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June 5th, 2014
Students at Jefferson Elementary School during the last week of school learned about not only the beauty, but all the wonderful benefits of trees.
Each class had the opportunity to observe the planting of a tree at their school.
The Valley City School District teamed up with the cityâs Image and Beautification Committee to write a grant to plant 11 trees on the Jefferson School grounds.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The community is invited to spend the evening outside, play games, eat food and rally against cancer at this year's Barnes County Relay for Life. A full day of activities are planned to kick off a Valley City weekend. In its 15th year, the Relay is teaming up with the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce's Rally in the Valley to offer plenty of activities to locals and visitors that weekend.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Incumbent Valley City City Commissioners Matt Pedersen and Duane "Dewey" Magnuson along with Gary Schlagel all vie for two spots on the Valley City City Commission. Read their profiles in Wednesday's Times-Record.
A grand opening is planned for Valley City's new First Community Credit Union the week of June 23-27. The celebration will consist of loan and CD specials, door prizes, giveaways and refreshments all week. The Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting at the new facility at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25 with a free lunch to follow that is open to the community.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol said the name of the driver killed in a crash near Fingal early Monday morning is Timothy Stark of Wausau, Wisc.
The accident occurred on Highway 32, 10 miles south of I-94 near Fingal. Stark, 56, was northbound on Highway 32 and entered a curve. While negotiating the curve, the SUV crossed the southbound lane and partially drove off the west shoulder, according to Sergeant Tom Herzig of the North Dakota State Patrol.
For the next several days, the Times-Record will run a series of profiles of candidates in upcoming city and county elections.
In the run for Valley City Mayor, incumbent Bob Werkhoven faces Jeff Edwards.
In recent interviews, each of the candidates were asked one question: "If you are elected (or re-elected) mayor, what are your goals for your term?"
Read responses in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Ryan M. Brock, 17, a senior at Valley City High School and a member of Our Saviorâs Lutheran Church in Valley City, was named an Eagle Scout of Honor Friday, May 30 at the church.
He is the son of Terence Brock and Dalene Brock, Valley City.
Ryanâs positions in Troop 560 include Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader. Offices held in Order of the Arrow include Chapter Vice Chief, Chapter Chief, Founders Award Committee Chair and Secretary of Chapter.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
This Sunday marked the one-month milestone of missing North Dakota State College of Science student Andrew Sadek. Sadek, who was enrolled at the NDSCS Wahpeton Campus, is the son of John and Tammy Sadek and a native of Rogers, N.D. Currently, no new leads in the case have led to Sadekâs whereabouts.
NDSCS Campus Police are continuing to work closely with other law enforcement agencies on any and all leads related to Sadekâs disappearance. The safe return of Sadek to his parents, friends and the NDSCS community remains the focus of this ongoing investigation.
An accident near Fingal early Monday claimed the life of a Wisconsin man.
The accident occurred on Highway 32, 10 miles south of I-94 near Fingal. The driver, a 56-year-old male, was northbound on Highway 32 and entered a curve. While negotiating the curve, the SUV crossed the southbound lane and partially drove off the west shoulder, according to Sergeant Tom Herzig of the North Dakota State Patrol. The driver steered to the right and overcorrected. The vehicle slid sideways into the east ditch and rolled. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.
If George Sinner (D-NPL) wins the U.S. Representative race, the first thing he plans to do in Washington, D. C., is invite some of the opposing freshmen party members to discuss what it would take to cooperate.