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BREAKING: VCSU President Named

October 30, 2014

Tisa Mason has been named the new president of Valley City State University. Mason was previously served as dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, executive director of the Sigma Kappa Sorority and Foundation, adjunct professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and director of student life and assistant professor at Christopher Newport University.

Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

BREAKING: VCSU President Named

October 30, 2014

Tisa Mason has been named the new president of Valley City State University. Mason previously served as dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, executive director of the Sigma Kappa Sorority and Foundation, adjunct professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and director of student life and assistant professor at Christopher Newport University.

Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

VIDEO: Bumgarner Shines As Giants Win World Series

October 30, 2014

Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night

UPDATE: Wanted Kansas Man Arrested in Valley City

October 30, 2014

A Kansas man on parole for attempted murder was arrested on a Kansas warrant Tuesday in Valley City by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office and the North Dakota Highway Patrol.

Robert Synoracki, 56, was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle when he drove off without paying for gas in Casselton. Synoracki was intercepted on I-94 in Valley City at westbound exit 292. He was arrested without incident for absconding from parole and for driving under the influence.

Throwback Thursday: 1949 Oriska HS Women's Basketball Team

October 30, 2014

The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.

Keith Baurgartner brought in this photograph of the 1949 Oriska High School women's basketball team. Baurgartner said he was 3 when the photo was taken, and several of those shown are still in the area today, including the coach, identified as Miss Eberle. Shown are (back row) Jeanette Olsen, Glennice Paper, Gladis Kose, Bev Lindqust, coach Miss Eberle, (front row) Rose Pelzman, Theresa Hammer, Joan Baumgartner, Eldora Appol, Gilda Appel and Arlene Dreher.

Halloween Story Hour

October 30, 2014

Children dance with Amanda Adams during a special Halloween-themed circle time and story hour at the Valley City Barnes County Public Library with Melissa Lloyd dressed as a witch in the background Wednesday.

Jamestown Movie Theater Owners Buy Valley City Theater

October 29, 2014

The owners of the Bison 6 Cinema in Jamestown have bought the Valley City movie theater from Jeremy and Wanda Zako. Lyman and Cory Keim plan to open Valley Twin Cinema, formerly called Cinema Flix, Friday, Nov. 7.

Read the full story in Thursday's Times-Record.

BC Receives Many Absentee Ballots

October 29, 2014

As of Tuesday, North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger said his office had received 37,763 absentee and vote by mail ballots of 65,769 that the office had sent out. The story is in the Wednesday issue of the Times-Record.

City to Address Zoning at Public Meeting

October 29, 2014

A public input meeting focusing on zoning in Valley City will be held Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Because most of Valley City was "blanket" zoned in the early 1970s, the city was full of inconsistencies. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Warrant Wednesday: Nicholas Rittenhouse

October 29, 2014

Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.

Nicholas Curtis Rittenhouse, 26, is wanted by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office on a bench warrant for failure to appear for an order to show cause hearing for the original charge of driving with a suspended or revoked, a class B misdemeanot.

Rittenhouse is a white male with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is six feet, one inch tall and weighs 170 pounds.

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