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February 11th, 2014
Flooding and permanent flood control were on the minds of Valley City residents and city officials during a public meeting Thursday.
About 35 Valley City residents listened while city officials discussed the next phase of permanent flood protection and how the ongoing project would be financed.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City State University President Dr. Steve Shirley Monday said he is one of four finalists for the new president of Minot Sate University. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
North Dakota Winter Show Women's Division luncheon is set for Thursday, March 6 at 12:30 p.m. at the Valley City Eagles Club, said Mary Ann Bertnston. Tickets for the annual luncheon cost $17, and are available at Valley Drug, Nu Cara Pharmacy (formerly Foss Drug), Central Avenue HealthMart Pharmacy, Quilted Ceiling and from Winter Show members. The entertainment for the luncheon is pop music singer Robby Vee.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Former Valley City High School student and NASCAR fan Kelly Klein got a surprise she'll not soon forget last month when she received a personal autograph from her favorite driver Jeff Gordon.
VCHS teacher Peggy Kvien shares Klein's passion for NASCAR and Gordon, so she arranged for Gordon to sign a Hendricks Motorsports cap especially for Klein. Hendricks Motorsports is the company that maintains Gordon's #24 car.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
North Dakota is considering pumping Garrison Diversion water into Lake Ashtabula in care of severe drought, said Rich Schueneman, manager of Baldhill Dam and Lake Ashtabula for the Army Corps of Engineers. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Mercy Hospital plans to make major improvements to patient care with the help of a $2.53 million gift from the estate of Leonard and Marjorie (Dreis) Wright of Mukilteo, Wash., hospital and foundation officials said Thursday.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Editor's note: Eatery of the Week is a new feature series that looks at area restaurants and what they offer. The new feature will run weekly in the Times-Record.
A fine dining restaurant in Valley City offers a wide array of homemade menu items, including steak, prime rib, seafood, chicken, pasta and more.
A Valley City man has been arrested for attempting to lure a minor, possibly for sexual purposes.
Chris Kinney, 46, was arrested and charged Thursday with Luring a Minor by Computer or Electronic Device, a class-C felony; and Corruption or Solicitation of a Minor, a Class-A misdemeanor.
On Feb. 5. a juvenile reported to a social worker that the juvenile had received text messages of a sexual nature, according to a press release from the Valley City Police Department. The social worker contacted the VCPD.
Negotiations between the Valley City Public School Board and the Valley City Education Association ended after no agreement was reached at a meeting Wednesday. The school board then met Thursday morning to approve issuing unilateral contracts to Valley City Public School District teachers for the 2013-2014 school year.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.
LaMoure-based attorney Tonya Duffy has been offered a position as a Barnes County assistant state's attorney, said Carl Martineck Wednesday. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.