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February 20th, 2015

New Deputy Could be Expensive

February 20, 2015

Barnes County Commissioners heard Tuesday that adding a new deputy and vehicle to the Barnes County Sheriff's Department to deal with expected effects on Barnes County from a planned 2,000-person man camp in the the Spiritwood area could cost $100,000 to $130,000 in the first year.

More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Thiel Wants SD Phone Changes

February 20, 2015

Barnes County IT director Jason Thiel would like to see telephones at the Barnes County Sheriff's Department connected into the Barnes County system rather than continuing with the three separate lines it now has at a cost of $30 per month each.

More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

February 19th

City Approves More Funding for Wellness Center

February 19, 2015

The Valley City Commission narrowly approved a Food and Beverage Grant of up to $500,000 for the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center in a 3-2 vote at a regular meeting of the Valley City Commission Tuesday.

Mayor Bob Werkhoven and commissioner Madeline Luke voted no to the request presented by Bobby Koepplin of the Valley City Visitors Committee.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Education Foundation Encourages Community to Honor Favorite Teachers

February 19, 2015

The Valley City Education Foundation is encouraging students and families to honor their favorite teacher with a donation this month.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

CCHD Move Predicted in May

February 19, 2015

A large quantity of asbestos found in a tunnel leading into the former First Community Credit Union building could postpone the City County Health District's move into its new headquarters until May, said Paula Thomsen, CCHD Home Health Care Coordinator.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Throwback Thursday: 1917 Fire Engine in 1960 Show

February 19, 2015

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

Lowell Busching provided the Times-Record with this photograph of a 1917 Seagrave fire engine that was driven in parades for many years, and was restored by firefighters including Busching's father, Eddie Busching, who worked on the engine.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

February 18th

Dispatchers: Keep Franklin in 911

February 18, 2015

Barnes County's three remaining 9-1-1 dispatchers appeared at a Tuesday Barnes County Commission meeting to tell commissioners they wanted Kimberly Franklin to remain as dispatch coordinator.

Recently three dispatchers quit, leaving Franklin and the trio as the only people trained to dispatch calls.

More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

$2,000 Raised for Brendmoen

February 18, 2015

A dart tournament in Valley City earlier this month raised more than $2,000 for Michelle Brendmoen, who suffered brain aneurysms and underwent multiple surgeries last month.

The tournament was held at My Bar, owned by Scott and Peggy Sandvik.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Driver in Fatal Dazey Accident Charged

February 18, 2015

The driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal accident near Dazey last month will face criminal charges for his role in the crash.

Christopher Weller, 30, of Dazey, was charged in Barnes County District Court with criminal vehicular homicide and aggravated reckless driving for the January 23 accident that killed Brent Siverson, 33, of Casselton.

Siverson, 33, died at the scene of the accident on Highway 26, seven miles west of Dazey. He was the passenger in a Chevrolet pick-up driven by Weller.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Tinker Visits VC

February 18, 2015

First Amendment advocate Mary Beth Tinker visited Valley City Monday, testified before a North Dakota Legislative Committee Tuesday, and visits Valley City State University on Wednesday, giving students and others a chance to meet her during a Meet and Greet on campus.

More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

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