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March 26th, 2015

Drug Court Graduates First Participant

March 26, 2015

The Stutsman-Barnes Juvenile Drug Court recently held its first graduation.

On March 11, the graduate, a Stutsman County participant, was presented with a graduation certificate from Southeast Judicial District Judge Thomas Merrick along with a plaque for being the first graduate from the program.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Yellow Lab Been Helping Students Read for 8 Years

March 26, 2015

Junior is always looking for a hug, but he can also help students who need a little extra help reading.

Elementary School Title I teacher Alaine Toso and therapy dog Junior will retire at the end of this school year. Alaine's been with the district for 16 years, and together the duo has been helping students with reading for the past eight.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Cutest Pet Contest Begins in April

March 26, 2015

Is your furry (or feathery) friend the cutest in Barnes County? You can find out by entering the Times-Record's upcoming cutest pet contest.

The rules are pretty simple: email your cute pet photo to or drop it off at the office, 146 Third Street Northeast in Valley City. Remember to include the name your pet and the breed and age if known. If there are any people in the photo, include their names too.

Throwback Thursday: 1972 Oriska Baseball Team

March 26, 2015

The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.

Keith Baumgartner provided the Times-Record with this photograph of Del's Oriska Gamblers baseball team, champions of the Blue Ribbon League in 1972. On the team were Rod Oksendahl, Russ Larson, Keith Baumgartner, Mike Pfeifer, Rod Groth, Jolie Heinze, Keith Trader, Randy Mason, Dan Groth, John Weisenberger, Tom Olson, Joel Peterson, Tony Yanish, Kent Baumgartner and Manager/coach Bob Pfeifer.

Preheating the Spring

March 26, 2015

Florida's Gulf Coast shore offers an amazing March vacation. See Thursday's Times-Record to read more.

March 25th

Saving a Dying Industry? ND Law Allows Corporate Dairy, Swine Farms

March 25, 2015

North Dakota Farmers Union is holding a "Rally for Family Farms" on the steps of the North Dakota State Capital Building Friday, March 27, at 2 p.m. in response to the passage of legislation the organization claims will weaken the state's corporate farming law.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Grace Free Members Depict Easter Story Through Passion Play

March 25, 2015

Grace Free Lutheran Church members will combine their talents to put on the fourth annual Passion Play this weekend. "He's Alive," written by church member Tim Berntson, is a musical depiction of the events leading to Easter.

The play is open to the community Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 at the church at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m. It is free to the public.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

ND Clears CCHD Asbestos

March 25, 2015

The City County Health District expects to move into its new headquarter in the former Valley City First Community Credit Union building by the end of April now that asbestos has been cleared from a tunnel under the south side of the building.

More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

March 24th

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People Onboard

March 24, 2015

An Airbus with 150 people onboard crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansa’s budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said. "We are sorry to confirm that flight 4U9525 is an accident," the airline said on Twitter.

New Apartment Building Opening Soon

March 24, 2015

Northport Apartments, owned by Valley Realty, are nearly complete and will start being rented May 1.

The apartment complex is located at the corner of Ninth Avenue and 12th Street Northwest.

The 42-plex has one- and two-bedroom units, each including a garage, said Jim Knutson, vice president of Valley Realty.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

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