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Five sentenced on felony charges

Dawn Marie Andracki, 51, Dakota Women’s Correctional Center, New England, N.D., pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, a Class A felony, delivery of a controlled substance, a Class B felony, theft of property, a Class C felony, possession of drug paraphernalia

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-05-26 12:48:11

What We Think: Kourajian’s service touched many

Charlie Kourajian’s retirement from the Jamestown City Council in 2016 was called the “end of an era” by one of his fellow council members. At the time, he had served 40 years of the past 42 years as either a city councilman or mayor of Jamestown. Kourajian, who died May 19 at age 87, lived a life o

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-05-26 12:41:42

‘On the Issues’ ends with mayor candidates

Incumbent Katie Andersen is seeking a third term in office. Also running for mayor are Dwaine Heinrich and Joshua Meade.Candidates for mayor, City Council, School Board and Parks and Recreation Commission answered questions this week in the “On the Issues” election series. On Wednesday, candidates f

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-05-26 12:33:31

Workshop for museums, sites here

Participants will meet for two separate days of training for a total of 16 hours. The first session meets from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. The second session meets on Wednesday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 6. Both sessions will be at the National Buffalo Museum in Jamest

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-05-26 12:52:27

Three arrested by drug task force

Three people were arrested Tuesday morning when the Stutsman County Drug Task Force served a search warrant in north Jamestown, according to Logan Hord, an officer with the unit.


Stutsman County Courthouse to host concert

Terry and Linda Schwartz will perform in concert at 1 p.m. June 23 at the Stutsman County Courthouse State Historic Site, 504 Third Ave. S.E., Jamestown. The Midwestern singing duo will perform music and poetry.

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2018-05-25 05:15:00

1883 Courthouse opens for summer season

SHARONCOXArt VoicesIf you have a little tyke or even offspring in their teens, there’s something pretty special being offered for them at the 135-year-old 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse: The title of junior sheriff.New to the 1883 Stutsman County Courthouse this year, junior sheriff’s badges will b


City committee authorizes removal of burned mobile home

Tom Blackmore, city building inspector, told the committee Thursday that an order from the North Dakota Health Department to remove the burned mobile home had expired in April. A similar order from the city of Jamestown expires Friday, May 25.

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-05-25 11:51:39

Ford wins Class A girls 1,600-meter championship

Meghan Ford of Jamestown overtakes Megan Lundstrom of Fargo Davies to win the Class A girls 1600-meter run Friday, May 25, 2018, at the North Dakota Track Meet in Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

JAMESTOWN SUN - 2018-05-25 18:50:37


Voters will choose three candidates for Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission to serve a four-year term. The election is June 12. Those elected will take office on July 9. Commissioners are paid $125 a month; the chair receives $175 a month. The six candidates are Chris Aarhus, Mike Landscoot, M


'On the Issues' begins today

The Jamestown Sun begins its "On the Issues" election series today. Candidates for mayor, City Council, School Board and Parks and Recreation Commission will answer questions this week "On the Issues." Candidates will be elected on June 12; early voting begins next week.


Demons defeat Jays in slugfest

Jamestown High School's Olivia Nihill, pictured, batted 5-for-5 in Thursday's five-run loss to Bismarck to open the West Region softball tournament. Michael Savaloja / The Sun


Schmitz is an important voice

A case in point is when she served as the Jamestown Public Schools representative on the Two Rivers Activity Center (TRAC) board. It was in the fall of 2014 while we were still discussing the details of the facility in a seemingly endless circle, when Mindi matter-of-factly questioned, "Are we going


Bikers for a Cause Benefit Run planned

On June 2, eight bike clubs will again come together to raise money for North Dakota nonprofit organizations. The CMA Dakota Sonshine Riders of Jamestown, Crusaders of Jamestown, Dakota Riders of Valley City, Jamestown HOG Chapter, Individuals of Jamestown, Lunacy of Devils Lake, Spirit Lake Riders


Farm and cottage food safety workshop set in Jamestown

The Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture (ECH) at Dakota College at Bottineau in conjunction with state and local health districts will hold free farm and cottage food safety workshops Saturday, May 26, in Jamestown.


Administrators accept School Board contract offer

This fourth negotiation meeting is a bit unusual for an administrator contract but it worked out well, said Roger Haut, president and lead negotiator for the School Board."It's good to have the contracts going forward," Haut said. "The administrators came down and we split the difference between our


Classic Car Club to meet

Jamestown Classic Car Club will go to Spiritwood Resort at Spiritwood Lake on Tuesday, May 22.The group will meet at the Jamestown Civic Center parking lot and leave Jamestown by 6 p.m. The group will have supper, and the meeting will follow.


Letter to the editor: How will City Council members, candidates...

I think we should have an overpass, a non ridiculous left-hand turn on the westbound lanes near the quiet zone and a paved road that does not make us look like we live in a Third World country on the east side of the old Porter Bros., and businesses should be painted and/or maintained or torn down s


No garbage collections Memorial Day

There will be no garbage pickup on Monday, May 28, for Memorial Day, according to the Jamestown city Engineer’s office.


Jamestown Tourism funds two projects

The Jamestown Tourism Grant and Executive Board on Thursday unanimously awarded $1,750 for two grants in support of White Cloud Days and to replace a flagpole at Fort Seward Reconstruction. Matt Woods, president of Jamestown Tourism, was not present.