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CHS to pay $3M a year as largest ND property taxpayer: Committee agrees on payment in lieu of taxes for 20 years

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — The planned CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant at Spiritwood will become the largest property taxpayer in North Dakota upon completion even though it is receiving a 20-year tax incentive.
CHS announced Friday it was moving forward with the …continue reading on

Natural gas pipeline would serve CHS fertilizer plant

August 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — One of the largest natural gas pipelines in North Dakota in the last decade is in the planning and permitting process, according to Tim Rasmussen, spokesman for WBI Energy, a division of MDU Resources Group.
Rasmussen said Wind Ridge P…continue reading on

Korean War soldier identified after 63 years buried in North Dakota

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A Korean War veteran who was unaccounted for 63 years was laid to rest Thursday in a cemetery in New Rockford.
Army Cpl. Cletus R. Lies, a Bremen native who was killed at age 26 in the 1950 Battle of Chosin, was identified last year by…continue reading on

Man charged with stealing from grandpa dying of cancer

June 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — A 25-year-old Jamestown man is accused of racking up about $11,000 in unauthorized charges on his grandfather’s credit cards in the last days of the older man’s life, as he was dying of pancreatic cancer.
According to court documents f…continue reading on

Motorcyclist crashes after high-speed chase on Interstate 94

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — Jamestown police and the North Dakota Highway Patrol were involved in a motorcycle pursuit on Interstate 94 that reached speeds over 120 mph Wednesday morning.
Jamestown Police Chief Scott Edinger said that around 9:30 a.m., an officer…continue reading on

Former University of Jamestown student found guilty of terrorizing

April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A former University of Jamestown student was found guilty of terrorizing Tuesday in an incident that led to a lockdown of the campus last November.
The jury of five men and seven women deliberated for about four hours before reaching t…continue reading on

One color for water tower

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

The new water tower in south Jamestown will look much like the sky above it.
The City Council voted unanimously Monday to paint it “Midwest sky.” Mayor Katie Andersen said the color could also be called a light blue.
The single color without a …continue reading on

Conservation amendment proponents hold meeting in Jamestown

April 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — A ballot initiative that would provide funding for wildlife conservation from oil tax revenues was discussed at a meeting held by members of the North Dakotans for Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks at the Jamestown Arts Center on Thursday …continue reading on

‘Quality of Life’ a focus for Valley City officials

March 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

VALLEY CITY — Leaders in Valley City have had steady success attracting industry over the years, but now they’re aiming for businesses that improve the quality of life for a population they hope starts growing after a decade of decline.
City sta…continue reading on