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March 20th

'Tabletop' on Medical Shelters April 16

March 20, 2013

A tabletop exercise on establishing a special medical shelter during future public emergencies will take place April 16 in Valley City.
“It will be a state-run exercise on how to set up and run a medical shelter if needed in our community – say if we had to evacuate for flooding,” said Theresa Will, director of the City-County Health District.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record

Community Soup and Sandwich Feed April 3

March 20, 2013

The Valley City State University Pre-Professional Club will be involved in a Community Soup and Sandwich Feed on Wednesday, April 3.
Money raised will benefit both the club and the Hospice of the Red River Valley.
The Pre-Professional Club at VCSU is for students interested in careers in the medical field, graduate school and law.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record

VC Commission Approves Bid for LEC Cleanup

March 20, 2013

The Valley City City Commission approved the only bid that was submitted for clean-up of the basement in the Law Enforcement Center.
The bid was awarded to Trio Environmental Consulting, Inc. in the amount of $89,600.
Police Chief Fred Thompson said after the clean-up is complete, the basement will likely not be used as a firing range in the future.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record

March 19th

Auditioning for Big Brother? Let us know!

March 19, 2013

CBS' Big Brother is holding a casting call in Fargo this weekend. If you're from the Barnes County area and plan on auditioning, please let the Times-Record know, and we'll follow you to your audition.
Call Heidi, Bonnie Jo or Paul at (701) 845-0463 or email trnews2@times-online.com.
The casting call will be held Saturday, March 23 from 12 to 3 p.m. at Fargo Billiards and Gastropub (3234 43rd St. South, Fargo, ND).
For the full story on the casting call, see the March 13 Times-Record.

VCPD Officers Will Attend Free Training

March 19, 2013

Valley City Training Officer Phillip Hatcher was the first officer in the Valley City Police Department to attend free training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, Ala.
The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction training facility in the nation.
The hands-on training enables responders to effectively prevent, respond to and recover from real-world incidents involving acts of terrorism and other hazardous materials.

UND 1st-Round Game In CIT Delayed By Winter Storm

March 19, 2013

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota men's basketball team's first-round game in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament has been delayed by weather.

UND was to play at Northern Iowa on Tuesday night. The game has been moved to Wednesday night due to a winter storm.

UND says blizzard conditions in eastern North Dakota and parts of Minnesota on Monday made it impossible for the team to travel to Cedar Falls, Iowa.

March 18th

No Travel Advisory to remain in effect overnight

March 18, 2013

Non-Profit Guide to Giving in Today's Paper

March 18, 2013

Look for the non-profit guide to giving in today's Times-Record and on select newsstands.

UPATE: Monday TR Paper Delivery

March 18, 2013

UPDATE: Just heard from our driver. He did make it to Fargo, and is loading today's papers as this is typed. There will be a paper today, albeit later than usual.

Barring any complications we are hoping to have the papers out by 2:30 p.m.

Thank you to all of you for your patience and consideration, both are greatly appreciated!

Stay warm and safe.

Much Snow Predicted For Over The Weekend in Valley City Area

March 18, 2013

As of Friday, the national weather service predicted that snow would continue to spread across the region through much of the day, with possibly a brief break between the first round of snow and another one coming in from the northwest by afternoon.
Snow temporarily exited the area Friday night, then returned Sunday and Monday.
Another storm system took aim at the region Sunday afternoon through Monday. It was a significant storm with snow and blowing snow causing potential travel problems late Sunday night and Monday.
See more in Monday's Times-Record.

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