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January 14th, 2015
Valley City's Steve Nielson has been named Optimist of the Year by the Valley City Optimist Club for â€śhis dedicated service to the organization,â€ť said Sue Carlsrud on Monday. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County's United Way volunteers are planning to make a gigantic submarine sandwich to sell next week to raise funds for local organizations. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Country singer Rodney Atkins will headline the North Dakota Winter Show concert this year. The "Take a Back Road" singer will take the stage at 8:30 p.m., and Fargo-based rock-country group 32 Below will open the show at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6.
Atkins, an east Tennessee native, is known for hits, "If You're Going Through Hell," "Watching You" and "Farmer's Daughter."
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Faith Lutheran Church will open bids for construction of a new church Wednesday.
The new building, which will replace the church building that was destroyed by an arson fire in Oct. 2013, will be a modern structure on one level, according to Faith Lutheran Church's building committee chairman Keth Hovland.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
The Barnes County Historical Society will host a lecture, â€śGettysburg; A Lesson in Leadership,â€ť by Rod Olson and Chris Iverson 7 p.m. Thursday at The Barnes County Historical Society Museum. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley Development Corporation requested to use $500,000 from the city economic development fund toward construction of the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center. The Valley City Commission will consider the request at its regular meeting on Jan. 20 at 5 p.m. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Kasidy Tibke, a sophomore at Valley City High School, has set a lofty goal and is now looking for help in raising $5,000 for the Barnes County Relay for Life. Tibke and her family, who've been affected by cancer, have been a part of the Relay for many years.
On Friday, June 12 as the Barnes County Relay for Life kicks off its 16th annual event, on the south lawn of the Barnes County Courthouse, Tibke will be preparing for her life-changing challenge event.
Classic Saturday movies that David and Kimberly Brekke had been showing at The Vault have been placed on hiatus, resulting from health problems David is suffering from. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Valley City Junior Senior High School art students will show off their artwork from the past semester this (Monday) evening at an art show.
The show will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the cafeteria and junior high halls. Junior high art is taught by Carol Foth and senior high art is taught by Kelly Callahan.
Some of the stories that will be talked about today: House Republicans are on track to pass legislation to authorize the construction of the contentious Keystone XL oil pipeline. It's still not immediately clear even within the Obama administration whether rogue hackers or other governments disrupted North Korea's networks last month. Obama administration officials are not providing any details about the proposal to give every American student two years of community college for free... no word on where the money would come to pay for it.