The Daily Press Valley City Times Record | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2014-12-18T11:01:06-05:00 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 Underway in Wimbledon2014-12-17T10:16:43-05:002014-12-17T10:16:43-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDPaul RiemermanApartments Underway in WimbledonValley City Times Wednesday: Serena Sara Murno2014-12-17T10:14:36-05:002014-12-17T10:14:36-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordSerena Sara Murno is wanted on bench warrants for failure to appear on charges of possession of a controlled substance in jail/correctional facility, and failure to pay fees on the charge of preventing arrest or discharge of other duties.Murno, 40, is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is five feet four inches tall and weighs 125 pounds.Valley City, NDVCTR StaffWarrant Wednesday: Serena Sara MurnoValley City Times Ponders Cemetery Protection2014-12-17T10:12:40-05:002014-12-17T10:12:40-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDPaul RiemermanCounty Ponders Cemetery ProtectionValley City Times'Tis the Season to Drive2014-12-16T11:24:15-05:002014-12-16T11:24:15-05:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDBonnie Jo Conley'Tis the Season to DriveValley City Times