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Jamestown OKs end to water dispute

June 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN A seven-month conflict over water service between the city of Jamestown and Stutsman Rural Water District may have come to an end Friday. The Jamestown City Council approved a resolution to sign a draft agreement provided last week by the attorney for the rural water district. Continue Reading

Commission declares an emergency

August 26, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The Stutsman County Commission issued an emergency declaration during a special meeting Thursday.
The declaration cites heavy rain in the northern portion of the county occurring after the end of the previous presidential disaster declaration on July 20.
Jerry Bergquist, Stutsman County emergency manager, said the county estimated more than $277,000 in damage to township roads in a three-township area in the northeast corner of the county.
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County OKs road repairs

July 26, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The Stutsman County Commission approved spending about $1 million on roads in need of repair due to water Monday. The problem, however, is the commission has about $3 million worth of roads to fix but bidders hesitated to repair them.
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Heifer is the first longhorn at Stutsman County Fair

July 15, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

By most counts, Debbie is a beautiful girl, with dark eyes, a black-and-white coat and her most distinctive feature a pair of foot-long horns.
The yearling heifer is the first Texas longhorn to be exhibited at the Stutsman County Fair, said Kali Carlson, 13, of the Bustling Beavers 4-H club.
“Most beef breeds are laid back and easy to maneuver. Longhorns are made to survive,” Carlson said. “It was a little harder getting her trained because she wanted to do her own thing.”
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Tallying damage: FEMA conducts damage assessment Wednesday

May 6, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The process of obtaining a presidential disaster declaration for Stutsman County continued with a preliminary damage assessment conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency Wednesday.
The assessment is intended to verify the damage level to public infrastructure listed by Stutsman County and Jamestown.
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Stark County sheriff: More staff needed

February 18, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Increased activity in Stark County has Sheriff’s Office staff becoming “burned out,” Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said recently. Continue Reading

County declares snow emergency

February 2, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The Stutsman County Commission unanimously declared a snow emergency at its meeting Tuesday.
In its declaration, the county refers to excessive snowfall amounts occurring particularly in December and January. The county recorded 10.5 inches of snow in November, 25 inches in December and 31 inches in January. Road Superintendent Mickey Nienow told commissioners the road crew has been out plowing snow almost daily since December. He added he’s called in seasonal help as well. Continue Reading&

Napoleon, Ellendale to meet for Stutsman title

January 8, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The Napoleon Imperials and the Ellendale Cardinals will once again meet up to decide who’ll be the champions of the Stutsman County girls’ basketball tournament today at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Civic Center.
Napoleon was able to get past South Border 64-36 in Friday’s semifinal action, while Ellendale defeated Midkota 42-34. The Imperials defeated the Cardinals 57-44 in last year’s title game. Continue Reading

He’s still on patrol: New sheriff wants to boost office visibility

January 8, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Sheriff Chad Kaiser wants the public to see more of the Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office.
“We’re going to get a couple more marked units out on the road,” he said. “That will be the biggest change the public sees.”
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Top seeds win: No. 4 Imperials roll in opener

January 7, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

The top seeds prevailed during the opening night of the Stutsman County Girls’ Basketball Tournament on Thursday at the Jamestown Civic Center.
No. 1-seeded Napoleon brushed aside Central Prairie 80-31, and No. 4-seeded South Border got past Edgeley-Kulm 53-27.
In the night games, No. 2-seeded Ellendale defeated LaMoure 42-21, while No. 3-seeded Midkota just escaped Pingree-Buchanan-Kensal 55-52. Continue Reading