Archive - News Article
October 25th, 2013
Valley City's Friends of the City Park Band Shell have surpassed the halfway mark in their fundraising goal of $150,000 to save the historic structure in City Park. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Last week, Valley City resident Philip Chirchir, of 136 Eighth Avenue Southeast, fell victim to a home invasion when a group of people, one armed with a handgun, forced their way into his home and stole a television and a computer. Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Pizza Corner pizzas are back on the shelves after a six-hour hold on sales yesterday. Some local Pizza Corner vendors, including MarketPlace Foods and Stop N Go, confirmed Wednesday that they received a letter or phone call from Pizza Corner, advising them to pull that brand's pizzas from their shelves. Others, including Leevers Foods and some local bars, had not received notification. Later Wednesday afternoon, they were given the go ahead to continue to sell and serve Pizza Corner pizzas. None of the vendors were told why.
Valley City Police arrested Jon Henry Lightning, 32, of Grand Forks, Tuesday at the Valley City VFW when he was discovered to have two swords and a dagger, which he used to vandalize the men's room at Jimmy's Pizza, hidden in his clothing. More in Friday's T-R.
Valley City State University and Sheyenne Care Center each received rebate checks Friday, Oct. 18 from Missouri River Energy, in cooperation with Valley City Public Works, for purchasing energy efficient equipment. Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.
Meeting Monday, Barnes County Commissioners confirmed the 2014 budget will include no funding for a Computer Aided Dispatch system, but left open the possibility they could still be convinced. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City-based Dakota Plains Cooperative's farmer stockholders have authorized a full merger with CHS Inc., the nation's largest farmer cooperative, said general manager Ken Astrup. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Monday morning fire that ravaged Faith Lutheran Church in Valley has been determined to have been arson, according to Valley City Fire Department Gary Retterath. The case has been turned over to law enforcement. More details in Thursday's Times-Record
A high-risk sex offender, Daniel Jason Kelder, 42, who lives at 2323 114th Avenue Southeast, Rogers, N.D., has registered in Barnes County. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
A prayer service is planned for the congregation of Faith Lutheran Church at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the empty lot between the church on 4th street, Valley City, and Smith Lumber, and a meal and congregational meeting is planned afterwards at St. Catherine's, where the congregation can discuss their next steps including where to hold services.