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June 12th, 2014
On June 26 Laura Langemo visits Oslo, Norway, to be part of a special ceremony recognizing the 200th anniversary of that country's constitution.
An important part of the ceremony will be seeing a gift to the country â€“ a bust of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln â€“ created by Valley City State University student Paul Fjelde, and given to Norway at the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian constitution.
The ceremony will be in Olso's Frogner Park, the permanent home of the bust of Lincoln, Langemo said.
Valley City firefighter, Barnes County reserve deputy and correctional officer at Barnes County Jail Daryl McGee rescued a woman from an apartment fire early Saturday morning. Read more in Thursday's Times-Record
In recognition of hosting the 51st annual UCC Northern Plains Conference this past weekend, Valley City's Congregational UCC will be home to the conference's model replica of the 19th century â€śLa Amistadâ€ť ship for the next year. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Police will be handing out tickets to children this summer, but not for violating the law. Kids caught wearing a helmet while bicycling, skateboarding, in-line skating, roller skating or riding a scooter could be stopped by a VCPD officer and given a ticket good for an ice cream cone at Dairy Queen.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Alan Komrosky's Triceratops â€śBobâ€ť should be on display at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum Thursday. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Red River Valley author Madelyne Camrud announces â€¨Bookinâ€™ it at the B&B poetry readings at four Bed and Breakfast locations in the region. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Two recent accidents on I-94 in Barnes County caused extensive vehicle damage and two injuries.
On Thursday, James Wanzek, 28, of Jamestown, and Linda Sorenson, 65, of Pillsbury, were both injured in a two-vehicle collision near Orkska.
According to North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Tom Herzig, at about 10:20 p.m. Thursday, Wanzek, who was driving a Toyota Tundra at about 75 mph, rear-ended Sorensen, who was driving a Dodge Durango at about 65 mph. According to Herzig, Wanzek was distracted by a water bottle that had fallen onto the floor.
Barnes County could move to protect six of seven rural cemeteries Paul Stenshoel is urging Barnes County to help protect, said Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck Monday. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County residents may see a 50 center monthly tax increase on cell phone bills on the November General Election ballot. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
A Valley City man faces several charges stemming from a hit-and-run accident Thursday night.
Rickey Lee Johnson, 54, of Valley City was charged with driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident after a vehicle matching his was spotted by a witness to the hit-and-run.
At about 10 p.m. Thursday, VCPD responded to a report of a hit-and-run at the intersection of Fifth Avenue Northwest and 12th Street Northwest, according to VCPD Chief Fred Thompson.