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April 3rd, 2013

Eagle Creek Adding Jobs In VC, SD

April 3, 2013

Eagle Creek Software Services plans to add employees at Valley City. Today Eagle Creek's Valley City operation has 66 employees, and room for about 130 total workers in the center on Winter Show Road, said said Jeff Brusseau, vice president of U.S. Project Centers. “We have room for 60 or 70 people.”
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Jefferson Students Raise Autism Awareness

April 3, 2013

Tuesday students and staff at Jefferson Elementary School did an “awareness piece" on autism. There is no known single cause for autism, but it is generally accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or function. Brain scans show differences in the shape and structure of the brain in children with autism versus children with more usual brains and nervous systems.
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record

City Has New Mayor for a Day

April 3, 2013

A Jefferson Elementary School third-grader acted as "Mayor for a Day" Monday after winning a city-sponsored essay contest. Tyler Compson lead the Pledge of Allegiance before the Valley City Commission meeting on Monday.
Commissioners addressed blocking off a street for the Relay for Life in June, and vacating an alley during the meeting.
For more in Monday's meeting of the Valley City Commission, read Wednesday's Times-Record.

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.

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