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June 14th

New Vehicle for Sheriff's Dept.

June 14, 2013

The Barnes County Sheriff's Department has two new vehicles, this AWD Taurus and a four-wheel-drive Tahoe, which will remain unmarked, replaced older vehicles in the fleet. The new vehicles have the advantage of being able to go through snow, the Tahoe allows extra storage space for necessary equipment.

June 13th

Senior Housing Needs Being Studied

June 13, 2013

A Region VI housing study commissioned by South Central Dakota Regional Council (SCDRC) reiterates the need for senior friendly housing options throughout the nine-county region.
Becky Thatcher-Kellerm of the South Central Dakota Regional Council said Wednesday the study includes Barnes County, Stutsman County and surrounding counties, “and mentions a specific area in Barnes County.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Oriska Man Arrested for Terrorizing

June 13, 2013

An Oriska man was arrested late Monday for terrorizing after he discharged a weapon within his home while people were present.
According to Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin, at about 10:30 p.m. he and four deputies responded to a 9-1-1 call from Oriska after a 54-year-old man fired four shots from a handgun into a wall.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record

Wagar Speech Coach of the Year

June 13, 2013

Valley City High School speech coach Eydie Wagar has been named North Dakota Class A Speech Coach of the Year for 2013 along with EDC coach of the year.
Wagar has been coaching speech at Valley City High School since the 2007-2008 school year.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Group Aims to Help People Understand What in the World Is Going On

June 13, 2013

With almost 7 billion people living on Earth, there's a lot going on in this world. In fact, there may be so much happening that leaves people asking, "What in the world is going on?" That's a question a local group hopes to answer each time they host an event in the community. The group that started 12 years ago aims to give people a broader understanding of Thomas Jefferson when they bring in an impersonator this fall.
Learn more about how the group started and some of the events they've hosted in Thursday's Times-Record.

June 12th

ATVs; Ride Safe This Summer

June 12, 2013

All terrain vehicles; North Dakotans use them for work, for play and sometimes, for transportation. But as convenient and useful as an ATV may be, it's important to remember they can also be unsafe.
Riders who know and follow the rules are less likely to be injured or killed in an ATV accident.
The All Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute, a not-for-profit organization that plans and implements nation-wide programs of safety education and awareness, offers its eight golden rules for ATV safety in Wednesday's Times-Record.

BC 4-H Expo Saturday

June 12, 2013

Saturday will be a big day for Barnes County youth in 4-H, with the organization's annual expo planned for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum.
Tammy Jacobson, administrative assistant for the Barnes County Extension Service office, said Tuesday judging will take place from about 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and the public is invited to check out projects this year's 14 entrants will have on display.
This year the expo is taking place during Valley City's annual Rally in the Valley.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Local Woman Provides Permanent Makeup at Hair Therapy

June 12, 2013

People can wake up with makeup every day if they choose to see permanent cosmetics technician Beth Wobbema at Hair Therapy. Operating under the name Bella Amore, she provides permanent cosmetics, or permanent makeup, by depositing hypoallergenic mineral pigments into the dermal layer of the skin.
In addition to covering scars and stretch marks, permanent makeup can provide eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner and full lip color.

June 10th

Golfer Makes Hole-in-One at Tourney

June 10, 2013

Jeremy Wolff scored the first ever event hole-in-one at the 25th annual Special Olympics golf tournament Friday.
Wolff, a corrections officer at the Barnes County Jail, made the hole-in-one on hole two at the Town and Country Club in Valley City, and in doing so, won $5,000 from Farmer's Union Insurance in Valley City.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

American Legion to Hold Flag Burning Ceremony

June 10, 2013

Local Boy Scouts will conduct a flag burning ceremony at the American Legion this Flag Day. Those who attend can learn how to properly dispose of damaged United States flags. Properly disposing of the U.S. flag is one part of the United States Flag Code that lists guidelines for properly displaying and respecting the flag.
Friday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., Boy Scouts from troop 560, under the direction of scout master Dave Gazeley, will conduct a ceremony for flags to be properly retired.

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