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Archive - Apr 2013

April 16th

Snowbound ND taxpayers get break from IRS

April 16, 2013

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven Monday said the Internal Revenue Service has agreed to extend the deadline for filing tax returns in North Dakota, and waive penalties for late returns.
Midnight Monday was the deadline to file. But residents across the state were digging out from a record-breaking snowstorm that dropped as many as 19 inches of snow, drifting snow in some communities, delaying school openings and closing stores and major roads.

Permanent Flood Control a Step Closer

April 16, 2013

Valley City's Flood Task Force learned Friday what lies ahead with the city's permanent flood protection and flood buyout plan and how the projects may be funded.
According to Valley City Administrator Dave Schelkoph, the city could receive about $11.6 million in state money to continue the next phase of permanent flood protection.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Sanford Clinic Receives Echocardiography Accreditation

April 16, 2013

Valley City's Sanford Health Valley City Clinic has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in echocardiography in the areas of adult stress and adult transthoracic by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, said Linda Lane, director of clinic operations.
Monday Lane said technician Jessica Fabian under the overall supervision of Dr. Misty Anderson performs the examination. Lane. Referrals for use of the equipment can be made by any clinic doctors, and results and their reading is overseen electronically by the Sanford Health Department of Cardiology in Fargo, Lane said.

Another Monday Snow Day

April 16, 2013

Snow kept schools and some businesses from opening another Monday this year after nine to 12 inches of heavy, wet snow fell on the area from Sunday morning to Monday afternoon. The winter storm, which was deemed a blizzard Sunday afternoon, mimics several others like it this year.
The winter storm was the fourth Sunday-Monday fiasco this year that resulted in closed schools and businesses and cancelled activities Monday as road crews scrambled to get the streets cleaned.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

April 15th

County Government Week Monday - Friday

April 15, 2013

Fuel assistance, Medicaid, absentee voting ballots, marriage licenses, veterans benefits, immunizations, becoming a licensed or registered child care provider, plant identification and road maintenance are a few of the services offered within Barnes County and at the Barnes County courthouse.

Barnes County residents will have the chance to learn more about many services available to them during County Government Week Monday through Friday at the courthouse.

VCSU Greets New Students, Parents

April 15, 2013

Students and family members packed the cafeteria in Valley City State University's student center Friday fora freshman orientation for the spring 2013 semester.

The orientation started about 10:30 a.m. with a large group session for students and parents in the cafeteria, and continued throughout the day, concluding with option tours and office visits starting at 3:30 p.m.

More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record

9-1-1 Questions Unanswered

April 15, 2013

The Barnes County Emergency Management Committee was not able to answer several questions posed by 9-1-1 dispatchers at a meeting on Thursday. Dispatchers sent a 3-page list of questions along with Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson who attended the meeting. Questions ranged from pay and benefit issues to training. Among the unanswered questions was who will provide back-up to dispatchers.
For more on continuing coverage on the 9-1-1 changeover, read Monday's Times-Record.

VCSU Greets New Students, Parents

April 15, 2013

Students and family members packed the cafeteria in Valley City State University's student center Friday fora freshman orientation for the spring 2013 semester.
The orientation started about 10:30 a.m. with a large group session for students and parents in the cafeteria, and continued throughout the day, concluding with option tours and office visits starting at 3:30 p.m.
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record

County Government Week Monday - Friday

April 15, 2013

Fuel assistance, Medicaid, absentee voting ballots, marriage licenses, veterans benefits, immunizations, becoming a licensed or registered child care provider, plant identification and road maintenance are a few of the services offered within Barnes County and at the courthouse.
Barnes County residents will have the chance to learn more about many services available to them during County Government Week Monday through Friday at the courthouse.

Relay for Life Moves Downtown

April 15, 2013

The Barnes County Relay for Life has a few changes this year, but Mary Dahl, community relationship manager for the American Cancer Society, said the annual fundraiser will continue the same traditions.
"We're still going to be honoring survivorship and caregiving and honoring those lost to cancer," she said.
This year's event will move to a new downtown location and because of feedback from the community, will only run through midnight instead of all night long.
Find out more in Monday's Times-Record.

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