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VC Parks and Rec Seeks Board Member

December 11, 2012

The Valley City Parks and Recreation District is looking for people interested in a seat on the district board opened up by the resignation of a member.

Taylor Jacobson, district director, said “a Parks and Recreation District board member resigned, and we’re looking for letters of interest by people wanting to fill it.”

Jacobson said the appointment to the open position will run through June of 2014.

Jacobson said the seat was held by Brent Gustafson, who resigned because he moved outside city limits.

APOC, School Kids Plan Unique Project

December 11, 2012

The Abused Persons Outreach Center, Inc. in Valley City needs toilet paper to give to families in need, and second-graders at Jefferson Elementary School hope to collect enough of it to build a Christmas tree at the school on December 18.

Assuming each student brings in one roll of toilet paper, the tree could include 111 rolls.

Rabid Cat Found in Jamestown

December 11, 2012

People who may have been exposed to a rabid cat in Jamestown last month should contact the North Dakota State Department of Health.

The cat was found Nov. 30 by local animal control authorities close to the Tesoro gas station at 2015 Eighth Avenue S.W. in Jamestown. The adult female cat was an orange and white tabby with long hair and was declawed.
The cat tested positive for rabies at the North Dakota Department of Health’s Division of Laboratory Services on Dec. 6.

VC Christmas Bird Count Starts Dec. 19

December 11, 2012

Valley City’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Valley City Wetland Management District office is looking for Valley City and Barnes County residents to participate in a Christmas Bird Count Wednesday, Dec. 19, said Terry Gwilliams, range technician.

[Photo courtesy of Jessica Lammle] Randy Compson of Valley City, who has raced at Pierre, S.D.’s...
Valley City’s Running Buddies, coached by the Hi-Liner cross country team, raced at the one-mile...
Sharon Michael and the Valley City junior high girls, and Mikaylah Ross and the varsity girls, came...

 

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