October 6th, 2014
Registered sex offender Russell Wayne Stephens is now working at 101, Central Avenue, Valley City.
Stephens is considered a high-risk offender with a lifetime registration. In 2003, he was convicted of having oral sex and intercourse with a 10-year-old girl. Stephens claims to have no recollection of the offense.
Stephens, 51, is a white male with gray hair and brown eyes. He is six feet, three inches tall and weighs 240 pounds.
Nearly 200 people from throughout North Dakota, the Midwest and around the U.S. were at the University of Jamestown Friday for the dedication of the school's $9 million McKenna Thielsch Science and Nursing Center and Orlady Hall. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Any way the wind blows doesnâ€™t really matter to Jared Lentz.
Lentz, Valley Cityâ€™s 6-foot, 4-inch senior quarterback vying with 5-foot, 11-inch senior tight end Ben Baasch and Braden Liljenquist for Homecoming King, went 5-of-7 for 47 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for a one-yard score in a 39-degree, 25-mile-per-hour-windy 39-13 win that featured a 24-0 halftime lead at Kindredâ€™s Jerlow Field.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
The Mercy Hospital and EMS Community Night Out set for Sunday will now be held at the Valley City Eagles Club from 4-6 p.m. The original location of Chautauqua Park was changed due to cold weather.
The free event will feature food, fun and education, wraps up the many block parties held in Valley City this year.
The Valley City Optimist Club will hold a free roller skating event on Sunday, Oct. 5, to kick-off its regular open skating season at the Valley City Recreation Center.
The free skate will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. More in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley City students joined others from across the state who lunched on food grown in their own state Wednesday during the annual Pride of Dakota School Lunch Day.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Dinah Heinze has taken over as manager of the Eagles Nest Bookstore on Central Avenue North with the retirement of Elaine Walls after seven years on the job. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City High School will celebrate homecoming next week, complete with a full week of sports, activities and themed days ending with a parade and the big game. More in Friday's Times-Record.
North Star leader Valley City State (2-0 North Star, 4-1 overall) look to expand their win streak to four as they return to Lokken Stadium for Saturdayâ€™s 1 p.m. Homecoming against North Star newcomer Waldorf College (1-2 North Star, 2-4 overall) of Forest City, Iowa.
Viking 6-foot, 3-inch, 201-pound sophomore quarterback Kurtis Walls of Laveen, Ariz., leads the youthful Viking attack with 1,265 passing yards, 118 rush yards, 13 touchdowns and five interceptions.
The driver of a semi that closed part of Interstate 94 Wednesday after striking a bridge rail was later arrested for for DUI and possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia after a pick-up truck he was driving struck a telephone pole in Valley City.