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Boy Scouts, VCSU Helping With Hatchery Upgrades

October 3, 2012

Valley City State University students and local Boy Scouts are both helping upgrade the Valley City National Fish Hatchery and make it a more welcoming place for the public, said fish hatchery manager Kurt Eversman.

“It’s kind of taken off at the Pomeroy farmstead,” an area the hatchery has set aside for public use including picnicking and nature watching, Eversman said.

Eversman plans to make the old farm site into the Outdoor Wildlife Learning Site (OWLS) originally envisioned for the location.

County Seeks To Fill Positions

October 3, 2012

The Barnes County Commission began forming a hiring committee that will review the applications for the vacant seat of county auditor and has set an Oct. 15 deadline for applicants to serve as the fifth member of the Barnes County Water Resource District Board.

County State’s Attorney Lee Grossman said at Tuesday’s commission meeting, he has received eight applications for the auditor position.

New Production Approach and Ticketing at VCSU Theatre

October 3, 2012

Special to the Times-Record
The Valley City State University Bookstore is now offering tickets for the university’s theatre productions, beginning with Third, by Pulitzer-Winning playwright, Wendy Wasserstein. With convenient hours 8AM-4PM Monday through Friday, people can purchase their tickets at the bookstore located in the Student Center at the corner of Viking Drive and 2nd Ave. SW. Students from any school are admitted free to VCSU Theatre productions, but need a student ticket for admission. Single tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for senior citizens.

Commission Holds Off On Tobacco Resolution

October 3, 2012

On the suggestion of Barnes County States Attorney Lee Grossman, the county commission decided not to pass a resolution that would have acted preemptively to protect local control over more restrictive secondhand smoke measures if an anti-smoking bill is passed by North Dakota Voters this November.

“I don’t want you guys to make a decision you’ll regret later,” Grossman told the commission at Tuesday’s meeting.

City Welcomes New Officers

October 3, 2012

Valley City City Commissioners started off their regular meeting Monday by welcoming two new police officers joining the Valley City Police Department. City officials also approved financing for a Valley City/Barnes County Development Corp. project.

Police officers Breanna Tessin and Nicholas Horner were both sworn into office Monday. Tessin is originally from Minnesota and is currently living in West Fargo, and Horner is a Valley City native.

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