A school bus struck a train Monday near Larimore, N.D., killing the driver, Max Danner, 62, and a 17-year-old student.
JAMESTOWN -- Emergency sirens in the city of Jamestown went off three times Sunday evening as a series of four tornado warnings were issued for Stutsman County. Apparently, however, only one of the tornados touched down 10 to 12 miles west-northwest of Jamestown, the same one that spurred the initial use of the emergency siren.
JAMESTOWN — A group of University of Jamestown students hopes to protect freedom of speech for North Dakota students through the New Voices Act. If passed, the three-pronged law would protect speech for students attending public and private colleges and universities, as well as high school students. Advocates are still working on the text of the law, gathering support for it and preparing to bring it to legislators for vetting as soon as this summer. “It certainly would put North Dakota in a national position for leadership as having one of the strongest and best laws protecting student exp
ELLENDALE - Alyssa Nishek, 13, of Ellendale, has sung the national anthem at hockey games, rodeos and other events before, but on Sunday, she sang before the Lakers’ NBA game at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. “I was very nervous ahead of time. Every day it was pretty much the only thing I thought about,” Alyssa said about performing at the Lakers-Trail Blazers game.
JAMESTOWN -- The family of a World War II veteran who passed away in 2008 received the medals he had earned in brief ceremony Monday in Jamestown. Philip Dewald had received his honorable discharge papers from the U.S. Army in 1945, but his family — wife Bertha and sons Darrel and David — never saw any of the medals he earned during his three years, four months and 21 days of service.