August 28th, 2014
The family of a former Valley City professor wants his students, colleagues, friends and others who knew him to share messages and stories about the Chamberlain, S.D. native who passed away July 3.
Jill Bode, niece of Robert Bode, 65, said the family is trying to get a collection of stories together about Robert.
Those who are willing to honor Robert's memory may leave a message or story about him by calling (605) 549-5262 (a voicemail only line) or mailing a note to P.O. Box 176, Custer, S.D. 57730.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Effective Sept. 1, many Drivers License offices across North Dakota will have new hours and/or days of service. These changes are being made in an effort to better meet the needs of customers at high demand times and locations.
Valley City's Drivers License office will be open the first and third Wednesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jamestown's office will be open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and Fargo's office will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
Tammy Sadek believes her son Andrew was murdered.
In an interview with KFGO radio Tuesday, Tammy said her son was not suicidal and called upon North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenhjem to investigate his death and the actions of the law enforcement agency that investigated her son for allegedly selling marijuana; the agency Tammy claimed was bullying her son.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Wes Anderson, curator of the Barnes County Historical Society Museum agreed to start off the series and give our readers an idea what we are hoping will be submitted with this photo from the museum archives.
Photos can be of events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week in the Valley City Times-Record.
Affordable rental housing has become a tenuous issue in Valley City. The loss of dozens of apartments in the name of permanent flood protection coupled with a growing population has left potential renters struggling to find good, affordable housing, especially for families.
Over the course of the next several days the Times-Record will explore Valley City rental issues and what renters can expect for their money alpong with what struggles landlords have finding good tenants. Read more in upcoming issues of the Valley City Times-Record.
The Valley City State University V-500 Board of Directors this month kicked off a new campaign drive, said Jeremy Wiebe, assistant director of annual giving for the VCSU Foundation. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Celebrate Recovery, a non-denominational Christ-centered recovery program, aims to help those struggling with all kinds of hurts, habits and hang-ups. 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 Shelton Amar Ard.
Ard is wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear at an order to show cause hearing for original charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor; ingesting a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor and possession of a controlled substance, a class B misdemeanor. He is also wanted on a warrant of attachment for child support.
In honor of Sept. 20â€™s National Gymnastics Day, TNT Kids Fitness & Gymnastics of Fargo, N.D. will host Open Gymnastics Day for children of all abilities, ages five to 14, with one-hour sessions at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Each athleteâ€™s goal is to complete or attempt every station â€” rings, a rock wall, a run and jump into a pit, tumbling, pull-ups, handstands, trampoline jumps and a balance beam â€” and fill out a gymnastics punch card.
Valley City boys tennis ventured to Grand Forks on Tuesday to face umpteen-time defending State champion Red River in a match that the Roughriders took, 9-0, but greatness is wrought with formidable opponents.
â€śRed River looks as dominant as ever,â€ť Valley City head coach Matt Nielson said. â€śThey will be the overwhelming favorites to win the State tournament this year, and deservedly so.â€ť
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.