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Partial Eclipse Viewing Event Draws Dozen’s of People in Valley City

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A partial eclipse of 82 percent was visible for Valley City residents on August 21st. About 80 people attended a public viewing of the eclipse in front of the Valley City Barnes County public library. One big telescope provided by Chuck Bowen and several other people used special glasses...
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Senator Hoeven Hosting Drought Round Table in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – U.S. Senator John Hoeven will be hosting a drought round table in Jamestown on Wednesday, August 23rd. The round table will be held at the North Dakota Farmers Union Headquarters at 1415 12th Avenue SE. Hoeven will sit down with agriculture producers, commodity groups and state officials to discuss the...
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Jamestown Garage Fire Turns Into Criminal Investigation

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – On August 16th, emergency crews were called to a detached garage fire in Jamestown. Jamestown Fire Chief Jim Reuther reported that the fire was contained to the garage at 1213 5th Avenue Southeast. Further investigation found that the garage was being used as a living space. It was not known...
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Jamestown Public Schools Prepare for Back To School This Week

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Public Schools are preparing to receive incoming students this week. The Jamestown Public School Board has continued to work on enrollment projections for the future. According to the schools, K-12 student enrollment was 2,203 in 2016-17. Superintendent Robert Lech reports that total enrollment is slightly down this year...
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Two Rivers Activity Center Tags September 5th As Official Open Date

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – After years of planning and work, the Two Rivers Activity Center will be fully opened on September 5th. Facilities Manager Amy Walters states that over the last week, minor details were being addressed before opening to the public. Walters says workout equipment was also being moved and installed as well...
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Partial Solar Eclipse Expected in Jamestown Monday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The following story has been submitted by Dr. Timothy Bratton. He is an amateur astronomer from Jamestown and retired professor from the University of Jamestown. Almost everyone is aware that one of the best solar eclipses visible in this country will occur this Monday, but North Dakota is too far...
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188th Army Band to Perform in Jamestown Sunday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – Members of the North Dakota National Guard’s 188th Army Band will perform a summer concert at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Jamestown High School auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. The concert features Jamestown High School music students and band director, Mr. Brandon Bondley, as...
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Maple Valley School District Approves Building Authority Lease Revenue Bond

TOWER CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Maple Valley School District approved of a $4 million building authority lease revenue bond to build a new addition for classrooms, a library, a kitchen and commons area at the school in Tower City. Superintendent Brian Wolf said all students will be in one building next year. Wolf...
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