Jan Barnes led the July 13 Kiwanis meeting attended by 26 members and three guests at the Quality Inn & Suites. Don Caine led group singing accompanied by Sharon Caine. Michelle Ascheman collected “Happy Dollars” for Kids Against Hunger. Kiwanis Club members donated 100 items to the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department’s summer parks program. In commemoration of Kiwanis International’s 100th anniversary, the club is donating 100 various items throughout the year. Brandon Gange, park program supervisor, accepted the gifts on Parks and Rec’s behalf.
A birth was reported Monday by Jamestown Regional Medical Center. July 20, son, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, to Morgan and Logan Adams, Jamestown.
Tuesday, July 21 Public meetings Stutsman County Commission, 8 a.m., commission room, Stutsman County Courthouse, 511 2nd Ave. SE. Jamestown City Council, 4 p.m., City Hall, 102 3rd Ave. SE. Jamestown City Finance and Legal, Building, Planning and Zoning, Civic Center and Promotion committees, 4 p.m., City Hall, 102 3rd Ave. SE.
A two-vehicle accident at 8:02 a.m. July 11 resulted in more than $9,000 in damage, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Bonnie Laber, 50, Jamestown, was driving a 2005 Ford south on 3rd Avenue Northeast, approaching the intersection with 5th Street Northeast. Kasper Laninger, 82, Jamestown, was driving a 1998 Chevrolet east on 5th Street Northeast, approaching the intersection with 3rd Avenue Northeast. The police said Laninger stopped at a stop sign, proceeded into the intersection and struck the vehicle Laber was driving. Laninger and Laber wore seat belts.
A two-car crash at 2:36 p.m. July 14 resulted in more than $6,000 in damage, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Roxanne G. Christenson, 52, Portland, Ore., was driving a 2014 Chevrolet west on 17th Street Southwest, approaching the intersection with 4th Avenue Southwest. Robert Bodin, 44, Medina, was driving a 2002 Mitsubishi east on 17th Street Southwest. The police said Bodin went to make a left turn onto 4th Avenue Southwest and struck the car Christenson was driving.
A car-truck accident at 3:05 p.m. Friday resulted in more than $8,000 in damage, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Elke Brock, 73, Fargo, was driving a 2014 Nissan car off of Interstate 94 at Exit 258 and went to make a left turn onto U.S. Highway 281. Scott Otto, 30, Jamestown, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet vehicle pulling a travel trailer south on 281 approaching Exit 258. The police said Brock did not stop at a stop sign and struck the travel trailer Otto was pulling. Otto and Brock wore seat belts and neither were injured. Damage was estimated at $8,000 to the Nissan.
Bill Kennedy, development director for the James River Valley Library System, told the JRVLS Board of Directors Monday the Jamestown Land Use and Transportation Plan includes enhancements to Alfred Dickey Library as part of the downtown improvements. “They want to execute improvements to the area,” Kennedy said. “They are talking about parking, talking about safety, they are talking about traffic.
Statistics for the Jamestown Police Department for July 20 are as follows: * 10 traffic citations * 3 traffic warnings * 1 parking ticket * 5 accidents investigated * 3 criminal arrests * 3 warrants served * 8 crimes investigated * 2 disturbance calls * 60 public assistance calls * 6 animal calls Statistics for the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office for July 20 are as follows: * 1 animal call * 3 assist other agency * 1 controlled burn * 33 civil process services * 8 security checks * 1 DUI * 2 transports * 1 warrant * 2 traffic warnings * 1 extra patrol * 1 welfare check
Jerome Byndloss, Eli Fulton and Matt Noll of Olympic College in Washington have signed with the University of Jamestown baseball team. Byndloss, a Las Vegas native, and Fulton are right-handed pitchers. Byndloss totaled 30 innings in six appearances last season, while Fulton, from Olympia, Wash., worked 16 innings with an earned run average of 2.75. Noll, a right-handed hitting outfielder, posted a .307 average with eight doubles, four triples and 18 runs batted in.
12U softball team takes first The Jamestown 12U girls fastpitch softball team beat Hillsboro-Central Valley 10-6 in the championship game of the B Division at the state softball tournament on Sunday in Bismarck. Rachel Woodley was the winning pitcher in the game. She also had two runs batted in. Emily Hoff had a game-tying RBI that made it 6-6.