Alley garbage pick-up will be suspended starting Monday due to changing weather conditions, according to the city Engineer’s Office. The changing weather causes muddy conditions. Garbage containers must be placed on the street in front of a residence no more than three feet from the curb on that residence’s scheduled pick-up day. Garbage should be placed for pick-up by 7 a.m. as garbage trucks will not return to an area due garbage not being placed out after the scheduled garbage route.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for March 12: * 10 traffic citations * 9 traffic warnings * 3 parking tickets * 2 accidents investigated * 7 criminal arrests * 3 warrants served * 4 crimes investigated
A cattle truck rolled onto its side during a crash Tuesday morning three miles south of Oberon, N.D., according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The patrol said Chad Tichota, 39, Norfolk, Neb., was driving a 2003 Peterbilt truck pulling a cattle trailer with 67 animals south on U.S. Highway 281. About three miles north of Oberon, Tichota missed a curve, the semitrailer ended the ditch and rolled.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for March 9-11: * 20 traffic citations * 12 traffic warnings * 6 parking tickets * 5 accidents investigated * 6 criminal arrests * 3 warrants served * 2 crimes investigated
The Noridian Values recipient for January is Joe Woiwode. The Values Award is presented monthly to an employee who exhibits the Noridian business values: constant innovation, service excellence, responsible stewardship, effective collaboration and integrity. Woiwode’s can-do attitude, humor and excellent customer service won him the award this month, his supervisor said.
LeAnn Fuchs has announced the expansion of bookkeeping and payroll preparation to Business Support Services Inc. Fuchs has more than 20 years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping. She has worked in financial and administrative positions in the health care field and for the past 15 years as a staff accountant for a certified public accounting firm. She is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and is providing bookkeeping, payroll and QuickBooks support services to small businesses.
Bank Forward has announced that Cheryl Vigesaa and Beth Martin have been named recipients of the Bill Brown Annual Award, Bank Forward’s h i g h e s t honor for outstanding service. Vigesaa began her career with Bank Forward in 1994 serving most recently as vice president training coordinator based in Cooperstown.
Nurse Practitioner Theresa Leer has joined the Family Medicine Department at the Essentia Health - Jamestown Clinic in Jamestown. “I grew up in the Bismarck area, but I’ve spent a lot of time in Jamestown and I really like it here,” Leer said. “I enjoy working in a rural setting and look forward to caring for patients in this community.” Leer earned a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Mary in Bismarck. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The first Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours for 2018 was hosted by Apex Physical Therapy and Wellness. Chamber Ambassadors, Young Professionals of Jamestown, board members and chamber member businesses attended, where refreshments were served, a tour was provided and attendees had opportunities to experience therapies provided by this business. The $50 chamber gift certificate door prize was won by Sue Purdy of Heritage Centre, and attendees received a door prize from Apex Physical Therapy and Wellness.
One person was sentenced recently on a felony charge in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Mark Andrew Elk Nation, 32, Medina, pleaded guilty to terrorizing, a Class C felony. Elk Nation was accused of pointing a firearm at one or more people on Jan. 1. Judge Troy LeFevre sentenced Elk Nation to one year and one day in the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation with 306 days suspended and credit for 58 days served.