A no travel advisory was issued for Jamestown, Valley City, Dickinson and Devils Lake and the areas surrounding these cities by the North Dakota Department of Transportation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol Monday around 6:20 p.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- How many federal bureaucrats does it take to carry out President Barack Obama's health care overhaul? Don't expect to find an easy answer in his new budget. It has no line item for health care implementation, a task delegated to agencies in several government departments, each with its own procedures -- and quirks -- to account for spending and hiring. Republicans suspect a dodge to make it harder for them to track the money as they strategize over how to block the law by shutting off the spigot of federal funds.
JAMESTOWN - An Aggregate Industries cement truck rolled into the river when the bank caved in. The truck was backing along the back of a home located on 12th Avenue Southeast when the accident occurred. Reports from the scene indicate the driver was injured and transported to Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
A report of a suspicious person resulted in the arrest of a Zap, N.D., man in Jamestown Wednesday night, according to Lt. Justin Blinsky with the Jamestown Police Department. Brian Dean Wills, 53, was apprehended without incident at an on-ramp at exit 258 on Interstate 94. He is charged with driving under the influence of drugs and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He is being held in the Stutsman County Correctional Center pending formal charges.
Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5th Street Northeast between 17th Avenue Northeast and Eastwood Drive Northeast will be closed to through traffic but open to residents who live along this area for utility work, the City Engineer’s Office said. Motorists are asked to use caution in this area and use alternate routes as necessary.
FORT YATES, N.D. -- A French artist and British filmmaker are helping to transform this rural community into an outdoor art gallery and are planning to share it with the world. Throughout this town on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, large photos of local residents and historical figures such as Sitting Bull are plastered on outdoor walls and surfaces. Known as the Inside Out Project, the goal is to transform messages of personal identity into pieces of artistic work, according to insideoutproject.net.
The Northland Financial Bank in Medina, N.D., was robbed Friday morning, according to the Stutsman County Sheriff's Office. The robbery was reported at 10:41 a.m. according to Sheriff Chad Kaiser. He said two men went into the bank, one holding a handgun, and demanded money. An undetermined amount of money was taken. Kaiser said the two men were short in stature, one was black and the other was undetermined. "They fled in in a Chevy Trailblazer, which was found abandoned south of Medina." Kaiser said. No one was injured.
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (AP) -- A central Indiana woman who promised to donate one of her kidneys to a man she barely knew has married him three years after his successful transplant surgery. Chelsea Clair and Kyle Froelich met at a 2009 car show when he was 19 and she was 22. Clair learned that day that Froelich had a serious kidney disease -- and she told him then and there she would give him one of hers. She underwent the necessary tests and ended up being a near perfect match. Three years ago, she donated one of her kidneys to Froelich.
A section of 12th Avenue Southeast, between Seventh and Fifth Streets Southeast, was closed Friday for work related to the Jamestown sanitary sewer project. The closure is expected to be in place for about two weeks, according to information provided by Interstate Engineering, the engineering firm that is overseeing the project. For more information about the sewer project go to jamestownsewerproject.com.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's congressional delegation says a deadline for the National Guard to discontinue fire response services at the Fargo airport should be extended. The Guard has handled fire response at Hector International Airport for decades, but the service is scheduled to end on March 31. That's the official end date of the Guard's flying mission. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Rep. Kevin Cramer say local officials do not have enough time to develop a new fire response plan and buy new vehicles.