August 19th, 2014
A major renovation of Valley City State University's President's House Guest Inn is nearly complete, said Greg Vanney, director of marketing and communications. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Andrew Miklas, 25, and Nicole Lindermann, 18, are expected to plead guilty to arson and burglary charges for their roles in the October arson of Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City.
Change of plea hearings for both suspects are scheduled in Barnes County District Court for Aug. 25. Lindermann's plea hearing will be held at 2 p.m. Miklas' hearing is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.
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Valley City's The Vault will soon appear on the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, said David Brekke, who owns the coffee house operated on the honor system with wife Kimberly Brekke. More in Monday's Times-Record.
The New Life Assembly of God church will host its first Amazing Backpack Give-Away at the church on August 18 and 19 from 5:30-9 p.m. when area students can pick up backpacks and back-to-school supplies free of charge. More in Monday's Times-Record.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) â€” A man who played college football in North Dakota has been convicted of killing one man and wounding another outside a Minneapolis club last fall.
A Hennepin County jury convicted Cedric Chappell Jr. on Thursday of murder and attempted murder. He's scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 11.
The 22-year-old played football at ValleyÂ City State University in ValleyÂ City, North Dakota.
He was charged in connection with an October gunfight outside the Blue Nile restaurant and bar in Minneapolis. Prosecutors say an argument broke out between two gangs, and 35 shots were fired.
Beverly Gay Duba, 95, a Valley City native now living in Saratoga, Calif., told the Times-Record she talked Peggy Lee into singing on KOVC radio for the first time after hearing Lee sing at a Valley City event in 1937. More in Friday's Times-Record.
The Hi-Liner Activity Center was filled Wednesday as architects unveiled plans for a health, wellness and physical education center proposed by Valley City Parks and Recreation in conjunction with Valley City State University and Mercy Hospital. More in Friday's Times-Record.
The Fargo Force announce a 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 pre-season game against the Sioux Falls Stampede at Scheels Arena.
Tickets are $5 for adults and free for youth (12 and under) and for all 2014-15 season ticket holders.
Single game tickets for 2014-15 go on sale at 11 a.m. Aug. 19, and range from $9.95 to $25.95 in advance with a $3 extra per-ticket charge if purchased on the day of a game, and a $2 facility fee per single game ticket purchased.
Mariann Maine, Valley City, was the winner of the Times-Record's $1,000 gas giveaway. She was one of 19 who qualified to win $1,000 worth of gas certificates during the five-week contest. Of those 19, 17 were present at the Eagles Thursday evening for the final drawing.
Maine won a $500 gift certificate to Valley Service and a $500 gift certificate to Brothers III as the grand prize as well as a $20 gas gift certificate to Valley Service as a door prize.
"I can't believe it," Maine said. "I don't drive out of town that much, but I'll make good use of it."