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2 years later, Jamestown family still seeking answers in son’s death

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – It’s been two years since officials have deemed the death of Gunnar Syverson a homicide and his family is still seeking answers. In August 2020, Syverson was found dead outside of a home in Hamberg, a small community in Wells County. At the time, the people of the home said he hung himself from a tree, but court documents show investigators believe it may have been staged.
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New Jamestown Group Focused on Self-Advocacy

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Community education on disabilities and equal rights is a primary focus of the newly formed group in Jamestown. Together We Stand was formed under the umbrella of Advocates Leading Their Lives (ALL). Their mission statement is “standing up and using our voices to advocate for ourselves and our community. An inclusive group working on issues pertaining to our surrounding community.”
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Jamestown Police thank bystanders for rescuing Chief after assault

(Jamestown, ND) -- The Jamestown Police Department is thanking bystanders who acted to rescue the Chief following an assault. The department says Chief Scott Edinger attempted to stop a reckless motorcycle driver and was assaulted. The chief sustained only minor bumps and cuts. 42-year-old Jeremiah Mihulka was taken into custody...

4th Annual Carpenter Memorial Race and Driven to Care Night, August 20th

Drivers and Fans: Racing action returns to the Jamestown Speedway on Saturday night, August 20th @ 7:00 PM with all regular classes back in action. It is the WISSOTA MIDWEST MODIFIED SPECIAL in memory of Jeff Carpenter, who the racing community lost too soon back in 2019. It will be $1,537 to WIN for WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds and over $11,000 has raised for the purse. Additionally, it is also the Jamestown Regional Medical Center (JRMC) Driven to Care Night at the Speedway. Please go out and purchase a JRMC Driven to Care shirt as proceeds goes back to a great cause for cancer treatments and memorial care. If you wear the shirt Saturday night, you will get into the races for 1/2 price on Saturday Night through the front gate. Be sure to not miss the exciting racing action this Saturday, as the points battles are tight and the action is heating up with the season coming to a close!

This Small Town Named North Dakota’s Most Underrated

A travel website called Love Exploring just came out with an article on the most underrated city in each state in America. Love Exploring has numerous articles on travel not only in the United States but all over the world. They certainly seem to have some credibility looking at some...

NuStar To Combine All Activities To Jamestown East Terminal

SAN ANTONIO, TX ( – NuStar Energy has announced they will shut down their North terminal in Jamestown later this year. The company operates two terminals in Jamestown in the North and East part of town. “After conducting a thorough business analysis, we plan to create a more efficient...

Jamestown 107.1 Fall Sports Preview – Blue Jay Football (Nelson)

JAMESTOWN, ND. ( – One week from today, the Jamestown High School football team takes the field for the first time since hoisting the 11A trophy in Fargo back in November of 2021. For head coach Bill Nelson, the memories will last forever with the group from last season,...

Fall EMS Courses Open, Start Aug. 29

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Jamestown EMS Education is hoping to train the next line of EMTs and service providers in North Dakota with their upcoming Fall course starting Aug. 29. Jamestown Area Ambulance Operations Manager Andrew Berkey says they typically hold courses in the Spring and Fall. Berkey says...

Bismarck police stop driver with tire spikes after high-speed chase on motorcycle and in car

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - A Jamestown man is in custody after police say he led them on a high-speed chase through Bismarck. Bismarck police say 32-year-old Brandon Schweitzer was driving a motorcycle with no rear plates Monday evening. They say they attempted to stop him, but he fled down River Road and up Burnt Boat Drive, periodically turning off his headlights and recklessly passing other cars. They say he pulled up to a passenger car before fleeing again the wrong way down N 7th Street.

UJ Makes Impact During Back to School Night

JAMESTOWN, N.D. (UJ) – The University of Jamestown Booster Club teamed up with the Jimmie Football team to host their first Back-to-School Night at the Jamestown Speedway on August 13, 2022. At the evening’s race, which was sponsored by the Jimmie Booster Club, Jimmie Football athletes gave out backpacks...

CVH Focused on Health Equity & Inclusion

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Rachel Jennings’ work as the Health Equity Coordinator is to inform others on what they can do to be more inclusive in their communities. Jennings explains that health equity is the concept that all people have the same chance of being successful and some...
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Jamestown Police Department hiring officers

(Jamestown, ND) -- The Jamestown Police Department is actively looking to fill multiple police officer positions. At least 60 hours of college credit is preferred for applicants, as well as peace officers basic training. Applicants must also have a valid North Dakota driver's license. The starting salary is over $4200...

Jimmies to Open 2022 Season at Montana Tech Tournament

JAMESTOWN, ND. ( – The second-ranked University of Jamestown volleyball team begins the 2022 season Friday with a pair of matches at the Montana Tech tournament in Butte, Mont. UJ takes on No. 12 Eastern Oregon at 2 p.m. Friday, then at 6 p.m. the Jimmies square off against...

Two injured in Jamestown crash

(Jamestown, ND) -- Two people are hurt after a multi-vehicle crash in Jamestown. The North Dakota Highway Patrol tells WDAY Radio the crash happened around 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon on the Highway 52 bypass. Troopers say two vehicles were rear-ended by an SUV driven by a man who failed to stop at a construction zone traffic signal. The SUV continued into a ditch before striking a culvert.

Three-vehicle collision reported in Jamestown

Bismarck, ND (KXNET) — One man faces charges following a three-vehicle collision involving eight people in Jamestown Sunday. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, around 4:00 p.m., two cars were stopped at a construction zone stoplight on the U.S. Highway 52 Bypass. A third vehicle failed to stop for the light, hitting and pushing […]

Golf: The East-West Crossover Tournament plays out in Jamestown

Class A golfers from around the state had an early litmus test with the East-West Crossover Tournament in Jamestown. Individual Leaderboard:1. Lexi Bartley (Fargo Davies) – 742. Lindsey Astrup (Fargo Shanley) – 773. Hannah Herbel (Century) – 783. Anna Huettl (Mandan) – 783. Rose Solberg (Fargo Davies) – 78 Team Leaderboard:1. Fargo Davies – 3222. […]

Man Arrested for DUI After Causing Three Vehicle Crash

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – There were minor injuries reported in a three vehicle crash west of Jamestown Sunday afternoon. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a Toyota Corolla and Ford Edge parked at the construction zone stop light northbound on the Highway 52 Bypass just after 4 PM. A GMC Envoy was traveling northbound and failed to slow down or stop for the light. The GMC rear-ended the Ford, pushed it into the west ditch and then rear-ended the Toyota on the rear passenger side.

Emergency Services Participate in High Casualty Simulation

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Several emergency services participated in a triannual simulation at the Jamestown Regional Airport on Monday, Aug. 15. Airport Manager Katie Hemmer says the simulation is held to meet standards set by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Hemmer says all levels of emergency service get involved...

Full Scale Training Exercise Planned Monday in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – As part of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) guidelines, the Jamestown Regional Airport is required to host a triennial training event for emergency services. The simulated “accident” will feature a situation, in this case a 50 passenger aircraft incident on the runway, where emergency officials including...