July 16th, 2014
A Valley City high risk sex offender is delinquent after failing to register with local authorities.
Tyler Delmore's last known address was 135 Second Street Southeast, Valley City.
Delmore, 30, was convicted in 2005 of gross sexual imposition in 2005 and 1999.
In 2005, When Delmore was 19, he had sex with a 14-year-old girl. In 1999, when Delmore was 14, he had sex with a 12-year-old girl.
Delmore is an American Indian with brown hair and brown eyes. He is five feet six inches tall and weighs 180 pounds. He a lifetime offender and considered at high risk to re-offend.
An emergency workers advisory committee would like to see communities with greater populations to pay more for dispatch services, Barnes County Emergency Management Coordinator Kimberly Franklin told county commissioners Tuesday. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's annual Crazy Day street fair is set for next Wednesday. Events are scheduled at various businesses throughout town from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., a new time set to allow those who work during business hours to check out the event after work. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
When Russ and Misti Kauffman threw a party Monday evening and invited the entire neighborhood, about 50 people showed up for food, music and entertainment. The neighborhood block party was the result of an effort by Valley City officials to get residents to get to know each other and to "give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party!"
After weeks of poor Menâ€™s Day weather, golfers were very excited to get back to the course and swing the sticks. Bob Matthews started the day off with a long putt on Hole 1, and won a prize sponsored by Bank Forward. Pizza Ranch sponsored the Closest to the Pin contest on Hole 2, and it was claimed by Alex Bitz. Jamie Wirth took home the prize on Hole 3 for Closest Shot from Outside 50 Yards with an approach shot that settled nicely to the pin. Wirth continued his day with the Closest Second Shot on Hole 4, and won a prize sponsored by Taco Johnâ€™s.
Lexia Nix, 11, of Valley City, N.D., Matthew Lyter, 15, of Sanborn, N.D., and a record number of the countryâ€™s top bowlers opened the 2014 Junior Gold Bowling Championships on Monday in Buffalo, N.Y.
Nix qualified for Junior Golds in second at 722 behind U12 Girls champion Kaelyn Bergâ€™s 733 at May 3-4â€™s North Dakota State Pepsi Championships at Sunset Lanes 2014in Moorhead, Minn. Lyter took second with a 1,204 behind U15 winner Logan Dalbolâ€™s 1,258.
Dierra Diegel scored 11 points on 4-of-7 shooting, went 3-for-3 from the line and pulled down eight rebounds as the 38th Lions Class A Girls Basketball All-Stars erased a five-point deficit with 1:35 left, forced overtime and cruised to a 79-68 win Tuesday at the Bismarck Civic Center.
â€śItâ€™s an honor,â€ť said Diegel, the 5-foot-10-inch Hi-Liner forward who practiced with Bismarck Century head coach Ron Metz and Class A twice on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. â€śI donâ€™t remember the last time someone from Valley City was selected.â€ť
Construction work on the Interstate 94 business loop east in Valley City will begin on Wednesday, July 16 east of the city limits to I-94. Crews will be making asphalt improvements and constructing turning lanes, lighting and guardrails on the I-94 business loop in Valley City. Motorists should be advised of reduced speed limits, width restrictions and temporary lane closures.
Wolski Plaza Road will be realigned/reconstructed as part of this project. The realignment will provide safer access to the I-94 business loop.
*Motorists should expect delays
A flea market held near Valley City Saturday was a success according to organizers. About 22 vendors showed up to the fee-free flea market held on the grass field in front of Bowen Welding all day Saturday. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Nothing more than a hole remains where a flood buy-out house once stood on Fifth Avenue Southeast where houses are being torn down in preparation for permanent flood protection in the college area of Valley City.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.