Archive - Nov 6, 2012 - News Article
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Top: Second-graders at Jefferson Elementary School held a Veteranâs Day musical program called âAmericans We, a Celebration of the People, by the People, for the Peopleâ under the direction of music teacher Karen Askerooth.
Bottom Left: Students from Mrs. Beckerâs class sang the song âDeclarationâ during the Veteranâs Day program. Here Preet Patel, from left to right, Kierra Vaughn, Robert Fischer, Emmalee Jones, Faith King, and Wade Hatcher each hold a âDeclaration of Independenceâ during the song.
Bottom Right: Carly Goven
Special to the Times-Record
The Valley City Fire Department recently held a coloring contest for the elementary schools in Valley City for Fire Prevention Week. The winners got to ride in a fire truck and each got a prize.
ABOVE: The first grade winners from Jefferson Elementary School were, left to right: Abigail Redfearn, Carver Pederson, Caden Amann, Zachary Sykora, Sydney Larsen, Drew Potratz, Matthew Lahlum, Gianni Steele, Michael Schmidt and Tesa Olson.
BELOW: The first grade winners from St. Kateâs School, left to right: Connor Klabor and Livia Dietrich.
Chocolate Day, the Valley City Barnes County Libraryâs annual fundraiser for childrenâs materials, returns to the library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, said acting library director Liz Hoskisson Monday.
Childrenâs Librarian Mary Ann Anderson said the event began at the library âat least 20 years ago â a long time ago.â
The end of daylight savings time Sunday was a surefire sign that winter is quickly approaching. Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath said Valley City residents should take this time to check their smoke detectors and heating equipment to avoid house fires.
The Valley City Fire Department responded to quite a few grass fires during the past dry summer and fall, and now theyâre expecting to respond to more fires related to heating, cooking and in vehicles.