Valley City State University President Dr. Steve Shirley presented his annual State of the University Address Monday, and said VCSU is in good condition in terms of enrollment and financially. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County's Salvation Army annual red kettle drive begins this week on Black Friday. Organizers hope to raise $40,000 this year, $10,000 more than the goal last year, but still less than the record-breaking amount raised last year.
This year's fundraising campaign begins Friday, Nov. 29, and lasts until Christmas Eve. The familiar red kettles will be set up at Leevers Foods, Marketplace Foods and Shopko in Valley City.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County has agreed to increase its 2014 truck regulatory contribution by $5,000, providing the other three counties paying for the program also add $5,000 each. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Nov. 15 announced that it does not intend to close any of the nationâ€™s national fish hatcheries in the current fiscal year. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.