Archive - Oct 3, 2013 - News Article
Cedric Chappell, a Valley City State University student accused of killing one man and injuring another in Minneapolis last weekend, did not waive extradition to Minnesota Wednesday, but instead asked for an extradition hearing.
Judge Jay Schmitz set Chappell's bond at $1 million at the request of Barnes County State's Attorney Lee Grossman at the recommendation of the State of Minnesota. Grossman explained to the court that not only did he consider Chappell a danger to the community, but Chappell may also be in danger from those who may seek retribution.
Former Litchville man and University of North Dakota student Sean Opdahl received a $27,500 Army ROTC scholarship.
Opdahl, a junior at UND, said he received the scholarship after committing to stay in the National Guard.
His major is secondary social studies education, and he is involved with a campus and military ministry.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Vault coffee shop and bakery opens its doors Friday at 11:30 a.m. After the ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:30 a.m there will be free samples of baked goods. On opening day The Vault will be serving sugar cookies, chocolate chip cookies, pretzels, mini cupcakes, pizza rolls, pumpkin truffles and rock candy.
The Vault is owned and operated by Kimberly â€śKylyâ€ť Brekke and is the result of four years of restoration by her husband, David Brekke. The Vault is on the main floor of The Stavanger Building, which was originally built as The Bank of Valley City in 1919.
Someone broke into the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library late Saturday or early Sunday and took a minimal amount of cash from a drawer, said Library Director Steve Hammel.
Hammel said â€śsomebody jimmied the back door lock and came in. There was no damage and a little cash was stolen from a drawer. It was a very inexpensive wakeup call.â€ť
Hammel said he has fixed the back door to the library â€śand put in deadbolts.â€ť
No library equipment or books were stolen or damaged. The library has little cash on hand â€“ primarily the small amount of money collected from fines, Hammel said.
Karen Anderson and Scott Cole may never be allowed to construct a campgrounds in Getchell Township near Lake Ashtabula.
The couple appeared before Barnes County Commissioners a second time Monday, armed with signatures of 16 township residents who were willing to go on record not opposing the proposed 20-spot campgrounds.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.