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October 27th, 2014
Andrew Miklas was sentenced Monday in Barnes County District Court to 8 1/2 years in prison for committing the arson that destroyed Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City in October, 2013. Miklas was also sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay over $7,000 in fines plus restitution.
Miklas' accomplice, Nicole Lindermann, 19, of Kathryn, received a suspended one-year sentence and five years supervised probation because she cooperated with law enforcement.
George French of Valley City (far right) and his children (from left) Severyn Javlyn, Samantha, Savanah and Jordyn enjoy beautiful weekend with time-out at Valley City City Park. The unseasonably warm weather will turn cooler again this week.
A mother and daughter teamed up to host a fashion show and help the Valley City Hi Lites Dance Team. The Thursday evening show at Sabir's featured girls from the team, coached by Megan Gilbertson, and other women from the community modeling clothing and accessories from the Catwalk Boutique inside Central Hair Studio, owned by Megan's mom Ona Barnett. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Goblins and witches will be welcome Halloween evening at Valley City State University's McCoy Hall for a Trick-or-Treating event Thursday, Oct. 31. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp. has made available 30 to 40 acres of land it owns in Spiritwood Township it believes would be perfect to house people who will construct a $3 billion CHS nitrogen fertilizer plant near the Stutsman/Barnes County border. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle
The North Dakota University Systemâ€™s VCSU Presidential Search Committee has been informed that finalist Daniel Shipp has withdrawn from consideration for the VCSU presidency. The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education plans to interview the remaining finalist, Tisa Mason, on the VCSU campus the morning of Oct. 30. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
An eight-month long effort to update the Barnes County Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan is nearly complete, with a goal for Barnes County commissioners to approve the draft plan on Nov. 4. More in Friday's Times-Record.
Mark Cox is lucky to be alive, his doctors say, after a motorcycle accident this summer. While the Berlin, N.D., man made a quick recovery, he still has medical bills to pay. His longtime friend Brian Mindt of Valley City organized an "Iron Butt" motorcycle ride, in which riders must successfully ride a certain number miles in a certain amount of time, to raise funds for Mark.
With harvest season in full swing, area motorists need to be wary of farm equipment on the road and farmers need to be courteous when using public roads. More in Friday's Times-Record.