Archive - 2014
Nearly a half century after its creation, the Wimbledon Newsletter is still working to let local people know about comings and goings in the northwestern Barnes County town close to the Stutsman County border. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City City Commissioners approved the first reading of an ordinance to extend a current 1/2 percent city sales tax to fund the Valley City Wellness, Health and Fitness Education Center during a special meeting Tuesday morning. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
ON THE MOVE is back and ready to help the community start the New Year right. ON THE MOVE is a physical activity program for all ages that starts Thursday, Jan. 1 and is designed to help Barnes County residents set a physical activity goal and meet it. The program offers tips, support and incentives. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.
Susan Kay Delmore is wanted for failure to comply to a bench warrant for theft of property and failure to serve 30 days in jail.
Delmore, 56, is a native American female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is five feet, four inches tall and weighs 125 pounds.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Delmore should call the Barnes County Sheriff's Office at (701) 845-8530. Callers may remain anonymous.
Wes Anderson of the Barnes County Historical Society submitted this photo of a Christmas tree put up in Valley City in 1914.
The Dec. 10, 1914 issue of the Valley City Times-Record included this brief story:
Valley City falls in line with New York, Boston and other cities of like importance in Xmas idea.
A new series of Make and Take session classes being offered to Barnes County 4-H members are proving extremely popular, said Susan Milender, Barnes County Extension agent and coordinator of Barnes County 4-H. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Thursday Night Football 12/4/14
Dallas (9-4) 41
Chicago (5-8) 28
Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallasâ€™ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.
Valley City Congregational United Church of Christ members, Sunday School and Confirmation students collected hats, mittens, gloves and scarves to donate to the Valley City Mitten Tree. The items will be given to local families in need. Pictured are, back row: Â Avery Murray, Benton Murray, Hale Kringlie, Bethany Reiten, and front row: Jack Lerud, Kai Kringlie, Caitlin Reiten.
Valley City's Nazarene Church will depict the life of Jesus Christ during its 10th annual Journey Through Christmas, a drive-though Christmas presentation on Riverview Drive and Hanna Avenue presented in six scenes with over 30 characters and several animals. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
BEK Communications is working on connecting residential and businesses inside and outside of Valley City, but it might take a few months before all customers are connected, said Tom Steinolfson, chief operations officer for BEK. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.