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October 11th

Street Construction Ends Soon

October 11, 2013

Seasonal street work in Valley City is wrapping up, with completion for a major project planned for next week.
The street portion Ninth Avenue Northwest project should be finished late next week, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony tentatively scheduled for Oct. 23, according to Chad Peterson of KLJ. While lighting has already been installed and actual street work should be finished Friday, work is still needed on the shared use path and sidewalk along Ninth Avenue Northwest.
The Ninth Avenue Northwest project cost about $4.2 million over a two-year period, said Peterson.

BC Hikes Property Taxes

October 11, 2013

The owner of a $100,000 home will pay about $3.60 more per year in property taxes under a Barnes County mill levy budget passed Thursday.
Owners of agricultural and commercial property valued at $100,000 will pay approximately $4 more per year in property taxes under the mill levy budget passed by commissioners.
More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Mormons in Town for Mission

October 11, 2013

Two young missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints are in town and want the community to know who they are.
Elder Ivie and Elder Brownlee are spending time in the Barnes County community as part of their two-year service mission for their church. They're both from Utah but staying in town until they move on to the next part of their mission.

October 10th

City Planning Permanent Flood Protection Around VCSU

October 10, 2013

Valley City's Flood Task Force met Tuesday to discuss permanent flood protection. The group received an update from Chad Petersen of city engineering firm KLJ about a proposed plan to build flood protection around the Valley City State University campus.
For the first phase of flood protection, the city plans to widen the floodway and install permanent and removable levees around the college campus from Third Avenue Southeast, up College Street, and over to and along Fifth Avenue Southwest. This area consists of land the city bought to build permanent flood protection.

Women's Group Changes Name

October 10, 2013

A long-time Valley City women's group has changed its name and dropped its affiliation so it can be more active, said club officer Bonnie Kramer Tuesday.
Kramer, treasurer of the newly-formed Women of the Valley, said VC Women of Today withdrew from state and national affiliation and have now reorganized.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

VCHS Prepares for "Hello Dolly" Production

October 10, 2013

In preparation for the upcoming Valley City High School production of Hello, Dolly, several cast members and the entire VCHS Varsity Marching Band marched in a parade; not a real parade, but one that was videotaped for viewing during the Hello, Dolly performances. Director Carol Foth made arrangements for the parade to march directly in front of the Barnes County Courthouse.
Hello, Dolly, produced in cooperation with Tams-Witmark of New York, is scheduled to open on Nov. 19 and also run Nov. 21-23 in the VCHS Theater.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

Fund Set Up for Fire Victims

October 10, 2013

A benefit fund has has set up at Dacotah Bank in Valley City for the Mark and Kristal Skramstad family, said Lee Isensee, one of the organizers of the fund Tuesday.
The Skramstad family home at 576 Fifth Ave. NE in Valley City received heavy smoke damage in an Oct. 4 blaze, said Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath Wednesday.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

October 9th

UPDATE: Man Identified in Litchville Rollover

October 9, 2013

Rodney Vaders was identified as the 71-year-old Litchville man who was killed Tuesday afternoon after his vehicle entered a ditch and rolled. Around 3:30 p.m. Vaders was driving a 1988 Chevrolet Corvette convertible westbound on a straight level portion of paved Barnes County Road 38, about half a mile north of Litchville, when his vehicle gradually drifted into the north ditch, according to a press release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
The vehicle then rotated clockwise and rolled.

Drug Warrants Lead to 7 Arrests

October 9, 2013

Seven suspects were arrested in Valley City on a total of 20 narcotic-related charges late last month.
According to a press release from the Valley City Police Department, during the week of September 25, the Stutsman County Narcotics Task Force, which serves Stutsman, Barnes, LaMoure, Foster and Eddy Counties, served five narcotics-related searches in Valley City resulting in 17 felony charges and three misdemeanor charges that will be filed by the Barnes County State's Attorney against seven suspects.

Ruckus at the Rec Set for Oct. 25

October 9, 2013

Valley City Parks and Recreation will hold the ninth annual Ruckus at the Rec on Friday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Recreation Center gym.
"This is a free event safe for children to where costumes and have fun," said Diane Sommerfeld of Parks and Rec. “Ruckus at the Rec is an exciting variety of carnival games for all children ages pre-school through 6th grade to participate in with prizes for everyone."

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