Archive - News Article
January 27th, 2014
The Valley City Times-Record invites the community to meet the press Friday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Valley City State University Student Center. Come and chat with publisher J. Reed Anderson, local news reporter Heidi Harris and sports editor Jake McNeal.
The Valley City Police Department is cautioning area churches about a convicted child sex offender from California who is allegedly operating a scam.
A release from the VCPD said Kenneth Monk, a 5-foot-9-inch, 140-pound white male with brown hair and brown eyes, has been walking into churches, telling the congregations that his wife has died in a car accident and he needs money to get to Forest, Miss., to go to the funeral and be with his children. It's estimated that Monk is about 35 years old.
Barnes County commissioners Tuesday approved rebuilding work on two county roads done over the summer, said Kerry Johnson, Barnes County Highway superintendent.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Nikki Grebel is the new director at the Legacy Place in Valley City. A former U.S. Bank employee, Grebel said she is enjoying her new role and is excited for the challenge. She became director Dec. 16
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
MINOT, N.D. (AP) â€• A search committee has narrowed the list of 37 candidates for the presidency of Minot State University to eight.
The only in-state candidate remaining is Valley City State University President Steve Shirley. The others are current or former officials at schools in New York, Maryland, Vermont, Mississippi, Texas and Iowa.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Editor's Note: Eatery of the Week is a new feature series that looks at area restaurants and what they offer. The new feature will run weekly in the Times-Record.
Trestles Bar and Grill, located at 500 12th Avenue Northeast in Valley City, is a place to grab a bite and perhaps a game of golf. Located at Valley City Town and Country Club, the restaurant and full bar offers a variety of menu items including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps and wings.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Meeting in executive session Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners afterwards said they authorized State's Attorney Lee Grossman to reach a settlement with Extradition Transport of America over an escape by a prisoner it was supervising in the Tower City area in 2011. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Extension Agent Randy Grueneich said Wednesday that a Row Crop Expo is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 27, at the Valley City Eagles Club. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Barnes County Highway Department will soon have new computer software to help it keep track of what road signs are located where along county roads. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Scientifically known as parhelion, but often called sun dogs or ice halos, many area residents spotted this ring of light around the sun over Valley City Wednesday morning. The atmospheric phenomenon creates bright spots of light in the sky, often on a luminous ring or halo. They're usually made by the refraction of light from ice crystals in the air during very cold weather.
See this photo in Thursday's Times-Record.