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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 thedickinsonpress.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

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 jamestownsun.com

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 thedickinsonpress.com

‘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 thedickinsonpress.com

‘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 thedickinsonpress.com

University of Jamestown dean charged with simple assault

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

JAMESTOWN — The dean of students at the University of Jamestown has been placed on leave from the institution after being charged with simple assault Monday.
Gary Van Zinderen, 44, is free on a personal recognizance bond and a new court date has n…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com