June 26th, 2014
Fireworks go on sale soon throughout the state. Before purchasing and releasing fireworks, Valley City Fire Department Chief Gary Retterath warns residents to stay safe during fireworks season.
The sale and use of fireworks in North Dakota is allowed from June 27 to July 5. In Valley City, fireworks can only be released from 8 a.m. to 11 p,m. One must be at least 12 years old to purchase fireworks in North Dakota. Bottle rockets are illegal to buy or sell in the state.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Valley City's First Community Credit Union opened its doors Wednesday to customers, visitors and the Valley City Chamber of Commerce for its grand opening, ribbon cutting and lunch at its new quarters on Main Street East. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
9 a.m. Saturday at West Fargoâs Red River Valley Fair is a Run or Dye âYour City, Your Color, Your Voteâ Give Love World Tour 5K event, the first to offer five or more eco-friendly cornstarch dye stations with more colors added. Participants use a Run or Dye color voting widget to pick which colors they will adorn throughout the route.
After the event is the world-famous dye festival with a color explosion in a celebration of life, friendship, fitness and fun.
Single runner registration is $57. Team (four or more runners) registration is $52 at runordye.com.
Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms defeated Shadyâs, 10-4 and 12-4
Sanford/Looysen and Corner Bar split; Corner Bar won the first game, 8-2, Sanford/Looysen the second, 12-7
IDK/Buff Bar and FCCU/Iverson/Midwestern Machinery split; FCCU won the first game, 8-7, IDK/Buff Bar the second, 20-9
Streeter & Valley Plains Equipment split; Streeter won the first game, 16-6, VPE the second, 15-5
12-1 IDK/Buff Bar
11-2 Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms
LaMoure gave visiting Valley City trouble with multitudes of runners on base Tuesday night at Townsend Park, but eight Babe Ruth batters landed at least a hit in the 12-5 District win, as did seven in the 13-3 finisher, to complete the four-game season sweep.
âOur pitching wasnât as sharp as it has been, and we had for find ways to overcome it,â Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes said. âScoring in six of seven innings is one of those ways that we helped: it gave our pitchers some backing to know that we will come up with some runs to support them.â
A Valley City high-risk sex offender has moved. Tyler Wayne Delmore is currently residing at 135 Second Street Southeast in Valley. He no longer lives at 491 Second Avenue Northwest.
Delmore, 30, was convicted in 2005 of gross sexual imposition. When he was 19, he had unprotected sex with a 14-year-old girl. When Delmore was 14, he was convicted of gross sexual imposition after having sex with a 12-year-old girl.
Delmore is American Indian with brown hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds.
The parents of a missing North Dakota State College of Science student say they've hired a private investigator because the police investigation has gone cold.
Twenty-year-old Andrew Sadek left his dorm on May 1 and hasn't been seen since. Authorities days later issued an arrest warrant charging Sadek with two counts of delivery of a controlled substance.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Low attendance has forced the owners of Cinema Flix in Valley City to put the movie theater up for sale or look for investors to help keep it running.
Jeremy Zako, who owns the theater with his wife Wendy, said Tuesday that attendance has been declining since the end of December last year. The theater only opened Nov. 8. The owners plan to keep the business running as long as they can afford to and have no immediate plans to close.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Four residents represented Barnes County at this past weekend's North Dakota Extension Youth Conference in Fargo, said Susan Milender, Barnes County extension agent. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
At 1:32 p.m. Saturday, the shadow of a 38-foot utility pole perfectly lined-up with a rock alignment at Medicine Wheel Park in Valley City marking local apparent noon and the moment summer arrived locally.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.