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July 1st, 2014
Winds gusting to 45 miles an hour or so over much of North Dakota, including the Valley City area, led to road-related problems.
Plenty of events are planned around the area for the 4th of July holiday weekend.
Sanborn Fire Department's 49th annual 4th of July celebration begins with a parade at 10 a.m. followed by kids races. The pickup pull will be held at 11 a.m. at the derby grounds with a demolition derby following the pull around 2 p.m.The entry fee for the derby, which includes one pit person, is $75. Contact Troy at (701) 840-5045 with any questions. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and includes all events.
The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing a community photograph in front of The Vault Coffee Shop Wednesday at 12:15 p.m.
Rita Weber, a pedestrian struck by a pickup truck last week in Valley City, died of her injuries Monday afternoon.
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 on Sunday, June 22.
According to Valley City Police Department Chief Fred Thompson, Weber was transported to Mercy Hospital by ambulance, and later transported by Life Flight helicopter to Sanford Hospital in Fargo.
The lot at Eighth Avenue SW and Second Street SW where a house owned by Dale Knudson stood until Thursday will soon become a parking lot for new trucks being sold by the Perkins vehicle dealership. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Gasoline prices have risen in Valley City from about two weeks ago, when the average price for unleaded gas with 10 percent ethanol added was $3.49.9 per gallon. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Caitlin Sinness, granddaughter of Lon and Sharon Sinness of Valley City, will perform at the Barnes County Courthouse Wednesday for the Park and Recreation's summer music series. Caitlin recently recorded a pop county album in Nashville and will perform songs from that album at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2 on the Barnes County Courthouse lawn.
At 7:36 a.m. Monday Barnes County announced that Barnes County Road 22 at Hobart Lake was closed due to high winds and waves. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
North Dakota State College of Science confirmed that the body recovered in the Red River north of Breckenridge, Minn., is that of missing student Andrew Sadek.
Sadek, 20, is a Valley City and Rogers area native.
" Our thoughts are with John and Tammy Sadek and their entire family," the college said in a release. "The NDSCS campus community shares in their grief. Andrewâ€™s loss has touched all of NDSCS, the communities of Wahpeton-Breckenridge, and a great many individuals throughout the state and region."
The Valley City-Barns County Public Library is offering reading youth a little something extra this summer â€“ yard signs. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.