Archive - Feb 20, 2013
Planned entertainment for the North Dakota Winter Show, scheduled for March 4 to March 10 in Valley City, will cover the gamut, with activities aimed at men, women and children.
The first scheduled entertainment event will be Country Hoedown Day, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 5. In return for a $20 admission fee, visitors will be able to attend the festivities featuring The Shadows, Cowboy Poet Rod Nelson, and the quartet Adapt.
Barnes County Commissioners approved the countyâ€™s financial statement for the period ending in Dec., 2012 and moving $100,000 each from the general fund into the corrections and the homeland security funds, during its regular meeting on Tuesday.
The financial statement, presented by accountant Harold Rotunda, shows that the countyâ€™s general fund had an ending balance of $1,748,200.
â€śThe county is in pretty good shape,â€ť Rotunda told commissioners.
Local law enforcement officials encourage motorists to stay off roadways during no travel advisories and to travel safely during travel alerts. Law enforcement agencies responded to numerous accidents Monday during blizzard-like conditions.
Bryan Niewind, captain for the North Dakota Highway Patrol southeast region, said the NDHP and North Dakota Department of Transportation has a three-prong approach when it comes to notifying the public of dangerous conditions and they donâ€™t take travel advisories lightly.