Archive - Jun 2012 - News Article
â€śDo you know if Erma is home?â€ť Sandy Hall recalls a time when she was at a local business and overheard a woman ask another that question. The woman was referring to Hallâ€™s mother, the school and county nurse, and just about everybodyâ€™s friend.
â€śNo one had to say Erma Overby,â€ť Hall explained, â€śMost everyone knew her by her first name.â€ť
Erma Overby was a nurse in Barnes County who spent much of her career working as the school and county nurse. Overby was also instrumental in starting many of the healthcare organizations that exist today in Valley City.
Special to the Times-Record
A new program is debuting at Fort Ransom State Park this year called â€śCountry Farm Life: Portraits of North Dakota Living at the Turn of the Century,â€ť announces FRSP Manager John Kwapinski.
Each Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. programs featuring pioneer living in North Dakota will be held at the parkâ€™s Sunne Demonstration Farm.
The North Dakota Republican-GOP will hold the annual Republican Roundup on Friday and Saturday in Fargo, and state spokesman Matt Becker said the fundraising rally could not come at a better time.
â€śThis will be the largest summer event we have held in years,â€ť Becker said in a news release. â€śWe expect to welcome a big crowd and energize a lot of new supporters.â€ť
The District 24 Democrats held their Presidential Caucus and delegate selection meeting Tuesday night at the Skoal Room at Valley City State University.
The State Democratic party had similar meetings in every district in North Dakota on Tuesday. The meetings were part of a new process of selecting delegates to send to the North Dakota Democratic Non Partisan League meeting June 16 in Bismarck. At the state meeting, delegates for the National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., from September 3 through 6 will be selected.
Valley Auto Body and Storage, LLC has purchased what used to be Quality Auto Body Shop from former owner Ken Schwanke of Fargo.
The body shop and storage units are now under local ownership. Jerry Bennefeld, Craig Larsen and Dan Taylor, all of Valley City, decided to make the investment.
â€śWe all three have experience with rental property and we were looking to diversify,â€ť Bennefeld said.
Larsen said that he and Bennefeld own rental property together and are always looking to find new opportunities.
Join us Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the Valley City Barnes County Public Library from 10:00 am â€“ 2:00 pm
Come and Enjoy!
Serving inside from south entrance.
Eat inside or out: Lawn or Multipurpose room
See you there!!
Pie/ice cream: $2.50
Pie â€“ $2.00
Coffee or juice $.50
Ladies 2 person Golf Scramble
â€śRally for the Cureâ€ť
Valley City Town & Country Club
Wednesday June 27th, 2012
Registration- 11am /Shotgun start @ 12 noon
Registration Fee: $50.00
Fee Includes: 18 holes of golf, muffins at registration ($20.00 donated to Susan G Komen)
Subscription to magazine of choiceâ€”dinnerâ€”special events â€” door prizes
To register call: Susan Jorissen 701-840-0165 or Deb Bjornson 701-840-1088
To reserve a cart call VCTCC 701-845-4626
Wear Something PINK
The State Bar Association of North Dakota held a survey of its members for this year's judicial elections, and responses for the candidates in North Dakota Southeast Judicial District Judgeship District 8 favored Barnes County Assistant State's Attorney Brad Cruff over 17-year incumbent Judge Richard Grosz.
District 8 includes 11 counties: Barnes, Dickey, Eddy, Foster, Griggs, LaMoure, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Stutsman and Wells. There are seven judges presiding in this district.
Special to the Times-Record
The American Legion and Auxiliary are pleased to announce their selections to represent their school and community at Girls State and Boys State. For the 2012 school year.
Ethan Nolte will attend Boys State at the North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton beginning June 10 through June 15. Ethan is the son of Mark Nolte and Angela Hanson of Valley City.
â€śMom, milk break is done this week at school, so I will need something to drink and 24 birthday treats to share with everyone because my birthday is in the summer. Why does my birthday have to be in the summer, anyway?â€ť my 8-year-old daughter exclaimed.
I think she delivered all this â€śend of the school yearâ€ť and â€śdonâ€™t forget my birthdayâ€ť information in one breath.
â€śSure, we can buy a snack for an early birthday party at school,â€ť I replied.
â€śWe can have milk breaks at home, too,â€ť I added.