October 29th, 2014
As of Tuesday, North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said his office had received 37,763 absentee and vote by mail ballots of 65,769 that the office had sent out. The story is in the Wednesday issue of the Times-Record.
A public input meeting focusing on zoning in Valley City will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Because most of Valley City was "blanket" zoned in the early 1970s, the city was full of inconsistencies. 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.
Nicholas Curtis Rittenhouse, 26, is wanted by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office on a bench warrant for failure to appear for an order to show cause hearing for the original charge of driving with a suspended or revoked, a class B misdemeanot.
Rittenhouse is a white male with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is six feet, one inch tall and weighs 170 pounds.
Bettinâ€™s Greenhouse won all four against Farmers Union Insurance
Dacotah Bank won all four games against a ghost
Dazey Auto Body won 2 1/2 from Fairhill Properties
High Team Game
High Team Series
Dacotah Bank 2,092
High Indiv. Game and Series
Betty Marler 169 and 470
Cheryl Olson 152; Janell Becker 146; Doris Weller 144
Dazey Auto Body 25 1/2 - 10 1/2
Fairhill Prop 21 1/2 - 14 1/2
Farmers Union 21 - 15
Dacotah Bank 21 - 15
Bettinâ€™s 18 - 18
â€śJust keep swimmingâ€ť is an invaluable mantra in life as well as on the volleyball court.
Claire Olson, Reagan Ingstad and Valley City, winless in their last six Eastern Dakota conference matches entering Mondayâ€™s home contest against Grand Forks Central, regained their sea legs with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-18) sweep to take the season series after having swept the Knights, 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-16), in Sept. 11â€™s road contest.
Bruce Anders Pedersen, 78, Luverne, ND passed away on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City, ND.
Local law enforcement arrested a man believed to be wanted and driving a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon at the westbound exit 292 in Valley City.
The driver of the vehicle, a 2006 Honda Accord, was reported as being involved in a gas drive-off in Casselton and was intercepted in Valley City.
The driver was reported to be a mental subject who may have been en-route to Witchita, Kan. with multiple weapons in the vehicle. It was also reported that he may have been involved in an attempted murder.
The Times-Record will report updates as they occur.
Ila B. Jacobsen, 93, Valley City, ND, formerly of Luverne, ND, died October 26, 2014 at the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City. She was born Ila Belle Boyer on September 24, 1921 to Clarence and Clara (Lerfald) Boyer in Kenawick, WA. As a young girl, she moved with her family to Hope, ND. She attended school in Hope, graduating in 1939.
On March 21, 1941, she married Darrel Jacobsen in Hope. They made their home in the Luverne, ND area where they farmed. After Darrelâ€™s death in 1992, Ila moved to Valley City, ND.
Sister Helen Backes, SMP, age 101, of Valley City, ND, died October 27, 2014 at Maryvale Convent in Valley City. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Friday, October 31st at Maryvale Convent Chapel with Father Claude Seeberger, OSB celebrant. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Maryvale Convent Chapel and one hour before the service Friday morning. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 PM Thursday evening at Maryvale Convent Chapel. Interment will be in Maryvale Convent Cemetery near Valley City.
Clara Elton Rockswold, 103 years old, longtime resident of Litchville, ND, died September 18, 2014, at the Sheyenne Care Center in Valley City, ND, where she lived since 2004.
She was a member of the First Lutheran Church of Litchville, ND.
Clara enjoyed crafts, decorating cakes, and making outfits for dolls. She was know for the Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus dolls.