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Jamestown’s Ford Three-peats As State Champ

Meghan Ford of Jamestown High won her third consecutive individual state cross country title

JAMESTOWN, ND – The year was 2015 and Jamestown 7th grader Meghan Ford was part of the ice skating team. Her brother ran on the cross country team and she was convinced to the do the same. Fast forward to yesterday, she ran her way to some history. Ford won the North Dakota Class A. girls cross country individual state…

Arrest made in early September Jamestown stabbing

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Jamestown Police have made an arrest in a stabbing that took place September 2nd. 41-year-old Randy Houle has been arrested on aggravated assault and other charges. Officials say the 63-year-old man who was stabbed suffered serious injuries and remains in a Fargo hospital. Police say tips from the public helped identify Houle. They have not said what…

Two Arrests in Jamestown After Gunshots Reported

Officers responded to the 1200 block of 8th Avenue Southeast after 10 p.m. Wednesday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A couple arguing in Jamestown is arrested after gunshots are heard. Police say they responded to the 1200 block of 8th Avenue Southeast after 10 o’clock Wednesday night. Someone called police saying they heard a woman screaming and threatening a man in the alley followed by three gunshots Thirty-three-year-old Jeromy Mark, who is staying in Jamestown, was…

Sculptor Of Jamestown’s Biggest Tourist Attraction Dies At 91

The sculpture was given the nickname "Dakota Thunder" in 2010

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The man who brought us the World’s Largest Buffalo in Jamestown has died. Elmer Petersen was 91. The La Crosse, Wisconsin man sculpted the 26-foot tall buffalo in 1959. It has become a significant tourist draw for Jamestown and can be seen while driving along I-94. The sculpture was given the nickname “Dakota Thunder” in 2010. Petersen…

Mass COVID-19 Testing Event in Jamestown

The event was held at the Stutsman County Fairgrounds from 3 to 6 p.m.

JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Another mass testing event for COVID-19 in Jamestown. It was held at the Stutsman County Fairgrounds from 3 to 6 p.m. The goal is to test 600 people. The last outdoor drive-up event was held June 18th. Anyone could be tested but they were giving priority to those in close contact with positive cases. Those with positive…

LIVE: 1870’s Style Glamping Comes To Fort Seward

See How You Can Step Back In Time But Still Have Modern Luxuries

  The popular glamping trend has hit our region. Glamping combines modern luxury with the great outdoors. They’re taking it a step further at Fort. Seward in Jamestown. They’re now offering camping in tents that replicate the 1870’s, from tents, to beds, to dishes. But you’ll still have modern features like showers and bathrooms. Staff at Fort Seward say they…

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,…