Archive - Dec 28, 2012
Valley City Commissioners agreed today that if Barnes County pursues its campaign to take control of the 9-1-1 system, they will also have to take total financial responsibility of it. Mary Lee Neilson said after a special meeting today that the city commission also agreed that antiquated 9-1-1 equipment should not be moved to a different location until it has been replaced.
Read the entire story in Monday's Times-Record.
Well would you look at that. Another 365 days have passed. In my head I donâ€™t resolve to make and stick to any resolutions. Iâ€™ve determined that life is just an adventure of choices. I chose good this year- for the most part. I made a few mistakes but all of them led me to a conviction that either taught me something or helped me to teach somebody else.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol Thursday released the names of six men who died in a crash between a semitrailer and a pickup on Interstate 94 near Jamestown Wednesday. The accident happened on eastbound Interstate 94 at mile marker 258.
Sgt. Josh Rude said the six men were in a westbound pickup truck when the driver lost control. The pickup went through the median and was struck on the passenger side by an eastbound semitrailer. The semi trailer was being driven by 23-year old Stuart Hauge.
Thanks to an new Federal Communications Commission regulation, some television viewers will start to notice that commercials are no longer louder than the programs in which they run. A new regulation states that commercials canâ€™t be louder than the average volume of the TV show.
Area residents on Cable Services Inc., however, will not notice a change because the small cable company has been waived by the FCC from compliance with the new regulation.
According to the regulation, providers with fewer than 15,000 customers will not have to comply.
Residents and businesses of Barnes County did the community well this past month by donating their time and money to several local charity campaigns held annually over the Christmas season. Almost all charity organizers said theyâ€™ve seen the need in the community go up, and local campaigns and programs have seen record numbers of donations this year.