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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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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.
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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...

Jamestown Chamber Past Presidents Award Scholarships

JAMESTOWN, ND ( – The past presidents of the Chamber partner with the University of Jamestown and Jamestown Regional Medical Center to provide scholarships to incoming University of Jamestown students. The Chamber, along with their partners, were able to provide two $1,000 scholarships this year. One is a general...

Jamestown police arrest 71-year-old man for sexual assault of juvenile

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KFGO) – Jamestown Police say they’ve arrested a man on suspicion of corruption of a minor, sexual assault and failing to register as a sex offender after a 17-year-old was assaulted there Tuesday night. Police say 71-year-old Thomas Remmick of Jamestown followed the victim in a...

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...

Jamestown Sex Offender Notification

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown police department is notifying the public about an address change of a convicted high risk sex offender living in Jamestown. The notification is meant for public safety and should not to be used to harass the sex offender or create fear in the community.

Jamestown Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 17-Year-Old

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — A Jamestown man is arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old Tuesday night. Police say 71-year-old Thomas Remmick followed the victim in his vehicle, enticed the juvenile to get into his car, and then sexually assaulted the victim while driving in and around Jamestown. The...

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...

Suspect Arrested in Jamestown Sexual Assault

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Shortly after 6pm Tuesday evening the Jamestown Police were sent to investigate a report of a 17 year-old who had been sexually assaulted. Officers were able to interview the victim in this case. The victim described the male suspect, who had followed the juvenile in a vehicle, near Klaus Park, in southwest Jamestown. The suspect enticed the juvenile to get into his car, to give the juvenile a ride. As the suspect drove the juvenile in and around the Jamestown area, the suspect sexually assaulted the victim. The victim did not know the suspect.

Police: Sex offender arrested for luring teen in car, assaulting them

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (Valley News Live) - A convicted sex offender is back in jail after police say he lured a teen into his car and then sexually assaulted them. Jamestown Police say on Tuesday, June 28, they responded to a report of a sexual assault by a 17-year-old. The victim says they were walking around Klaus Park when someone pulled over and offered them a ride. Officials say the victim then got in the vehicle.

Runners carry the torch to support Special Olympics

Area law enforcement personnel laced up for Special Olympics North Dakota (SOND). “It’s a good cause to get involved in and it’s a beautiful day in North Dakota to go for a run. Between that and camaraderie, it’s all good,” Dale Ackland, Jamestown probation officer and runner, said.