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Pulling for a Cause

March 5, 2015

Linda Sorenson of Pillsbury made the first pull at the North Dakota Winter Show truck pull Tuesday in the breast cancer awareness truck.

Mark Compson and his crew readied the truck for his friend, a five-year breast cancer survivor, to help bring awareness to the disease; his sister Brenda is currently battling stage-four breast cancer. Mark will make the truck available to drivers that want to increase breast cancer awareness throughout the truck-pull season.

More photos in Thursday's Times-Record.

Plenty of Sweet Treats at Tasting Bee

March 5, 2015

Several area organizations, clubs and businesses, including Thunderbird Ranch Gourmet Foods pictured here, served samples of some of their favorite recipes for 50 cents a piece at Wednesday's tasting bee, a part of the North Dakota Winter Show's Timeless Traditions.

Thunderbird Ranch, a Pride of Dakota company owned by the Open Door Center, served wine slushes sans wine at the bee. The slush mixes start with real fruit powders and are complete after adding a bottle of dry white wine, a bottle of water and the slush mix and freezing.

Franklin Named 9-1-1 Coordinator

March 5, 2015

Kimberly Franklin will be the Barnes County 9-1-1 coordinator and will receive $48,000 per year for the job, or $67,000 per year including benefits, county commissioners decided 4-1 at a Tuesday evening commission meeting.

More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC Wants Voter ID Law Clarified

March 5, 2015

Barnes County Commissioners will encourage state legislators to clarify acceptable proof of a complete residential address so that poll clerks will be able to explain voter identification rules to voters.

More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

UPDATE: Facebook Robbery Victim, Suspect Identified

March 4, 2015

The victim and suspects of an alleged robbery involving a popular local Facebook sales site have been identified.

Andrew Adams, 25, of Valley City was charged in Barnes County District Court of felony robbery, a class B felony, for his alleged role in an incident that took place in a downtown Valley City parking lot early Sunday. An arrest warrant for Jennifer Schultz, 24, also of Valley City, was issued for her role in the alleged robbery, according to Barnes County State's Attorney Carl Martineck. Schultz turned herself in Wednesday.

Facebook Buyer Robbed by Seller

March 4, 2015

A traffic accident report may have delivered a robbery suspect into the hands of Valley City Police Sunday. The incident reportedly took place during the arranged exchange of an item purchased on a popular local Facebook sale page.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Hundreds At Tractor Pull

March 4, 2015

Approximately 1,000 people showed up at the North Dakota Winter Show Tuesday to watch the 30th edition of the NDWS Old Time Tractor Pull.

More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Country Hoedown Features Musical Acts and Poet

March 4, 2015

Valley City's own Greg Hager performs at the Country Hoedown at the Valley City Eagles Club Tuesday. The event, a part of the North Dakota Winter Show's Timeless Traditions, also featured a husband and wife duo called Stampede and Fran Armstrong, a cowgirl poet from Medora.

See more photos from the hoedown in Wednesday's Times-Record.

VCSU Doing Dinner Theater

March 3, 2015

Valley City State University is presenting William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Nigh's Dream as a Renaisance Feast and Show, said Jenni Lou Russi on Monday.

More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

4 Injured in DUI Accident

March 3, 2015

A driver and three passengers all suffered non-life threatening injuries in a one-vehicle accident south of Kathryn Saturday night.

At about 12:20 a.m. Sunday, Tylando Laroque, 35, of Fingal was driving a Ford pick-up north on 120th Street Southeast, approximately one mile north of Highway 46, about four miles south of Kathryn at an unknown speed when he lost control of the vehicle. The pick-up struck a tree head on.

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