June 11th, 2014
In recognition of hosting the 51st annual UCC Northern Plains Conference this past weekend, Valley City's Congregational UCC will be home to the conference's model replica of the 19th century â€śLa Amistadâ€ť ship for the next year. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Police will be handing out tickets to children this summer, but not for violating the law. Kids caught wearing a helmet while bicycling, skateboarding, in-line skating, roller skating or riding a scooter could be stopped by a VCPD officer and given a ticket good for an ice cream cone at Dairy Queen.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Alan Komrosky's Triceratops â€śBobâ€ť should be on display at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum Thursday. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Retired Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants and Detroit Lions tight end Pete Mitchell (left) met and discussed leadership with Talon Larson (right) and Valley City football players at June 7â€™s NFL High School Player Development reading program event at the Valley City/Barnes County Library.
Sam Jenson pitched Valley City Babe Ruthâ€™s second no-hitter in as many games and led the offense in Tuesday nightâ€™s 18-0, 19-hit District win over host Edgeley.
â€śAgain we had another great pitching performance,â€ť Valley City head coach Lance Lukes said. â€śJenson improved from his last outing and found some things that worked and kept up with them. Our offense came out little sluggish in the first two innings; we talked and changed our approach and rattled off base hit after base hit. Itâ€™s always nice to put up that many hits in a game.â€ť
Red River Valley author Madelyne Camrud announces â€¨Bookinâ€™ it at the B&B poetry readings at four Bed and Breakfast locations in the region. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Two recent accidents on I-94 in Barnes County caused extensive vehicle damage and two injuries.
On Thursday, James Wanzek, 28, of Jamestown, and Linda Sorenson, 65, of Pillsbury, were both injured in a two-vehicle collision near Orkska.
According to North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Tom Herzig, at about 10:20 p.m. Thursday, Wanzek, who was driving a Toyota Tundra at about 75 mph, rear-ended Sorensen, who was driving a Dodge Durango at about 65 mph. According to Herzig, Wanzek was distracted by a water bottle that had fallen onto the floor.
Barnes County could move to protect six of seven rural cemeteries Paul Stenshoel is urging Barnes County to help protect, said Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck Monday. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County residents may see a 50 center monthly tax increase on cell phone bills on the November General Election ballot. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
A Valley City man faces several charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident Thursday night.
Rickey Lee Johnson, 54, of Valley City was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident after a vehicle matching his was spotted by a witness to the hit-and-run.
At about 10 p.m. Thursday, VCPD responded to a report of a hit-and-run at the intersection of Fifth Avenue Northwest and 12th Street Northwest, according to VCPD Chief Fred Thompson.