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Two Great Plains Food Bank Youth Summer Meal sites now open in West Fargo

The Youth Summer Meals Program provided more than 6,700 meals for children in 2019.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The Great Plains Food Bank has kicked off its Youth Summer Meals Program, providing lunch or dinner to children throughout the summer. Eight meal sites are set up in Jamestown, West Fargo and Enderlin. The sites will continue serving meals throughout July and some as late as August 19. Each site will serve either lunch or dinner meals…

Tesla Supercharger Stations come online in North Dakota

For the past couple of years traveling in a Tesla across North Dakota and even to Minneapolis, has been a process requiring careful planning and precise timing using whatever charging port was available, and sometimes other peoples homes.

FARGO, N.D. – Nearly three years ago, Elon Musk tweeted “You can now drive anywhere in the US using the Tesla supercharger network.” But he forgot about one state: North Dakota. “I joined Twitter on that tweet to tell him that we still exist,” said Brian Kopp, a North Dakota Tesla owner. For the past couple of years traveling in…

Great Plains Food Bank Continues Farmers to Families Food Box Distribution

According to Great Plains Food Bank, during the pandemic, they have seen a 44% increase in demand for food bank services.

FARGO, N.D. – The Great Plains Food Bank is continuing it’s distribution of meals through the Farmers to Families Food Box program by the USDA. The program helps bring food from farms that aren’t able to sell all of their produce to food banks across the country during the Coronavirus crisis. According to Great Plains Food Bank, during the pandemic,…

Stutsman County holds county’s first coronavirus mass testing event

The event was held in Jamestown at the Stutsman County Fairgrounds and 566 tests were administered

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Hundreds of cars lined up in Jamestown at the Stutsman County Fairgrounds to get their free test for the coronavirus. It comes after the county saw a spike in positive cases over the last two weeks. “Many people are watching our numbers on the North Dakota Department of Health’s website and may have noticed that the numbers…

Gov. Burgum says sandbaggers are doing well, looks forward to permanent flood protection

The city is behind production levels for their goal.

FARGO, N.D. — Volunteers are working around the clock at Sandbag Central to get 400 thousand sandbags ready by the end of the week. The city is behind production levels for their goal. “It really reinforces the need, this community we are talking about trying to protect here represents nearly 20 percent of the school children in the state of…

Jamestown Police Informing Public of Fake Abduction Scam

JAMESTOWN, N.D.–The Jamestown Police Department is informing the public about an extortion scam involving a fake abduction. The Stutsman County Dispatch received a call at approximately 1:10 p.m. on Tuesday regarding a possible kidnapping at the Jamestown Walmart. The man, who was calling from Bismarck, reported his daughter had been kidnapped. The man said he was on the phone with…

Jamestown – Town of the Week 2/4/2020

Jamestown has tried several time to win Town of the Week and finally pulled it off. We focus on the numerous people of note that have a connection to Jamestown. Categories: Town Of The Week Tags: Darin Erstad, jamestown, Louis L’amour, Richard Hieb, Ronda Rousey, Shadoe Stevens, TOWN OF THE WEEK

Semi Driver Suffers Medical Condition While Driving Near Jamestown And Dies

There was no damage to the truck or load of cattle he was hauling

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A 63-year-old semi driver is dead after suffering a sudden medical condition and driving off Old Highway 10 near Jamestown. It happened around 7 Tuesday night. Two other drivers saw what happened and found the semi driver unconscious and called 911. The driver was taken to the hospital in Jamestown where he was pronounced dead. There was…

Heavy Snow Causes Roof Collapse In Jamestown

Everything inside Electronic Doctors is considered a total loss.  

JAMESTOWN, ND (NEWSDAKOTA) – A roof collapsed on a business building in Jamestown Thursday night. The roof of the building at 210 Business Loop W fell in after heavy snowfall causes stress that proved to be too much for the structure. Everything inside Electronic Doctors is considered a total loss. The building also includes the Jamestown Salvation Army Thrift Store,…

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…