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October 16th

Salvation Army Helping More

October 16, 2014

Leaders of the Salvation Army Service Unit of Barnes County thank local supporters for once again making increasingly larger contributions to the organization which help families and individuals in need. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Throwback Thursday: 1961 Oriska High School Basketball Team

October 16, 2014

The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.

Keith Baumgartner brought in this photograph of the 1961 Oriska High School Basketball team, which took fourth place in the North Dakota Class C Basketball Tournament. The team included Eugene Baumgartner, Keith Baumgartner, Kent Baumgartner, James Heinze, Duane Hoffmeyer, Palmer Holden, Robert Paeper, Richard Pommerer, Richard Thilmony and Thomas Trautman. Coach was Lloyd "Fred" Fandrich and manager was Larry Kappel.

O'Reilly Auto Parts Kicks Off Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

October 16, 2014

Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors welcome O'Reilly Auto Parts to Valley City with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning to kick off the store's two-week grand opening. 

October 15th

Crime Ring Hits VC

October 15, 2014

A recent incident involving stolen checks prompted the Valley City Police Department, along with the FBI, to warn residents to not leave valuables in their vehicles and to keep unoccupied vehicles locked.

Earlier this week, tellers at the Valley City U.S. Bank recovered a stolen check and I.D. when suspects in a multi-state rash of vehicle break-ins attempted to cash the check at the drive-up window.

Local Ballot Measures Await BC Voters

October 15, 2014

Barnes County and Valley City residents will have several ballot measures to consider in the November 4 general election with three measures for Valley City and two for all of Barnes County. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

VC Meets Future VCSU President

October 15, 2014

Valley City State University faculty, students, staff and community leaders all either have or will have the chance to meet with the next VCSU president as the five semi-finalists tour the campus and meet with groups of people this week on campus. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

New Ford Building Now Open

October 15, 2014

The new Stoudt-Ross Ford building on Winter Show Road is up and running as of Monday. Nate Kvilvang, general manager, said a grand opening for the nearly 25,000-square-foot building is tentatively set for Nov. 10. Miller Motors plans to move into the old Ford building by the end of the year. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Warrant Wednesday: Joshua Maley

October 15, 2014

Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.

Joshua Maley is wanted for failure to comply to a bench warrant on original charges of forgery or counterfeiting, a class-C felony and failure to make monthly payments.

Maley, 28, is white with brown hair and blue eyes. He is five feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds.

Anyone with information about Maley should call the Barnes County Sheriff's Office at (701) 845-8530. Callers can remain anonymous.

October 14th

VC Accident Injures One

October 14, 2014

An accident involving a car and a semi-truck on Interstate 94 in Valley City resulted in an injury Friday evening.

At about 7:20 p.m., the Valley City Fire Department, along with the Valley City Police Department and North Dakota Highway Patrol, responded to the accident in the westbound lane of I-94 at the west Valley City exit.

According to VCFD Chief Gary Retterath, the driver of the car was extricated from the vehicle after it collided with a semi, went into a ditch and caught on fire. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived on the scene, said Retterath.

Koppelman: Schools Should Design Their Own Calendars

October 14, 2014

North Dakota voters will determine by voting on Measure 8 if school classes must begin after Labor Day in the November General Election. Valley City Public Schools Superintendent Dean Koppelman said that while he understands the benefit of delaying classes until then, he believes each school district should be able to develop their own calendars, based on many factors within the district and community. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

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