Archive - Jan 2014 - News Article
MINOT, N.D. (AP) â€• A search committee has narrowed the list of 37 candidates for the presidency of Minot State University to eight.
The only in-state candidate remaining is Valley City State University President Steve Shirley. The others are current or former officials at schools in New York, Maryland, Vermont, Mississippi, Texas and Iowa.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Editor's Note: Eatery of the Week is a new feature series that looks at area restaurants and what they offer. The new feature will run weekly in the Times-Record.
Trestles Bar and Grill, located at 500 12th Avenue Northeast in Valley City, is a place to grab a bite and perhaps a game of golf. Located at Valley City Town and Country Club, the restaurant and full bar offers a variety of menu items including appetizers, salads, sandwiches, burgers, wraps and wings.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Meeting in executive session Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners afterwards said they authorized State's Attorney Lee Grossman to reach a settlement with Extradition Transport of America over an escape by a prisoner it was supervising in the Tower City area in 2011. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Extension Agent Randy Grueneich said Wednesday that a Row Crop Expo is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 27, at the Valley City Eagles Club. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Barnes County Highway Department will soon have new computer software to help it keep track of what road signs are located where along county roads. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Scientifically known as parhelion, but often called sun dogs or ice halos, many area residents spotted this ring of light around the sun over Valley City Wednesday morning. The atmospheric phenomenon creates bright spots of light in the sky, often on a luminous ring or halo. They're usually made by the refraction of light from ice crystals in the air during very cold weather.
See this photo in Thursday's Times-Record.
A meeting Jan. 28 at the Valley City Eagles Club has been set up in preparation for a decision on whether or not to locate an industrial beet plant in Valley City or one of four other cities. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
An enrollment projection chart shows that Valley City Public School District could lose its Class A status in just a couple years. The class A enrollment threshold set by the North Dakota High School Activities Association is 325 students, and according to the chart created by Activities Director Marty Bratrud, Valley City could drop below that number by 2016.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Public School Board is still waiting to meet with the Valley City Education Association to settle an impasse in contract negotiations between the two entities. During Monday's school board meeting, board president Joyce Braunagel gave an overview of the negotiation process so far and said the teachers still haven't met since the board asked them to in November.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners agreed to loan as much as $300,000 to the Barnes County Airport Authority to cover costs of a new hangar and taxiway until grant funds arrive. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.