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May 10th, 2013

Art Show Monday

May 10, 2013

An art show displaying junior and senior high art students' work will be held Monday in the junior high halls and cafeteria at the Valley City Junior/Senior High School.
Art teacher Kelly Callahan said the show is from 6 to 8 p.m., and a senior high choir concert will be held at 7 p.m. that evening too in the Hi-Liner Activity Center.
Callahan said the art show gives students an opportunity to show their friends and family some of the work they had done throughout the past semester.

May 9th

Governor’s Photo Contest Kicks Off

May 9, 2013

Entrants are being sought for the 2013 North Dakota Govenor's Photo Contest, now in its 10th year.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple and the North Dakota Tourism Division, in partnership with American Automobile Association, announced the start of the contest Tuesday. This year's contest will end Aug. 23.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Schools Hire 2

May 9, 2013

The Valley City Public School Board approved two contracts for new teachers Wednesday during a special meeting.
Joelle Manlove was hired as a science teacher for the junior high and high school, and she'll also be a science olympiad coach. Misty Olds was hired as a junior high and high school English teacher.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

May 8th

AMI Public Hearing Scheduled

May 8, 2013

The automated metering infrastructure debate is still in full swing in Valley City, and residents will have the opportunity to voice their concerns or support, or have their questions answered about the new utility meters at a public hearing Thursday at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Entertainment Set for Street Dance

May 8, 2013

Kelly Tabor, owner of the Broken Spoke, said he's excited for this year's street dance, and he has two bands lined up for what he hopes will be an enjoyable evening of entertainment for this year's community days.
Rally in the Valley, Valley City's community days, is set for June 15 and 16 this year. The weekend features a parade, flea market, car show, street dance and fireworks show among other events

Nu Bar Hosting Adult Prom

May 8, 2013

The Nu Bar in Valley City is hosting an adult prom later this month that will allow patrons to dress up and see a recent remodel at the bar.
Owner Ryan Mathias said the idea of having an adult prom came from a couple of his female employees who thought it was "an excuse for people to have a night where they dress up in the formal and go out on the town and cut loose a little bit."
The free prom, featuring Full Nelson karaoke, will be Saturday, May 18 from 9 to 1 a.m.

Tower City Museum proposed

May 8, 2013

Sid Hinrichs of Tower City and other members of the Tower City Heritage Society are trying to line up enough sponsors and donors to turn one of the city's historic buildings into a museum.
Hinrichs said he and other Heritage Society members believe they will have plenty of Tower City related items to stock a museum. “Right now at the Tower City Community Center we have a showcase full of stuff from the early 1900s, and an old Sampson fire truck.”
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record

ND Compass Will Track ND Progress

May 8, 2013

The Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University in collaboration with Wilder Research has launched a new website called North Dakota Compass.
The website is modeled after Minnesota Compass, an award-winning social indicators project led by Wilder Research.
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record

May 7th

Dispatch to Move to Courthouse

May 7, 2013

The Barnes County Commission approved moving the 9-1-1 dispatch center to the basement of the Barnes County Courthouse with a 3-2 vote. For more on this story, read Wednesday's Times-Record.

Click It or Ticket

May 7, 2013

Click it or Ticket is the motto of a seat belt enforcement blitz planned for May 20 through June 2 throughout North Dakota.
According to a news release from the North Dakota Department of Transportation, "To increase seat belt use, law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be conducting overtime enforcement of seat belt laws during a statewide Click it or Ticket campaign."
"We will schedule overtime to enforce traffic safety with an emphasis on seat belts," said Valley City Police Sergeant Dave Swenson.

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