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June 24th, 2014
Northern Barnes County town Sibley, located next to Lake Ashtabula, is hosting a day of family fun this Saturday.
The annual Sibley Days celebration will take place at the Sibley Crossing all day Saturday.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Jason Cushing of Jamestown observed International GO Skateboarding Day Saturday with a group of friends at the skateboard park in Valley City.
The official holiday was the brainchild of the International association of Skateboard Companies as a way to make skateboarding more accessible. The name likely came from "No Skateboarding" signs that skaters changed to "Go Skateboarding."
Three lawyers have been named as finalists to fill the Southeast Judicial District judgeship vacancy created by the June retirement of Judge John Paulson.
Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck said Friday that the finalists named by the Judicial Nominating Committee are: Cherie L. Clark, Moorhead, Minn., Troy J. LeFevre, Jamestown, and Jerod E. Tufte, Dawson.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Now that Barnes County has all but completed leftover road projects from 2013 with only seeding left, commissioners approved five new projects for 2015. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Neither alcohol nor speed were considered to be factors when a 92-year-old Valley City pedestrian was injured Sunday after being hit by a pickup.
Rita Weber was struck by the Ford F150 while she was in a crosswalk of Central Avenue North and Sixth Street Northwest in Valley City at about 6:20 p.m.
Weber was walking south on Central Avenue North and was crossing Sixth Street Northwest when she was struck, according to Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson. For reasons unknown, the driver of the pickup failed to see the Weber in the crosswalk.
Faith Lutheran Church, which was destroyed by arson last October, has been torn down and a new structure will be rebuilt across the street to the east where Smith Lumber Company currently stands. Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Barnes County commissioners are getting impatient, waiting for approval of county officials for working with passports. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
A St. Paul, Minn, couple arrested Friday in Barnes County have been charged for multiple narcotics offenses. Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners decided to table a subdivision request by Terence Brock for a housing subdivision with about 14 residences on 77 acres in Green Township. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City and Barnes County officials have joined forces to encourage residents to throw or attend neighborhood block parties. When people know each other there is definitely an increase in safety in a neighborhood, according to Sharon Buhr of ON THE MOVE. Thatâ€™s one reason the national slogan is, "Give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party! Reduce crime, drugs & violence.â€ť
More in Thursday's Times-Record.