raise the combined releases to 1,800 cfs, the maximum planned for this spring....
March 31, 2010 - 7:18am