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Archive - Nov 2013

November 7th

School, Teachers Still at Impasse

November 7, 2013

The Valley City Public Schools and the Valley City Education Association are still at impasse in contract negotiations.
During a hearing Wednesday at which the entities met to discuss recommendations from a state fact-finding commission regarding teacher's pay increases, payment of accumulated sick leave days upon teachers' retirement and the establishment of a health insurance committee to review the district's self-funded health insurance program, the school board and the teacher's association agreed on all of the recommendations as written in the fact-finder's report.

Marketplace Active in Valley City

November 7, 2013

Valley City's Marketplace Foods has long been active in the community, being involved with many events, including Stff a Truck With Holiday Spirit, the United Way Sub Sale, Relay For Life, Ruckus at the Rec and On The Move. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

November 6th

Library Celebrates Chocolate

November 6, 2013

Chocolate, Chocolate. There will be so much of the sweet treat at the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library's chocolate bake sale on Saturday, they had to say it twice.
The event, which will take place Saturday from 10 a.m.. to 2 p.m., will benefit the children's library. The event will also include a book sale.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

2014 Relay Planned for Courthouse Lawn

November 6, 2013

Organizers of the Barnes County 2014 Relay for Life plan to hold the annual event on the Barnes County Courthouse lawn and in conjunction with the Rally in The Valley Weekend. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Students Raising Money for Books

November 6, 2013

During the book fair at Jefferson Elementary and Washington Elementary schools this week, the students are having a little contest to help refresh the library with new books from the Scholastic Book Fair.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

(5) Edgeley-Kulm 3, (6) LMM 0

November 6, 2013

No. 6 Litchville/Marion-Montpelier (0-1) did their best to win a trip to Regionals with an upset of No. 5 Edgeley-Kulm (1-1) in Game 6 of the District 2 Volleyball Tournament on Nov. 5 and built leads in the first two sets, but could not sustain them as E-K rallied each time and sent LMM home with a very narrow 3-0 (26-24, 25-22, 25-23) sweep that featured 16 total tie scores.

Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.

(3) Pingree-Buchanan 3, (4) Barnes County North 0

November 6, 2013

No. 4 Barnes County North (0-1) sought a trip to Regionals with an upset of No. 3 Pingree-Buchanan (1-1) in Game 5 of the District 5 LaMoure Volleyball Tournament on Tuesday night, but fell 3-0 (17-25, 15-25, 18-25) and were eliminated to end their 2013 campaign.

Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.

LaMoure District 5 Volleyball Champs

November 6, 2013

No. 1 LaMoure volleyball (1-0), having finished second to three-time defending champion No. 2 Ellendale (1-0) in each of the past three District 5 Tournaments, took the title at last with a powerful 3-0 (25-15, 25-15, 25-18) sweep in their home gym on Tuesday night, the Lady Loboes' first title in eight years since repeating four times as champions from 2002-2005.

Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.

November 5th

Dam Winter Draw Down Proceeds

November 5, 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is doing its winter draw down of Lake Ashtabula at Baldhill Dam, with a goal of bring down the water level by 3-1/2 feet by March 1, said Rich Schueneman, manager of the dam for the Corps. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Organic Farming as a Lifestyle Choice

November 5, 2013

Pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers or GMOs: none of these items can be found on Mylo Buchholz's Fingal-area farm. As a certified organic farmer, Buchholz uses only natural, organic practices to control pests and weeds, and it all started because he couldn't afford fertilizer one year.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

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