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February 18th

Library Has New Cards

February 18, 2014

The long-awaited new library cards have arrived at the Valley City Barnes County Public Library, said Library Director Steve Hammel. The new cards include 14-digit bar codes to replace previously used library cards' five digit numbers. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

February 17th

Casey's General Store to Buy Area Stop-n-Go Stores

February 17, 2014

Valley City's Stop-n-Go is one of 24 in the region that will be bought by Casey's General Stores, Inc. later this year.
Casey's Chief Financial Officer Bill Walljasper said Monday the Ankeny, Iowa-based chain has a signed agreement to buy a total of 24 Stop-n-Go stores, 20 in North Dakota and four in Minnesota. The transaction is expected to be complete in May, and "one of the things we'll do immediately is rebrand that particular site, which is more sign-oriented than anything."
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Dance the Night Away

February 17, 2014

Swirling, twirling, dancing and laughing. Dashing men and beautiful women of all ages spent Valentine's Day evening gliding across the dance floor at the Valley City Eagles Friday during the adult prom. More photos will be posted on the Times-Record's Facebook page.

Winter Show Hosting Karaoke Contest

February 17, 2014

The North Dakota Winter Show is hosting a new event this year, where the community has the chance to take the stage. A karaoke contest will be held Thursday, March 6 beginning at 6 p.m. in the main arena of the NDWS building. The contest is open to all ages, but those under 18 years of age must have a parent or guardian consent. There will be prizes of $1,000, $500 and $250.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

VC Hatchery Seeks YCC Workers

February 17, 2014

The Valley City Fish Hatchery is seeking young men and women aged 15 through 18 to participate in the 2014 Region 6 Youth Conservation Corps Program. More in Monday's Times-Record.

VC Masons Hold 'Rush Night'

February 17, 2014

Potential new members of Valley City's Masonic Lodge No. 7 were invited to a special “Rush Night” at the lodge at 214 3rd St SE. About 20 people attended the special night which included an evening meal and a program about the organization along with a tour of the Valley City Lodge. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

February 14th

Valley City Masonic Lodge Hosting President's Day Breakfast

February 14, 2014

Valley City's Masonic Lodge No. 7 is hosting its first President's Day breakfast from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday at the lodge, located at 214 Third Street SE.

Love is in Bloom

February 14, 2014

Bouquets of red, purple and pink flowers fill the Dakota Rose Floral building as the business has been preparing for Valentine's Day. The Feb. 14 holiday is one of the biggest to send flowers. Although the rose, Valentine's Day's traditional flower signifying romantic love, is the most popular on this holiday, the popularity of sending other types of flowers to loved ones is blooming.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Harley the Father, Friend

February 14, 2014

When Harley McLain operated an organic lawn care company called Love Your Lawn, his business card read "Love Your Lawn, or Kiss My Grass."
Harley was like that, according to his adult children Molly, Mira, and Matt. He used humor in every part of his life.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

February 13th

Missing Jamestown Woman

February 13, 2014

The Jamestown Police Department is asking for assistance in their search for Ruby Grenz, 78, who disappeared Wednesday afternoon. She may be in a 2005 Dodge Caravan with N.D. license plates number HNW 560.
Ruby was last seen leaving a Jamestown beauty salon at about 5 p.m. Wednesday. Ruby is 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 138 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a rust-colored fleece Columbia jacket, red sweater and brown pants.

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