Archive - Feb 2012 - News Article
The Mayor of Greenville has a problem. Following a recent oil spill people and animals have become exposed to toxins. To get to the bottom of the extent of the contamination, he turned to the Advanced Learners at Washington Elementary School.
The Times-Record recently chatted with âDakota Air: The Radio Showâ producer and host Merrill Piepkorn about his showâs return to Valley City as part of pre-Winter Show weekend festivities.
Dakota Air will bring its band of traveling troubadours and comedians to Vangstad Auditorium Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m.
Times-Record: How did you come up with the idea for âDakota Airâ?
Litchville-Marion â No School
Maple ValleyâNo School
Barnes County North (all sites)âNo School or activities-
Valley City schoolsâNo School
Sheyenne Valley Career & Tech CenterâNo School
OCN Bright Beginnings in Oakesâopening at 9:30 a.m.
Jamestown High SchoolâSchool and buses 2 hours late, NO RURAL BUSES TODAY
Gussner Elementary SchoolâNo preschool
Washington Elementary School in JamestownâNo evenstart program
Pingree-Buchanan schoolsâSchool and buses 2 hours late
The American Association of School Librarians division of the American Library Association has recognized the library and information technologies concentration of Valley City State Universityâs online master of education program as a quality school librarianship program.
VCSU is the only university in the North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota and Montana region with a nationally recognized program of this type.
More than 100 attend the first VC food expo
Well over a hundred people gathered at the Hi-Liner Activity Center at the Valley City High School on Monday evening to partake in the cityâs first Food Expo. The Expo offered residents a look at local food suppliers, community supported agriculture and organic farms.
The evening was sponsored by local groups What in the World is Going On? and The Young Peopleâs Healthy Heart as well as Medina-based FARRMS (Foundation for Agriculture and Rural Resource Management and Sustainability.
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks is predicting a major winter storm for parts of eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota beginning late today and stretching into Wednesday.
A foot or more of snow is possible across the southern Red River Valley, tapering to six inches farther north along the Highway 2 corridor. Meteorologist Todd Hamilton of the National Weather Service in Bismarck said that Valley City could be in the 9 to 12 inch range for precipitation.
Litchville Fire Dept Fundraiser
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Sunday, March 18th
8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
at the Litchville Communty Center
Free Will Donation
Money will be used to help pay for the new fire truck.
Learn how 500 patriots can restore liberty in any Congressional District.
The Sheyenne Valley Constitutional Forum will host âThe Power of 500â presented by Chris Stevens, North Dakota Field Coordinator for the John Birch Society.
Thurs. March 8th at 7:00 PM at the Sheyenne Care Center conference room.
Free and open to the public. (For more information call 701-845-9673.)
VALLEY CITY (Midwest Dairy Association) To help commemorate the 75th Anniversary of North Dakota Winter Show, dairy farmers have invited Viktor, the Minnesota Vikings mascot, to meet fans, pose for photos and sign autographs. Viktor will be appearing at the show from 1-3 p.m., Thursday, March 8, near the Midwest Dairy Association milkshake stand inside the North Dakota Winter Show building.
It was a far cry from bulls, broncs and cowboys at the Winter Show main arena Saturday night.
In a venue usually accustomed to hosting rodeos and livestock shows, the atmosphere was slightly different, with blaring hip hop entrance music, a scantily clad ring girl and intensely focused fighters pacing the floor in anticipation of the next fight.
Hundreds of fans had come from as close as Jamestown and as far as the Turtle Mountain Reservation to witness a first in Valley City: mixed martial arts cage fighting.