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January 18th

Postage Increasing 1 Cent Jan. 27

January 18, 2013

The cost for First-Class mail will increase by 1 cent Jan. 27, when the price goes from 45 cents to 46 cents, Valley City Postmaster Sherry Johnson confirmed Wednesday.

Along with the increase in cost for First-Class mail, the U.S. Postal Service will introduce a First-Class mail global forever stamp. The new stamp will allow customers to mail letters anywhere in the world at a set price of $1.10. Johnson said this is the first time a global forever stamp is being sold.

January 17th

Mama Rowh’s Recipe: Appetizers for the Big Game

January 17, 2013

The big game is once again upon us. Which means tons of parties and food. If you’re like me, you hate serving all your guest the same old boring appetizers. I have looked for new recipes that are simple, quick and of course delicious. I have picked a couple of my favorites to share with you. If hot and spicy is what your crowd likes, then they will love this first recipe. It is so fast an easy to make and will have your guests screaming for more.

Bacon wrapped Jalapeno Shrimp with Sweet Chili Sauce.
All you need is:
24 shrimp, medium size
12 slices bacon
24 jalapeno peppers

KLJ Will Show New Logo at Open House

January 17, 2013

The public is invited to visit engineering firm Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson Thursday evening after the office has closed.

The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce has been hosting “business after hours” events for the past couple of years as an effort to get the community involved with local businesses.

Start the New Year with a Primary Care Provider

January 17, 2013

Valley City Doctor Tanya Diegel encourages people to establish relationships with a primary health provider to benefit from having a partner in managing health.

Rochelle Haugen of Dazey, started seeing her family practice doctor more than a decade ago. Now, her four children and husband see the same physician, Diegel of Essentia Health-Valley City Clinic. Haugen said that familiarity with her family members’ health histories is comforting for her.

VCSU Earns Ranking

January 17, 2013

Valley City State University recently earned the distinction of being ranked number 22 in the second edition of U.S. News and World Reports Best Online Graduate Education programs and was the only North Dakota college or university to be ranked in its category.

January 16th

VCHS Holds Art Show for Students

January 16, 2013

Valley City Junior Senior High School held a combined art show Monday for students in grades 7-12 in art classes. The show featured artwork from the past two quarters.

Senior High art teacher Kelly Callahan said Tuesday that the show had a great turnout.

“I’m proud to be their teacher, they work hard, and you can see by their work,” she said, adding “the students are so proud.”

VC School Board to Hire Full-Time Activities Director

January 16, 2013

The Valley City Public School District will soon hire a full-time activities director for its junior/senior high schools. During its regular meeting on Monday, the VCPS School Board voted to hire an activities director to oversee all athletic and non-athletic activities beginning the 2013-2014 school year. Currently, the activities director position is a part-time position held by junior high principal Dan Larson. The school district sponsors 17 different athletic activities in grades seven through 12 and nine non-athletic activities.

A Message From Our Superintendent Dean Koppelman

January 16, 2013

*Special note: This is a message that Dean Koppelman sent out to the media and the parents of the Valley City School district via email. We thought it was such a good letter that some of you, who arn't on the school email list, would also like to read it.

Thank you, Times-Record Staff

Good evening everyone,

There are times I like to send information from a school board meeting when there are topics of importance to our district. Last night's meeting had several of those topics on the agenda and I would like to share some information with you.

January 15th

Cafe Concert Will Feature a Summer Theme

January 15, 2013

Valley City Junior Senior High School’s senior choir director Sheila Zinke said her choir students are busy planning a fun show for Valley City’s 25th annual cafe concert in a couple weeks.

The show, held Jan. 27 at 3 p.m., and Jan. 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. is the biggest fundraiser for the music department. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for children. Call Cindy Creviston at (701) 490-0231 to purchase them.
This year’s theme is “Fun in the Sun,” so “that conjures up all sorts of summer songs,” Zinke said.

Valley City Native Dies in House Fire

January 15, 2013

Valley City Native Sharon (Kvien) Cashatt died in a house fire in Rockford Ill. on Monday, Jan 7. Also killed in the fire was her son; Douglas Cashatt, 24; son Dominick Cashatt, 13; and her great-granddaughter Isabella Gonzalez, 10 months.

Sharon, 61, was a 1969 graduate of Valley City High School. She was born and raised in Valley City, by her parents Maurice and Dorothy Kvien, along with her brothers and sisters Ginny, Roger, Sharon, Mickey and Beth.

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