Archive - Feb 15, 2013 - News Article
Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City invites the public to attend its Lenten drama series each Wednesday for the next five weeks.
Congregation members will perform a courtroom drama series called "The People vs. Jesus," each Wednesday night during Lent. The performance will begin right after a prayer and song at 6:30 p.m.
"The characters help us to better understand Jesus' life," Pastor Jolene Knudson-Hanse said. "Jesus is on trial, and so the jury is to say if he should be declared guilty or innocent."
Valley City is seeking about $230,000 in grants to improve safety for kids going to and from school.
Engineer Chad Petersen of Valley City Engineering Firm KLJ, said Thursday KLJ is working with the city, the Valley City School District and the Valley City Parks and Recreation District on getting funding from the Safe Routes to School and Transportation Alternatives Program.
Petersen said the safe routes program is abbreviated as SRTS and the other program is usually called TAP.
The Valley City Public School Board recognized two outstanding staff members for their recent achievements at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
Jefferson Elementary School counselor Judi Hillier earned the "North Dakota Elementary School Counselor of the Year Award", and Washington Elementary School principal Wayne Denault received the Region 6 "North Dakota Principal of the Year Award."
The board also accepted the retirement request of two employees and the resignation of another