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July 21st

Food Bank Distributes Fresh Produce in VC

July 21, 2014

A semi-truck from the Great Plains Food Bank was in Valley City Friday to distribute food to area residents in need. Fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, frozen and refrigerated meats and even items like dog food and cold cereals were displayed in bins at the parking lot of the Regional Technology Center where a crowd was welcome to "shop" and pick up what they wanted.

SVFA Event Planned for Courthouse

July 21, 2014

The Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals will have its big yearly fundraising event on the grounds of the Barnes County Courthouse come September. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

July 18th

Shakespeare Comes to VC Monday

July 18, 2014

Shakespeare Fargo/Moorhead is presenting a free performance of The Taming of the Shrew from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday in Valley City's Chautauqua Park, said Valley City's Jenni Lou Russi, one of the actors in the play. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Baesler Pledges Big School Aid Increase

July 18, 2014

Valley City Public School District Superintendent Dean Koppelman said Thursday at first glance a promise to dramatically increase state aid for public schools could be a boon for Valley City.

As of Thursday, Koppelman said he had not yet heard from Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota superintendent of public instruction, about a 56.7 percent expected increase in state aid for education for the next biennium, but, “That sounds very, very good.”
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Sisters Reunite in VC

July 18, 2014

Three sisters reunited in Valley City, their home community, last month. Irene Haugen, 90, of Valley City; Inez Hopewell, 85, of California; and Viola Medd, 95, of Portland, Ore. joined 120 family members, nieces and nephews to spend the day at the Ray Haugen farm north of Dazey for a picnic on June 28.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Non-Emergency Calls: What Number?

July 18, 2014

A Valley City resident returns from vacation to find that his home was burglarized in his absence. Whom should he call; 9-1-1, the non-emergency dispatch number or the Valley City Police Department's direct line?
VCPD Chief Fred Thompson attempted to answer a question regarding non-emergency calls for commissioners at a regular Valley City City Commission meeting Monday.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

July 17th

BREAKING: Malaysian Plane Shot Down Near Russian Border

July 17, 2014

Ukrainian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet carrying 295 people over eastern Ukraine near its border with Russia, a Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said. Peter Cook reports on “Market Makers.”

Source: Bloomberg

Tichy Could Be Full Time

July 17, 2014

Barnes County has been offered the opportunity of having Extension Agent Amy Tichy available as a parent resource coordinator another 12 hours per week for an investment of $6,352 per year. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Food Truck Open in VC

July 17, 2014

A food truck is now open in Valley City, and it's set up at the Dakota Plains lot at 151 Ninth Avenue Northwest. Sandtastic Sandwiches and Catering, owned by Kenny and Mary McCarty, opened Tuesday, and the business will be set up at its current site Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The pair started their business a month-and-a-half-ago but set up at its current location Tuesday.

North Dakotans Visit Norway

July 17, 2014

Laura Langemo, daughter-in-law of Valley City's Howard Langemo, has returned home after a 10-day visit to Norway that began June 26. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

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