Archive - Mar 12, 2013
The North Dakota Department of Transportation has extended a Travel Alert to include Fargo, Casselton, Wahpeton and surrounding areas due to blowing snow sticking to the roadways causing areas of scattered slush, compacted snow, and continuous ice. Conditions are such that motorists can still travel in these areas, but should be advised that wet roads may turn to ice as temperatures drop overnight and challenging winter driving conditions may exist. Motorists are encouraged to reduce speeds and drive according to the conditions.
The Monsanto Fund's America's Farms Grow Communities program has chosen the winner of this year's winner, whose choices for donations will each receive $2,500.
John Dimmer of Oriska chose the the Fingal Area Community Action Team and Fingal Area Boosters.
More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record
The 76th North Dakota Winter Show wrapped up Sunday with higher overall numbers than in previous years.
Popular attractions included shows by the Black Hills Raptor Center and a magician who performed at the free stage. Food and vendors surrounded the main arena which was the venue for horse and tractor pulls as well as concerts and the rodeo.
A PRCA rodeo wrapped up a week of events on Sunday.
For more on the 76th annual NDWS, read Tuesday's Times-Record.
Students at Jefferson Elementary School got to eat breakfast with their parents last week during the school's highlight of the National School Breakfast Program.
Valley City Public Schools food services director Sue Milender said, "Kids who eat breakfast have general increase in math grades, reading scores, increased attention levels as well as improved behaviors."
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.