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November 27th

BC Food Pantry Needs Donations

November 27, 2012

The Barnes County Food Pantry is appreciative of all the local efforts from businesses, churches, schools, churches and individuals who have helped so far this season, but is still in need of food and monetary donations.

Jo Ann Korf, site manager for the Senior Citizen Center which operates the food pantry, said Monday dollar donations and more food are still needed.

Korf said the demand for services has increased in recent months, “and our fund is down.”

Didier Appointed County Auditor

November 27, 2012

Barnes County Commissioners appointed Beth Didier as county auditor during a special meeting on Monday.

Didier, who lives near Eckelson, is currently employed at the Valley City USDA office as a rural development loan specialist. Didier has a business degree from Valley City State University and worked at the Barnes County Auditor’s office as deputy auditor for nine years. In 2002, Didier ran for the office of auditor but was unsuccessful. This will be a homecoming for Didier, she said.

Stacking Logs Along the Sheyenne

November 27, 2012

LEFT: This stack of logs will be put into the Sheyenne River bank near City Park as part of a riverbank stabilization project that uses bioengineering.
RIGHT: Crews from Star Enterprises stack logs on top of rocks and fabric as part of a riverbank stabilization project.

November 26th

Blonde on the Prairie: Accident Prone With Proof

November 26, 2012

I’m considering making an offer to Hollywood or Fargo-whichever one takes me up on it first I’m supposing. That husband of mine witnesses the things that happen and surely my girlfriends hear about it. I’ve been meaning to ask my doctor If there is anything written in the medical journals about certain bodies being accident prone and magnets to the not-so-common of occurrences. If it’s not written yet I offer myself up to science.

Shop With a Cop Set for Dec. 17

November 26, 2012

In just a few weeks, local law enforcement will be hosting the Santa, Cops and Kids program for area children who have experienced hardships over the past year.

The annual event, originally scheduled for Dec. 10, will be held on Dec. 17.

Law enforcement officials from various local, county and state agencies will come together to share an evening of shopping and holiday fun with these children.

ND’s Largest Cattle Show Starts Thurs.

November 26, 2012

The biggest cattle show in North Dakota begins in Valley City on Thursday at the Winter Show Event Center.

The North Star Classic kicks off on Thursday afternoon with a BBQ social for vendors and entrants and continues through Dec. 2.

Numbers for the cattle show are up, according to Winter Show board member Dawn Riley. Contestants should note, shows that had previously been held on Thursday, including the pen show, will be held on Saturday this year. The open show will be held on Friday.

November 23rd

LMES Fifth and Sixth Graders Sing 'Rocky Top'

November 23, 2012

LMES fifth and sixth graders sang "Rocky Top" during the winter program on Tuesday.

LMES Youngsters Sing Disney Songs

November 23, 2012

Litchville-Marion Elementary School pre-schoolers and kindergartner's sang Disney Songs under the direction of Dale Conrad during the winter concert.

City Heard Two Presentations Monday

November 23, 2012

The Valley City City Commission heard presentations from international engineering firm URS and On the Move/ACHIEVE officials Monday during its regular meeting.
Abby Korte, hydrologist from URS, told the commissioners their five-phase comprehensive streambank study would address flooding and erosion issues along the Sheyenne River in Valley City.

Safer, Easier Grain-Bin Rescue

November 23, 2012

Last Friday evening about two dozen firefighters and first responders were on hand for a grain bin rescue at the Enderlin Elevator, including members of the Fingal and Kathryn Fire Departments. Their victim was buried in a grain truck full of corn, only his head and arms remained visible. As seconds passed, inhaling became more difficult as the pressure on the victim's chest increased from the weight of the corn. Finally, rescue workers, after assessing the victim's condition, constructed a tube around him which allowed them to dig the man out.

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