Archive - Jan 3, 2014
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have issued a travel alert for the southwest part of North Dakota.
Cities included in the alert are Williston, Grand Forks, Fargo, Wahpeton, Valley City, Jamestown, Ellendale, Linton, Bismarck and surrounding areas. A Travel Alert means conditions are such that motorists can still travel in these areas, but should be advised of freezing rain causing icy road conditions.
A memorial service for Daniel Peterson, scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday at Oliver Nathan Funeral Home has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.
Announcements from Valley City Public Schools:
Boy's hockey tonight against Bottineau has been postponed to Feb. 8. Junior Varisty will play at 1 p.m. and varsity will play at 3:15 p.m. on Feb. 8.
Boy's and Girl's hockey against Dickinson on Saturday has been postponed. Girls will make up their game on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. The boys date and time is to be announced.
John Borg and family had a little fun over Christmas. And a little help from some hydraulics. They transformed a pile of snow into a giant snowman. Itâ€™s a good thing thatâ€™s a five gallon bucket and not a magic hat, because if that Frosty laughed and played, he might flatten a couple of cars.
The Barnes County Commission met in special session to address year-end business on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 with Eldred Knutson, John Froelich, Rodger Berntson, and Cindy Schwehr present. Phil Leitner was absent. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County's Salvation Army continues to raise more money each year. Breaking another record, the organization raised $58,047.54 this year, $18,000 more than its goal and $3,000 more than the amount raised last year.
The local Salvation Army set a goal of raising $40,000 during this year's annual red kettle drive and far exceeded it. Last year, they raised about $55,000.
"Words cannot say how humbled all of us are by the wonderful graces that God has bestowed on us again this year in our Salvation Army bell ringing campaign," said Lee Isensee, chairman.