Minnesota Man Involved in Chase/Shooting in Jamestown
Posted by KSJB News on 5/21/2015 11:22:00 AM.

 Lee Charles Ellingson
JAMESTOWN – A Minnesota man accused of driving his vehicle at law officers had his first court appearance in Jamestown on Wednesday.

NDFU President Calls Effort to Repeal COOL "Rash"
Posted by KSJB News on 5/20/2015 10:41:00 AM.


JAMESTOWN, ND – (Pam Musland, NDFU) - A bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would repeal country-of-origin labeling (COOL) on meat products is a rash, knee-jerk response to yesterday’s World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, said NDFU President Mark Watne.

Traumatic Brain Injury Committee Adds Jamestown Meeting Site
Posted by KSJB News on 5/19/2015 11:01:00 AM.
BISMARCK  - (LuWanna Lawrence for NDDHS0 - The North Dakota Department of Human Services' Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Committee has added some video conferencing sites for the quarterly meeting on Wednesday, May 20, from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Central Time.  One of the sites added is in Jamestown.

Princess in a Mirror Event in Jamestown
Posted by KSJB News on 5/19/2015 7:51:00 AM.
 Mrs. North Dakota-America 2015 Hope Adam
JAMESTOWN - (Mary Schwartzkopf) - The Mrs. North Dakota ~ America Pageant presents “Princess in the Mirror”- A Princess Pageant on June 13th, 2015, at 2:00 pm in the Buffalo Mall in Jamestown, ND.  Mary Schwartzkopf, Mrs. ND~America state pageant director will be leading the Pageant festivities with the current Mrs. ND~America 2015, Hope Adam as well as the current local titleholders, former Mrs. NDAs’ and the Mrs. NDA pageant staff to help with the Princess event.   

Jamestown Police Warn of Sex Offender
Posted by KSJB News on 5/18/2015 9:35:00 PM.
Jeremy Cassidy Cohen
JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Police are warning residents concerning a high risk registered sex offender who is now living in the community.More

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  • Walmart Updating Animal Welfare Policy
    Walmart has updated its position on animal welfare and the use of antibiotics in farm animals. As an example, Walmart is asking suppliers to make sure animals have adequate space. Common procedures, such as tail docking and dehorning, are to be avoided or done with pain management. Walmart is seeking the responsible use of antibiotics in farm animals, including an end to the use of antibiotics for growth promotion. In all cases, suppliers being urged to increase transparency.
  • Rough Year for Wheat by Pierre
    The Pierre, South Dakota area had a very dry fall and winter so South Dakota State University Extension Agronomy Field Specialist Ruth Beck says the winter wheat looks rough. “I went out at the end of March and I could dig up seed that hadn’t sprouted from last fall. Some wheat has done well if it was seeded into wheat residue because it caught all the snow we got so there was a little more moisture.” Beck says spring wheat came in very spotty.
  • Senate Not Expected to Vote on COOL Repeal Anytime Soon
    South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds doesn’t expect the Senate to take a vote to repeal COOL anytime soon. “I would expect that the Senate will keep our powder dry for a while. We’ll wait to see what the next request is in terms of compliance. I do know we don’t want to have tariffs put on ag products we’re trying to ship. They clearly don’t want to have trade wars. I think we have to let the appeals process play out first. Then we can make a decision.”
  • Hegde and Pearson to Head BRAP
    Dr. Subray Hegde and Dr. Alan Pearson have been named as new branch chiefs in Biotechnology Regulatory Services’ Biotechnology Risk Analysis Program. Hegde will lead the Plants Branch and Pearson will head the Plant Pest and Protectants Branch. BRAP, formerly known as the Environmental Risk Analysis Program, addresses potential plant pest risk of genetically engineered organisms by conducting risk assessments of these products.
  • Siehl Prize Winners
    Three Minnesotans were recognized as the Siehl Prize Laureates for 2015 Thursday in Minneapolis. The honorees are longtime professor of veterinary medicine at the University of Minnesota Dr. Stanley Diesch; pioneer in sunflower production and processing Gerhardt Fick; and Murdock farmer Mike Yost. “It’s gratifying that people recognize your small contribution to the greater good. It’s quite an esteemed group to become part of.” In addition to his farming career, Yost is a former administrator of USDA’s Farm Service Agency and the Foreign Agricultural Service. Yost is also a past president of the American Soybean Association. Minnesota businessman Eldon Siehl made the contribution to the University of Minnesota to establish this award program to recognize accomplishments in agriculture.
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