Mercy Hospital and Valley City State University have each received a $2.53 million gift from the estate of Leonard and Marjorie (Dreis) Wright of Mukilteo, Wash, said VCSU Foundation Board member Phil Mueller Wednesday.
Valley City State University received a $2.53 million gift to the VCSU Foundation as did Mercy Hospital.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County commissioners voted 4-1 to purchase a Computer Aided Dispatch System with a county cost of $171,041. More in Wednesday's issue.
Barnes County Commissioners Tuesday appointed Carl Martineck new states attorney effective Feb. 15 until the next election after current State's Attorney Lee Grossman submitted his official resignation as of Feb. 14. More in Wednesday's issue.
Efforts by Barnes County residents helped make North Dakota the leading state in the nation in protecting kids from tobacco. A report released by a coalition of public health organization says North Dakota ranks first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and helping smokers quit.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.