Archive - Dec 2013
Tuesday Barnes County Commissioners Eldred Knutson and Rodger Berntson said the Valley City Barnes County Economic Development Corp. on the carpet for paying more than $4 million for land valued at about $500,000. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Perkins, Inc. will hold a car seat safety clinic this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Seventy-three percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly, owner Jerry Perkins said, so he advises people to check car seats before hitting the road.
Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on site to help install car seats correctly. Appointments are encouraged but not required. Call (701) 845-3071 to make an appointment.
Barnes County State's Attorney Lee Grossman told Barnes County Commissioners Tuesday he was leaving his elected position Feb. 14.
Grossman told commissioners he was leaving to join the law firm owned by Valley City Attorney Russell J. Myhre.
Those who shop at Shopko this month have an easy opportunity to help the Valley City Public School District gain up to $2,000 from the franchise's hometown foundation.
Customers who visit Shopko between Dec. 1 and Dec. 24 can simply sign their name to show support; no donation or purchase is required. Shopko Hometown Foundation will donate $1 for each signature up to $2,000.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Marty Bratrud, activities director for Valley City Public Schools, notified the school district of changes and cancellations in school activities due to a predicted winter storm.
*The junior high girls basketball game against Barnes County North is cancelled (no make up date has been set at this time).
*Boys and girls hockey practice is cancelled for tonight in Jamestown.
The estate of Dr. Sharon Clancy, who died Oct. 5, 2012, has made $42,600 bequest to the Valley City State University Scholarship program, said her brother, Lynn Clancy, in a phone interview Monday from Bismarck. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Snow! Lots of snow has fallen since late Sunday, and more could be on the way.
Half a foot of heavy, wet snow Sunday evening into Monday afternoon caused slipping and sliding throughout Valley City and on I-94.
Valley City's Varsity bowling team of Tory Hafele, Collin Lura, Drew Oberlander, Austin Lura, Levi Nix and Matthew Lyter was the No. 8 seed at the double-elimination State meet on Nov. 23 in Williston, where they finished 0-2 against West No. 1 Williston and Minot.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Bergan Enterprises announced today that they plan to open a Pizza Ranch in the existing Roby's building on West Main Street in Valley City. Tommy Bergan will operate the business, which is set to open April 1.
Pizza Ranch's menu features pizza, an extensive salad bar, chicken, potatoes, wraps and more.
For more on this story, read Tuesday's Times-Record.
Applications for the public transportation federal capital aid grant program in North Dakota are now being accepted by the North Dakota Department of Transportation. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.