Archive - Oct 22, 2012 - News Article
North Dakota's own hip hop rising star Big Reeno recently released the official music video for his new, heartfelt single, The Forgotten Disaster, (view video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2I4oV4sbpooff) his untitled, upcoming project releasing early next year. The song was made to commemorate the first anniversary of the national disaster that occurred in Reenoâs home state of North Dakota in June, 2011. A flood hit the city of Minot, destroying peopleâs homes, businesses and lives. It was the only category 5 disaster in the US in 2011.
With the upcoming election, things are getting heated â even on social networking sites. Tweets, statuses and every other kind of post are filled with sarcasm, support and opposition.
There are three parties you may belong to on these sites; Republican, Democrat or the Annoyed Indifferents.
To me, the annoyed, âindifferentâ party members are hiding â hiding from judgment and opposition. They want a little attention, like their outspoken friends, so they post updates that hold an opinion.
The end of October marks a popular holiday of fun and fright â Halloween, and Valley City will have plenty of Halloween events to entertain locals. With the spooky holiday, though, comes risks. The Valley City Police Department has some advice to keep children and teens safe on Halloween.
Cody Thibert, police officer at the Valley City Police Department, says that everyone should be aware of the extra children out on Halloween night and during public Halloween events.
âBe careful and slow it down,â Thibert advises. âThereâs going to be lots of kids crossing the streets everywhere.â
The Barnes County Commission voted unanimously to raise the pay of the county Tax Director Betty Koslovski from Grade 9 to Grade 11.
Koslovski wiped tears from her eyes as she asked for worthwhile compensation from the commission.
âI think for what your position entails, you definitely should be a (Grade) 10 for sure,â Commissioner John Froelich said.
Koslovski is head of the countyâs tax department, and Commissioner Phil Leitner said the responsibilities of county department heads varies from office to office.