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Jamestown Man Arrested for Domestic Violence Incident

Several formal charges pending review by the Stutsman County State's Attorney.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–A Jamestown man was arrested after threatening to harm one person and himself in a domestic violence incident on Wednesday. Jamestown Police responded to 1600 11 Avenue NE at approximately 10:50 p.m. and were informed the suspect, 54-year-old Shawn Teggatz, was inside the building and possibly armed. When officers attempted to contact Teggatz, he barricaded himself inside and refused…

Teen Arrested after Fleeing from Law Enforcement in Jamestown

Police say an officer involved in the foot chase was treated for a minor injury.

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–Police say a 19-year-old man is in custody after fleeing from officers in Jamestown. Authorities say an officer tried to stop a car about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday for a traffic violation, but the driver sped away. The driver stopped near Holiday Park Village and fled on foot. He was arrested a short time later. Police say an officer involved…

Two Perkins Locations Suddenly Close In Jamestown And Detroit Lakes

The chain has been purchased by Huddle House for $51.5 Million but the brand will live on

People looking for a hearty meal in Jamestown Sunday were met with a “closed” sign at Perkins. The sign thanked customers for their loyalty and patronage over the years. The Perkins in Detroit Lakes also closed on Sunday with a note on the door. The chain has been purchased by Huddle House for $51.5 Million but the brand will live…

Jamestown Places 50,000 Sandbags in Flood Fight

the James River is at a flood stage of 12 feet

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The city of Jamestown places 50,000 sandbags to protect houses from flooding. This comes after the city was slammed with too much rain in September and almost two feet of snow last week. With Halloween just around the corner, there’s a much different monster lurking in Jamestown. But it’s one city engineers didn’t see coming. “This is…

Burgum Expected to Ask for Federal Help Following Storm

Seven Counties in North Dakota have already issued flood emergency declarations.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Gov. Doug Burgum is expected to ask for federal help in dealing with record-breaking snow that fell last week in North Dakota and subsequent flooding. Officials say seven counties in central and eastern North Dakota and the cities of Jamestown, LaMoure and Valley City already issued flood emergency declarations. Burgum spokesman Mike Nowatzki says more cities and counties are…

Fargo Helps Jamestown’s Fall Flood Fight With Free Sandbags

Volunteers will begin making sandbag levees Friday

Courtesy: Darrell HournbuckleJAMESTOWN, N.D. — Jamestown is getting some help from Fargo to fight rising floodwaters. The city is working with the Army Corps of Engineers in evaluating releases from the Pipestem and Jamestown Reservoirs. Both dams are feet above the base of the flood control zone, and rising. Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney says Fargo is sending 40,000 sandbags from…

42 Passengers Rescued from Blizzard after Bus Slides Off I-94

Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said there were no injuries but the passengers were stuck on the bus for several hours.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – A Jefferson Lines bus with 42 passengers on board slid off icy I-94, pushed by high winds Friday morning and got stuck in the snow near Medina, North Dakota. Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser said there were no injuries but the passengers were stuck on the bus for several hours. Kaiser says the bus was pulled…

Portions of I-94 and US 2 Closed Due to Weather Conditions

Snow plows have been pulled from roadways in Devils Lake due to zero visibility.

FARGO, N.D.–The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol are closing roadways due to heavy snow and wind. I-94 is closed westbound from Bismarck to Fargo and eastbound from Bismarck to Valley City. I-29 is closed northbound and southbound from Grand Forks to the Canadian Border. US Highway 2 is closed eastbound and westbound from Rugby…

Travel Alert Issued For Large Section of North Dakota

Drivers are being encouraged to reduce speeds

Jackknifed Semi Near Carrington On Highway 200BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota DOT and Highway Patrol have issued a Travel Alert due to heavy snow, reduced visibility and icy roads. Cities included in the alert include ¬†Jamestown, Courtenay, Valley City, Ellendale, Velva, Harvey, Towner, Devils Lake, Carrington, Langdon, Rolla, Cavalier, Adams, Cooperstown and surrounding areas. Drivers are being encouraged to reduce…

Man Arrested After Firing Shots Into Vehicle Of Man He Fought With At Party

Jamestown Police got calls around 4:30 this morning from people who heard the shots

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Police in Jamestown arrest a man for firing several shots into the vehicle of a man he got into a fight with at a party. 22-year-old Allen Jevning is being held in Stutsman County on reckless endangerment and criminal mischief. Police got calls around 4:30 this morning from people who heard the shots in the northeast part…