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March 17th, 2014

Digitarium Offers Advanced Space Experience

March 17, 2014

Students in the Maple Valley School District got to see space in a new way the past week as they learned in a digital planetarium.
The $30,000 Digitarium belongs to the teacher center in Valley City, and 17 school districts throughout the state helped pay for it.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

Flood Insurance Rates Expected to Fall

March 17, 2014

New legislation lowering flood insurance rates is expected to soon be signed by President Obama, said Todd Deutsch, an aide to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Thursday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC Spellers to State

March 17, 2014

Two Barnes County students will compete next week in the 2014 North Dakota State Spelling Bee Competition in Bismarck.
Ashley Tahran, a seventh-grader at Maple Valley, and Nita Warcken-Peterson, an eighth-grader at Valley City Junior High School, will compete in the state spelling bee on March 21.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

Burgers, Beer, Chicken and More at VC's Budget Burger

March 17, 2014

Restaurant of the Week is a new feature series that looks at area restaurants and what they offer. The new feature runs weekly in the Times-Record.

Budget Burger, located at 951 West Main Street in Valley City and owned by Bob and Tammy Drake, offers an array of burgers including the Western Burger — complete with barbecue sauce, fried onions, pickles, bacon and American cheese — the Jalapeno Burger, made with Swiss cheese, jalapenos and jalapeño sauce, and the Chili Burger.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

March 14th

VC Schools Lose 3 Students

March 14, 2014

Valley City Public School District lost three more students since January. During the Valley City Public School Board meeting Monday, Superintendent Dean Koppelman said the district is down 24 students from last year.
"(The loss) is across our district," Koppelman said, stating Jefferson Elementary School is down five students; Washington Elementary School is down six students; Valley City Junior High School is down three students; and Valley City High School is down 10 students.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

VC Beet Economics Meeting Tuesday

March 14, 2014

Informational meetings on the economics of industrial beet production are scheduled at five locations in central North Dakota this coming week of March 17. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Rail Delays More than Inconvenient for Farmers

March 14, 2014

Delays in rail car shipments of grain from area elevators are causing more than inconvenience for farmers and elevator operators. In many cases, the delays are costing money as well.

Fish Houses Must be Gone by Sat.

March 14, 2014

Permanent fish houses must be off North Dakota lakes by the end of the day Saturday, said Greg Hastings, district game warden for North Dakota Game and Fish, based in Jamestown. More in Friday''s issue of the Times-Record.

Sens Met With BNSF CEO

March 14, 2014

Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp Tuesday met with BNSF Railway CEO Carl Ice to follow up on a range of concerns they expressed to railroad officials over the past year. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

March 13th

Herman Stern Honored Posthumously

March 13, 2014

Thursday, North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple presented the North Dakota Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award to the family of Herman Stern, a businessman and visionary who managed the Straus Clothing Store in Valley City for 70 years and made numerous contributions to the state, including establishing the North Dakota Winter Show and founding the Greater North Dakota Association, now known as the Greater North Dakota Chamber (GNDC).

Stern, who passed away in 1980, is the 40th recipient of the award, the state’s highest commendation for its citizens.

The Hi-Liner girls lost to Bismarck Century, 1-4, but defeated Williston 3-2 at the state...
The VCHS Hi-Liners defeated the Fargo North Spartans 5-3 in the first round of the EDC softball...
These VCHS students were recognized by the U.S. Marines. See Thursday's Times-Record to read more.

 

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