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June 10th, 2014

Six Rural Cemeteries Recorded

June 10, 2014

Barnes County could move to protect six of seven rural cemeteries Paul Stenshoel is urging Barnes County to help protect, said Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck Monday. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC Considers 911 Tax Hike

June 10, 2014

Barnes County residents may see a 50 center monthly tax increase on cell phone bills on the November General Election ballot. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Hit-and-Run Results in Arrest

June 10, 2014

A Valley City man faces several charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident Thursday night.

Rickey Lee Johnson, 54, of Valley City was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident after a vehicle matching his was spotted by a witness to the hit-and-run.

At about 10 p.m. Thursday, VCPD responded to a report of a hit-and-run at the intersection of Fifth Avenue Northwest and 12th Street Northwest, according to VCPD Chief Fred Thompson.

June 9th

Times-Record Appears on History Channel

June 9, 2014

The front page of the Valley City Weekly Times-Record dated Aug. 6, 1914 was recently shown on the History Channel's mini-series "The World Wars."

Mike Entzminger emailed the Times-Record May 29, stating that he noticed the newspaper containing the headline, "Great Britian Declared War on German Empire Last Night." Entzminger said his birth announcement appears in the same newspaper.

The Times-Record is wondering why, of all the newspapers across the nation that likely had a very similar headline that day, the Times-Record was shown.

Big Rift in a Small Town: Marion Divided

June 9, 2014

As elections for mayor and city commission approach, the city of Marion faces an issue that has segregated the community of about 133 residents – an issue
that could easily flow over into Tuesday's elections. The issue: junk vehicles.
Marion resident and business man Larry Alber, owner of Larry's Auto Sales and Service, owns, by some estimates, hundreds of junk vehicles that are stored on lots throughout the city – some on property the city claims Alber doesn't own legally.

5 Vie for 2 County Commission Seats

June 9, 2014

Two newcomers will face incumbent Phil Leitner for Barnes County District 2 in Tuesday's primary election, while two others will compete for the Barnes County District 3 seat, which will be vacated when commissioner Eldred Knutson's term expires. Two winners from each district will then face off in November's general election. Read profiles on Bill Carlblom, Ryan Mathias, Mike Metcalf, and Shawn Olauson in Monday's Times-Record. Phil Leitner's profile ran in the Monday, June 2 edition.

June 6th

Big Rift in a Small Town: Marion Divided

June 6, 2014

As elections for mayor and city commission approach, the city of Marion faces an issue that has segregated the community of about 133 residents – an issue that could easily flow over into Tuesday's elections. The issue: junk vehicles.

Marion resident and business man Larry Alber, owner of Larry's Auto Sales and Service, owns, by some estimates, hundreds of junk vehicles that are stored on lots throughout the city – some on property the city claims Alber doesn't own legally.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Kruta Challenges Callahan for VC School Board

June 6, 2014

Stephanie Kruta challenges incumbent school board member Mike Callahan for a spot on the Valley City Public School Board. More in Friday's Times-Record.

June 5th

Former Football Pro to Speak at Literacy Program

June 5, 2014

The Valley City/Barnes County Public Library, in conjunction with the Valley City Public Schools, USA Football and the National Football League will host Pete Mitchell, former NCAA All-American tight end and an eight-year veteran of the NFL, for a children's literacy program with 40 area high school football players on June 7 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Jefferson Students Learn About Trees

June 5, 2014

Students at Jefferson Elementary School during the last week of school learned about not only the beauty, but all the wonderful benefits of trees.

Each class had the opportunity to observe the planting of a tree at their school.
The Valley City School District teamed up with the city’s Image and Beautification Committee to write a grant to plant 11 trees on the Jefferson School grounds.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

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