June 3rd, 2014
For the next several days, the Times-Record will run a series of profiles of candidates in upcoming city and county elections.
In the run for Valley City Mayor, incumbent Bob Werkhoven faces Jeff Edwards.
In recent interviews, each of the candidates were asked one question: "If you are elected (or re-elected) mayor, what are your goals for your term?"
Read responses in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Ryan M. Brock, 17, a senior at Valley City High School and a member of Our Saviorâ€™s Lutheran Church in Valley City, was named an Eagle Scout of Honor Friday, May 30 at the church.
He is the son of Terence Brock and Dalene Brock, Valley City.
Ryanâ€™s positions in Troop 560 include Patrol Leader, Assistant Senior Patrol Leader and Senior Patrol Leader. Offices held in Order of the Arrow include Chapter Vice Chief, Chapter Chief, Founders Award Committee Chair and Secretary of Chapter.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
This Sunday marked the one-month milestone of missing North Dakota State College of Science student Andrew Sadek. Sadek, who was enrolled at the NDSCS Wahpeton Campus, is the son of John and Tammy Sadek and a native of Rogers, N.D. Currently, no new leads in the case have led to Sadekâ€™s whereabouts.
NDSCS Campus Police are continuing to work closely with other law enforcement agencies on any and all leads related to Sadekâ€™s disappearance. The safe return of Sadek to his parents, friends and the NDSCS community remains the focus of this ongoing investigation.
An accident near Fingal early Monday claimed the life of a Wisconsin man.
The accident occurred on Highway 32, 10 miles south of I-94 near Fingal. The driver, a 56-year-old male, was northbound on Highway 32 and entered a curve. While negotiating the curve, the SUV crossed the southbound lane and partially drove off the west shoulder, according to Sergeant Tom Herzig of the North Dakota State Patrol. The driver steered to the right and overcorrected. The vehicle slid sideways into the east ditch and rolled. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was not wearing a seatbelt.
If George Sinner (D-NPL) wins the U.S. Representative race, the first thing he plans to do in Washington, D. C., is invite some of the opposing freshmen party members to discuss what it would take to cooperate.
A new Valley City Barnes County Library Foundation should look at working with the newly established Sheyenne Valley Community Foundation, members of a library foundation recommendation committee decided Friday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Commissioner Phil Leitner has decided to run for a second term on the commission, first taking office in 2010. Leitner, a resident of Valley City, said Friday he is running for another term to the elected position because, â€śI have a passion for public service, and I find the work I've done on the commission to be be very rewarding. It's very interesting work and I have the time to dedicate myself to the position and see things through.â€ť More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City High School held its graduation ceremony for the 84-member class of 2014 Sunday at the Hi-Liner Activity Center. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Pictured, from left, Hi-Liner senior Austen Meyer won this yearâ€™s Ace Award and a Senior Award; junior Jake Miller took home the Gold Glove, Big Stick and Most Valuable Player Awards; senior Austin Berg received the Mr. Hustle Award and a Senior Award; sophomore Ethan Zeltinger is the Most Improved.
Hi-Liner senior Danica Diegel signed a letter of intent on Friday to attend and play softball for North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton.
Pictured from left, North Dakota State College of Science head softball coach Megan Johnson, Diegel with father Paul (left) and mother Tanya (right), and NDSCSâ€™s assistant softball coach.