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July 16th, 2014
When Russ and Misti Kauffman threw a party Monday evening and invited the entire neighborhood, about 50 people showed up for food, music and entertainment. The neighborhood block party was the result of an effort by Valley City officials to get residents to get to know each other and to "give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party!"
Construction work on the Interstate 94 business loop east in Valley City will begin on Wednesday, July 16 east of the city limits to I-94. Crews will be making asphalt improvements and constructing turning lanes, lighting and guardrails on the I-94 business loop in Valley City. Motorists should be advised of reduced speed limits, width restrictions and temporary lane closures.
Wolski Plaza Road will be realigned/reconstructed as part of this project. The realignment will provide safer access to the I-94 business loop.
*Motorists should expect delays
A flea market held near Valley City Saturday was a success according to organizers. About 22 vendors showed up to the fee-free flea market held on the grass field in front of Bowen Welding all day Saturday. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Nothing more than a hole remains where a flood buy-out house once stood on Fifth Avenue Southeast where houses are being torn down in preparation for permanent flood protection in the college area of Valley City.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City's BeMobile/Verizon Store on West Main Street will be giving away free backpacks full of elementary School supplies July 31 to Aug. 3, said Amber Olson, store leader in Valley City. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple Friday appointed Jerod E. Tufte to the Southeast Judicial District Court bench which serves Barnes, Dickey, Eddy, Foster, Griggs, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Stutsman and Wells counties. replaces John Paulson who has retired after serving more than 30 years on the bench. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.â€¨
Nearly 100 Barnes County youths were expected to participate in the 2014 4-H Achievement Days program Friday and Saturday on the North Dakota Winter Show grounds. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for NuCara Pharmacy Thursday, July 11. Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors welcomed the pharmacy and its employees into the city with the ceremony followed by a brief tour and customer appreciation lunch.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
A Valley City man convicted of gross sexual imposition of a child under 15
was sentenced Wednesday in Barnes County District Court.
Timothy Tucker, 30, was convicted of gross sexual imposition of an 8-year-old female for the September, 2013 incident after he entered an Alford plea on April 8, meaning he admitted enough evidence was present to convict him. He did not admit to the crime, according to Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck.
Repairs to the fountain in Valley City's City Park are on hold until after security cameras are installed in the park, said Tyler Jacobson, director of the Valley City Parks and Recreation District Thursday. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.