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Jamestown Troop Donates Over 120 Pounds of Food
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A local Jamestown Boy Scout Troop was able to collect food and donate it to the Jamestown Salvation Army Saturday. “Scouting for Food” is held annually and has local troops collecting non-perishable food items in the community, which is then donated to the Salvatio
Jamestown Dollars for Scholars Continues Major Shoe Drive
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Dollars for Scholars organization is continuing to collect shoes for their ongoing shoe drive. Dollars for Scholars provides relief to post secondary students in the district with scholarship opportunities through fundraising and investments. New this
North Dakota has the worst drivers, study says, but a Fargo deputy chief questions its formula
FARGO — North Dakota has a new No. 1 ranking among states. It's bad drivers, and the study by the insurance-comparison shopping website Insurify said the reason is that almost 30 percent of motorists among the 243,338 registered vehicles in the state have reported a past driving incident such as spe
Small North Dakota towns struggle amid food deserts
CENTER — This town, the county seat of Oliver County, has one school, two bars and three churches: Methodist, Lutheran and Catholic. The one thing they don’t have? A grocery store.
Extra Law Enforcement Patrols Watching for Underage Drinking
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – From April 1 to May 19, law enforcement agencies across North Dakota will have extra patrols enforcing the law against underage drinking, as well as conducting compliance checks and shoulder taps, as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
Three sentenced on felony charges
Three people were recently sentenced on felony charges in Southeast District Court in Jamestown. Jesse Wayne Diaz, 45, 1514 6th Ave. SW No. 8, pleaded guilty to theft of property, a Class C felony.
Costly winter: Snow removal costs exceed $600,000 in 2019
The same winter storms most Jamestown residents have grown tired of have made a big hit on Jamestown Street Department budget, according to Sarah Hellekson, city administrator.
Cancer currents: Breast, prostate cancer most common cancers in North Dakota, Minnesota
Breast and prostate cancer remain the highest occurring cancers in North Dakota, according to recently compiled data from the state's cancer registry. Between 2012 and 2016 — the latest years for which cancer figures are available in the state — breast cancer was the most commonly diagnosed cancer a
Public Works Approves Seal Coat & Patching Work Specs, Hears Garbage Collection Update
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Public Works Committee moved to approve the specifications for seal coat, patching, construction & reconstruction this summer.
North Dakota care center occupancy rates as high as 97 to 100 percent
Finding a bed in a care center in the Bismarck-Mandan area can be a next to impossible task. According to the North Dakota Long Term Care Association, average occupancy rates across the state are at 92 percent.
Miracle In Eckelson, ND After Train Strikes a Pedestrian
ECKELSON, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A 4 year-old boy escaped serious injury after he was struck by a westbound BNSF train while standing on the railroad track in Eckelson, ND. The Barnes County Sheriff’s office said the engineer applied the emergency brake to slow the train down that was pulling empty
Midland Transport Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At New Jamestown Office
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (Jamestown Chamber) – Members of the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors and the Young Professionals of Jamestown held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Midland Transport to celebrate the opening of their new logistics and freight brokerage office in Jamestown.
RECORD BREAKER: Ford breaks JHS indoor mile record
Meghan Ford just keeps rewriting the Jamestown High School track and field record books. After breaking the all-time 3,200-meter school record—indoor or outdoor—on March 16, Ford broke the 1,600 indoor school record Friday, March 22, clocking in at 4 minutes, 59.89 seconds and won the event at the 2
Local & Regional eSports Teams Competing in Regions First Collegiate Tournament
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Varsity and club esports teams from universities in five states will compete in the region’s first collegiate esports tournament, Rift of the North.
Weekend Kids Retreat includes entertainment
A Weekend Kids Retreat for students grades 3-5 is being held at Jamestown First Assembly Friday and Saturday, March 29-30. Registration is available at the door. The cost is $65 and includes lodging, meals and all activities. Check-in time at the church is from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Friday.
More Than 400 Youth Expected in Jamestown for Youth Conference
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Northern Plains District Youth Conference is expected to bring upwards of 400 youth from across the Northern Plains to Jamestown March 29th.
First day of spring fun
The fifth-grade class from Gussner Elementary School in Jamestown has some fun Wednesday on the sledding hills at the municipal golf course. John M. Steiner / The Sun.
Jamestown Receives Safe Drinking Water Act Certificate of Achievement
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDoH) has recognized the city of Jamestown with the Safe Drinking Water Act Certificate of Achievement.
Airport Authority approves ag land contracts
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority on Wednesday approved $112,670 in contracts for 1,024 acres of airport property for tillable farm land and haying leases. Marlin Sabinash, Neil Kramer, Grant Frey and C&S Seckerson Farms Partnership were the highest bidders in a sealed bidding process, said K
Jamestown Regional Medical Center Cancer Center Opening this Summer
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (JRMC) – It’s official. Cancer care is coming to Jamestown. With the help of supporters and staff, partners in design and construction, Jamestown Regional Medical Center announced Tuesday that it had set the date for the JRMC Cancer Center opening.