Archive - Jul 2014 - News Article
Former Valley City Commissioner Kenneth Evenson of Valley City, 77, passed Wednesday, July 2, at his Valley City residence. At the time he was serving as a manager on the board for the Barnes County Water Resource District.
Evenson also worked as a lineman for Cass County Electric and Valley City. Evenson is survived by wife Dotty; daughter Deborah Ramsay; son Jeffrey Evenson, a medical doctor; and several grandchildren.
He also served as an honor guard with the American Vets Club.
Valley City's David Dunham would like to see some limitations placed on fireworks leading up to Independence Day. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Barnes County Soil Conservation District is offering free assessments to homeowners to lessen the chances of their home being damaged in a wildfire. Learn more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Organizers of the Debbie Gable Memorial Ride are seeking help from the community in the form of donations for the live and silent auctions that will be held in conjunction with the sixth annual ride to raise money for Hospice of the Red River Valley. To make a donation, contact Edie Johnson at (701)490-2045. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Valley City will hold a public meeting Wednesday to discuss the future of the city's renaissance zone, which is set to end in July, 2015. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Valley City City Hall to discuss potential changes to the zone, particularly to re-examine the geography of the zone to determine if adjustments should be made that would allow property owners to take advantage of the renaissance zone, according to Tony Kobbervig, a member of the Valley City Renaissance Zone Authority.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Shanel Finke is the new event coordinator at the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce. She replaces Courtney Henkel, who moved to Colorado to pursue other opportunities. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Monday and Thursday Farmers Market will begin its 35th year next week where customers can purchase local produce, baked goods and home-canned foods and maybe even a few surprises. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners approved preliminary plans for a proposed residential subdivision in Green Township proposed by Terence Brock. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
From demolition derby to fireworks, crashes and bangs echoed from the silos during the Sanborn Fire Department's annual Fourth of July Celebration Friday. Other events during the day-long celebration included a parade, children's races and a street dance. Photos and results in Monday's Times-Record.
David Trapp is the fourth generation member of his family in insurance â€”Â and he's been doing it for 40 years. To celebrate this success, an open house will be held at Heritage Insurance Services, where Trapp currently works, all this week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 202 Central Avenue South, Suite 5, in Valley City. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be given away.
More in Monday's Times-Record.