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Man arrested following fake check scam in ND

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (Valley News Live) - One man is facing charges after police say he wrote fake checks and cashed them at North Dakota banks. Police say on Tuesday, June 28 they were called to Bank Forward in Jamestown for a fake check that was cashed. During the investigation, police...
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24-year-old man, three cows killed after vehicle hits train

DAWSON, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A 24-year-old man is dead after authorities say his vehicle hit a train. It happened before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 28, along Highway 10 in Dawson, which is east of Steele in Kidder County. The North Dakota Highway patrol says the man was driving a pickup with a trailer on 30th Ave. SE. when he hit the side of a BNSF train that was traveling around 50-60 mph. The truck and trailer were pushed into a ditch and rolled. The train utilized its emergency braking and stopped.
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City Conducting Mosquito Fogging in SE Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Tonight, June 30th, Jamestown City crews will be conducting mosquito fogging operations in the Southeast part of the city. Crews will begin at approximately 9:00 P.M. and continue until finished, approximately 2:00 A.M. Parents are advised to keep children out of the streets and away from the fogging machines. Motorists should use extreme caution in these areas.

Center Man Dies In Truck Train Crash Near Dawson

DAWSON, N.D. (NDHP) – A 24 year old Center, North Dakota man was killed in a truck-train fatal crash near Dawson, North Dakota on Tuesday, June 28th. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the man was driving a pick-up with a stock trailer northbound when he struck the second car of an eastbound train. The Patrol says the truck and trailer were pushed into a ditch, and the vehicles rolled.

Nearly 350 Kids Participate in Annual Kids Safety Day

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Central Valley Health (CVH) says nearly 350 kids stopped at Kids Safety Day on Thursday, June 30th at the Jamestown Civic Center. Shannon Klatt is the Director of Health Promotions at Central Valley Health. Numerous agencies had representation at the event including:. -Central Valley Health.

Annual Jamestown Kiddie Bike Parade Set July 4th

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – 1st Avenue in Jamestown will be filled with bikes, wagons, and kids decked out in red, white, and blue this 4th of July. The Jamestown Downtown Association (JDA) Annual Kiddie Bike Parade will be held on the morning of Independence Day. Lynn Lambrecht is the...

Jamestown Tourism Begins Strategic Planning Process

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Jamestown Tourism is exploring new ways to broadcast their message and increase visitation of the Buffalo City. Searle Swedlund is the Executive Director of Jamestown Tourism. Swedlund says the board is exploring what ways to bring people and keep people in Jamestown. He added one...

Shorthanded Valley City Saints Fall to Jamestown Elks on Tuesday

VALLEY CITY, N.D. ( – The Valley City Saints returned to action on Tuesday evening as they hosted a game against the Jamestown Elks. Despite several starters being unavailable due to prior commitments, the Saints battled and scrapped against a solid Elks team. But the Elks would ultimately would beat the Saints 3-1 in 7 innings. The game was originally scheduled for 9 innings, but both teams mutually agreed to only play 7 due to a lack of available pitching.

Check Forgery Suspect Arrested in Carrington

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Jamestown Police were called to investigate a possible fraudulent check on Tuesday afternoon at Bank Forward in Jamestown. The check was cashed for an undisclosed amount. During the investigation, it was determined similar fraudulent checks were passed in other cities in the southeast North Dakota...

NDDOT Conducts Survey On Exit 257 In Jamestown

BISMARCK, N.D. (NDDOT) – The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) is conducting a survey for feedback on the Interstate 94 Exit 257 bridge project in Jamestown. Exit 257 was closed for repairs on June 13. During the closure the NDDOT is gathering public input and feedback on traffic patterns while Exit 257 is closed.

Nabwe Named Gatorade North Dakota Track & Field Player of the Year

CHICAGO, IL. ( – For the second year in a row, Jamestown High School’s Annie Nabwe was named the Gatorade North Dakota Track & Field Player of the Year for her accomplishments in 2022. Nabwe set the state record in the Class A Championships for shot put with...