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June 13th

Group Aims to Help People Understand What in the World Is Going On

June 13, 2013

With almost 7 billion people living on Earth, there's a lot going on in this world. In fact, there may be so much happening that leaves people asking, "What in the world is going on?" That's a question a local group hopes to answer each time they host an event in the community. The group that started 12 years ago aims to give people a broader understanding of Thomas Jefferson when they bring in an impersonator this fall.
Learn more about how the group started and some of the events they've hosted in Thursday's Times-Record.

June 12th

ATVs; Ride Safe This Summer

June 12, 2013

All terrain vehicles; North Dakotans use them for work, for play and sometimes, for transportation. But as convenient and useful as an ATV may be, it's important to remember they can also be unsafe.
Riders who know and follow the rules are less likely to be injured or killed in an ATV accident.
The All Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute, a not-for-profit organization that plans and implements nation-wide programs of safety education and awareness, offers its eight golden rules for ATV safety in Wednesday's Times-Record.

BC 4-H Expo Saturday

June 12, 2013

Saturday will be a big day for Barnes County youth in 4-H, with the organization's annual expo planned for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum.
Tammy Jacobson, administrative assistant for the Barnes County Extension Service office, said Tuesday judging will take place from about 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and the public is invited to check out projects this year's 14 entrants will have on display.
This year the expo is taking place during Valley City's annual Rally in the Valley.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Local Woman Provides Permanent Makeup at Hair Therapy

June 12, 2013

People can wake up with makeup every day if they choose to see permanent cosmetics technician Beth Wobbema at Hair Therapy. Operating under the name Bella Amore, she provides permanent cosmetics, or permanent makeup, by depositing hypoallergenic mineral pigments into the dermal layer of the skin.
In addition to covering scars and stretch marks, permanent makeup can provide eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner and full lip color.

June 10th

Golfer Makes Hole-in-One at Tourney

June 10, 2013

Jeremy Wolff scored the first ever event hole-in-one at the 25th annual Special Olympics golf tournament Friday.
Wolff, a corrections officer at the Barnes County Jail, made the hole-in-one on hole two at the Town and Country Club in Valley City, and in doing so, won $5,000 from Farmer's Union Insurance in Valley City.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

American Legion to Hold Flag Burning Ceremony

June 10, 2013

Local Boy Scouts will conduct a flag burning ceremony at the American Legion this Flag Day. Those who attend can learn how to properly dispose of damaged United States flags. Properly disposing of the U.S. flag is one part of the United States Flag Code that lists guidelines for properly displaying and respecting the flag.
Friday, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., Boy Scouts from troop 560, under the direction of scout master Dave Gazeley, will conduct a ceremony for flags to be properly retired.

Opatz, Hart Take First In Soap Box Derby

June 10, 2013

Valley City's Central Avenue North was lined with hundreds of people Saturday for the Sheyenne Valley Soap Box Derby.
Scott Crump, president of the new Sheyenne Valley Soap Box Derby Club said Annie Hart won first place in the super stock competition and Jarin Opatz took first place in the stock division.
More in Monday's issue of the Valley City Times-Record.

June 7th

A Day in the Life of You

June 7, 2013

What are you doing on June 11? The Times-Record wants to know! On June 11, the Times-Record is asking readers to keep a pictorial record of their day, and submit it to the paper for a special section called A Day in the Life.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

VC Native Faces Rape Charges

June 7, 2013

A former Valley City resident and mayor of Halstad Minn., Steve Sortland, was charged with first-and third-degree sexual conduct in Norman County, Minn.,late last week.
Sortland, a 1988 Valley City High School graduate, was arrested on May 27 in Norman County during a traffic stop.

VC Singer Greg Hager Releases 7th Album

June 7, 2013

A Valley City singer and songwriter released his seventh album in four years this week. Country and gospel singer Greg Hager's latest album Cowboy Way is now available for purchase on his web store and for download on iTunes.
Hager has released seven original albums since 2009, including four country-western albums, two gospel albums and a Christmas album. Hager's daughter Hannah makes an appearance on his latest CD, singing on the tracks "He Taught Me to Yodel" and "I Will Run," a song Hager wrote for his daughter.

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