Archive - Mar 1, 2013 - News Article
Saturday, March 2
Mixed Martial Arts ImpactÂ FightingÂ will return to Valley City atÂ the North Dakota Winter Show Arena startingÂ at 7 p.m. Contact the NDWS office at 845-1406 for more information.
The Whoever Can Come band will have a free and open to all jam-session at the Barnes County Museum from 1 to 4 p.m.
This week, Jodi Rae Ingstad,"The Blonde on the Prairie," says in her weekly column that she and her husband are forced to move from their cabin, and she's asking readers to help them find a new place in the country so she doesn't have to become "The Blonde in the City."
"We need to live in the country," she writes. "Iâ€™ve flipped in to a girl that craves the smell of gravel dust and moss must. I found my soul in the grove of trees that is home to bees and things. Itâ€™s by the lights of stars and not cars that brighten my hope that everything will be OK in this unfair, rude, unkind world.".
Greg Vanney is the new director of marketing and communications at Valley City State University replacing Doug Anderson who recently left the University.
One thing Vanney hopes to do at VCSU is to "make sure that new people get to know Valley City State, and that we keep those that already know about it in the fold."
As the director of publications at Luther College, his duties included overseeing the college's alumni magazine, other print publications and its website.
See more in Friday's Times-Record.
Barnes and Stusman counties are both facing housing shortages at the same time as thousands of permanent and temporary jobs are expected to be added.
Local elected and appointed officials have been meeting since December to look at possible solutions to the problem.
Valley City has been losing rental housing units to permanent flood protection buyouts, while Jamestown officials are uncertain why they are short of housing.
See more in Friday's issue of the Times-Record