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October 24th, 2013
Valley City Police arrested Jon Henry Lightning, 32, of Grand Forks, Tuesday at the Valley City VFW when he was discovered to have two swords and a dagger, which he used to vandalize the men's room at Jimmy's Pizza, hidden in his clothing. More in Friday's T-R.
Valley City State University and Sheyenne Care Center each received rebate checks Friday, Oct. 18 from Missouri River Energy, in cooperation with Valley City Public Works, for purchasing energy efficient equipment. Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.
Meeting Monday, Barnes County Commissioners confirmed the 2014 budget will include no funding for a Computer Aided Dispatch system, but left open the possibility they could still be convinced. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City-based Dakota Plains Cooperative's farmer stockholders have authorized a full merger with CHS Inc., the nation's largest farmer cooperative, said general manager Ken Astrup. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Monday morning fire that ravaged Faith Lutheran Church in Valley has been determined to have been arson, according to Valley City Fire Department Gary Retterath. The case has been turned over to law enforcement. More details in Thursday's Times-Record
A high-risk sex offender, Daniel Jason Kelder, 42, who lives at 2323 114th Avenue Southeast, Rogers, N.D., has registered in Barnes County. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
A prayer service is planned for the congregation of Faith Lutheran Church at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the empty lot between the church on 4th street, Valley City, and Smith Lumber, and a meal and congregational meeting is planned afterwards at St. Catherine's, where the congregation can discuss their next steps including where to hold services.
Valley City native Tom Musgrave is set to appear in an upcoming TV adaption of the 1996 film Fargo, which is slated to air in 10 episodes on FX this spring.
Musgrave will play Bo Munk, the boss of main character Lester Nygaard, played by Martin Freeman, a well-known actor who's appeared in The Office, Sherlock and The Hobbit film trilogy.
Dickey Rural Network, a telecommunications, internet and television services company based in Ellendale, was recently designated a "Smart Community" in a nationwide competition by NTCA, a telecommunications advocacy organization based in Washington, D.C. Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Candy Huss will take over as Barnes County social services director after current director Heather Pautz leaves. Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.