Perkins, Inc. will hold a car seat safety clinic this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Seventy-three percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly, owner Jerry Perkins said, so he advises people to check car seats before hitting the road.
Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on site to help install car seats correctly. Appointments are encouraged but not required. Call (701) 845-3071 to make an appointment.
Barnes County State's Attorney Lee Grossman told Barnes County Commissioners Tuesday he was leaving his elected position Feb. 14.
Grossman told commissioners he was leaving to join the law firm owned by Valley City Attorney Russell J. Myhre.
Those who shop at Shopko this month have an easy opportunity to help the Valley City Public School District gain up to $2,000 from the franchise's hometown foundation.
Customers who visit Shopko between Dec. 1 and Dec. 24 can simply sign their name to show support; no donation or purchase is required. Shopko Hometown Foundation will donate $1 for each signature up to $2,000.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Victoria M. Woodward, 56, Madison, Wis., passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at her home due to non-Hodgkinâ€™s lymphoma. She was born on March 9, 1957, in Billings, Mont., the daughter of James B. and Sue (Yokum) Mollison. She married Daniel F. Woodward on June 27, 1980, in Bismarck. Vickie was a teacher in the Madison school district for over 30 years. Her passion was in finding the joy in life and sharing it with her family and friends.
Jeffrey M. Hansen, 52, passed away Nov. 23, 2013, in Las Vegas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Bismarck, at a later date.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Eastgate Funeral Service.
Jeff was born and raised in Bismarck and graduated from Bismarck High School. He was certified welder and worked various jobs throughout his life as a welder.
John M. Kelsch, 95, died Nov. 27, 2013, at Rancho Mirage, Calif. John was born Dec. 1, 1917, in Napoleon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andreas and Elizabeth Kelsch, who came to America from the Crimean Peninsula on the Black Sea and from Odessa, Russia in 1898, where their German ancestors farmed the land since 1805. His three brothers and two sisters also preceded him in death. Johnâ€™s wife of nearly 50 years, Katherine, died in 2001.
Thomas Joe Weber passed away Thanksgiving morning, November 28th, 2013 surrounded by his family. Tom was born on March 1, 1961 to Francis â€śFritzâ€ť Weber and Marlys (Meyer) Weber in LaMoure, ND.
Tom enjoyed riding motorcycle, hunting, Nascar and hanging out with friends and family. He would say that his greatest accomplishments in life were that he received both his GED and High School Diploma while at Job Corp, and he obtained his CDL license and his welding certification. But what Tom loved most in his life were his four children and baconâ€¦in no particular order!
Margaret O. Metz was born and passed away Thursday November 28, 2013 at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND.
Maggie is the daughter of Pat and Lynn (Jackson) Metz of Gackle, ND.
She is survived by her parents, 5 brothers and 1 sister, James, Zachary, Brittany, Sean, Ian, and Dahlton; paternal grandparents-Donald & Juliet Metz, Gackle, ND; maternal grandparents, Scheller & Betty Jackson, Camden, NC; paternal great grandparents, Frieda Metz, Everette, WA; Darwin & Arlene Rudolph, Gackle, ND; and a special friend, Margo Helgeson.
Marty Bratrud, activities director for Valley City Public Schools, notified the school district of changes and cancellations in school activities due to a predicted winter storm.
*The junior high girls basketball game against Barnes County North is cancelled (no make up date has been set at this time).
*Boys and girls hockey practice is cancelled for tonight in Jamestown.
The estate of Dr. Sharon Clancy, who died Oct. 5, 2012, has made $42,600 bequest to the Valley City State University Scholarship program, said her brother, Lynn Clancy, in a phone interview Monday from Bismarck. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.