Jamestown to be Featured Subject of BEK TV Show – Jamestown Sun

STEELE, ND — The next episode of “My Hometown – Summer Getaways” will feature Jamestown. Viewers can watch the production at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday July 20 on BEK TV or online at


. The program will resume at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 21.

Patti Armstrong, one of the hosts of BEK’s “Ladies of Another View”, traveled to Jamestown and will present:

  • Keith Norman, author and retired journalist for The Jamestown Sun, which tells the story of Jamestown.
  • Mindi Schmitz, Executive Director of the Center for the Arts, discusses upcoming events and the importance of culture in a small community.
  • llana Xinos, Executive Director of the National Buffalo Museum, who will show why Jamestown is nicknamed “The Buffalo City”.
  • Bill Steinmetz, a local outdoorsman, talking about the outdoors, trails, mountain biking and races coming up in August.
  • Searle Swedlund, executive director of Jamestown Tourism, highlights summer events.

“My Hometown” is an hour-long presentation of “Ladies of Another View” and highlights small communities in North Dakota. The Ladies highlight the history of the towns, how they have changed over the years and what makes them so special today. “My Hometown – Summer Getaways” was launched this year to showcase towns in North Dakota and the region that could be a destination for those looking for a long weekend getaway or a day trip. a day. Lake Metigoshe was the first episode of “My Hometown – Summer Getaways”, followed by Annie’s House and Bottineau Winter Park in Bottineau, North Dakota.
BEK is a member-owned telecommunications cooperative that believes small towns are the backbone of North Dakota. In his effort to encourage his viewers to support and visit these communities, he launched “My Hometown”.

A new episode “My Hometown” or “My Hometown – Summer Getaways” airs on Wednesdays of each month. Watch any previous episode online in the My Hometown Archive by logging on to



“Ladies of Another View” is a show that tackles topics and issues that affect people and highlights information that is hard to find in mainstream media. It airs weekdays at 4:30 p.m. on BEK TV and online.

Jessica C. Bell