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February 27th, 2014
A Valley City bar has a new name and new owners. Scott Sandvik, Valley City, and Jerry Jarvis, of Arizona, are the new owners of My Bar, formerly called The Ram, which was owned by Michelle Brendmoen. Sandvik and Jarvis became the owners of the bar, located at 240 East Main Street in Valley City, Feb. 19.
My Bar plans to have entertainment regularly, starting with Big Hammer Karaoke on Friday, March 7 from 9 p.m. to close. Sandvik said, "Come on down for entertainment after the Winter Show concert."
More in Friday's Times-Record.
The State Board of Higher Education Thursday named Valley City State University President Dr. Steven Shirley as the next president of Minot State University, Minot, N.D., said MSU spokeswoman Linda Benson. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Several members of a Barnes County family were arrested Tuesday on a variety of charges including possession of methamphetamine, possession of stolen property, and assault.
Barbara Case, 45, of Wimbledon, was charged in Barnes County District Court for possession of a controlled substance â€“ methamphetamine, a class C felony: and possession of stolen property, a class A misdemeanor.
Two new dentists have joined Dr. Ted Hagen at Concept Dentistry in Valley City. Dr. Brian Bulik and Dr. Ann Slama each have skills that allow the practice to offer a variety of modern services.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Barnes County Senior Center will be home to an American Association of Retired Persons Smart Driver Course 1 p.m. May 8, said Peter Farrelly, an AARP-certified instructor who lives in Valley City. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
A conviction in Barnes County District Court last week marked the end of a case that began with a string of farmstead burglaries in 2012. Broc Allen Buytaert was sentenced in Barnes County District Court last week for his role in the robberies; previously Steven Lee Hovland and April Robyn Kapaun were sentenced for the same crimes. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Rural water customers should protect against frozen water pipes, but with caution.
According to Perry Kapaun, manager of Barnes Rural water, with cold temps this winter and little insulation from snow, ground frost is deeper than usual meaning water pipes could freeze causing a litany of problems for homeowners.
Jefferson Elementary School's guidance counselor Judi Hillier was recently recognized as a semi-finalist at the American School Counselor Association school counselor of the year program at a black tie gala in Washington, D.C.
Hillier, who's been a counselor at the Valley City Public School district for 33 years, received a certificate at Union Station in D.C. Friday, Jan. 31 among five finalists and 31 semi-finalists from across the country.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The U.S. Department of Agricultureâ€™s Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide close to $3 million in technical and financial assistance for interested farmers and ranchers to help improve the health of bees, which play an important role in crop production. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
North Dakota is the happiest state in the nation.
According to a Gallup-Healthways poll released last week, North Dakota ranked number one in well-being, up from number 12 in 2013, knocking Hawaii out of first place.
Find out what local residents have to say about this in Tuesday's Times-Record.