Archive - 2013 - News Article
The Barnes County Salvation Army unit is seeking volunteers to ring bells during this year's red kettle drive. The campaign, which raises money to help community members in need, begins Friday, Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving, and lasts until Christmas Eve.
The familiar red kettles will be set up at Leevers Foods, Marketplace Foods and Shopko in Valley City from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Disabled veterans from around North Dakota will soon have to participate in a special deer hunt at Camp Grafton near Grand Forks. Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City has numerous feral or wild house cats, which can be a rabies concern, said Michelle Feist, an epidemiologist with the North Dakota Department of Health. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Congressman Kevin Cramer plans to visit Valley City for discussion and coffee Monday, Nov. 25 at Vicky's Viking Room, 253 Central Avenue North, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Karl Helland, 30, of rural Kathryn, was injured Saturday when his hand and part of his arm became stuck between two steel rollers inside a baler.
Responding to the call were the Barnes County Sheriff's Office, the Barnes County Rescue Squad, Barnes County Ambulance, the Kathryn First Responders and the Litchville and Hastings Fire Departments, according to Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin.
Helland was transported to Mercy Hospital in Valley City. His condition is unknown.
Senior Citizens can be targets of dishonest people attempting health care fraud and Medicare scams. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Many snow men and women are decorated, dressed and ready to call Valley City businesses home through the Christmas season. The community has a chance to see them just by visiting each participating establishment.
Larry, the T-R Tour Guide, who is one of 21 snowmen in the area, greets customers as they walk through the doors of the Times-Record. He encourages readers to send their vacation photos for the Times-Record's "Out and About with the T-R" promotion.
For a full list of participating businesses, read Tuesday's Times-Record.
Andrew Miklas, 25,of Valley City, and Nicole Lindermann, 18, of Kathryn, were arrested Friday in Hillsboro, N.D., on charges of possession of stolen property after police found the pair at a local motel with a stolen truck.
Miklas was wanted in Valley City in connection to a burglary at Faith Lutheran Church in early October. Lindermann also faces charges in the church burglary.
Read more details in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Linda Burke of Computer Information Systems Inc. will be visiting Barnes County Dec. 3 to explain the benefits and advantages of a Computer Enhanced Dispatch System, said Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Many area veterans along with current service men and women were recognized Thursday afternoon at a program at Washington Elementary School. During the presentation, students and other speakers spoke of the importance of veterans and honoring them, while each vet present was recognized for his or her service.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.