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April 1st, 2013

Barnes Kids Insured at Higher Rates

April 1, 2013

Nearly 10,000 children in North Dakota are without health insurance. while the number seems high, a study released by the North Dakota State University Extension Service and North Dakota KIDS COUNT indicates that North Dakota is actually doing a good job at insuring its children, and Barnes County is one of the counties with a lower rate of uninsured children.
A variety of state programs can help families provide medical care for children and ensure access to health, dental, and vision care to nearly every child in Barnes County.

VC, Maple Valley Schools Do Well At Science Olympiad

April 1, 2013

Close to 500 middle and high school students participated in Thursday's Regional Science Olympiad at Valley City State University, with winning teams advancing to state competition at Fargo.
The Valley City High School teams were coached by Cynthia Klabo and Dennis Friestad.
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

Nine Possible Voter Fraud Cases Flagged By Counties

April 1, 2013

The Secretary of State’s office and the state’s County Auditors recently completed the posting of voting credit to individuals in the state’s central voter file, which is a record of who has voted in state elections.
The process identified nine potential cases of voter fraud out of the 325,862 voters who cast ballots in last November’s election, said North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger.
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Paul Riemerman

Local Students Place in ND Duck Stamp Contest; Senior Wins Best of Show

April 1, 2013

Valley City High School senior high art teacher Kelly Callahan shares her passion for science, wildlife and art with her students every year in a contest that combines all three. Every year, VCHS students do well, and this year was no exception.
Destiny Winkler, a senior at Valley City High School, won the 2013 Best of Show in the North Dakota Junior Duck Stamp Contest, sponsored by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Read more about the contest and other local winners in Monday's Times-Record.

March 29th

City Hall Closed for Remainder of Day

March 29, 2013

City Hall in Valley City closed at noon today in observance of Good Friday.

Weather Delays Spring Fieldwork

March 29, 2013

Area farmers are itching to get into the fields, but Mother Nature isn't cooperating. Compared to last spring when some spring wheat had already been planted, area fields are still snow-covered. While farmers hope to get into the fields by the third week in April, a cooler than usual weather forecast may delay farmers even more.
For more on spring planting, read Friday's Times-Record.

Farmers Market Entering 34th Year

March 29, 2013

The Monday-Thursday and Saturday Valley City farmers markets cooperate with each other, but are operated separately.
The Monday-Thursday market is having its annual organizational meeting 10 a.m. Saturday, April 6, at Roby's. The Saturday market will have its meeting 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at AgCountry Farm Services, 220 Winter Show Road. Both meetings are open to anyone wanting to be a vendor in 2013.

Teens Packed Rhoades Thursday

March 29, 2013

Hilde Van Gijssel of Valley City State University said Thursday's Regional Science Olympiad competitions were slated to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a 3 p.m. awards ceremony. “By 4 p.m. it's all done.”
The VCSU regional event took place in two divisions – Division B for students in grades sixth through ninth, and Division C, for high school students in 10th through 12th grades.
More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Valley Fashions Closing

March 29, 2013

Valley Fashions in Valley City will be closing its doors in the near future.
DyVonne Zinck, who owns the store with her husband George, said they started a going-out-of-business sale Wednesday, and they aren't sure how long the sale will last.
"I guess it depends on how good the sale is," Zinck said.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

March 28th

Saturday Mail Delivery May Continue

March 28, 2013

According to the U.S. Government Government Accounting Office, “The service is bound by law to deliver mail six days a week, and is incorrect in interpreting that a temporary measure used to fund U.S. government operations released it from that requirement, the GAO said in a letter to Representative Gerald Connolly, a Virginia Democrat, who requested that the watchdog agency look at the matter.

The plan to cut delivery of letter mail while retaining package delivery on Saturdays "rests upon a faulty USPS premise," GAO General Counsel Susan Poling said in the letter.

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