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February 26th, 2014
A conviction in Barnes County District Court last week marked the end of a case that began with a string of farmstead burglaries in 2012. Broc Allen Buytaert was sentenced in Barnes County District Court last week for his role in the robberies; previously Steven Lee Hovland and April Robyn Kapaun were sentenced for the same crimes. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Rural water customers should protect against frozen water pipes, but with caution.
According to Perry Kapaun, manager of Barnes Rural water, with cold temps this winter and little insulation from snow, ground frost is deeper than usual meaning water pipes could freeze causing a litany of problems for homeowners.
Jefferson Elementary School's guidance counselor Judi Hillier was recently recognized as a semi-finalist at the American School Counselor Association school counselor of the year program at a black tie gala in Washington, D.C.
Hillier, who's been a counselor at the Valley City Public School district for 33 years, received a certificate at Union Station in D.C. Friday, Jan. 31 among five finalists and 31 semi-finalists from across the country.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The U.S. Department of Agricultureâ€™s Natural Resources Conservation Service will provide close to $3 million in technical and financial assistance for interested farmers and ranchers to help improve the health of bees, which play an important role in crop production. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
North Dakota is the happiest state in the nation.
According to a Gallup-Healthways poll released last week, North Dakota ranked number one in well-being, up from number 12 in 2013, knocking Hawaii out of first place.
Find out what local residents have to say about this in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Costs of renovating the former First Community Credit Union building to meet the City County Health Department's needs have doubled from the original estimate of $200,000, said Sharon Buhr, chair of the department's governing body. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City High School's annual snow week began Monday. Students there have a variety of events planned for the week along with a basketball doubleheader Thursday. The public is encouraged to watch the game and attend coronation Thursday.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Winter Agriculture Social Friday at the Valley City Eagles Club. A crowd of area ag producers were on hand to enjoy an appreciation dinner and to be honored for their efforts.
The second 2014 spring flooding prediction for Valley City shows a lower chance than normal for any type of flooding by April 27, according to Bill Barrett, National Weather Service meteorologist/technician for the Grand Forks office. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Students at Valley City Public School district raised a total of $5,060.36 for the Schnoert family, whose house was destroyed in a fire late last month.
John and Linda Schonert and their children Tucker and Ashton accepted the checks Friday afternoon at a kindness pep rally at Washington Elementary School.
More in Monday's Times-Record.