May 17th, 2012
North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk received the his partyâ€™s nomination at the State Republican Convention for the U.S. House of Representatives April 1 and faces one last hurdle at a contested June primary before cinching the partyâ€™s nod. On Thursday morning, he sat down for a phone interview with Times-Record reporter David Luessen.
Kalk grew up in Bottineau, where he graduated high school in 1984 and took a year of junior college classes before enlisting in the U.S.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at the following cemeteries:
8:00 am Hillside Cemetery
8:15 am St. Catherine Cemetery
8:45 am Oriska Cemetery
9:00 am St. Bernard Cemetery
9:30 am Memory Gardens
9:45 am Woodbine Cemetery
At 10:30 AM there will be a parade down Central Avenue. (No political entries or No candy throwing during the parade) The parade will start by Sheyenne Care Center. If you have questions about the parade call James Riden (845-1586).
Immediately following the parade, or about 11:00 AM, there will be a Program at the VFW Clubroom.
Most sales start at 8am and end in early afternoon. Over 20 garage sales throughout Cooperstown!
Multi-Group sale at the Cooperstown community building at the fairgrounds.
Maps are available Thursday May 17th at the Millers fresh foods and Town and Country.
The garage sales start Saturday, May 19th!
The event is sponsored by the Cooperstown community club.
AgCountry Farm Credit Services has awarded twenty-four $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors from northwest and west central Minnesota and eastern North Dakota. Criteria for selection included academic record, vocational promise, financial need, personal attributes and leadership/extra-curricular activities. The recipients are:
Jenna Gullickson, daughter of Scott and Wendy Gullickson, Spiritwood, N.D. Jenna graduates from Barnes County North â€“ East Campus and plans to attend North Dakota State University.
Safe Routes to School (SRTS ) is not simply a program to get students in Valley City to walk to school. It is to create an environment where citizens receive safe opportunities for more routine physical activity. Valley City received a SRTS grant to improve accessibility to sidewalks on a route from Mercy Hospital past the St. Catherine School and up to Jefferson School. The grant also provided for speed monitors to be put up at the schools.
Two Jamestown residents, Cole Huber and Chelsey Fiebiger, were honored by the Barnes County Commission and the Sheriffâ€™s Office with the countyâ€™s award for heroism on Tuesday.
The couple were presented plaques by Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin at Tuesdayâ€™s commission meeting.
â€śThereâ€™s nothing like being in a room full of nurses. In a small community like this, we all know each other by where we work,â€ť Tamie Gerntholz, nursing director at The Legacy Place, exclaimed.
The Legacy Place hosted the first annual Nightingale Nursing Ceremony, an event to honor nurses in Barnes County, on Tuesday. About 100 guests showed up to take part in the eventful evening.
Valley Cityâ€™s newest assisted living facility was filled with delighted nurses, both active and retired, reacquainting and reminiscing with past co-workers, classmates, and friends.
Valley City has chosen Fred Thompson, a just-retired captain with the Henderson, Nev., police department as new police chief, administrator David Schelkoph announced Wednesday afternoon.
Thompson will begin his new position the first week of June.
Current acting police chief Mark McDonald, VCPD Sgt. Doug Kiefert, Fred Thompson, Patricia Nowak and Ryan Evans were finalists for the job, and went through in-person interviews from May 8 to Tuesday.
Agrium US Inc. of Rogers is the first business to pledge sponsorship of a V-500 Scholarship for a single student. V-500 has recently kicked off their new scholarship sponsorship program.
This program connects the donors to recipients in a personal fashion. This fall, a student receiving a $1500 V-500 scholarship will learn that Agrium US Inc. is the reason the scholarship is available to them.
Most likely, youâ€™ve been planning your vegetable garden since the seed catalogs began arriving in January. Our desire to begin planting increased with the warm days we had in March and finding that stores were beginning to stock their shelves with gardening tools, packages of seeds, and many new products offered for gardening. As if those motivators werenâ€™t enough, the smells of freshly cut grass and newly tilled soil are a sure sign that we should be in our gardens.