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October 24th

'Iron Butt' Ride Benefits Local Motorcyclist

October 24, 2014

Mark Cox is lucky to be alive, his doctors say, after a motorcycle accident this summer. While the Berlin, N.D., man made a quick recovery, he still has medical bills to pay. His longtime friend Brian Mindt of Valley City organized an "Iron Butt" motorcycle ride, in which riders must successfully ride a certain number miles in a certain amount of time, to raise funds for Mark.

Sharing the Road with Harvest Equipment

October 24, 2014

With harvest season in full swing, area motorists need to be wary of farm equipment on the road and farmers need to be courteous when using public roads. More in Friday's Times-Record.

October 23rd

Right to Life Holds Measure 1 Meeting

October 23, 2014

North Dakota Measure 1 would not affect end-of-life decisions or the future of in-vitro fertilization, according to Christopher Dodson, Executive Director and Council for the North Dakota Catholic Conference, who spoke before an informational meeting held by the Valley City chapter of the North Dakota Right to Life Tuesday about what Measure 1 wouldn't do, and how the opposition – using primarily outside funding from Planned Parenthood – did not use facts that can be backed-up but instead used fear tactics in an attempt to dissuade voters from approving the measure.

Moorhead Man Finds VCFD Medal

October 23, 2014

Bruce Carlson of Moorhead, Minn., recently approached the Times-Record with questions about a medallion he found with his metal detector about 20 years ago. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Throwback Thursday: 1950 Train Crash in Lucca

October 23, 2014

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

Don Malec brought in this photograph of an August, 1950, train accident that took place in the Barnes County town of Lucca. The accident happened between a combination freight and passenger train and a freight train.

"They t-boned," Malec said. The accident between a Soo Line train and a Northern Pacific train resulted in one person dying, several injuries and a number of cattle being transported in freight cars dying.

VCSU Student to Discuss Artwork at Reception

October 23, 2014

Valley City State University student Lisa Jensen's senior art exhibition reception will be held Friday, Oct. 24 from 5-8 p.m. in VCSU's McCarthy Hall 356. More in Thursday's Times-Record.

October 22nd

UCC Dinner Set for Saturday

October 22, 2014

Members of Valley City's Congregational United Church of Christ are gearing up for their annual Chuck Wagon Dinner, the 50th, set from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the church basement. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

3 Stair Fixes Run $21K

October 22, 2014

Barnes County Commissioners learned at a Tuesday meeting that repairs to three sets of steps at the Courthouse and jail building will cost $21,769, said Commissioner Phil Leitner. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Warrant Wednesday: Chad Matthew Henderson-Doyle

October 22, 2014

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

Chad Matthew Henderson-Doyle, 29, is wanted by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office for failure to appear in court for a change of plea on original charges of driving with a suspended or revoked license.

Henderson-Doyle is a white male with brown hair and brown eyes. He is six feet, one inch tall and weighs 160 pounds.

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

JRMC Hosts Seminar on Arthritis

October 22, 2014

Dr. Michael Dean of the Jamestown Regional Medical Center spoke to a small audience at the Valley City Town and Country Club Tuesday about joint stiffness and pain. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

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