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.
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.
The proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center should be able to operate on its own revenue and membership fees would be similar to monthly membership fees at the current Valley City Recreation Center Fitness Center, according to planners at a public meeting Monday.
According to consultants from ORB Consulting, first-year revenues for the proposed facility, at an estimated $836,389 â€“ coming from contributions, membership dues, sales and program and other fees â€“ would offset estimated operating expenses of $812,729.
Those who find a few too many sweet treats in their Halloween bags this year â€” or those who want to share that sugary goodness with troops and children overseas â€”Â can sell it to Bridge City Dentistry, which will send the candy overseas.
The program, called Operation Gratitude, sends care packages to soldiers overseas, including Halloween candy this time of year, Bridge City Dentistry Administrative Assistant Bonnie Kramer said.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City's Marketplace Foods and Leevers Foods are both running Stuff the Truck campaigns this year to help fill the shelves of the Barnes County Food Pantry during the holidays.
The two campaigns are not connected with each other. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Varsity, starring Austin Lura, Collin Lura, Drew Oberlander, Levi Nix and Matthew Lyter, drew Griggs County in Saturdayâ€™s first match, winning 5-0. Levi Nix finished at four strikes, four spares and two errors and a team-high 80 percent.
Taking on the West Fargo Stars in Match 2, Valley City won, 3-2, in alternating games.