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June 23rd, 2014

Skaters Enjoy Park in VC

June 23, 2014

Jason Cushing of Jamestown observed International GO Skateboarding Day Saturday with a group of friends at the skateboard park in Valley City.

The official holiday was the brainchild of the International association of Skateboard Companies as a way to make skateboarding more accessible. The name likely came from "No Skateboarding" signs that skaters changed to "Go Skateboarding."

Finalists Named For Judge Vacancy

June 23, 2014

Three lawyers have been named as finalists to fill the Southeast Judicial District judgeship vacancy created by the June retirement of Judge John Paulson.

Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck said Friday that the finalists named by the Judicial Nominating Committee are: Cherie L. Clark, Moorhead, Minn., Troy J. LeFevre, Jamestown, and Jerod E. Tufte, Dawson.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

BC OKs 2015 Road Projects

June 23, 2014

Now that Barnes County has all but completed leftover road projects from 2013 with only seeding left, commissioners approved five new projects for 2015. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

June 22nd

BREAKING: Elderly Pedestrian Stuck by Truck in VC

June 23, 2014

Neither alcohol nor speed were considered to be factors when a 92-year-old Valley City pedestrian was injured Sunday after being hit by a pickup.
Rita Weber was struck by the Ford F150 while she was in a crosswalk of Central Avenue North and Sixth Street Northwest in Valley City at about 6:20 p.m.

Weber was walking south on Central Avenue North and was crossing Sixth Street Northwest when she was struck, according to Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson. For reasons unknown, the driver of the pickup failed to see the Weber in the crosswalk.

June 20th

Faith Lutheran Demolished; New Church to Be Built

June 20, 2014

Faith Lutheran Church, which was destroyed by arson last October, has been torn down and a new structure will be rebuilt across the street to the east where Smith Lumber Company currently stands. Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

BC Waits On Passports

June 20, 2014

Barnes County commissioners are getting impatient, waiting for approval of county officials for working with passports. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Minn. Pair Face Drug Charges in BC

June 20, 2014

A St. Paul, Minn, couple arrested Friday in Barnes County have been charged for multiple narcotics offenses. Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

June 19th

BC Tables Subdivision Plan

June 19, 2014

Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners decided to table a subdivision request by Terence Brock for a housing subdivision with about 14 residences on 77 acres in Green Township. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Area Residents Encouraged to Throw Block Parties

June 19, 2014

Valley City and Barnes County officials have joined forces to encourage residents to throw or attend neighborhood block parties. When people know each other there is definitely an increase in safety in a neighborhood, according to Sharon Buhr of ON THE MOVE. That’s one reason the national slogan is, "Give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party! Reduce crime, drugs & violence.”
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

June 18th

Injured Truck Driver Says Thanks to 'VC's Finest'

June 18, 2014

When Jackson,Tenn., truck driver Jack Gaiser fell on the deck of a semi-trailer badly breaking his leg Sunday, he knew he needed help. Thankfully, the Valley City Police and first responders reached him quickly, which was a godsend considering Gaiser couldn't even tell dispatchers exactly where he was.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

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