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Archive - 2012

January 5th

VCSU coach Frenette ready to run; baseball signs two, Milligen honored by A.I.I.

January 5, 2012

The morning of his interview for the open Valley City State University cross country and track and field coach position, Ken Frenette woke up about six in the morning and took a jog.
He went around Valley City and gave him a chance to check out the campus. He instantly got a good feeling.
“It seems like a pretty special place,” Frenette said.
Frenette was named the head coach of the teams Dec. 23 and will start working with the track teams next week.

Hi-Liner wrestlers lose to Fargo Davies; LMM girls lose, BCN boys beat PBK

January 5, 2012

By Preston Myers
Special to the Times-Record
Only days after the biggest tournament of the year, the Valley City High School wrestling team looked to start the new year fresh with a win against Fargo Davies Tuesday.
Unfortunately, things didn’t go as planned and the Hi-Liners lost 48-30.

Commissioner candidate Q&A: Dewey Magnuson

January 5, 2012

The candidates for the Jan. 24 recall election recently sat down with the T-R to share some of their views. City commission candidate Dewey Magnuson's interview appears below.

Duane (Dewey) Magnuson
Occupation: Employed with Perkins, Inc., since 1991
Education: 1987 graduate of VCHS, 1988 NDSCS diploma in Parts Management.
Family: Wife Darci, children Abby and Max, parents LeRoy and Karen, and brother Scott (Debbie) Magnuson.
Organizatons: Joined VC Fire Department in 1993, currently a member of VC/Barnes County Rescue Squad, certified diver and first responder.

Commissioner candidate Q&A: Ken Evenson

January 5, 2012

The candidates for the Jan. 24 recall election recently sat down with the T-R to share some of their views. Incumbent Commissioner Ken Evenson is up against Dewey Magnuson to decide who will fill out the remaining two years of the four-year term ending in 2014.
Commissioner candidate Ken Evenson's interview appears below.

Ken Evenson, current City Commissioner, (middle of third term).
Occupation: Electrical lineman for Cass County Electric, 20+ years, and for City of Valley City, 20+ years.
Education:
Family: Wife Dotty, daughter Debbie and son Jeffrey.

January 4th

Manhunt suspect pleads guilty on escape charge

January 4, 2012

A convicted sex offender who escaped from a prison transport van in eastern Barnes County in October 2011 changed his plea to "guilty" in Barnes County District Court Wednesday morning.

Joseph Matthew Megna, 30, was being transported from Florida to Washington state after being arrested on a warrant out of Franklin County, Wash. Megna fled the unlocked Extradition Transport of America van at the I-94 rest stop between Tower City and Oriska on Oct. 4, and was apprehended the next afternoon following a 22-hour manhunt.

VCSU announces Roll of Honor, Dean's List

January 4, 2012

 Valley City State University has released a list of students who received academic honors for the fall semester of 2011.
 
THE PRESIDENT’S ROLL OF HONOR:
 
The President’s Roll of Honor recognizes students who complete 12 semester hours or more with a grade point average of 4.0.
 
Aman, Ashlynn, Richardton, ND
Andersen, Apryl Elaine, Fargo, ND
Armstrong, Marcie D'ora, Rolette, ND
Bartholmy, Rachel, Scranton, ND
Bevan, Hayley, Valley City, ND
Bindas, Amanda Jo, Oxbow, ND
Bollingberg, Signe Ann, Fessenden, ND
Borkowski, Kathryn M, Fargo, ND
Brown, Amanda, Valley City, ND

January 3rd

VC Mayor candidate Q&A: Dean Ross

January 3, 2012

The candidates for the Jan. 24 recall election recently sat down with the T-R to share some of their views. Mayor candidate Dean Ross's interview appears below.

Dean Ross

Occupation: Officer with Valley City Police Department, 1973-2000, Chief of Police 2000-2011
Education: B.S. in Agricultural Economics from NDSU
Family: Wife Deb, daughter Jennifer (Bryan) Kriewald, son Michael (Erica) Ross, and four grandchildren.
Organizatons: Member of Our Savior's Church, ND Peace Officers Association, Fraternal Order of Police, and Valley City Eagles.

VC Mayor candidate Q&A: Bob Werkhoven

January 3, 2012

The candidates for the Jan. 24 recall election recently sat down with the T-R to share some of their views. Mayor candidate Bob Werkhoven's interview appears below.

Bob Werkhoven, current Valley City Mayor (term began June 2010)

Occupation: (retired) Former District Engineer at the North Dakota Department of Transportation.
Education: B.S. Civil Engineering from NDSU, Associate Degree Wildlife Management from Bottineau School of Forestry.
Family: Wife Darlene and children Dawn, (West Fargo) Dan (Valley City) and David (Jamestown).

Fewer funds for flood repairs

January 3, 2012

In a memo from the North Dakota Department of Transportation to officials in the state, Local Government Engineer Paul Benning said that the state will receive $100 million less than needed to repair flood damage.

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