Keith Norman / Forum News Service
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — A 50-cent-per-month increase in the tax on landline telephone and cellphone connections approved by the North Dakota Legislature will generate about $10 million over two years, according to Duane Schell, director of the Network Services Division of the North Dakota Information Technology Department. The money is earmarked for updates to the communications equipment used by dispatch centers and first responders around the state.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Managers of long-term care facilities feel a lot better about future reimbursement coming from the state of North Dakota than they did at the start of the legislative session, according to Tim Burchill, administrator at Ave Maria Village and a regional director for the North Dakota Long Term Care Association. "Overall we're pleased with the legislative session," he said. "I think we've done a fair job of giving out our message and it's been received well. We're way better than where we started."
The long-term care industry is waiting and worrying about a cut to the state budget and how it will affect nursing home reimbursements in North Dakota, according to Craig Christianson,...
An estimated 45,000 farmers across the United States received a drone or unmanned aerial system for Christmas, according to Kris Poulson, vice president of agriculture for Sentera. Sentera is a...
NEW ROCKFORD, N.D.—A New Rockford man accused of shooting and killing a man and wounding a woman at a weekend wedding reception made his initial appearance on murder and attempted murder charges in Southeast District Court here Thursday. David Troske, 51, is accused of murder in the death of Donald "Donnie" Perleberg, 41, Pingree, and attempted murder in the shooting of Mary Seiler, 51, New Rockford, at a wedding reception about 1 a.m.
The notes of taps will echo across the region Monday as communities hold Memorial Day programs. Activities begin in Jamestown at 9 a.m. with music by the Jamestown Drum and Bugle Corps and the advancement of the colors by the American Legion and VFW color guards at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Charlie Kourajian will serve as master of ceremonies with the Rev.
Jamestown, ND - CHS announced Friday it is proceeding with construction of a $3 billion plant that will turn natural gas from the North Dakota’s oilfields into nitrogen fertilizer for the region’s farmers. The CHS board of directors’ approval means construction could start on the largest construction project in North Dakota history later this fall. It will be built about 10 miles northeast of Jamestown, on a 640-acre site near the Spiritwood Energy Park in east-central North Dakota.
A Jamestown businessman noted for his community involvement is being remembered by his friends in Jamestown and around the state. Fran Romsdal, 63, died Thursday in his home after a two-year battle with cancer. “If he met someone he made them his friend,” said Dwaine Heinrich, Romsdal’s friend and a fellow member of the Jamestown Lions Club with Romsdal. “Sometimes people shine away from being a friend because they are afraid.