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December 26th

Times-Record Video of the Day

December 26, 2014

VIDEO OF THE DAY: The Best Tips and Tricks for Christmas Leftovers
When the holiday celebration is over you don't have to let the good taste go to waste! There are a few creative ways to recreate new tasty dishes with remaining food. Here are some tips and tricks to makeover holiday leftovers.

December 24th

A Festival of Giving

December 24, 2014

November 29 was a night of laughter, furious bidding, beautifully decorated Christmas trees, and remarkable generosity. This year's Festival of Trees was a full house at the Eagle's Club in Valley City. The Festival is an annual fundraiser hosted by CHI Mercy Health Foundation, raising money for the hospital.

This year, the Foundation was raising money for the Physical Therapy Department and new equipment. The Foundation raised $17,000 this year for our Physical Therapy Department. which is well on the way to the $24,000 needed to purchase the four pieces of equipment.

Merry Christmas from All of Us at the T-R

December 24, 2014

Everyone at the Times-Record wishes our readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Times-Record staff members enjoying the office Christmas party are (left to right) Jeannie Watkins, mailroom; Jenna Miller, classified advertising representative; Shirley Hoffmeyer, mailroom; Jamie Bowen, circulation manager; Heidi Harris, reporter; Paul Riemerman, editor; Bonnie Jo Conley, reporter; J. Reed Anderson, publisher; Randie Markuson, advertising sales representative; Brenda Tompt, office manager; and David Bruce, mailroom.

December 23rd

Tracy the Dog Saved with the Help of a Meatball

December 23, 2014

Tracy, the German shepherd lost in an accident on I-94 west of Valley City earlier this month, was recovered Saturday – with the help of a meatball.
Tracy was lost after her owner, Phillip Maxwell of Minot, was injured in a serious accident on Dec. 7. The accident occurred on I-94 about eight miles west of Valley City near Sanborn. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

VC Native Receives Silent Warrior's Award

December 23, 2014

Valley City native Rex Sorby was recently awarded a Silent Warrior's Award from the United State Air Force Security Service on behalf of the government of South Korea for his Korean War service from 1951 to 1955.

The award was given during a reunion in November. Silent warriors, according to its website, are members of the United States Air Force Security Service who served behind the scenes.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

December 22nd

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Good Things - Unforgettable Holiday Cookies

December 22, 2014

’Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.

Cops, Firefighters Take Area Kids Shopping

December 22, 2014

Dozens of area kids participated in Santa Cops And Kids Thursday. During the event, which was sponsored by the Valley City Police Department, area children who experienced a hard time over the past year had a pizza party at Pizza Corner and were taken to Shopko in emergency vehicles with lights and sirens to shop for their families before going back to the Hi-Liner Activity Center to wrap gifts and enjoy a visit from Santa.

Sen. Hoeven Tours VC National Guard Facilites

December 22, 2014

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven spent an hour in Valley City Friday morning, touring the current North Dakota National Guard maintenance shop, the site for a planned new shop east of Valley City's John Deere facility, and finally perused plans for the new shop scheduled for completion in 2016. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

Local Senior Named Miss Teen ND International

December 22, 2014

Valley City Senior Jordyn Sayler was recently named Miss Teen North Dakota International 2015. She will move on to compete for Miss Teen International in Jacksonville, Fla. in August.

Sayler, daughter of Nathan and Marsha Sayler, received the title Dec. 6 at the North Dakota International Pageant at the Fargo South Theater, where she competed against other teens from the state. Also at the competition Miss Grand Forks County Megan Yahna was named Miss North Dakota International and Mrs. Fargo Erin Bertel was named Mrs. North Dakota International.

More in Monday's Times-Record.

Dietrichs Broken Into Over Night

December 22, 2014

Valley City Police are looking for an unidentified individual who broke into the Dietrich and Sons building through a window early this morning when the business was closed and unoccupied.

Police Chief Fred Thompson said once inside, the suspect took a small safe belonging to the business and left in an unknown direction.

The suspect, described as "heavy set," and some of the suspect's movements were caught on surveillance video. Police were unable to locate the suspect after checking the area.

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