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December 20th

BCN Students Volunteer for Christmas

December 20, 2013

Students in John Samuelson's sixth-grade class at the Barnes North School district didn't have a typical Christmas party. Instead of staying in and exchanging gifts, Thursday they traveled to Valley City where they rang bells for the Salvation Army's Red Kettle drive, helped count Wednesday's kettle money, and shoveled sidewalks for others.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

FCCU Member Wins Trip to Chicago

December 20, 2013

First Community Credit Union member Briana Mindt, of Valley City, just returned from Chicago after winning a place at the starting line for the Credit Union Magic Minute contest. Mindt joined nine other sweepstakes winners from credit unions across the country to participate in a shopping spree, where she and fiance Nathan Klebe collected more than $8,000 in merchandise.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

December 19th

Paint Points Power Hi-Liners

December 20, 2013

Hi-Liner junior center Ian Schweitzer and junior forward Jared Lentz combined for 40 points in the paint, and freshman forward Levi Nix added 18 from range on Thursday night as Valley City took out West Fargo Sheyenne at home, 67-60.

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Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.

School Board Hears About Health Insurance

December 19, 2013

Blue Cross Blue Shield Regional Representative Pat Bellmore spoke to the Valley City Public School Board about health insurance, especially regarding the Affordable Healthcare Act, Monday during a regular meeting.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

BEK Gets $6M to upgrade BC Broadband

December 19, 2013

BEK Communications of Steele, N.D., will soon sponsor “meet and greet” session with Barnes County residents after the company received two grants totaling $6 million to bring broadband Internet to portions of rural southern and northern Barnes County without the service. More in Thursday's issue.

Christmas Shopping with Cops

December 19, 2013

Santa, Cops and Kids wrapped up another successful year Tuesday with about 40 kids taking part in an evening of festivities.
For the 14th year, the Valley City Police Department, under the guidance of Sergeant David Swenson, organized the event to help out children who had endured some kind of hardship in the previous year.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

December 18th

VCSU, Mercy Each Receive $2.3M

December 18, 2013

Mercy Hospital and Valley City State University have each received a $2.53 million gift from the estate of Leonard and Marjorie (Dreis) Wright of Mukilteo, Wash, said VCSU Foundation Board member Phil Mueller Wednesday.
Valley City State University received a $2.53 million gift to the VCSU Foundation as did Mercy Hospital.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

BC Approves CAD Purchase

December 18, 2013

Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County commissioners voted 4-1 to purchase a Computer Aided Dispatch System with a county cost of $171,041. More in Wednesday's issue.

Martineck Named Future SA

December 18, 2013

Barnes County Commissioners Tuesday appointed Carl Martineck new states attorney effective Feb. 15 until the next election after current State's Attorney Lee Grossman submitted his official resignation as of Feb. 14. More in Wednesday's issue.

Barnes County Helps ND Get Top Rating in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

December 18, 2013

Efforts by Barnes County residents helped make North Dakota the leading state in the nation in protecting kids from tobacco. A report released by a coalition of public health organization says North Dakota ranks first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and helping smokers quit.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Valley City Babe Ruth scored five runs in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s District 6 Tournament...
Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather...
Dawson Dietrich scored on a wild bases-loaded pitch in the second inning of Monday’s District 6...

 

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