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ND Bill Protects the Elderly and Vulnerable

April 9, 2013

Elderly abuse, including financial abuse like scams against seniors, is on the rise in North Dakota, primarily because the state's population is aging. A bill recently passed both houses in the legislature that would require reporting of suspected elder abuse.
For more about the elder abuse bill, read Tuesday's Times-Record.

Sportsmen and Landowners Meet

April 9, 2013

A new program developed by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department and North Dakota Department of Agriculture aims to connect landowners with hunters and trappers to help control the population.
Jeb Williams, assistant chief of wildlife division for the NDGF, said, "The goal of the program is to identify interested landowners who have been seeing or have coyotes on their property and would like to get rid of them. The goal is to provide a database of sportsmen interested in hunting coyotes."
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

DUI Law Fails Senate

April 9, 2013

Legislation aimed at tougher penalties for DUIs failed in the North Dakota Senate last week with opponents saying it would tie up the court system. Local law enforcement believe stiffer penalties could help reduce the incidence of drunk-driving in and around Valley City. Education aimed at reducing DUIs is also necessary.
For more on this story, read Tuesday's Times-Record.

Education 'Stakeholders' met To Plan

April 9, 2013

North Dakota's Superintendent of Public Instruction Kirsten Baesler met Thursday with key education stakeholders to develop plans to assist educators across the state as they transition to the new Common Core State Standards and new assessment system. The meeting took place at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center in Bismarck.

Valley City High School Principal Kristi Brandt was in Bismarck learning more about how to move to the newly state-required Common Core Standards.

More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

VCSU Hosting Antiracism Workshop

April 9, 2013

Victor M. Roderiguez Dominguez, professor and former chairman of the department of Chicano and Latino Studies, California State University at Long Beach, will lead an anti-racism workshop April 19 at Valley City State University.

The workshop, “Building Anti-Racist Educational Leadership in Higher Education,” will take place 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the VCSU student center.

The planned anti-racism workshop is for regional colleges and universities.

More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

In honor of Sept. 20’s National Gymnastics Day, TNT Kids Fitness & Gymnastics of Fargo, N.D....
Valley City boys tennis ventured to Grand Forks on Tuesday to face umpteen-time defending State...
Go Far Woman, a women-only running event that held its inaugural race on Aug. 24, 2013, in Fargo,...

 

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