U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp toured the new Mary’s Place Facility in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today toured Mary’s Place, a new facility to provide emergency shelter, resources, and transitional services for victims of domestic and sexual violence in the Jamestown area. Following the tour, Heitkamp convened Mary’s Place staff, local law enforcement, health care professionals, and Jamestown leaders to discuss the needs of the community as it works to address domestic violence and provide shelter and services for survivors.

Like many other communities in North Dakota,

 

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JRMC Announces New Emergency Department Physician

Jamestown, ND — Jamestown Regional Medical Center announced that Medina-native Dr. Steve Inglish to its team of JRMC Emergency Department physicians.

Dr. Inglish has advanced emergency medicine training and valuable experience at major trauma centers. In addition, Dr. Inglish also has almost two decades of military experience with the United States Army and North Dakota National Guard.

“We are thrilled to onboard Dr. Inglish,” said K.C. DeBoer, JRMC President &

 

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TJ Maxx To Open In Jamestown

Jamestown, ND – The Buffalo Mall is announced this afternoon that a brand new TJ Maxx coming soon to Jamestown, North Dakota.

The opening of the Jamestown store is the 3rd location in North Dakota. The nearest locations are currently in Fargo and Bismarck. TJ Maxx will provide a much needed department store to the area’s residents.

This new 20,000 sf store will provide men, women, and children’s apparel, jewelry,

 

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Jamestown & Mandan Airports to Recieve Federal Grant Money

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senators John Hoeven, Heidi Heitkamp & Congressman Kevin Cramer on Wednesday announced two federal grants totaling over $3.3 million to help assist the Mandan and Jamestown airports in making infrastructure improvements.

These federal funds are invested into the following North Dakota airports:

  • Mandan Municipal Airport: $2,101,000 in federal funds to install perimeter fencing.
  • Jamestown Regional Airport: $1,277,000 in federal funds to rehabilitate the runway and improve safety.

 

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Thad Sankey Named University of Jamestown’s Head Women’s Basketball Coach

JAMESTOWN – Thad Sankey has been named the University of Jamestown’s head women’s basketball coach, Director of Athletics Sean Johnson announced Thursday.

Sankey spent the last five seasons as the head women’s coach at Concordia (Mich.) University in Ann Arbor. He led the  Cardinals to a 40-27 record over the past two seasons, including a runner-up finish in the 2017-18 NCCAA national championship game. The 2017-18 team received votes in four of six regular-season NAIA Coaches’

 

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Authorities Continue Search for a 4-month-old boy

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP & Valley News Live) — Authorities are searching for a 4-month-old baby boy whose mother told law enforcement officers she can’t remember where she left her baby.

Stutsman County Sheriff Chad Kaiser says that a farmer found Justice Lange, the baby’s mother on Friday in rural Woodworth. Lange and the baby were reported missing on Monday. Lange has several warrants out for her arrest, Kaiser added, and she was taken to a Fargo hospital with undisclosed injuries.

 

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USDA Awards $100,000 To Ashley Fire Protection District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Kevin Cramer announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development approved a grant of $66,000 and a loan of $34,000 for the Ashley Fire Protection District under the Community Facilities Direct Loans and Grants Program.

This investment will be used to purchase a newer pumper fire truck to enable the Ashley Fire Department to adequately serve and protect the residents of Ashley and Venturia, McIntosh County. The Ashley Fire Protection District also provided $20,000 to pay for the needed upgraded fire protection equipment.

 

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First Quarter Taxable Sales and Purchases Increase Nearly 10 Percent

BISMARCK, N.D. – Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger announced yesterday that North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases for the first quarter of 2018 had increased by nearly 10 percent. Taxable sales and purchases for January, February and March 2018 were nearly $4.1 billion, a 9.55 percent increase over those months in 2017.

“This 10 percent increase in the first quarter is the largest year-over-year growth we’ve seen since 2014,� Rauschenberger said. “We are continuing with positive gains as this is the fourth quarter in a row that we’ve seen growth in this report.

 

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U.S. Senator Heitkamp Announces ‘Heidi Helps’ Session in Jamestown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that her staff will hold a “Heidi Helpsâ€� in Jamestown on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 starting at 11:00 a.m. CT at the Jamestown City Hall. During the mobile office sessions, Heitkamp’s staffers will travel to different communities across the state to help North Dakotans who may need assistance or guidance in dealing with a federal issue.

“Making sure folks in every corner of North Dakota have easy access to my staffers for assistance is a top priority of mine and for each member on my staff,� said Heitkamp. 

 

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Mayor Dwaine Heinrich Officially Takes Office

Newly elected Mayor Dwaine Heinrich and Councilman David Steele took the oath of office and took the respective positions on the Jamestown City Council on Tuesday during a special organizational meeting at City Hall. Former Jamestown Mayor Katie Andersen and former Councilman Ramone Gumke, were recognized by the City Council for their service to Jamestown.

Before the organizational meeting, the previous City Council approved a bid  by Strata Corp for $230,000 for a sidewalk project in the area of the Two Rivers Activity Center and the Jamestown Public High School.

 

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