The Daily Press Valley City Times Record | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-12-19T11:11:55-05:00 Questions Buy-Out Property Rules2014-12-19T11:11:55-05:002014-12-19T11:11:19-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordDrake, along with a group of other Valley City residents, are considering a class action suit against the city because he believes residents were denied the opportunity to purchase the buy-out homes and move them to new locations within the city; denied, he said, by Valley City Building Inspector David Andersen and Valley City City Administrator David Schelkoph.Valley City, NDBonnie Jo ConleyDrake Questions Buy-Out Property RulesValley City Times Youth Choir Performs at Courthouse2014-12-19T10:55:12-05:002014-12-19T10:55:12-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordConnie Reiten, director of the Community School of the Arts, said on Wednesday that one other CSA ensemble performed, the Valley Voices Women's Choir directed by Dr. Christopher Redfearn, as did the Valley City Troubadours.Reiten said that the choirs performed atop the second floor balcony of the courthouse while the audience gathered around the first floor Christmas Tree, joining in with the choirs for a few of the selections.Valley City, NDSpecial to the Times-RecordValley Youth Choir Performs at CourthouseValley City Times Talks With VCHS Students2014-12-19T10:51:51-05:002014-12-19T10:51:51-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDPaul RiemermanCramer Talks With VCHS StudentsValley City Times Health, Wellness Business Open in VC2014-12-19T10:49:11-05:002014-12-19T10:49:11-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times Record"Revelations of Beauty comes from the aesthetics part of my career," Costello said, adding, "the wellness comes from the acupuncture."Valley City, NDHeidi HarrisNew Health, Wellness Business Open in VCValley City Times Lumber Open at New Location2014-12-18T11:01:06-05:002014-12-18T11:01:06-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordAn open house is planned for today from 3-7 p.m. so the public can check out the new place. Refreshments and goodies will be served. Brenda said a bigger grand opening celebration will be held in April. Valley City, NDHeidi HarrisSmith Lumber Open at New LocationValley City Times Thursday: Barnes County Servicemen Christmas2014-12-18T10:48:43-05:002014-12-18T10:48:43-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordAn anonymous local resident provided the Times-Record with this photograph of Barnes County servicemen spending Christmas in Honolulu in 1947 or 1948. Nine Barnes County servicemen spent Christmas together. Standing, left to right, are: Private William Potzman, Valley City; Private Russell McMillan, Wimbledon; T/5 Howard McMillan, Wimbledon; Private Allan Joos, Wimbledon; Private Gordon Sonsthagen, Litchville; (seated), Private Don Rumer, Wimbledon; Private Forrest Brudevald, Page; Private Jonas Sad, Dazey; Private Morris Peterson, Hastings.The photograph was taken of the group on the patio of the Moana Hotel at Waikiki. All but one of the service people were headed for Yokohama, Japan, and their ship laid over four days in the Honolulu harbor for four days, leaving Dec. 27. Howard McMillan was stationed in Hawaii.Photos can be of events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week in the Valley City Times-Record.Please submit photographs by email to, or drop them by our office at 146 Third Street NE. Valley City, NDPaul RiemermanThrowback Thursday: Barnes County Servicemen ChristmasValley City Times Suit Filed Against VC Super 8 Owner2014-12-18T10:45:01-05:002014-12-18T10:45:01-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordThe complaint says that Bharat "Brian" Patel owes about $100,000 in back wages and $100,000 in damages to front-desk clerks, housekeeping staff and other hotel employees. The case involves 193 workers at 13 hotels.Authorities say Patel incorrectly classified some workers as exempt salaried employees. Hourly employees allegedly received straight-time pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek and were not paid the legally required time and one-half.Patel also has hotels in Fargo, Jamestown, Dickinson, Wahpeton and Glendive, Montana.Court documents do not list an attorney for Patel, who could not be reached for comment.Valley City, NDThe Associated PressWage Suit Filed Against VC Super 8 OwnerValley City Times OF THE DAY: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 20142014-12-17T15:04:02-05:002014-12-17T15:04:02-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times Record<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Valley City, NDNo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 2014Valley City Times Visits Pledge-a-Thon2014-12-17T10:36:08-05:002014-12-17T10:36:08-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDBonnie Jo ConleySanta Visits Pledge-a-ThonValley City Times 24 Legislators Want School Funding Formula Changed2014-12-17T10:26:15-05:002014-12-17T10:26:15-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDHeidi HarrisDistrict 24 Legislators Want School Funding Formula ChangedValley City Times