North Dakota was recently named the third best state to do business in a CNBC survey, up from fifth place in 2012 and just behind South Dakota, which was number one, and number two ranking Texas. According to the survey, one of the forces driving the state's strong finish was its number two ranking in the economy category, spurred by record oil production in the Bakken Oil Fields.
The old Piller Theater curtain, in storage since the 1960s, has been moved from Valley City High School to the Valley City Parks and Recreation Rec Center and will be hung for display in the near future.
Becky Heise, a researcher for the Barnes County Historical Society, speculated Thursday the curtain will be hung â€świthin the next couple of weeks.â€ť
â€śWe have to wait for the contractor to have time to put up the brackets so we can put it up.â€ť
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
"On Friday, July 19, The Valley City Hockey Club known as "The Vipers" is having their annual "Viper Cup" golf tournament and auction fundraiser.
The golf tournament and auction will be held at the Valley City Country Club with the auction beginning around 6 p.m.
Some of the items up for auction are a "Parise" Minnesota Wild jersey autographed by Zach Parise (UND and current NHL Wild player), an autographed hockey stick (Bauer TotalOne NXG) used by Chris Porter (UND and current NHL St. Louis Blues player), and a Matt Cullen (Wild) autographed stick.