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Social Distancing: Baby Bison!

National Buffalo Museum Welcomes 1st Babies Of The Season

  Spring is the time of rebirth, and it feels like that this year a lot more than last year, with vaccines available and stuff reopening. Last week in our Discover North Dakota series we visited Jamestown. And perhaps their most famous attraction has some new additions just waiting for a socially distanced hello. New baby bison! This is the…

Jamestown man woken up and stabbed

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR) – Police are searching for a man after they say he broke into a trailer, stabbed a man and rode away on a bike. It happened around 7:30 Sunday morning in the Sunnyside Trailer Court. Authorities say a man stabbed a 47-year-old man while he was in bed and threatened him. The victim was taken to the…

Discover North Dakota: Jamestown

Jamestown Is Much More Than A The World's Largest Buffalo

Discover North Dakota heads to Jamestown. Jamestown is perhaps best-known for the World’s Largest Buffalo and the National Buffalo Museum. But there have been a lot of additions in the past few years. The city added an arts park downtown with weekly arts markets in the summer. The State Historical Society operates an 1883 courthouse museum that played in part…

Jamestown Man Arrested In Alleged Sexual Assault

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A Jamestown man is arrested on suspicion of gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and aggravated assault. Police say 23-year-old Samuel Mittleider is in the Stutsman County Correctional Center while the State’s Attorney reviews the case. The investigation began on Friday with the report of a sexual assault at a home in Jamestown. They say Mittleider was armed with…

JRMC has robust unit of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners

The hospital has eight SANE nurses available 24/7

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — For those who’ve gotten sexually violated, the hours that follow can be some of the most painful of their lives. A team of nurses at Jamestown Regional Medical Center is working to make those moments less traumatic. “After an assault or rape, the first step towards a conviction, you know, before any evidence, testing, charges, before a…

Victim identified in fatal Stutsman County crash

The victim is 61-year-old Harlan Vining of Jamestown

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) — Authorities identify the Jamestown man who died after rolling his truck near Medina. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says 61-year-old Harlan Vining was driving west on I-94 before 1:30 Sunday afternoon when he began to fishtail. Vining over corrected and went into the ditch His truck rolled and he was ejected. Vining was taken to…

Fatal crash on I-94 near Medina, one person dead

The driver of the truck was pronounced dead after being taken to the hospital

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) — A Jamestown man is dead after rolling his truck near Medina. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 61-year-old man was driving west on I-94 before 1:30 this afternoon when he began to fishtail. The driver over corrected, went into the ditch and the truck rolled. The man was ejected. He was taken to Jamestown…

Jamestown Correctional Center inmates find creative way to give gifts of comfort

The inmates are crocheting hats, blankets and even hacky sacks.

  JAMESTOWN, N.D.- Inmates at James River Correctional Center are taking the time to help those in need. It all started with an unusual request made by an inmate more than a decade ago. “One resident asking me for some yarn,” says Chaplain Mark Hanes from the James River Correctional Center. The inmate was looking for a way to pass…