BEK Communications is working on connecting residential and businesses inside and outside of Valley City, but it might take a few months before all customers are connected, said Tom Steinolfson, chief operations officer for BEK. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Tracy, a German shepherd, was lost Sunday after her owner was injured in a serious accident on I-94 about eight miles west of Valley City near Sanborn. She was spotted by a farm family south of the interstate, but they were unable to catch her. Tracy is a shy, but gentle dog and is micro-chipped for identification. Motorists or residents who find a German shepherd should call Herzig at (701) 659-0482 or contact the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals at (701) 840-5047.
Three Valley City State University volleyball players have been named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes, announced Friday by the NAIA national office.Â
Barbara Ector, Kaitlyn Heuring and Stephanie Miller all received the award, which recognizes student-athletes who excel in the classroom.Â
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Valley City State University volleyball coach Adam Longmore announced today that Autumn Johnson from Hazen, N.D., has signed a letter of intent to attend VCSU and play volleyball for the Vikings this fall.Â More in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County Commissioners will ask Barnes County States Attorney Carl Martineck for a legal definition of a complete residential address to help clear up confusion about new voting identification requirements. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Fire destroyed a shop on the property of John and Tammy Sadek in rural Valley City near Lake Ashtabula Thursday.
According to Valley City Rural Fire Department Chief Gary Retterath, the fire was reported at about 8 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters arrived to find the building smoldering with fire in the walls and ceiling. Crews were on scene until after 2 a.m.
The building and its contents, including a vehicle and tools stored in a room inside the building were destroyed, according to Retterath, who said the fire likely began in a heater in a corner of the shop.
Valley City's Central Avenue lit up Friday evening during the holiday lights parade.
Barnes County Commissioners have approved a draft Barnes County Multi-hazard Mitigation Plan after 10 months of work by the South Central Dakota Regional Council. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple's 2015-2017 Executive Budget includes $26 million in Valley City State University spending, including a new fine arts center, demolishing two other buildings and a new heating plant.