Archive - Mar 8, 2012 - News Article
Esther Keeling was one of the first people in Valley City to be tested by computer for her General Educational Development certification Wednesday when the new program was unveiled at Valley Cityâs Sheyenne Valley Career and Technical Center.
Keeling âtold me it was simple, fast and easy,â after taking the computerized test, said Allison Jennings, program manager for GED Testing Service based in Washington, D.C.
âYou should have seen the look in Estherâs face when she saw she passed,â said center director Jeff Bopp.
Pictures can be found in your Thursday, March 8, 2012 printed edition of the Valley City Times-Record.
The Times-Record got out and talked to a wide variety of Winter Show attendees on Wednesday, asking them where theyâre from and why they came out to the show.
Cleone Genre and Larry Junker of Valley City danced their socks off at Senior Dance Day Wednesday. âHaving fun? You bet,â said Junker of the polka-themed music of Marv and the Moonlighters. âWe like âem all, but we do prefer a good two-step.â
Lunch was served at the annual North Dakota Winter Show Tasting Bee on Wednesday at the National Guard Armory on Winter Show Road.
With everything costing only a quarter, the line for change stretched out the door shortly after the two-hour event opened at 11 a.m.
âWe had 50 rolls of quarters; we have one roll left but a lot of people bring their own,â said Marge Bessette of the NDWS Womenâs Division, which puts the Tasting Bee together.
While hundreds turned out for the popular event, Bessette said it is still not the largest affair the division handles.