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August 27th, 2014
Each Wednesday, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest.
This week, the Barnes County Sheriff's Office is looking for Shelton Amar Ard.
Ard is wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear at an order to show cause hearing for original charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor; ingesting a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor and possession of a controlled substance, a class B misdemeanor. He is also wanted on a warrant of attachment for child support.
The grand-nephew of Thilda and Lena Vangstad, whom Vangstad Auditorium is named for, is writing a play about the lives and teaching careers of his great-aunts to be performed in the theater after renovations are finished this year. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University welcomed incoming freshmen this weekend beginning with a marketplace Friday evening followed by a weekend full of activities. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Andrew Miklas, 25, and Nicole Lindermann, 18, on Monday pleaded guilty before Southeast District Judge James Hovey to arson and burglary charges for their roles in the October, 2013 arson of Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City.
Lindermann changed her plea from not guilty to guilty before Hovey at 2 p.m., while Miklas changed his plea in a 3:30 p.m. hearing.
Lindermann pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to commit arson and conspiracy to commit burglary along with misdemeanor conspiracy to commit theft.
Final plans have been set for the 2014 Wings and Wheels Airshow, planned for Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Barnes County Municipal Airport. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Tim and Becky Hager with the help of family and friends turned the Homewood Barn at their farm southeast of Valley City into a place for the family and other musical guests to perform gospel music. Many show up to watch the singpsirations at the restored barn and another will be held in a few weeks.
Singspiration at Homewood will be held Sunday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. at the farm of Tim and Becky Hager (1116 40th Street Southeast, Valley City).
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Valley City High School band teacher Tom Kjelland is leading a campaign to restore a historic grand piano that until recently was used in the Valley City City Audi building. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Andrew Sadek died as a result of a gunshot wound to his head, according to autopsy results released to the North Dakota State College Science Police Department Saturday. According to Mark A. Koponen, M.D. medical examiner, the manner of death has been ruled as undetermined. A toxicology drug screen was negative.
Barnes County has decided to replace a Sheriff's Department squad car heavily damaged in an Aug. 2 accident rather than repairing it. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Three new members recently joined the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce 12-member board. Pictured (left to right) are new member James Jensen; president Michelle Wobbema; president elect Dawn Riley; new member Alison Kasowski; and new member Michael Strom.
The members will be starting the new year Oct. 1. Each member serves on one committee and they are to promote Valley City and area businesses as well as recruit new members.