Man arrested for stabbing outside Jamestown Walmart
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Police say a man has been arrested for a stabbing outside a Walmart store in Jamestown.
Authorities say the 29-year-old victim was approached by someone he knew in the...
North Dakota man accused in baseball bat attack
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A Jamestown man is accused of striking a man with a baseball bat last week.
Police were called Thursday to an alley in southwest Jamestown.
Traffic at North Dakota’s airports up 12 percent in July
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Traffic at North Dakota's eight commercial service airports is up 12 percent in July compared to last year.
The state Aeronautics Commission says more than 110,000...
Strong storms leave swath of damage in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Strong thunderstorms with heavy winds have caused damage from Beulah to Bismarck to Jamestown.
The National Weather Service says the storms Tuesday night damaged...
NEW YORK (AP) — Getting fired from work isn't usually a cause to celebrate. But the Smothers Brothers aren't your run-of-the-mill comedians.
WESTFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 24-year-old man apparently drowned while swimming in Lake Erie.
The Chautauqua County Sheriffs' Office was alerted to a possible drowning at in the...
Chase on stolen motorcycle ends with crash
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — The pursuit of a speeding stolen motorcycle has ended with a crash near Jamestown.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol says the 36-year-old operator was going about 120...
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — The National Buffalo Museum in Jamestown says the herd's white bull bison has died from injuries suffered in an accidental fall into a ravine.
Sex offender missing from state hospital arrested
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — The Highway Patrol says it has arrested a sex offender who walked away from a civil commitment at the North Dakota State Hospital.
1 dead in Stutsman County rollover crash
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Sheriff's officials say a man has died in a rollover crash in Stutsman County.
The accident happened about 6:30 p.m. Sunday about three miles southeast of Jamestown....
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say a Portland, Oregon, man was the victim of a fatal rollover crash on Interstate 94 near Jamestown, North Dakota.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A Jamestown man accused of trying to grab a loaded handgun as police tried to pull him from his SUV is facing criminal charges.
Man killed in roll-over crash near Jamestown
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a man has died in a roll-over crash on the interstate in Stutsman County.
The patrol responded to a report of a pickup truck...
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Jamestown police have detained a man after getting a report of an armed suspect outside the high school.
Jamestown High School, Two Rivers Activity Center and all...
Editorials from around New York
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
The Jamestown Post-Journal on the population decline in upstate New York
MONTPELIER, N.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Montpelier man who died in a two-vehicle crash in LaMoure County.
The Highway Patrol says 80-year-old Darrel Kirschenman was driving a...
MONTPELIER, N.D. (AP) — A two-vehicle crash in LaMoure County has killed an 80-year-old Montpelier man.
The Highway Patrol says the man was driving a Jeep that was rear-ended by a pickup...
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say Jamestown police subdued a man with bean bag rounds after he brandished a machete while approaching officers.
National Comedy Center to digitize Lucille Ball archives
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Handwritten notes and family photographs belonging to Lucille Ball will be digitally preserved as part of a new project being undertaken by the National Comedy Center in the...
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A farm aid nonprofit is planning to bring more hay from North Dakota to producers in flood-stricken Nebraska.
The North Dakota-based Farm Rescue recently activated...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Health Department has chosen operators for medical marijuana dispensaries in Devils Lake, Dickinson, Jamestown and Minot.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Two theft suspects who led police on a high-speed, long-distance chase in eastern North Dakota were arrested after they were found in an abandoned house.
State Hospital patient charged with attempted murder
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A patient at the North Dakota State Hospital in Jamestown is charged with attempted murder after allegedly attacking a staff member.
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Hollywood producer Carl Reiner and the National Comedy Center say they're working together to digitally preserve Reiner's collection of scripts from the 1960's "The Dick Van...
Man charged in 2014 death of toddler
MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police have charged a western New York man with murder and manslaughter in connection with the 2014 death of a 16-month-old girl.
Mother given 12 years in prison for infant’s death
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A 25-year-old mother has been sentenced in Southeast District Court to 12 years in prison for the death of her 4-month-old baby.
- Business WireThe National Comedy Center Honors Lucille Ball on 30th Anniversary of Legend’s PassingApril 26, 2019
- Business WireNational Comedy Center, Carl Reiner Announce Preservation of Historic “Dick Van Dyke Show” ArchiveMarch 20, 2019
- BusinessWireCummins Inc. Celebrates Production of Two Millionth Engine at Jamestown Engine PlantJuly 26, 2018
- BusinessWireCommunity Health Systems Completes Divestiture of Hospital in Jamestown, TennesseeJune 1, 2018
- BusinessWireJRMC to Welcome R.O.S.I.E. the Germ-Zapping RobotMay 15, 2018
Jamestown Ambulance wants to thank woman for storm help
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Jamestown Ambulance Service wants to thank a woman for her help during last week's blizzard. But officials don't know who she is.
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The National Comedy Center that opened in upstate New York last summer has a serious new title.
It's now the "Official National Comedy Center of the United...
Jamestown police chase suspect in hour-long pursuit
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A driver has been arrested following an hour long police pursuit in Stutsman County.
Jamestown police say they attempted to stop a 27-year-old man wanted on warrants...
3 hurt in multiple crashes on interstate near Medina
MEDINA, N.D. (AP) — Three people were hurt and a sheriff narrowly escaped serious injury when eight vehicles crashed on a North Dakota interstate.
Deputies rescue 2 stranded anglers from Jamestown Reservoir
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Deputies have rescued two fishermen stranded in separate vehicles on Jamestown Reservoir due to wind and snow.
The Stutsman County sheriff's deputies used a tracked...
NY lawmakers push for recognition for National Comedy Center
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Members of New York's congressional delegation are pushing for official recognition for the recently opened National Comedy Center.
Democratic U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say the Senate has passed legislation designating the western New York center as the official National Comedy Center of the United States.
The bill was part of the 2019 Lands Package passed Feb. 12.
Interstates reopen in North Dakota
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Department of Transportation has reopened sections of the interstates and highways that were previously closed due to blizzard conditions.
Interstate 29 from Grand Forks to the southern South Dakota border as well as I-94 from Jamestown to Fargo reopened Friday morning. Also state Highway 13 is now passable between I-29 and Wahpeton.
Woman charged in dog attacks
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A Jamestown woman is facing charges after police say her dog has bitten or attacked people five times since last September.
Twenty-two-year-old Mariah Bermel is charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated assault, keeping a dangerous dog and failing to vaccinate it for rabies.
Four years in prison for accused adoption scammer
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A Woodworth woman has been sentenced to more than four years in prison after reaching a plea agreement to charges in what authorities say was an adoption scam.
Jamestown police capture pit bull that attacked 5 people
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Jamestown police say a pit bull that attacked five people in the city has been captured.
KFGO radio reports that the dog was captured Friday evening after the latest victim as able to detain the animal in a garage.
National Comedy Center to display Kovacs material
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The National Comedy Center will give the public its first glimpse of creative papers and artifacts that belonged to the late comedian Ernie Kovacs.
The materials have been packed away since Kovacs' death nearly 60 years ago, but his estate is collaborating with the western New York comedy museum to showcase it beginning in August.
Man who killed ex-wife in Jamestown gets life, no parole
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his ex-wife in Jamestown last year has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Authorities say 25-year-old Nicole Gututala was found shot to death in a vehicle in the parking lot of an apartment building on May 12, 2018. Twenty-seven-year-old Kevin Hoff turned himself in a short time later.
Police: Driver attacks car with hatchet in road rage case
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York say a 19-year-old man attacked a car with a hatchet after becoming enraged at the other driver.
Police say Jacob Slade became angry after a driver turned in front of him Monday morning in Jamestown. Investigators say Slade chased after the vehicle, cut him off and then got out of his car and attacked the other vehicle with a hatchet.
2 suspects at large in Jamestown motel assault
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Jamestown police are looking for two men believed to have been involved in an assault at a local motel before leading officers on a chase.
ND Highway Patrol identifies suspect in high-speed chase
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Highway Patrol says authorities have identified a suspect after a high-speed chase north of Jamestown.
KQDJ radio reports the Highway Patrol says a trooper on Thursday evening saw a vehicle with a headlight out and expired registration backed onto an approach close to the Stutsman County Fairgrounds. The suspect drove away and nearly hit the trooper's patrol car after being asked to get out of the vehicle.
The Latest: Nearly a foot of snow in western Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the powerful storm whipping up blizzard conditions in Upper Midwest (all times local):
A winter storm has dumped nearly a foot of snow in western Minnesota as it sweeps across the Upper Midwest.
National Weather Service meteorologist Tyler Hasenstein (HAH'-sehn-styne) says around 10.5 to 11 inches of snow had fallen in the Moorhead-Alexandria area by mid-afternoon Thursday, and it's still snowing.
North Dakota Farmers Union re-elects President Mark Watne
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Velva farmer Mark Watne will lead the North Dakota Farmers Union for another year.
Watne was re-elected president during the farm group's annual state convention in Bismarck over the weekend. He's held the position since 2013.
Bob Kuylen of South Heart was re-elected vice president.
Nearly 2 feet of snow piles up in southwestern New York
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Nearly two feet of snow has piled up in southwestern New York, where a winter storm warning remains in effect through the evening commute.
The National Weather Service says the city of Jamestown received nearly 18 inches by 8 a.m. Wednesday, closing schools there and elsewhere in neighboring Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties.
The town of Randolph was leading in accumulation, reporting 22 inches over 24 hours, with an additional 3 to 5 inches expected through the day.