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Organizers of the annual Runnin O’ the Green this Saturday expect a bigger turnout with a forecast for sunshine and a high of 36 degrees. Usually occurring around St. Patrick’s Day, the annual fundraiser was rescheduled so to not conflict with the NAIA Women’s Wrestling National Invitational Tournament last weekend.
The executive board of the South Central Dakota Regional Council dismissed the executive director Monday. The board 3-0 approved dismissing Stacy Bowerman, who had served as executive director since June 2017. Member Joseph Neis was not present.
Some of the early matches at the NAIA Women's Wrestling Invitational Saturday morning at Harold Newman Arena of the University of Jamestown. Tom LaVenture / Jamestown Sun
The NAIA Women's Wrestling Invitational opened Saturday morning with a Parade of Champions introduction of the teams at Harold Newman Arena of the University of Jamestown. The competition will continue all day. The finals will begin at 7 p.m.
The blizzard has passed but road conditions remain impassible, said Lt. Robert Opp, the day shift supervisor of the Jamestown Police Department. A no travel advisory is in effect for Jamestown and Interstate 94 remains closed from Bismarck to Fargo until further notice. “The snow is still blowing pretty bad out there,” Opp said. “They still haven't opened the interstate.”
City promotion capital construction funding for a bleacher and press box replacement project at Jack Brown Stadium and regulation goals for a local soccer club were approved by Jamestown Tourism on Thursday. The Jamestown Tourism Grant and Executive Board unanimously approved $20,000 to Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department for Jack Brown Stadium.
Weather has forced the University of Jamestown to shift its two-day national women’s college wrestling tournament to a single-day event Saturday at Harold Newman Arena. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics on Wednesday approved UJ’s plan to move Friday matches to Saturday for the NAIA Women’s Wrestling Invitational, said Sean Johnson, UJ athletic director. This will allow teams to drive or fly into Jamestown on Friday, after the blizzard expected Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
The Jamestown Police Department and Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office give the Jamestown High School boys basketball team bus an escort through downtown Thursday afternoon in a show of support as the team departed for Bismarck to take part in the North Dakota Class A state tournament this weekend. Tom LaVenture / The Sun
Jamestown Public School Board on Monday approved a salary schedule for support staff in an effort to retain quality workers. The board approved 8-0 to approved the 2019-2020 ancillary wage schedule as recommended by the finance committee. Board member Heidi Larson was not present.
If you go What: Winter Show Country Concert When: 6 p.m. Friday, March 8 Where: Main Arena, North Dakota Winter Show, 700 7th St. SE, Valley City Details: Confederate Railroad, Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band, Redline