August 22nd, 2014
Barnes County has decided to replace a Sheriff's Department squad car heavily damaged in an Aug. 2 accident rather than repairing it. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Three new members recently joined the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce 12-member board. Pictured (left to right) are new member James Jensen; president Michelle Wobbema; president elect Dawn Riley; new member Alison Kasowski; and new member Michael Strom.
The members will be starting the new year Oct. 1. Each member serves on one committee and they are to promote Valley City and area businesses as well as recruit new members.
Judge Brad Cruff of the Southeast District Court in North Dakota is one of 48 state leadersÂ from across the country selected as a Council of State Governments' Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2014.
Jesse Johnson, Jake Miller and Ben Baasch got the call.
All three Valley City Legion Post 60 aces earned an invite to Dec. 27 - Dec. 30â€™s Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic at Mesa, Ariz.â€™s Gene Autry Sports Complex, the former spring training home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Johnson, Miller and Baasch learned of their Classic qualifications just days after competing in Sundayâ€™s Dickinson, N.D., Under Armour Baseball Factory National Tryouts, having been nominated by Post 60 head coach Kyle Roelfsema.
The Valley City City Commission approved giving city residents a vote for or against a health, wellness and physical education center while separating the issue from permanent flood protection.
During the November general election, Valley City residents will be asked to approve or disapprove two separate measures. One, to extend no less than 83 percent of an existing 1/2 percent sales tax increase, originally earmarked to pay for the Hi-Line Activity Center, to pay the city's share of permanent flood protection.
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.
Each Wednesday, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest. Thanks to the public's assistance Warrant Wednesday subject, Jeremy Smith was arrested and incarcerated. Thanks for the tips and the calls!
This week, the Barnes County Sheriff's Office is looking for Terry Lee Cornell, II, who is wanted for an outstanding warrant and revocation of probation.
Cornell, 41, is a white male with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds.
Starion Financial founder Frank Larson received the Distinguished Community Banker Award at the 47th annual convention for the Independent Community Bankers of North Dakota (ICBND). The award was presented on August 19 in Bismarck. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
University of Mary Athletic Training Student Association will host its first color run, the Color My Stride 5k, in support of the UMATSA organization and its 2014 charity partner Bentonâ€™s Hope on Saturday, Sept. 6.
Packet pick-up is 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. with an 8 a.m. start. Pre-registration is encouraged. T-shirt sizes are limited.
Barnes County will figure out how to repair 500-pound plus granite steps that are beginning to sag, possibly creating a safety concern. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.