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Efforts by Barnes County residents helped make North Dakota the leading state in the nation in protecting kids from tobacco. A report released by a coalition of public health organization says North Dakota ranks first in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and helping smokers quit.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The people Cameroon, Africa, need help, and the Sisters of Mary of the Presentation for Cameroon Africa Missions are working to provide it, with a little help from their friends.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Angie Martin of the City-County Health District said Monday Barnes County residents have been reporting problems with frozen sewer vents on their homes. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Right to Life recently sponsored an essay contest and awarded $100 for first place and $50 for second place for both junior high and senior high categories. Contestants submitted an essay addressing the statement: â€śWhy I am Pro-life.â€ť
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
An accident between a sport utility vehicle and a school bus Monday resulted in no injuries among bus passengers and only a minor injury to a passenger in the SUV.
According to Sergeant David Swenson of the Valley City Police Department, the accident happened just after noon at Main Street and Seventh Avenue in Valley City when a Head Start bus carrying five children rear-ended the SUV.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
The Greater North Dakota Chamber will host a meeting of the Higher Education Partnership on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in Jamestown at the University of Jamestown, Unruh Sheldon Building, Room 132. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's Parks and Recreation District facilities offer several winter activities, ranging from ice skating to basketball, said recreation manager Amy Pederson Friday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Al Trader, Sr. has rang the bell for Barnes County's Salvation Army every year for the past 20 years, he estimates. The Valley City man began ringing the bell after he retired the second time and looks forward to it every year.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
Valley City Cares, a local, independent charity organization is sponsoring a mitten tree in Valley City for the 36th year. Run by Rosie Larson and her family, the tree helps provide those in need with mittens, boots, scarves, toys and other donated items during the holiday season.
The tree is located at First Community Credit Union, where people can drop off donations. Other drop-off sites are at Miller Motors, The Mane Tamer, MarketPlace Foods, and Barnes County Extension Office. Donations can also be dropped off at Larson's house by calling (701) 845-0688.
A fund has been established for an Oriska family who lost everything in a house fire last week.
On Dec. 4, everyone was gone when the home Becky Sundstrom shared with Andrew Gubrud and daughter Nellie was destroyed by fire. While the family was out of harm's way, their four dogs â€“ Daisy, Hector, Peanut and Astrid â€“ all perished in the blaze.
Sundstrom's co-workers at First Community Credit Union have set up a fund for the family. Donations can be sent to First Community Credit Union, 149 Fourth Street Northeast or P.O. Box 36, Valley City, ND 58072.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.