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August 26th, 2014
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.
Judge Brad Cruff of the Southeast District Court in North Dakota is one of 48 state leadersÂ from across the country selected as a Council of State Governments' Henry Toll Fellow for the Class of 2014.
The Valley City City Commission approved giving city residents a vote for or against a health, wellness and physical education center while separating the issue from permanent flood protection.
During the November general election, Valley City residents will be asked to approve or disapprove two separate measures. One, to extend no less than 83 percent of an existing 1/2 percent sales tax increase, originally earmarked to pay for the Hi-Line Activity Center, to pay the city's share of permanent flood protection.