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September 18th, 2014
Editors note: another news outlet reported the following incident as taking place in April, due to a typographical error in a sworn affidavit. The incident actually took place in August and was promptly reported and transferred to Barnes County. A full law enforcement report was not received by the Barnes County State's Attorney until Sept. 12.
An Arkansas man faces rape charges in Barnes County for an incident that took place during a drive from Cooperstown to Valley City in August.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation has granted Valley City permission to route water from the site planned for a new Valley City McDonald's restaurant into an Interstate 94 drainage ditch.
However, it has not yet reached a decision on granting a permit to drain water from another property about 500 feet east of the site into the same ditch.
Valley City is requesting the permits on behalf of developers of Valley City's planned new McDonald's restaurant, said John Thompson, Valley City District engineer for the state department.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
This week's photograph was of the 1968 Valley City High School homecoming parade and was submitted by Diane Bjerke.
Wes Anderson, curator of the Barnes County Historical Society Museum agreed to start off the series to give our readers an idea what we are looking for.
Photos can be of events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week in the Valley City Times-Record.
The P.E.O. Tour of Homes, sponsored by Chapter AZ of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, will be held Sunday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 5 p.m.
Four Valley City area homes and one guest inn will be featured on this yearâ€™s tour. They are the homes of Joanne and Tim Kadrmas, 1215 Fifth Ave NW; Jenny and Jerad Enger, 1217 Fifth Ave NW; Alison and Josh Kasowski, 961 9thAve NE; Erin and Luther Dietrich, 907 9thAve NE; and the Red Door Guest Inn, above Unique Antiques at 148 Main St. East. Parking is available between the Dietrich and Kasowski homes as it is a comfortable walking distance.
Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck Wednesday said he has decided to file no charges against the driver of a pickup truck that struck a 92-year-old woman in Valley City June 22, resulting in her death June 30.
Rita Weber, a pedestrian struck by a pickup truck June 22 in Valley City, died of her injuries.
Weber, 92, was walking along Central Avenue North and was in the crosswalk at Central Avenue North and Sixth Avenue Northwest when she was struck by a Ford F-150 driven by by Robert J. Mittleider, 32, of Valley City.
A supply drive held at the First Community Credit Union for the Abused Persons Outreach Center ends Friday. Items can be dropped off at a donation table inside the bank at 115 Fifth Avenue Northeast in Valley City. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners voted 3-1 to back a proposal by the Valley City Parks and Recreation District to stop losing the public Bjornson Golf Course to the Sheyenne River. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation is considering closing the Cuba entrance onto Interstate 94 for an entire summer when it does a reconstruction project in 2017, District Engineer John Thompson said Tuesday. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Public School Board unanimously voted during its regular Monday meeting to support the concept to build the proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center as well as support permanent flood protection. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.