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March 10th, 2014
A huge crowd was on-hand at the 77th annual North Dakota Winter Show Friday for the weekend concert that included country music star Joe Diffie and opening acts Parmalee and 32 Below. Here, a racious crowd of young and old goes wild for a variety of rock and country music by Parmalee.
See more Winter Show photos in Monday's Times-Record.
The third 2014 spring flooding prediction for Valley City shows a lower chance than normal for any type of flooding by June 8, according to Mike Lukes, service hydrologist for the National Weather Service in Grand Forks. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Commissioners have named Rhoda Baade Barnes County Dispatch coordinator, along with authorizing her a $2 per hour raise. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Starting today, bars in Valley City can stay open until 2 a.m. The City of Valley City met late last year with bar owners and residents to update its alcohol ordiance and decided that they would allow bar owners to stay open to the state maximum time of 2 a.m.
Following the publication of a title and penalty clause in Friday's Times-Record, the new alcohol ordinance takes effect, said Valley City City Attorney Russ Myhre.
The decision to stay open until 2 a.m. is up to each bar owner.
Southeastern District Clerk of Court Wanda Auka is asking Barnes County to allow her and her deputies to become state employees. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's Eagle's Club was packed Thursday for the annual North Dakota Winter Show Women's Division Luncheon.
Division officer Mary Ann Leier, who introduced the afternoon, said this year's crowd was larger than last year's group.
Valley City's new First Community Credit Union opened in its new location Thursday.
Branch manager Dean Rohrich said there are a few last minute things that need to be done but construction is nearly complete. The sign was put up Wednesday.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Diane Baarstad, left, and Kathy Martin, center, of the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals, and Sophia Hansen show dog Meeka some love Wednesday at the North Dakota Winter Show's dog day.
The SVFA and Jamestown-based rescue group Prairie Paws Rescue were at the Winter Show with dogs available for adoption alongside a dog stunt team, Canine Stars, which performed three shows throughout the day.
Barnes County Commissioners are encouraging small Barnes County communities to establish house numbers and street names or numbers in an attempt to make it easier for first responders and fire departments to respond to emergency calls. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Open Door Center wants to spread the word to end the R-word. Wednesday, residents and staff at the Open Door Center in Valley City donned shirts saying "Shred the R-Word" in an effort to raise awareness about the hurtfulness surrounding the word "retarded."
More in Thursday's Times-Record.