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October 30th, 2014

UPDATE: Wanted Kansas Man Arrested in Valley City

October 30, 2014

A Kansas man on parole for attempted murder was arrested on a Kansas warrant Tuesday in Valley City by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office and the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Robert Synoracki, 56, was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle when he drove off without paying for gas in Casselton. Synoracki was intercepted on I-94 in Valley City at westbound exit 292. He was arrested without incident for absconding from parole and for driving under the influence.

Throwback Thursday: 1949 Oriska HS Women's Basketball Team

October 30, 2014

The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.

Keith Baurgartner brought in this photograph of the 1949 Oriska High School women's basketball team. Baurgartner said he was 3 when the photo was taken, and several of those shown are still in the area today, including the coach, identified as Miss Eberle. Shown are (back row) Jeanette Olsen, Glennice Paper, Gladis Kose, Bev Lindqust, coach Miss Eberle, (front row) Rose Pelzman, Theresa Hammer, Joan Baumgartner, Eldora Appol, Gilda Appel and Arlene Dreher.

Halloween Story Hour

October 30, 2014

Children dance with Amanda Adams during a special Halloween-themed circle time and story hour at the Valley City Barnes County Public Library with Melissa Lloyd dressed as a witch in the background Wednesday.

October 29th

Jamestown Movie Theater Owners Buy Valley City Theater

October 29, 2014

The owners of the Bison 6 Cinema in Jamestown have bought the Valley City movie theater from Jeremy and Wanda Zako. Lyman and Cory Keim plan to open Valley Twin Cinema, formerly called Cinema Flix, Friday, Nov. 7.

Read the full story in Thursday's Times-Record.

BC Receives Many Absentee Ballots

October 29, 2014

As of Tuesday, North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said his office had received 37,763 absentee and vote by mail ballots of 65,769 that the office had sent out. The story is in the Wednesday issue of the Times-Record.

City to Address Zoning at Public Meeting

October 29, 2014

A public input meeting focusing on zoning in Valley City will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Because most of Valley City was "blanket" zoned in the early 1970s, the city was full of inconsistencies. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Warrant Wednesday: Nicholas Rittenhouse

October 29, 2014

Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.

Nicholas Curtis Rittenhouse, 26, is wanted by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office on a bench warrant for failure to appear for an order to show cause hearing for the original charge of driving with a suspended or revoked, a class B misdemeanot.

Rittenhouse is a white male with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is six feet, one inch tall and weighs 170 pounds.

October 28th

BREAKING: Police Catch Wanted Man in Possible Stolen Vehicle in VC

October 28, 2014

Local law enforcement arrested a man believed to be wanted and driving a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon at the westbound exit 292 in Valley City.

The driver of the vehicle, a 2006 Honda Accord, was reported as being involved in a gas drive-off in Casselton and was intercepted in Valley City.

The driver was reported to be a mental subject who may have been en-route to Witchita, Kan. with multiple weapons in the vehicle. It was also reported that he may have been involved in an attempted murder.

The Times-Record will report updates as they occur.

Wellness Center Costs, Fees Unveiled at Meeting

October 28, 2014

The proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center should be able to operate on its own revenue and membership fees would be similar to monthly membership fees at the current Valley City Recreation Center Fitness Center, according to planners at a public meeting Monday.
According to consultants from ORB Consulting, first-year revenues for the proposed facility, at an estimated $836,389 – coming from contributions, membership dues, sales and program and other fees – would offset estimated operating expenses of $812,729.

Bridge City Dentistry Buying Halloween Candy to Send to Troops Overseas

October 28, 2014

Those who find a few too many sweet treats in their Halloween bags this year — or those who want to share that sugary goodness with troops and children overseas — can sell it to Bridge City Dentistry, which will send the candy overseas.

The program, called Operation Gratitude, sends care packages to soldiers overseas, including Halloween candy this time of year, Bridge City Dentistry Administrative Assistant Bonnie Kramer said.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Youth summer sports continue in the community through the month of July. See the T-R for regular...
Summer youth sports programs are in full swing. Carly Halland works on gymnastics skills during...
Clarissa Olson competed with the Optimist East All-Stars Volleyball team last week. See Wednesday's...


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