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JAMESTOWN, N.D.—A 27-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his ex-wife in the parking lot of a Jamestown apartment building in which she lived with their two young children made his initial court appearance Tuesday, May 15. Kevin Hoff was charged with murder, a Class AA felony, Monday afternoon by Stutsman County State's Attorney Fritz Fremgen. The maximum penalty for a Class AA felony is life in prison. Judge Jay Schmidt set Hoff's bond at $500,000 cash.
A Montpelier, N.D., man allegedly shot and killed his ex-wife Saturday afternoon in southeast Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Police Department.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — The sister of a woman who was allegedly shot and killed by her ex-husband in Jamestown Saturday, May 12, described her as a loving mother and someone who cared for others. Shayna Mano of Aiea, Hawaii, sent an email to Forum News Service Sunday morning and wrote that the person killed was Nicole Haliaaloha Gututala, 25, from Nanakuli, Hawaii. Gututala was currently living in Jamestown. Mano said she wants people to know that Gututala was an "amazing mother, sister, daughter, aunty, niece, granddaughter and cousin."
JAMESTOWN, N.D, — A Montpelier, N.D., man allegedly shot and killed his ex-wife Saturday afternoon, May 12, in southeast Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Jameston Chief of Police Scott Edinger said at around 3:55 p.m. Saturday the Stutsman County Communications Center received several calls reporting a shooting at 503 15th St. SE. Callers reported a man shot a woman in a vehicle in the parking lot of that apartment building and fled the scene in a white SUV.
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—An oversized load became wedged in the underside of the westbound Interstate 94 exit 257 overpass at 11:55 a.m. Thursday, April 26, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Addiction is a chronic disease and should be treated as such, said Kathryn Helgaas Burgum, North Dakota's first lady, on Tuesday night, March 27. She was appearing with her husband, Gov. Doug Burgum, at the University of Jamestown. Helgaas Burgum said she is 16 years in recovery, and North Dakota needs to work to eliminate the stigma and shame that surrounds the disease of addiction and those who have the disease.
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—Tiffany Abentroth of Cummings, N.D., has never been elected to a local or state government office. Now she wants to be the North Dakota Republican Party's nominee for the state's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Abentroth said Monday, Feb. 19, her experience in the U.S. Marine Corps and working as an intelligence analyst for a government contracting firm will give her an advantage on bridging divergent sides together. She is currently working as a government contractor and is in the Marine Corps Reserve.
Taylor Hicks will be touting the cuisine and culture of North Dakota in the latest episode of the television show "State Plate" when it is shown at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, on INSP. Hicks is best known as the winner of season five of "American Idol." Since then Hicks said he has been touring to support his music career, but he is also in his second season hosting "State Plate." In each episode, Hicks and his support crew create a plate of food that represents each state's iconic foods. Hicks said he couldn't disclose what foods were used to create North Dakota's State Plate.
JAMESTOWN, N.D.—"Can you hear me?" was all an automated voice at the other end of a phone call would say. That simple question, answered by hundreds of people in North Dakota and Minnesota, was named the top-reported scam in 2017 by the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota. The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota reported that 1,200 scam reports were received through the bureau's BBB Scam Tracker, a computer program that lets consumers and business owners report scam attempts.