Archive - Feb 2014 - News Article
A company hired by Barnes County repaired a far underground concrete culvert from the inside, said Barnes County Highway Superintendent Kerry Johnson Thursday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Kiwanis group has produced more than 35 fleece blankets for Project Ignite Light, said member Tessa Lagein Friday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce's annual chili cook-off and community olympics are scheduled Monday evening to kick off the North Dakota Winter Show.
The annual events, which are known as friendly and fun competition among community members, groups, businesses and organizations, will take place at the Winter Show's main arena. Sign-up forms are on the Chamber's website, www.valleycitychamber.com, and must be sent by Saturday. The chili cook-off begins at 5:30 p.m., and the community olympics begin at 7 p.m.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
A Valley City bar has a new name and new owners. Scott Sandvik, Valley City, and Jerry Jarvis, of Arizona, are the new owners of My Bar, formerly called The Ram, which was owned by Michelle Brendmoen. Sandvik and Jarvis became the owners of the bar, located at 240 East Main Street in Valley City, Feb. 19.
My Bar plans to have entertainment regularly, starting with Big Hammer Karaoke on Friday, March 7 from 9 p.m. to close. Sandvik said, "Come on down for entertainment after the Winter Show concert."
More in Friday's Times-Record.
The State Board of Higher Education Thursday named Valley City State University President Dr. Steven Shirley as the next president of Minot State University, Minot, N.D., said MSU spokeswoman Linda Benson. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Several members of a Barnes County family were arrested Tuesday on a variety of charges including possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property, and assault.
Barbara Case, 45, of Wimbledon, was charged in Barnes County District Court for possession of a controlled substance â€“ methamphetamine, a class C felony: and possession of stolen property, a class A misdemeanor.
Two new dentists have joined Dr. Ted Hagen at Concept Dentistry in Valley City. Dr. Brian Bulik and Dr. Ann Slama each have skills that allow the practice to offer a variety of modern services.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Barnes County Senior Center will be home to an American Association of Retired Persons Smart Driver Course 1 p.m. May 8, said Peter Farrelly, an AARP-certified instructor who lives in Valley City. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
A conviction in Barnes County District Court last week marked the end of a case that began with a string of farmstead burglaries in 2012. Broc Allen Buytaert was sentenced in Barnes County District Court last week for his role in the robberies; previously Steven Lee Hovland and April Robyn Kapaun were sentenced for the same crimes. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Rural water customers should protect against frozen water pipes, but with caution.
According to Perry Kapaun, manager of Barnes Rural water, with cold temps this winter and little insulation from snow, ground frost is deeper than usual meaning water pipes could freeze causing a litany of problems for homeowners.