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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…

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…