Archive - Nov 2013 - News Article
Organizers of the Barnes County 2014 Relay for Life plan to hold the annual event on the Barnes County Courthouse lawn and in conjunction with the Rally in The Valley Weekend. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
During the book fair at Jefferson Elementary and Washington Elementary schools this week, the students are having a little contest to help refresh the library with new books from the Scholastic Book Fair.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is doing its winter draw down of Lake Ashtabula at Baldhill Dam, with a goal of bring down the water level by 3-1/2 feet by March 1, said Rich Schueneman, manager of the dam for the Corps. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers or GMOs: none of these items can be found on Mylo Buchholz's Fingal-area farm. As a certified organic farmer, Buchholz uses only natural, organic practices to control pests and weeds, and it all started because he couldn't afford fertilizer one year.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Faith Lutheran Church has found a new location for the congregation to worship at 575 10th Street Southwest No. 3. Meanwhile, Bank Forward donated $10,000 to its recovery fund, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the fire last month.
Anyone with information about the church arson should call the following numbers:
ATF- Bismarck Satellite Office: (701) 328-9893.
Valley City Police Department: (701) 845-3110.
North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation: (701) 845-5556.
Valley City High School student Destiny Winkler took first of show in the 2013 Junior Duck Stamp contest after receiving an honorable mention in the 2012 competition.
Contest sponsors are seeking young people to participate in the 2014 contest.
The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting another women's weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Many area businesses are offering plenty to taste, make and try in a weekend designed just for women.
Kay Vinje, Chamber executive vice president, said, "The weekend is full of interesting, fun, invigorating things to do. This will be a great girl's weekend. Gather up some friends and relatives and take it all in."
Read more about the events planned in Monday's Times-Record.
Today Valley City's renovated Straus Mall officially opens for business, with the opening of the Lady Bell Boutique, a brand new business started by Kari Lindemann.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
Cinema Flix, Valley City's new movie theater, plans to open one day earlier than previously announced. The theater will open Thursday, Nov. 7, with two showings of Thor 2 and Free Birds, said owner Jeremy Zako.
Free Birds will play at 7 p.m. in 3-D and 7:20 p.m. in 2-D on Thursday, and Thor 2 will play at 9:20 p.m. in 3-D and 9:40 p.m. in 2-D.
Then, on Friday, the theater will start its regular hours, with Thor 2 and Free Birds showing twice in the afternoon and twice in the evening.
For more information on movie schedules, visit the theater's website www.valleycitytheater.com.
This weekend will be the perfect time to get an extra hour of sleep, with the end of daylight saving time for 2013. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.