Archive - 2014 - News Article
The Valley City City Commission approved giving city residents a vote for or against a health, wellness and physical education center while separating the issue from permanent flood protection.
During the November general election, Valley City residents will be asked to approve or disapprove two separate measures. One, to extend no less than 83 percent of an existing 1/2 percent sales tax increase, originally earmarked to pay for the Hi-Line Activity Center, to pay the city's share of permanent flood protection.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Wes Anderson, curator of the Barnes County Historical Society Museum agreed to start off the series and give our readers an idea what we are hoping will be submitted with this photo from the museum archives.
Photos can be of events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week in the Valley City Times-Record.
Each Wednesday, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest. Thanks to the public's assistance Warrant Wednesday subject, Jeremy Smith was arrested and incarcerated. Thanks for the tips and the calls!
This week, the Barnes County Sheriff's Office is looking for Terry Lee Cornell, II, who is wanted for an outstanding warrant and revocation of probation.
Cornell, 41, is a white male with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds.
Starion Financial founder Frank Larson received the Distinguished Community Banker Award at the 47th annual convention for the Independent Community Bankers of North Dakota (ICBND). The award was presented on August 19 in Bismarck. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Barnes County will figure out how to repair 500-pound plus granite steps that are beginning to sag, possibly creating a safety concern. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Dazey Sodbusters Club will celebrate its 69th anniversary this year with the 11th Sodbuster Stampede Bullorama in Sibley on Sunday. Along with a full day of bull riding, dancing and pedal tractor pulling, the Sodbuster club will honor Keith Nudell as the 2014 Outstanding Sodbuster of the Year. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Valley City Public School buildings will now be accessible by a key fob only. Faculty and staff will receive fobs to open the doors, and guests can be admitted by pushing a button on the door. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
City-County Health District invites residents to stop by the the new public health building to see the vegetables and herbs as well as various types of edible flowers that are growing in planters outside the former First Community Credit Union building that CCHD purchased.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
A major renovation of Valley City State University's President's House Guest Inn is nearly complete, said Greg Vanney, director of marketing and communications. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Andrew Miklas, 25, and Nicole Lindermann, 18, are expected to plead guilty to arson and burglary charges for their roles in the October arson of Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City.
Change of plea hearings for both suspects are scheduled in Barnes County District Court for Aug. 25. Lindermann's plea hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Miklas' hearing is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.