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April 18th, 2014
Before going to prom this year, area students will get a close-up look at what could happen after prom â€“ or any time â€“ if they drink and drive, drive distracted or ride without seatbelts.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Barnes County has asked the Barnes County Water Resource District to set up a meeting with Sanborn Lake area residents to see if a financial arrangement can be worked out to help protect the area from future spring flooding. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
In a an effort to end the problem of impaired driving, the Southeast Jamestown Regional DUI Task Force conducted a month-long high visibility enforcement event during March. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Southeast Judicial District Judge Jay Schmitz said he will issue a decision in a court hearing between the Valley City Public School board and Valley City Education Association by next week. The four-hour hearing, held Wednesday afternoon at the Barnes County Courthouse, was to determine of the unilateral contracts issued by the board to the teachers are legal.
Read the full story in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley City water rates will increase beginning in May.
According to Valley City City Administrator David Shelkoph, the rate increase amounts to 20 percent for residential customers or $6 to $7 per month for the average residence.
More than $800,000 will be invested in Valley City street repairs this summer; primarily in mill and overlay work along with patching and sealcoating streets throughout the city.
Barnes County Emergency Management Director Kimberly Franklin wants to see changes in cost sharing to operate 9-1-1 dispatch center and cover costs. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County will clean up property ruled a public nuisance in Eckelson. Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners approved a request by Marcie Bata of the City-County Health District to clean up property on Second Street in Eckelson owned by David Maack. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
George Gaukler and Jennifer Feist of the Barnes County-Valley City Development Corp. told Valley City Public School Board members during their regular Monday meeting that a 42 unit multi-family housing development will soon be built on the corner of Ninth Avenue and 12th Street Northwest.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Scores of Barnes County residents visited the Barnes County Courthouse Tuesday during County Government Week. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.