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January 20th, 2014
Kathryn woman Ginger Helland, who lives in Oak Hill Township, faces several charges in Barnes County for mistreatment and improper disposal of several horses that died from starvation.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Patrons of the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library should have the opportunity to replace their old library cards with new ones before the end of January, said library Director Stave Hammel Friday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
A local group of people called, Team Paws4WARD, plans to host a "Purses for a Purpose" event to secure funds for North Dakota veterans in need of a service dog for their invisible wounds, said Crystal Nehlich, who's on the team with Karmel Wanzek and Nathan McGough.
Attendees of a meeting on the Kathryn Dam Monday at the Barnes County Highway Department considered possible future changes to the dam, said Rodger Berntson, a Barnes County representative to the board. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Fire Department Chief Gary Retterath and Ken Astrup, General Manager of Dakota Plains in Valley City, display one of the four struts recently purchased by the fire department.
A $2,000 contribution from Dakota Plains and a matching contribution from Land O Lakes assisted the VCFD with the purchase.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
A new Chinese restaurant in Valley City is a step closer to opening with the addition of a sign bearing the restaurant's name: Kirin House.
The restaurant could be open as early as next month, according to manager Allen Chen, who is currently working with contractors on finishing touches on the old Pizza Hut building on Main Street, Valley City.
A McDonald's restaurant is set to open this year behind the Wagon Wheel Inn at the site of the old recreational vehicle park. Greg Burchill, who previously owned the land before selling it to a company that will lease it to McDonald's, said construction is set to begin this spring with a 90-day construction schedule.
More details will be released in March.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol have CLOSED I-94 from Bismarck to Jamestown due to high winds causing areas of zero visibility and hazardous travel conditions. Motorists who drive past a road closure device may be fined up to $250.
Holly Neuberger, assistant supervisor/communications specialist for Barnes County Dispatch, said she believes Valley City residents are being treated fairly by dispatch, and anyone who doubts it should listen to dispatchers in action. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Another blizzard is predicted for the area Thursday with one-to-two inches of snow and wind gusts of up to 65 miles-per-hour predicted for Valley City and the surrounding areas.
According to Jennifer Ritterling, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, the blizzard is part of a fairly potent system moving in from Saskatchewan with warm temperatures in the lead and cold following.
More in Friday's Times-Record.