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May 30th, 2013

Police Debut New SUV

May 30, 2013

Valley City police can now be seen by the public in new vehicles. Tahoes recently purchased by the Valley City Police Department are here and on the streets.
The vehicles at about $31,000 each, were purchased instead of sedans for practical reasons Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson told the Times-Record in a previous interview. One will be used as a patrol vehicle while the other will replace an unmarked vehicle.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

VC Street Projects Started

May 30, 2013

Springtime in Valley City means the official start of street construction, and workers have begun the last phase of an ongoing street project.
According to Chad Peterson, an engineer with KLJ, who is acting as the city's engineering firm, phase II of the 9th Avenue NW project is underway and scheduled to be complete later this year. For more on street projects, read Thursday's Times-Record

VC DECA Visits Calif.

May 30, 2013

Earlier this month for members of the Valley City DECA chapter traveled to Anaheim, California to compete in a National DECA competition.
Friday Scott Hurlimann said Devon Lilinquist, Jarod Nelson, Kyle Knutson and Austin Svenningsen were the local DECA members attending the conference.
They attended the conference while competing against 16,000 other DECA members from around the United States and Canada.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

NDDOT conducting tests on Travel Information Map today

May 30, 2013

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) along with the North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) will be conducting automated testing on our Travel Information Map today from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. to assist the NDHP with their new automated routing program.

May 29th

10 VC Kids At Seat Check

May 29, 2013

Ten children in the Valley City area are riding safer following their participation in a car safety seat checkup sponsored by City/County Health District and the North Dakota Department of Health. The checkup took place Monday, May 20, at the ambulance garage.

Grill Smart This Summer

May 29, 2013

With Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, past, it's time to get out the grill, dust off the spatulas, and let the grilling season begin. But first, grillers need to be aware of safety and know how to cook burgers, not themselves or their surroundings.
June and July are peak months for grill fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. While gas grills cause more home fires, charcoal grillers also need to know that both types of grills pose a risk of fires.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Big Opportunity for VC

May 29, 2013

With a new executive vice president on board, a new Valley City Area of Chamber Commerce assistant, and growth within the Winter Show, Valley City is at a point that the Chamber doesn't want to miss.
Kay Vinje, who will become the executive vice president of the Chamber June 1, said, "The whole nation is looking at North Dakota right now, and then we're (Valley City) nestled in this perfect area. We've got people not wanting to live on the western side of the state, so we've got people calling from all over the nation wanting to move to Valley City."

May 28th

Shelter-In-Place for Chemical Release

May 28, 2013

Living in the midwest, emergency preparedness tends to focus on natural disasters like floods or tornadoes, but Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson wants area residents to be prepared for another type of disaster; chemical, biologic or radiologic releases into the environment which could result in a recommendation for residents to shelter-in-place.

Carson & Barnes Circus Coming to Valley City

May 28, 2013

Valley City will be host to a circus June 17, when the Carson & Barnes Circus appears at the the North Dakota Winter Show Event Center.
Circus performances are scheduled for 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
More in the Tuesday issue of the Times-Record.

Teacher Began, Ended Career in VC

May 28, 2013

Forty-one years after Karen Christianson began teaching in Valley City, she has decided to retire. The second-grade teacher has seen a lot of changes over the years, especially in technology, and she's always enjoyed working with her students.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

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