Jamestown, ND

Jamestown Man Facing Felony Burglary Charges

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Police Department has arrested a man after a string of burglaries in the community. Officers responded to the 700 block of 13 St. SE at around 2 AM Friday to investigate a possible burglary of a residence. “This burglary was consistent with several...
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$130 million for safety modifications at Pipestem Dam

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) - A whole lot of money will go towards protecting Jamestown against the threat of flooding. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Barnard Construction Company more than $130 million to construct safety modifications on the Pipestem Dam. That’s in addition to the $40 million awarded to the project last year. The money will go toward preventing further erosion and maintaining the integrity of the dam.
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Jimmies finish weekend sweep of St. Cloud State

A night after scoring seven goals in the season opener, the University of Jamestown D2 hockey team added six more to their total Saturday night in a 6-2 win over St. Cloud State (Minn.) University in WCCHA action. Jamestown earns its first sweep as newly-minted members of the conference, and...

Huskies Hand Jamestown First Loss of the Year

WAHPETON, ND. ( – The #1 Jamestown Blue Jay football team traveled to Wahpeton on Friday night and fell for the first time this year in a 14-13 loss to the Huskies. Scoring was limited in the first half but in the first 12 minutes of play, Payton Hochhalter...

Departments Called to Fire East of Exit 258 Wednesday

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Both the Jamestown City and Rural Fire Departments were called to a grass fire east of Jamestown Thursday afternoon. Jamestown Rural Fire Chief Brian Paulson says his department was requested for mutual aid by the city department just before 6:30 PM on Sept. 21. “The...

Outrage as 41-year-old North Dakota motorist is freed from jail on $50,000 bond after 'plowing down Republican teenager' during 'political argument'

A driver charged with fatally striking a teenager in North Dakota allegedly told investigators he purposely hit the teen with his SUV after they had a political argument, according to court documents. Cayler Ellingson, 18, was struck and killed following a street dance in McHenry early on Sunday. The driver...

UPS driver identified in fatal Stutsman County crash

STUTSMAN COUNTY, N.D. (KVRR) — Authorities identify the UPS driver killed after two trucks crash in Stutsman County. The sheriff’s office says 37-year-old Ross Bergquist, of Jamestown, died in the Tuesday morning crash. Fifty-two-year-old Christopher Anderson, of Jamestown, was driving a fuel tanker truck on Highway 281 and...

No. 4 Jimmies secure sweep of Mount Marty

The fourth-ranked University of Jamestown volleyball team showed no signs of fatigue after Wednesday's five-set win over Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) University, defeating Mount Marty (S.D.) University Saturday afternoon at Harold Newman Arena. The Jimmies took care of the Lancers 25-17, 25-16, and 25-13, raising their record to 14-1 overall and...

Vikings fall in home opener against Jamestown

The Valley City State baseball team took an early lead but couldn't hold it during their 2022 home opener. The Vikings led 2-0 after two innings, but the University of Jamestown's offense came alive as the Jimmies rallied back for a 9-2 victory.

Strong Boarding Numbers for Jamestown Regional Airport

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – North Dakota’s eight commercial service airports posted a total of 85,167 airline passenger boardings during the month of August 2022. This is a 3% increase from the 82,167 boardings that the state experienced in August, 2021. It is also approximately 16% below August 2019’s pre-pandemic passenger counts of 101,784.

Ford Motor Company Honors R.M. Stoudt with National Award

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Ford Motor Company at their Annual Ford National Dealer Meeting recognized Casey Stoudt of R. M. Stoudt, Inc. as a Hometown Hero for their outstanding commitment to customers, community and employees. The Jamestown, North Dakota Dealer Organization was one of only five US Dealership’s chosen...

Jamestown Inert Landfill Facing Storage Limit in 2023

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – In a recent study conducted on the city inert landfill at the request of Sanitation Foreman Shawn O’Niell, it was found there’s not much space left in the future. Daryl Hornbuckle with Interstate Engineering provided the latest information to the Jamestown Public Works...

Jimmies compete at Roy Griak Invitational

ST. PAUL, Minn.-- The University of Jamestown cross country teams competed in the Maroon Division of the Roy Griak Invitational Friday at Les Bolstad Golf Course. Three runners for the Jimmie women's team completed the 6000 meter course, led by Keely Arnston (FR/Maddock, N.D.), who finished in a time of 25 minutes, 55.4 seconds to place 185th in the field of 382 runners. Paige Erbstoesser (SO/West Fargo, N.D.) ran a time of 27:23.4 seconds (269th), and Jennifer Tallackson (SO/Wheatland, N.D.) crossed in a time of 30:31.3 (355th).

Orriginals Inks Mason Walters to Exclusive “NIL” Agreement

JAMESTOWN, ND. (Knight Club) – Orriginals, the custom apparel embroidery and screen printing business in downtown Jamestown, announced today that it has secured the rights to use Mason Walters’ “name, image and likeness” on all clothing brands offered by the company. Walters is a two-time NAIA...

Jamestown Public Schools Studying Enrollment, Facilities

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – The Jamestown Public School District will begin conducting a study of the enrollment and facilities with a task force. The move comes after Superintendent Dr. Rob Lech informed the board during their meeting Monday, Sept. 19 that conversations are needed regarding the district’s enrollment trends and how that impacts financial planning.

Volleyball: Bismarck battles Jamestown on a busy night in the WDA

It was another busy night in the WDA, with 10 teams in action, including a top four matchup between Bismarck and Jamestown that went the distance. WDA Volleyball Scores: Bismarck Demons 2 Jamestown Blue Jays 3 Final Turtle Mountain Braves 0 Minot Majettes 3 Final Watford City Wolves 3 Mandan Braves 2 Final Williston Coyotes […]

Jimmies take 2nd at Bismarck tournament

The University of Jamestown shooting sports team had its first tournament of the season on September 10 in Bismarck. The Jimmies placed second as a team and took home several individual awards:. Male Singles Trap – Noah Poppe 2nd Place. Female Singles Trap – Taylor Martin 1st Place, Emma...

Frontier Village Seeking Trick-or-Treat Volunteers

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – Planning is underway to bring back the popular Trick-or-Treat experience at the Frontier Village this Halloween. Tourism Visitor Experience Manager Allison Limke says she’s seeking individuals or organizations to be part of the event on Monday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 PM. “We need volunteers...

One dead following crash on Highway 281 near Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, ND (KXNET) — A 37-year-old Jamestown man was pronounced dead after he rear-ended a Fuel Tanker while driving a Freightliner Tuesday morning around 9:45 a.m on Highway 281 near Jamestown. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the driver of the Fuel Tanker, a 52-year-old Jamestown man, was headed south on Highway 281 when […]

Company Interested in Jamestown Housing Development

JAMESTOWN, N.D. ( – A housing developer is interested in utilizing CDBG funding to help address long-term housing within Jamestown. CDBG, or Community Development Block Grant, is one of the longest-running programs to fund local community development activities with the goal of providing affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development.