April 16th, 2015
The results from a construction and renovation project special election in the Maple Valley School District are too close to call, Superintendent Brian Wolf said Tuesday. He said absentee ballots have not been counted yet, and the district will have official numbers after the school board's meeting Monday, April 20.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Marge Welken provided the Times-Record with this photograph of the Liberty Belles which appeared in the Valley City Times-Record on June 9, 1976.
Ladies from Barnes County Liberty Belles attended an appreciation luncheon wearing their bicentennial costumes in June, 1976. The Liberty Belles sponsored events in recognition of the nation's 200th birthday culminating in a bell-ringing at area churches for two minutes at 1 p.m., July 4, 1976.
The McCarthy Gallery at Valley City State University announces itsÂ currentÂ senior exhibition â€śKids From The Neighborhoodâ€ť featuring the work of Hayden Swanson. The exhibition will be on display until April 26 in the McCarthy Gallery.Â An artist talk will be held at 12:30 p.m. today (Thursday)Â in McCarthy 257, with aÂ reception for the artistÂ at McCarthy Gallery from 6-8 p.m.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Solid pitching and strong offensive play boosted the Hi-Liner girls' softball team to an 8-1 victory over Devils Lake. See Thursday's Times-Record to read the full story.
Dick Monson found this snowy owl outside Valley City on April 6, much later than they are usually found in this area. The largest North American owl spends winters hunting in fields and summers in the far north hunting prey in 24-hour daylight.
See this photo in Wednesday's Times-Record.
A groundbreaking for the new GrandStay Hotel and Suites in Valley City was held Tuesday morning.
Marie Casper of Discover Lodging Management, Inc., which will manage the hotel, said depending how things go, they're looking at a late summer or early fall opening.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.
Eronna Marie "Dutchess" Laroque, 27, is wanted by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office on a bench warrant for failure to appear for an order to show cause hearing on original charges of driving while license privilege is suspended, a class-B misdemeanor and driving or operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor or drugs, a class-B misdemeanor.
The Hi-Liner girls' tennis team showed up to compete against EDC powerhouse Grand Forks Red River. See Wednesday's Times-Record to read more.
Roxy's Frozen Yogurt, a Valley City business that opened last summer, has moved into Budget Burger.
Max Drake opened Roxy's Frozen Yogurt in July last year in honor of his sister Roxanne Drake, who passed away suddenly in May 2013. Shortly after opening the store, Max passed away in his sleep on Aug. 4, 2014, said Tammy Drake, Max's mom who owns and operates Budget Burger with her family.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
A truck caught fire on I-94 Friday destroying a cargo trailer and burning about an acre of ditch grass about 13 miles west of Valley City.
David Manwiller, 42, of Bismarck was driving a Peterbuilt semi-truck from Fargo to Bismarck pulling two enclosed trailers when he sensed the truck was not operating properly just before 5 a.m. Saturday, according to a media release from Sgt. Tom Herzig of the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.