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May 14th, 2014
When Andrew Sadek disappeared after leaving his dorm at the North Dakota State College of Science on May 1, he may have suspected he was the subject of a drug investigation.
On May, 5, the Richland County Sheriff's Office issued an arrest warrant for Sadek, 20, of Barnes County, on two counts of delivery of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia for three separate incidents that occurred on the NDSCS campus in 2013.
Information regarding the arrest warrants was not released until May 9, after a Times-Record inquiry prompted them to do so.
Andrew Miklas was sentenced in Barnes County District Court last week and will spend less than six months in prison for his role in an October church burglary.
Micklas, 25, of Valley City, plead guilty and was sentenced on May 6 to 161 days for one count of terrorizing, a class C felony; 161 days for one count of criminal mischief, a class A misdemeanor; and 161 days for burglary, a class C felony, all for his role in a burglary of Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City, which Miklas is also charged with burning down in October. The sentences are to be served concurrently.
Deb Beilke, Valley City Junior Senior High School business and computer teacher, received the Valley City Public School District teacher of the year award Wednesday, April 14 at the annual staff recognition banquet.
Beilke has been with the VCPS for 18 years and before that taught at the Hope-Page Public School District.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
People wearing seat belts during the upcoming Click It or Ticket campaign May 17 through June 1 will also be given tickets â€“ for free cookies from the Subway sandwich chain. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
A new informal group designed to help non-native speakers improve their use of English will start soon when English Corner has its first meeting 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's Dr. Gary Krapu, retired U.S. Geological Survey wildlife biologist and North Dakota native, recently received the L. H. Walkinshaw Crane Conservation Award for his career-long research on sandhill cranes.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City residents are encouraged to clean up their properties during clean-up week, which runs Monday through Friday this week.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Barnes County Relay for Life is hosting a talent show during this year's event. Nicole Cleveland, activities and entertainment chair for the Barnes County Relay for Life, encourages those who have a talent and would like to showcase it to help raise money to fight against cancer to sign up for the contest.
She said talents can be anything â€” juggling, singing, magic, gymnastics, dancing and more.
Valley City's team came in fifth in the state at the May 2 Ford/AAA Student Auto Sills competition at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Wyatt Hatcher and Micah Anderson came in fifth of 10 teams and 20 students from across North Dakota. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's former Stop-n-Go convenience store opened as a Casey's General Store Friday. Area supervisor Heidi Marcyes said the store closed Wednesday for the transition and re-opened Friday.
More in Monday's Times-Record.