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Girl Scouts Receives $150,000 Grant

December 5, 2012

With the help of a $150,000 grant, Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons is creating a Girl Scout camp volunteer delivery program to reignite camping experiences for today’s busy girls.

Through the grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, Girl Scouts will create a new training platform for volunteers which will bring camp opportunities into the many communities served by the council.

The grant will benefit Valley City Girl Scouts, said Ann Metli, a spokeswoman for the Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons council, which serves Girl Scouts in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.

NuBar Considers Smoke Shelter

December 5, 2012

During the regular Valley City City Commission meeting Monday, Ryan Mathias, owner of the NuBar in Valley City, presented the commission with his plans to build a windbreak smoke shelter to accommodate his smoking customers when a new law takes place Thursday.

During the regular November election, North Dakota voters approved a smoking ban that would prohibit smoking in all indoor workplaces and 20 feet from any door.

BC Considers 9-1-1 Again

December 5, 2012

Editor's note: The story that ran in Wednesday's paper incorrectly identified the commissioners that were sworn in at Tuesday's meeting. This article has been updated with the correct names.

Two newly re-elected county commissioners, Cindy Schwehr and John Froelich, were sworn in during the regular meeting of the Barnes County Commissioners on Tuesday.

The commissioners approved a contract with Valley City for a financial split and a return of funds to the county for operations of the 9-1-1 system.

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