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September 18th

VCPS Aims to Keep Kids Sober

September 18, 2012

Valley City Public Schools want parents to know there is another useful weapon in the fight against teen substance abuse.

A link to Parents LEAD (Listen, Educate, Ask and Discuss), a website for parents who worry about their child drinking alcohol or using drugs, was recently sent in an email to parents.

164 Infantry Reunion Held Last Weekend

September 18, 2012

Veterans from the 164 Infantry Association gathered in Valley City last weekend for its annual reunion.

Veterans and their families from the 164 Infantry National Guard, who fought in World War II and the Korean War, enjoyed a weekend of visiting, musical entertainment and food.

The event began Friday with registration and a social at the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars (VFW) Club.

A supper and dance was held at the VFW on Friday evening, and Saturday’s events, including a meeting, memorial service and banquet, were held at the Senior Center, American Legion and VFW.

Gov. Candidate Answers Questions

September 18, 2012

The Democratic candidate for the North Dakota Governor’s Office, Ryan Taylor, made a campaign stop at the Valley City Times-Record last week.

September 17th

A Legacy of Artists The Legacy Place Tenants, Staff Showed Off Artwork

September 17, 2012

Whether they used wood or pine needles, paint or fabric, staff and tenants at The Legacy Place showed off their artistic abilities in a variety of techniques Friday during an “Art for the Ages” art exhibit open house.

The show consisted of a variety of artwork made by tenants and staff of The Legacy Place, an assisted living facility in Valley City.

Harmonica music echoed in the background as visitors viewed paintings, afghans, cookbooks, ceramics, crewel stitching, woodwork, crochet and pine needle artwork.

Tech Students Cycle Through Projects

September 17, 2012

It has been weeks since the new press boxes have been mounted on the stands at Hannah Field, the home of the Valley City Hi-Liners. The boxes were built by students at the Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Tech Center as a project for last year’s construction class, and at the SVACTC Board meeting, Director Jeff Bopp said they are not done with them yet.

“We’ll be doing another small project there,” Bopp said.

USDA Tours VC Schools

September 17, 2012

A representative from the U.S. Department of Agriculture said that Valley City Public Schools has not only successfully positioned itself for new federal guidelines for school meals, but that the school’s new wellness policy and other initiatives go above and beyond what the government expects from a school lunch program.

“Where were you when my kids were in school?” USDA Regional Special Nutrition Programs Director Darlene Sanchez asked VCPS Food Service Director Sue Milender.

September 14th

Events Calendar: Sept. 15-30, 2012

September 14, 2012

Saturday, September 15

Blonde on the Prairie: Take the Time to Wonder

September 14, 2012

It usually happens when I’m the passenger in a car. It also shows itself when I’m quietly waiting to be called in to an appointment. The worst time is right before I’m ready to fall asleep. Wonder. Quite frankly, wonder appears most everywhere I go during my day. I don’t invite it along and just like a wood tick it attaches itself to me and comes along for the ride. It shows itself when I don’t really want it to.

Pamida Sale Ending, Remodeling to Start

September 14, 2012

The liquidation sale at Pamida will end Saturday, and the store will be closed for a week starting Sunday as remodeling goes into full swing to convert Pamida to a Shopko Hometown store.

The store will re-open Sept. 23, selling consumables, such as health and beauty items, over-the-counter medication, beverages, snacks and candy.
The remainder of Valley City’s store will not be fully-stocked when it opens again as the apparel and home departments will still need to be converted.

Big Crowds For Big Iron Show

September 14, 2012

WEST FARGO, N.D.—The smell of popcorn and fried food and the roar of 1,000 conversations filled the air amidst the swirling mass of people attending the 32nd annual Big Iron Farm Show at the West Fargo Fairgrounds this week.
The show was expected to attract more than 800 exhibitors and vendors and more than 80,000 people from around the world.

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