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July 11th, 2014
A Valley City man convicted of gross sexual imposition of a child under 15
was sentenced Wednesday in Barnes County District Court.
Timothy Tucker, 30, was convicted of gross sexual imposition of an 8-year-old female for the September, 2013 incident after he entered an Alford plea on April 8, meaning he admitted enough evidence was present to convict him. He did not admit to the crime, according to Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck.
Repairs to the fountain in Valley City's City Park are on hold until after security cameras are installed in the park, said Tyler Jacobson, director of the Valley City Parks and Recreation District Thursday. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The new Stoudt-Ross Ford building is well on its way to completion and is set to open mid-fall around Oct. 1, Nate Kvilvang, general manager, said.
Kvilvang said the entire shell of the nearly 25,000 square-foot building is up and it should fully-enclosed by the end of this week.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Barnes County residents are at risk of catching West Nile virus, now that the Grand Forks Mosquito Control program has reported to the North Dakota Department of Health that it identified a mosquito pool that has tested positive for the virus. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
On Saturday, July 12, from 1 p.m. on, a fundraiser for the Midland Continental Depot Museum in Wimbledon, N.D., will take place in the Wimbledon Park.
From 1 p.m. until gone floats will be served, including root beer, orange or grape, along with ice cream sundaes including Donna Petersonâ€™s hot fudge and all the toppings.
There will also be face-painting and temporary tattoos. Vanilla and chocolate ice cream will be provided by the Midwest Dairy Association.
For more information contact Carol Peterson (701) 435-2912.
Smoke from forest fires in far northwestern Canada is blowing through North Dakota, and haze is drifting in from the fires between Jamestown and Valley City. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City-based Six D Construction is using a new building material to construct new triplexes north of Legacy Place on 13th Street SE. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Newcomers to the Valley City-Barnes County area are invited to a welcome event to meet civic leaders and learn more about the community. The event will be held on Monday, July 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dacotah Pavilion in Chautauqua Park in Valley City.
Former Valley City Commissioner Kenneth Evenson of Valley City, 77, passed Wednesday, July 2, at his Valley City residence. At the time he was serving as a manager on the board for the Barnes County Water Resource District.
Evenson also worked as a lineman for Cass County Electric and Valley City. Evenson is survived by wife Dotty; daughter Deborah Ramsay; son Jeffrey Evenson, a medical doctor; and several grandchildren.
He also served as an honor guard with the American Vets Club.
Valley City's David Dunham would like to see some limitations placed on fireworks leading up to Independence Day. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.