Archive - 2013 - News Article
A North Dakota fact finding commission recommended the base pay for Valley City Public School teachers be increased by $100 and teachers would continue to advance on the salary schedule for time served and for educational credits earned. This would cost the Valley City Public School District about $101,000 and could be offset by savings in replacing teachers who recently retired or resigned including one teacher who was not replaced.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Tower City and Buffalo are raising funds for the area parish nursing program with the help of a Tour of Homes, set for 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's Sheyenne Care Center is hosting a luncheon to benefit the local United Way, for the 14th year in a row, said Cindy Schwehr, Sheyenne's and volunteers coordinator. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The new movie theater in Valley City is set to open next week with a total of three movies being shown opening weekend, said owners Jeremy and Wendy Zako. Thor 2 and Freebirds will play at 1, 4, 7 and 9 p.m. Friday; at 4, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday; and 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Sunday.
A special showing of Pitch Perfect will be on Saturday at 1 p.m. for Valley City's women's weekend.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.
One of the suspects in a string of recent Valley City church burglaries turned herself in Wednesday, Barnes County States Attorney Lee Grossman said.
Nicole Lindermann, 18, of Kathryn, was then arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, a class C felony.
Grossman said the second suspect, Andrew M. Miklas, 25, of Valley City, still remains at large with a warrant issued for his arrest.
Anyone with information on these cases, or with information regarding the whereabouts of Miklas should call the Valley City Police Department at (701) 845-3110.
Pizza Corner restaurant employee David McDonald helped save a woman's life last week. McDonald performed the Heimlich maneuver "eight to ten times" on an elderly woman who was choking and had passed out at the restaurant Oct. 23. Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
As winter and the holiday season approach, the need for a well-stocked food pantry in Valley City and Barnes County becomes more apparent. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City officials plan to do something about the city's zoning problem. Areas that are primarily used for retail businesses are zoned industrial, apartment buildings are in single family residential areas and there is a home in the middle of an industrial park. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
An accusation regarding the safety of Pizza Corner pizza last week was found to be unsubstantiated, according to a spokesman with the USDA.
Public Affairs Specialist for the USDA, Richard McIntire, told Valley News Live, â€śThere was no issue. We looked into an unfounded food safety concern.â€ť
Following a six-hour hold on sales Wednesday, Oct. 23, Pizza Corner vendors were told pizzas were safe to serve and sell.
The Faith Lutheran Church may be gone, but the church goes on in the people and their shared memories. Youth minister Nikki Hanson and congregation member LaVancha Jansen share stories of Faith in Tuesday's Times-Record.