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February 29th

School explores museum scenario

February 29, 2012

The Mayor of Greenville has a problem. Following a recent oil spill people and animals have become exposed to toxins. To get to the bottom of the extent of the contamination, he turned to the Advanced Learners at Washington Elementary School.

Dakota Air rides again: Live radio returns to Valley City

February 29, 2012

The Times-Record recently chatted with “Dakota Air: The Radio Show” producer and host Merrill Piepkorn about his show’s return to Valley City as part of pre-Winter Show weekend festivities.

Dakota Air will bring its band of traveling troubadours and comedians to Vangstad Auditorium Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m.

Times-Record: How did you come up with the idea for “Dakota Air”?

School Announcements 2/29/2012

February 29, 2012

Litchville-Marion — No School

Oakes–No School

Kulm–No School

Maple Valley–No School

LaMoure–No School

Barnes County North (all sites)–No School or activities-

Valley City schools–No School

Sheyenne Valley Career & Tech Center–No School

Ellendale–no school

Oakes–no school

OCN Bright Beginnings in Oakes–opening at 9:30 a.m.

Jamestown High School–School and buses 2 hours late, NO RURAL BUSES TODAY

Gussner Elementary School–No preschool

Washington Elementary School in Jamestown–No evenstart program

Pingree-Buchanan schools–School and buses 2 hours late

February 28th

VCHS playoff game postponed due to weather

February 28, 2012

The Valley City High School girls basketball team will have to wait a few more days to take on West Fargo in the Eastern Dakota Conference regional basketball tournament.
Tuesday's game against the Packers, which was set for 7 p.m., was postponed due to a storm that could bring up to a foot of precipitation to Valley City.
The game will be played 7 p.m. Thursday at West Fargo High School.

VCSU program honored nationally

February 28, 2012

The American Association of School Librarians division of the American Library Association has recognized the library and information technologies concentration of Valley City State University’s online master of education program as a quality school librarianship program.

VCSU is the only university in the North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota and Montana region with a nationally recognized program of this type.

Food Expo packs ‘em in

February 28, 2012

More than 100 attend the first VC food expo

Well over a hundred people gathered at the Hi-Liner Activity Center at the Valley City High School on Monday evening to partake in the city’s first Food Expo. The Expo offered residents a look at local food suppliers, community supported agriculture and organic farms.

The evening was sponsored by local groups What in the World is Going On? and The Young People’s Healthy Heart as well as Medina-based FARRMS (Foundation for Agriculture and Rural Resource Management and Sustainability.

A foot or more?

February 28, 2012

The National Weather Service in Grand Forks is predicting a major winter storm for parts of eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota beginning late today and stretching into Wednesday.

A foot or more of snow is possible across the southern Red River Valley, tapering to six inches farther north along the Highway 2 corridor. Meteorologist Todd Hamilton of the National Weather Service in Bismarck said that Valley City could be in the 9 to 12 inch range for precipitation.

Litchville Fire Dept Hosts Pancake & Sausage Breakfast

February 28, 2012

Litchville Fire Dept Fundraiser
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Sunday, March 18th
8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
at the Litchville Communty Center
Free Will Donation
Money will be used to help pay for the new fire truck.

“The Power of 500”

February 28, 2012

Learn how 500 patriots can restore liberty in any Congressional District.

The Sheyenne Valley Constitutional Forum will host “The Power of 500” presented by Chris Stevens, North Dakota Field Coordinator for the John Birch Society.

Thurs. March 8th at 7:00 PM at the Sheyenne Care Center conference room.

Free and open to the public. (For more information call 701-845-9673.)

February 27th

Minnesota Vikings Mascot “Viktor” Heading to the 75th Annual NDWS

February 27, 2012

VALLEY CITY (Midwest Dairy Association) To help commemorate the 75th Anniversary of North Dakota Winter Show, dairy farmers have invited Viktor, the Minnesota Vikings mascot, to meet fans, pose for photos and sign autographs. Viktor will be appearing at the show from 1-3 p.m., Thursday, March 8, near the Midwest Dairy Association milkshake stand inside the North Dakota Winter Show building.

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