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Archive - May 2013

May 17th

Suspect Apprehended in Valley City from Moorhead Stabbing Investigation

May 17, 2013

Valley City Police arrested a Moorhead stabbing suspect without incident Friday Morning. The suspect, who was in possession of a stolen vehicle, was arrested on charges of first and second degree assault for stabbing a 25-year-old male at a Moorhead social gathering on May 5. Vehicle theft charges are pending. The suspect is currently in the Barnes County Jail.
Read more about the arrest in Monday's Times-Record

The Cost of Doing 9-1-1 Business

May 17, 2013

Barnes County is prepared to spend up to $20,360 to remodel the county courthouse basement to ready space for a new 9-1-1 dispatch center on top of the estimated $63,000 estimated to move the center.
At a special Barnes County Commission meeting on Thursday, commissioners voted to move forward with the remodel project 3-1 with commissioner John Froelich voting no and commissioner Phil Leitner absent.
For more on the 9-1-1 move, read Friday's Times-Record

SVFA Plans Busy Summer

May 17, 2013

Valley City-based Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals has a busy summer planned for 2013, said Erickson, secretary/treasurer of the animal welfare group.
As of Wednesday, Erickson wrote that upcoming events the group plans to participate in include Rally in the Valley, Crazy Day and a Walk and Wag-a-thon.
More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Extreme Egg Drop

May 17, 2013

Second-graders at Jefferson Elementary school ascended 40 feet into the air on a fire truck ladder during an egg drop project Thursday.
According to second-grade teacher Connie Schlittenhardt, who organized the event, the students had to create contraptions to keep eggs safe as they dropped them from the ladder.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record

May 16th

June 8 and 9 are full of possibilities. Tell us what they are.

May 16, 2013

June 8 and 9 may be ordinary days to most of you, but the Times-Record wants to know what those ordinary days have in store for all of you — perhaps they're not so ordinary after all.
Keep track of what you do on June 8 or 9 with photos or writing. We want to know how Valley City ticks and who's behind it all. We want to know what your life is like here in the valley and what makes it awesome.
The Valley City Times-Record will be publishing a special section based on the submissions we get from you in June.

Library Gets Books

May 16, 2013

Head Librarian Steve Hammel looked over a group of books recently received by the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library through a Books for Children grant. The grant provided 70 books, both fiction and non-fiction, for children between birth and 12 years of age. The books are worth about $1,070.

Kay Vinje New EVP at Chamber

May 16, 2013

Executive Vice President for the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce Dawn Riley said she's stepping down from her EVP role and Kay Vinje, event coordinator for the Chamber, will be the new EVP as of June 1.
The announcement came at the Valley City-Barnes County Development Group and Chamber's joint banquet and awards ceremony Tuesday evening at Sabirs.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record

May 15th

Public Fishing Pond Stocked At National Fish Hatchery

May 15, 2013

Jerry Weigel of North Dakota Game and Fish Tuesday stocked the public fishing pond at Valley City's National Fish Hatchery with trout.
Weigel said he stocked the pond with 350 trout.
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record

VC Water Plant Working Well

May 15, 2013

Slightly more than a year after Valley City's $21 million upgrade to its water plant has been fully operational the facility is working well, said Wade Heche, Valley City Water Treatment Plant Manager.
“With the water treatment plant in full-fledged operation, it's running as it should with periodic glitches. Since it's been a year now, myself and Sherry Keys (the two plant operators) are fairly comfortable with the whole system,” Heche said.
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Wind Havoc in the A.M.

May 15, 2013

An early morning storm left about 1,500 residences without power in Valley City Monday after power poles and trees were knocked about by strong winds. At least one driver reported pitch blackness from blowing dirt before his semi was blown into the median.
For more on Tuesday's storm, read the Wednesday Times-Record.

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