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April 3rd

New Bar and Grill Opening in VC

April 3, 2013

A new bar and grill in Valley City is set to open in May. Bridges Bar and Grill, attached to the AmericInn, will be a full-service bar and restaurant, featuring specialty hamburgers, paninis, pizza, wraps, salads and appetizers.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

April 2nd

Chief: Tahoe Best for the Job

April 2, 2013

The Valley City Police Department will soon have two new Tahoes, one will be a patrol vehicle.
Police chief Fred Thompson weighed the pros and cons of purchasing SUVs and sedans, and decided the SUV were the better vehicle for his department for several reasons one being that the Tahoes had 4-wheel drive.
For more about the Valley City Police Department's new vehicles, read Tuesday's Times-Record.

Anti-Smoking Law Doesn't Cover Apartments

April 2, 2013

Under an initiated measure now part of North Dakota law, smoking is prohibited inside and within 20 feet of the entrance to bars and other indoor workplaces where state law formerly allowed smoking, including tobacco shops, private nursing-home rooms, taxis and motel rooms that are now reserved for smokers.
It also bans smoking in outdoor stadiums.
More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record

Shroud of Turin Presentation Set for Jamestown

April 2, 2013

In 1978 a team of over 40 American scientists thoroughly examined and tested the Shroud of Turin using the best science of the time.
Scientists included representatives of the Los Alamos Lab, Jet Propulsion Lab and the SAF Academy Physics Department. They were able to establish that the relic was not a fake. Then a 1988 carbon dating of the shroud from one area showed that area to be from the 16th century.
More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record

Students Encouraged to Exercise Daily

April 2, 2013

Barnes On the Move Partnership finished its month-long On the Move for Students campaign March 30.
Andrea Winter, Licensed Registered Dietitian with Young People’s Healthy Heart Program at Mercy Hospital, said the program, sponsored by the Barnes On the Move Partnership and North Dakota Cancer Coalition, encourages local students to engage in physical activity at least 60 minutes per day at least five days a week.

April 1st

Barnes Kids Insured at Higher Rates

April 1, 2013

Nearly 10,000 children in North Dakota are without health insurance. while the number seems high, a study released by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and North Dakota KIDS COUNT indicates that North Dakota is actually doing a good job at insuring its children, and Barnes County is one of the counties with a lower rate of uninsured children.
A variety of state programs can help families provide medical care for children and ensure access to health, dental, and vision care to nearly every child in Barnes County.

VC, Maple Valley Schools Do Well At Science Olympiad

April 1, 2013

Close to 500 middle and high school students participated in Thursday's Regional Science Olympiad at Valley City State University, with winning teams advancing to state competition at Fargo.
The Valley City High School teams were coached by Cynthia Klabo and Dennis Friestad.
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

Nine Possible Voter Fraud Cases Flagged By Counties

April 1, 2013

The Secretary of State’s office and the state’s County Auditors recently completed the posting of voting credit to individuals in the state’s central voter file, which is a record of who has voted in state elections.
The process identified nine potential cases of voter fraud out of the 325,862 voters who cast ballots in last November’s election, said North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger.
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Paul Riemerman

Local Students Place in ND Duck Stamp Contest; Senior Wins Best of Show

April 1, 2013

Valley City High School senior high art teacher Kelly Callahan shares her passion for science, wildlife and art with her students every year in a contest that combines all three. Every year, VCHS students do well, and this year was no exception.
Destiny Winkler, a senior at Valley City High School, won the 2013 Best of Show in the North Dakota Junior Duck Stamp Contest, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Read more about the contest and other local winners in Monday's Times-Record.

March 29th

City Hall Closed for Remainder of Day

March 29, 2013

City Hall in Valley City closed at noon today in observance of Good Friday.

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