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October 16th, 2014
Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors welcome O'Reilly Auto Parts to Valley City with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning to kick off the store's two-week grand opening.Â
A recent incident involving stolen checks prompted the Valley City Police Department, along with the FBI, to warn residents to not leave valuables in their vehicles and to keep unoccupied vehicles locked.
Earlier this week, tellers at the Valley City U.S. Bank recovered a stolen check and I.D. when suspects in a multi-state rash of vehicle break-ins attempted to cash the check at the drive-up window.
Barnes County and Valley City residents will have several ballot measures to consider in the November 4 general election with three measures for Valley City and two for all of Barnes County. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Valley City State University faculty, students, staff and community leaders all either have or will have the chance to meet with the next VCSU president as the five semi-finalists tour the campus and meet with groups of people this week on campus. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The new Stoudt-Ross Ford building on Winter Show Road is up and running as of Monday. Nate Kvilvang, general manager, said a grand opening for the nearly 25,000-square-foot building is tentatively set for Nov. 10. Miller Motors plans to move into the old Ford building by the end of the year. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.
Joshua Maley is wanted for failure to comply to a bench warrant on original charges of forgery or counterfeiting, a class-C felony and failure to make monthly payments.
Maley, 28, is white with brown hair and blue eyes. He is five feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds.
Anyone with information about Maley should call the Barnes County Sheriff's Office at (701) 845-8530. Callers can remain anonymous.
An accident involving a car and a semi-truck on Interstate 94 in Valley City resulted in an injury Friday evening.
At about 7:20 p.m., the Valley City Fire Department, along with the Valley City Police Department and North Dakota Highway Patrol, responded to the accident in the westbound lane of I-94 at the west Valley City exit.
According to VCFD Chief Gary Retterath, the driver of the car was extricated from the vehicle after it collided with a semi, went into a ditch and caught on fire. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived on the scene, said Retterath.
North Dakota voters will determine by voting on Measure 8 if school classes must begin after Labor Day in the November General Election. Valley City Public Schools Superintendent Dean Koppelman said that while he understands the benefit of delaying classes until then, he believes each school district should be able to develop their own calendars, based on many factors within the district and community. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Architectural work on Valley City State University's renovated Rhoades Science Center has earned VCSU and its architect for the project, JLG Architects, an outstanding design award from the American School & University magazine. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Both the Barnes County Wildlife Federation and Ducks Unlimited support passage of Measure 5, the Wildlife funding measure that will appear on the November general election ballot, said Becky Mahlum and Steve Adair with Ducks Unlimited, and Barnes County farmer Dick Monson. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.