Jerry Bergquist

Stutsman County Emergency Management Requests Backup Answering Point System

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Stutsman County Emergency Manager Jerry Bergquist came before the Stutsman County Commission Tuesday to request approval in a backup answering point system. In the past legislation, it was determined that local dispatch’s were required to have backup agreements with their Public Safety Answering Point System (PSAP). Bergquist reported that Stutsman...
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fish derby

Annual Lake Ashtabula Fishing Derby Results

SIBLEY, N.D. ( – Some 240 people attended the annual Barnes County Wildlife Federation’s 34th annual Fishing Derby. There were a 9 fish weighed after the derby held on January 14th 2017 on Lake Ashtabula. Below are the results of the 2017 Lake Ashtabula Fishing Derby:   Perch                                                           Prize                                      Weight                 1.       Jessie Knutson,...
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Jamestown Police Department

Man in Custody Following Tuesday Standoff With Jamestown Police

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – A Tuesday standoff in Jamestown has ended. Jamestown Police have arrested Brandon Haugen following a nearly 5 hour standoff with officers. Jamestown Police Chief Scott Edinger says they were contacted Tuesday morning to the reports of someone who may have been suicidal. The standoff ended at around 2 PM. Edinger...
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U.S. Capitol

Oakes Student Schmitz Selected For U.S. Senate Youth Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. ( – Alyx Schmitz of Oakes will be spending a week in Washington serving as delegates for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP). U.S. Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp made the announcement today. Schmitz will be joined by Ashlen Wright of West Fargo as they serve during the program’s 55th...
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