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November 9th

VC woman pranks phone scammer

November 9, 2011

From the Valley City police log:

A young male called Betty Jensen of Valley City shortly before noon on Tuesday claiming to be her grandson. The caller said he was in jail in another city and needed money.

Jensen told police she kept him on the phone for "quite a while," asking how his trip went, how he wound up in jail and how much money he needed.

After some time, she finally told the caller "There's only one problem, I don't have a grandson." The caller promptly hung up.

November 8th

Area farmers now eligible for disaster emergency loans

November 8, 2011

The Farm Service Agency announced on Friday that producers in Barnes, Cass and Richland Counties may now apply FSA Emergency Loans.

FSA Farm Loan Manager Larry Schroeder said farmers who suffered physical and production losses due to combined effects of:

spring snowstorms
frosts and freezes in late spring and early fall
excessive rain, flooding, ground saturation
landslides
high winds
hail
tornados
periods of unseasonably cool spring temperatures
excessive summer heat
weather related insects

that occurred Jan. 1, 2011, and continuing may now apply.

November 7th

Barnes County Redistricting Committee meeting agenda for Nov. 7

November 7, 2011

The Barnes County Redistricting Committee meets Monday, Nov. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Commission Chambers on the second floor of the Barnes County Courthouse, at 230 4th St NW, Valley City, N.D.
Agenda:
1. Call to order/roll call

2. Administration of oaths

3. Presentation of informational packet
a. NDCC 11-07-01 &11-07-02
b. Current county commission district map and statistical data
c. 2010 Census results
d. Proposed county commission district map and supporting statistical data
e. Election of county commissioners - information by county

4. Board discussion

November 5th

VC woman injured in crash, charged with DUI

November 5, 2011

North Dakota State Troopers, Casselton ambulance and Sanford Life Flight crews responded to a single vehicle rollover near Casselton at approximately 10:49 p.m. Wednesday night, Nov. 2.

November 3rd

Barnes County Sheriff's Deputy proposes K-9 unit for the department

November 3, 2011

Barnes County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Crump presented his case for a K-9 unit for the sheriff's department to the Barnes County Commission at the Tuesday, Nov. 2 regular meeting.

“The need for a K-9 unit within the sheriff’s department grows on a daily basis,” Crump said. “In law enforcement we need all the help we can get.”

Watch for the signs - overnight parking a no-no in certain areas

November 3, 2011

It's that time of year again. The Valley City Police Department would like to remind residents that parking on the street overnight could get you a ticket. Residents should be on the lookout for red and white "No Parking 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. October thru March" signs in the downtown business district along Main St. and Central Ave., and in some school zones.
The areas are off limits for overnight parking to keep the streets free for winter snow removal.
The police department issued 50 warnings on Friday, October 28, to vehicles in violation of the ordinance, but no tickets were written.

New bus garage will include up-to-date geothermal heating

November 3, 2011

The new South Central Transit bus garage undergoing final touches on East Main Street will include geothermal heating to keep heating costs as low as possible.

“It (the garage) has got the nicest heating system in town,” said construction manager Brandon Nadeau of Enterprise Sales, the project’s general contractor. Enterprise installed a geothermal heating system, where on-site wells are dug to tap the earth’s natural heat output.

Events Calendar Nov. 3-7

November 3, 2011

Thursday, November 3
VCSU Fine Arts presents the Barnes County Music Festival at Vangstad Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Friday, November 4
VCSU Fine Arts presents Jorge Variego, Clarinet & Composition at Froemke at 7:30 p.m.

39th Annual St. Catherine’s Fall Auction 6 p.m. (silent auction) and 7 p.m. (live auction) at the Eagles Club

Saturday, November 5
Trinity Lutheran Church in Valley City will have its fall festival from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be a baked potato bar from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Street repairs wrap up for winter

November 3, 2011

Residents in the 5th and 6th Avenue Southwest are finally seeing an end in sight.
Since the flood of 2009, the area surrounding 5th and 6th Avenue Southwest has undergone extensive construction work. A complete overhaul of water mains and sewers was mounted last summer, and the road remained unpaved all winter and into most of 2011.

"Rally for Malley" raises $12,000 for local family

November 3, 2011

Hundreds of community members turned out on Oct. 27th to raise money for Valley City resident Malley Aufenkamp. Organizers estimated that nearly $12,000 was raised at the benefit, 400 community members attended, and 35-40 volunteers from local churches participated. Attendees enjoyed a pasta supper, bake sale, silent auction and carnival games. Malley suffers from biliary atresia and is currently on the list to await a liver transplant. Due to an unrelated viral illness, Malley was in the hospital in Fargo and unable to attend, according to family members.

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