University of Jamestown President Dr. Rober Badal Announces his Retirement
Posted by KSJB News on 9/21/2017 5:43:00 PM.

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JAMESTOWN, N.D. (University of Jamestown) – University of Jamestown President Robert S. Badal announces he will retire effective Feb. 28, 2018, after serving as President since 2002. “I have had the rare chance to take a small but historic institution to a higher level, and I have remained steadfast in that honorable pursuit,” he says.
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New Convicted High Risk Sex Offender Living in Jamestown
Posted by KSJB News on 9/20/2017 1:00:00 PM.
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JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Police are warning residents of a convicted high risk sex offender who is now living in the city.

High Risk Sex Offender Moves to Jamestown
Posted by KSJB News on 9/20/2017 6:16:00 AM.
 Marcus Trevor Bartole
 
JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Police are warning residents of a convicted high risk sex offender who is now living in the city.

CenturyLink Fiber Optic Cable Severed Near Urbana
Posted by KSJB News on 9/19/2017 9:50:00 AM.

 

JAMESTOWN - Technicians have been dispatched to a fiber optic cable cut near Urbana that has disrupted communications in and around Jamestown, according to Rachel Woodman, market development manager for CenturyLink.
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University of Jamestown Enrollment is Highest in Over a Decade
Posted by KSJB News on 9/19/2017 7:09:00 AM.

 

JAMESTOWN, ND (Dallas Rosin) - Fall Enrollment at University of Jamestown has been finalized for the 2017-18 school year.  1136 students are enrolled at UJ this year, making this the largest number of students enrolled at the university in over a decade.
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