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October 17th

BC Man Arrested on Weapons Charges

October 17, 2014

Austin Edward Henne, 38, of rural Spiritwood, was arrested in Barnes County Wednesday on a federal warrant.

Henne, who was wanted by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms on weapons charges, was arrested by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office and charged Thursday in U.S. District Court for possession of a firearm or a weapon by a felon. Henne, who has a criminal history including prohibited possession of firearms, criminal conspiracy and burglary, is currently in federal custody.

Heating Assistance Program Starts

October 17, 2014

Barnes County residents having a difficult time paying heating bills might be able to get help through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

2 VCSU Finalists Named

October 17, 2014

Dr. Tisa A. Mason, vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University in Hays Kansas, and Dr. Daniel J. Shipp, chief student affairs officer/dean of students and associate vice chancellor, University of Nebraska Omaha, have been chosen as finalists for new Valley City Stat University president. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Girl Scouts Release Pink Balloons for Breast Cancer

October 17, 2014

Valley City Girl Scouts and CHI Mercy Health employees released pink balloons Thursday afternoon in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Week.

Pictured in the front row, left to right, are Girl Scouts from Troop 30890 Joylyssa Kuehne, Brinklyn Johnson, Brooklyn Triebold and Maggie Dockter. Also in the front row are Jessica Mattison and Sister Dorothy Bunce.

October 16th

VCSU Students Approve Fee Increase to Help Fund Wellness Center

October 16, 2014

Sixty-four percent of Valley City State University students who voted approved a student fee increase to help fund the operating expenses of the proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center.

All students will pay a fee each semester based on their credit load, VCSU Marketing Director Greg Vanney said. The fee will be in the range of $10 to $12 per credit hour, capped at 12 credits.

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.

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