Archive - News Article
April 30th, 2014
The Special Olympics returns to the area this weekend when Valley City hosts the North Dakota District 3 Spring Games bringing athletes from Barnes County and surrounding communities.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Barnes County Social Services employees were honored for their work during a Food Stamp (SNAP) Spring Showcase in Bismarck April 1-3, said Candy Huss, office director. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Miller Motors customers gave the dealership a perfect score in sales and service for the first three months of the year. Customers who had done business with the dealership were called and asked questions through the U.S. Top Performing Customer Experience Initiative program.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
High risk sex offender Robert Joseph Schultz, aka Joe Shultz, is registered as living at 230 Second Street in Eckelson as of April 28.
Shultz, 39, was convicted in 2011 of child abuse and neglect after he and his ex-wife played strip poker and truth or dare with two children ages 12 and 13. He allegedly caused a 12-year-old girl to be naked and play games involving nudity and touching. In addition, Schultz was charged with contributing to the deliquency of a minor after causing a 13-year-old boy to exhibit his genitals in a lewd manner and masturbate in front of Schultz.
Registered sex offender Tydise Peltier registered a change of address with the Valley City Police Department.
Peltier's new address is 241 Third Street Southeast in Valley City, as of April 14. He no longer resides at 250 Second Street Southeast, Apt. 250 B, Valley City.
Peltier, 40, is an American Indian. He is a lifetime offender who was determined at moderate risk of re-offending.
He was convicted in 2008 for solicitation of a minor and sexual assault for having sex with a 17-year-old disabled girl whom was determined to be pregnant with his child.
Members of the Valley City High School Hi-Liner Choir did well at Friday's Class A State Vocal Music Contest in Jamestown Friday, receiving nine State Superior Star Ratings and seven Excellent No. 1 Ratings. The school had 16 entries in the contest, and the choir has 60 members. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
A dedication ceremony was held for the new Barnes County North school Monday afternoon. Several guests spoke to students, faculty, staff, parents and more about their new $14.5 million facility that opened this school year.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Two males fleeing an alleged strong armed robbery in Jamestown were caught in Barnes County Friday after a chase that involved multiple law enforcement agencies.
The chase began in Jamestown after the pair, a 37-year-old man and a juvenile, reportedly knocked a woman down in the Perkins parking lot and stole her purse at about 6 p.m. A nearby citizen followed the suspects' vehicle from the parking lot and gave dispatchers a license number, according to Jamestown Police Sgt. Thomas Nagel.
A semi accident left a Nebraska man injured Tuesday when he lost control of the vehicle on Highway 1 south of Valley City.
Joshua Thompson, 29, of Lisco, Neb., was southbound on Highway 1, about 15 miles south of I-94, pulling an air seeder on a flatbed trailer when a wind gust of up to 40 miles per hour caused the vehicle to drift onto the west shoulder and partially into the west ditch, according to Sergeant Tom Herzig of the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Kathryn voters Wednesday overwhelmingly approved shutting down the town's water department and going with the Barnes Rural Water District as their provider in a Wednesday election, said Mayor David Majerus. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.