August 14th, 2014
Bethany Reiten, a resident of rural Kathryn, took second place for documentaries in the national 4-H Film Festival that took place in St. Louis, Aug. 2 to 6. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Part of Woodbine Cemetery in Valley is getting a facelift. Tuesday, a pair of contractors began the task of straightening and securing gravestones of veterans â€“ some from as far back as the Civil War â€“ on an edge of the cemetery reserved for veterans. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Two ladies at the Rudolf Square in Valley City have created a garden for the community there. Maridenis Carpenter started by putting a couple flower pots out on the steps, and the garden has grown to include several flowers and plants along the steps and fence on the east side and a few on the west side.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Each Wednesday, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest.
This week, the Barnes County Sheriff's Office is looking for Jeremy Albert Earl Smith who is wanted on a class C felony warrant for aggravated assault.
Smith, 22, is an African American male with black hair and brown eyes. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 155 pounds.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Smith should call the Barnes County Sheriff's Office at (701) 845-8530.
According to Barnes County Weed Officer Jim McAllister, Barnes County is becoming invaded with a relatively new weed called absinth wormwood. Mor in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Flaxseed, the highly-regarded offspring of the flax plant, grows readily in North Dakota and has caused growth of another sort; business growth at Heartland Flax, one of the nation's premiere processors of flaxseed. In fact, Heartland Flax in Valley City is growing so fast, it has several positions to fill. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
The City County Health District will save $106,000 from the $414,000 it expected to need for bare bones renovation of the former Valley City First Community Credit Union into a new home. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Barnes ON THE MOVE Partnership would like to invite everyone to come out and taste free samples of grilled vegetables at the Farmers Market on Thursday, August 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Shopko parking lot. Dr. James Buhr, physician at Sanford Clinic, will be the guest chef this year. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
All Barnes County employees will be invited to a free healthy picnic on the courthouse grounds sometime in August. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.