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VCSU Scholarship Auction Set For April 19

March 26, 2013

Kim Hesch, Assistant Director of Advancement at VCSU, said the 19th annual VCSU Scholarship Auction has been set for Friday, April 19 at the Valley City Eagles Club.
Hesch said this year's theme of Get Wild in the VCSU Jungle “has auction committee members working hard to create a fun and wild atmosphere at the Eagles Club for the auction. The scholarship auction is our single biggest event in terms of generating scholarship dollars and it seems to get bigger each year,” said Hesch, “We sold more than 550 tickets to the event last year and are on target to do the same this year.”

Straus Mall Owners Continuing Renovations of Structure

March 26, 2013

New fabric awnings were installed over first floor windows of Valley City's Straus Mall Monday, part of continuing work by mall owners to renovate the structure.
At present the mall houses three businesses. Exterior work has included installing the awnings, plastering, painting and installing new windows. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

City Testing Sirens

March 26, 2013

The City of Valley City is testing its emergency sirens today.

Police Attend Domestic Violence Training

March 26, 2013

Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson recently attended training on domestic violence. The training was a coordinated effort to bring together entities that respond to domestic violence crises.
Part of the training included learning about North Dakota law as it applies to domestic violence for Thompson who is from Nevada. As time and finances allow, Thompson would like to send each of his officer to the training.
In 2011, 5,159 incidents of domestic violence were reported to crisis intervention centers in North Dakota. Of those, 50 percent were reported to law enforcement.

Wednesday Crash Now a Fatality

March 26, 2013

Two people have died as a result of injuries received in a one-car rollover accident on I94 west of Valley City on Wednesday.
Tiffany Przybycien, 23, driver of the pickup involved in the crash, died at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo on Saturday. Her passenger, Kyle Truckey, 22, died at the Sanford Hospital in Fargo on Friday.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Marion Man Dies in Crash

March 26, 2013

A one-vehicle crash has claimed the life of a Marion man.
Merle Haakenson, 40, was killed early Saturday when the truck in which he was a passenger rolled on a gravel road 1.5 miles west of Marion.
The pick-up truck, driven by Angela Haakenson, 43, of Marion, was traveling westbound on the snow-covered road when the driver lost control.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Litchville, Marion to Help Feed Hungry

March 26, 2013

The communities and schools of Litchville and Marion will spend April 11 packaging meals for starving children across the world and locally.
This will be the second year that they participated in Kids Against Hunger, an organization that helps feed the poor, Kathy Karlgaard of Litchville said.
"I don't think anybody should be hungry in the world that we live in today. It's sad when there's starving children," she said.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

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