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JRMC Shares Mark’s Story; Expresses Importance of Germ-Zapping Robot

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (JRMC) – Twenty days after total hip replacement surgery, Mark Lee was out doing woodwork, shoveling and blowing snow at home, doing work at his church and going to the gym. Mark was strong and felt great. But infection was lurking. Mark’s surgery was in November. That January, while sitting in church...
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Jamestown Tourism Working on Louis L’Amour Project; Seeking Artifacts & Stories

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – American novelist and short story writer Louis L’Amour is widely considered one of the world’s most popular writers. Now, Jamestown Tourism is working to highlight and commemorate the Jamestown native’s legacy. Jamestown Tourism Executive Director Searle Swedlund and area historian Keith Norman are working on a project to do just...
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Jamestown Arts Center Receives Grant for Summer Program Series

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown Arts Center was the recent recipient of a North Dakota Tourism grant that will bring a weekly program to the downtown area this summer. The grant was awarded earlier this year and Arts Center Executive Director Larry Kopp says the grant will allow them to hold numerous events...
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Farmers Union Kicks Off Campaign to Raise Awareness of Farm Bill

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NDFU) – Enduring the worst economic slide in generations, American family farmers and ranchers need Congress to pass a farm bill in 2018 to strengthen the farm safety net. North Dakota Farmers Union and National Farmers Union have teamed with other state divisions in developing a digital campaign to support the 2018...
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A Lisbon Man Faces Felony Charges Following Apartment Fire in Lisbon

LISBON, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A 20 year-old man faces several felony charges following a residential fire in Lisbon on Monday. Lisbon Police Chief Jeannette Persons said after a preliminary investigation one man is in custody. She said one of the five tenants was rescued from the apartment building which is a total loss. The...
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North Dakota Climatologist Says Drought Could Continue

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s state climatologist says drought conditions could continue into this year. Adnan Akyuz reports that the potential for drought comes as wetter-than-normal weather is expected in February and March. Akyuz says the lack of snow so far this winter makes the state vulnerable for drought as spring approaches. The...
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Drive Sober Campaign Results in 160 Alcohol & Drug-Related Arrests and Citations

BISMARCK, N.D. (NDDOT) – Law enforcement agencies across the state participated in the national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, from December 16, 2017 through January 31, 2018, to deter motorists from driving impaired. A total of 732 citations were attributed to the added enforcement patrols. Of the total citations, 101 were...
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Jamestown Fire Department Responds to Home Fire Wednesday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The Jamestown City Fire Department was called to a home fire at 1105 16th Street Southwest Wednesday evening. The call came in at around 4:20 PM. According to reports, a passerby reported smoke coming from the eves of the house. Officials believe the fire began in the kitchen of the...
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