March 2nd, 2015
Washington Elementary School held awards for its third annual Battle of the Books Friday afternoon. The program coincides with February being reading month.
The goals of the program are to encourage and recognize students who enjoy reading, broaden reading interests, increase reading comprehension and promote academic excellence.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Gene William Koch passed away at his home in Gallatin Gateway, MT on February 26, 2015, surrounded by his loving and dedicated wife and daughters. He was 65 years old.
Gene W. Koch was born on January 1, 1950 in Valley City, ND; the son of Theodore â€śTedâ€ť and Josephine â€śJoâ€ť Koch. Gene began school in Rosemont, MN. At the age of six his family returned to Valley City, ND to farm the familyâ€™s homestead. He attended grade school at Grand Prairie and Ashtabula rural elementary schools. He graduated from Valley City Senior High School in 1967.
Delphine Maasjo Hunt passed away February 22, 2015 in Santa Maria, California. Delphine was born in North Dakota to Simon and Amy Luella Dahl Maasjo.
A teacher for 33 years, Delphine received education degrees from both North Dakota and California.
Ted J. Messner, 65, Minot, passed away Wednesday at a Minot Hospital.
Liturgy of the Word will be offered on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, Minot
Visitation: Monday, March 2, 2015, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m. all at the Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
Burial will take place in the spring of 2015 at the Fairview Cemetery in Sanborn, ND.
Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot
When it comes to maintaining health in our later years, eating right and fueling our bodies with nutritious food is key. Krystin Goodwin highlights the best foods for a longer life.
A fundraising event was held Thursday for the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center. During the event, the public was presented with new architect's renderings of the facility including final layout designs.
Valley City State University is sponsoring a free VCSU Health Fair open to both VCSU and the wider Valley City community from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 4, said Greg Vanney, director of marketing and communications.
More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The 78th annual North Dakota Winter Show begins next week. This year's show features all the perennial favorites along with some new and changed events. All the former Women's Division events will still take place, but are now called Timeless Traditions and are operated by the Winter Show.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
On Tuesday, March 3, Amy Walters, South East Education Cooperativeâ€™s Director of Student Services, will be presenting on the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) from 4-5 p.m. at the Hi-Liner Activity Center lobby in Valley City. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
The Sodbuster Club has received a $2,500 donation from Barnes County farmers Mike Heinze and Sandy Scholl and Americaâ€™s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.
See Friday's Times-Record for more information.