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Looks like another State of the Union

I’m sitting at home with my laptop on my lap and the president of the United States on the TV. It’s State of the Union time. Below are my thoughts, with timestamps in central time. Feel free to add your … Continue reading

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Tribune’s series visits various N.D. cities

The Bismarck Tribune did a little three-part series this week on the various cities of North Dakota and how they’re all changing and growing. You can read the articles on their website. Sunday’s story on Bismarck area Monday’s story on Fargo … Continue reading

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All the weather news you can handle

We’re getting every bit of weather news that comes our way up on our website, where you can find the latest radar, sign up for alerts and find out what’s happening out there. We’re also sharing plenty of information on our … Continue reading

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A goal: 1,000 fans on Facebook

Right now, The Jamestown Sun’s Facebook page has 860 people who “like” it. That’s 750 more fans than we had at the beginning of the year. I’ve been working over the past 11 months to build our presence on Facebook … Continue reading

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Busy Sunday

Sundays are normally slow news days in Jamestown. Not today. A Jamestown man was shot by Jamestown police officers this morning after he allegedly threatened them with a shotgun. You can read the story here. We’ll have more information in Monday’s … Continue reading

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I can’t make this stuff up

This is the lede (that’s how we spell it in newspapers) sentence to a story slated for Wednesday’s newspaper: (UPDATE: Here’s that story). "A man was arrested early Sunday morning in Jamestown after he allegedly fled a taxi without paying the … Continue reading

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N.D. on Fark twice in one day

Normally, it seems North Dakota gets mentioned on my favorite news aggregator, FARK.com, about once every few weeks. Today, it’s been mentioned twice. The first was for this AP story, which was in our newspaper today, about a Florida family … Continue reading

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Road conditions statewide

North Dakota’s Department of Transportation Web site has this great page with a map of state road conditions. Here is what it looked like at about 2 p.m. today. The red dotted lines mean places where no travel is advised, … Continue reading

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Apartment fire this morning

There was a fire in a Jamestown apartment building this morning. A 3 1/2-year-old boy is being credited with saving lives by sounding the alarm and alerting adults. Read the story on our Web site.

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This prank really sucks!

I’ve received a report that the yard at 1121 Second Place N.E. is covered in vacuum cleaners because of a birthday prank on the resident there. If you go by there, post a comment on what it looks like. UPDATE: … Continue reading

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