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November 5th, 2013
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is doing its winter draw down of Lake Ashtabula at Baldhill Dam, with a goal of bring down the water level by 3-1/2 feet by March 1, said Rich Schueneman, manager of the dam for the Corps. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers or GMOs: none of these items can be found on Mylo Buchholz's Fingal-area farm. As a certified organic farmer, Buchholz uses only natural, organic practices to control pests and weeds, and it all started because he couldn't afford fertilizer one year.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Faith Lutheran Church has found a new location for the congregation to worship at 575 10th Street Southwest No. 3. Meanwhile, Bank Forward donated $10,000 to its recovery fund, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the fire last month.
Anyone with information about the church arson should call the following numbers:
ATF- Bismarck Satellite Office: (701) 328-9893.
Valley City Police Department: (701) 845-3110.
North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation: (701) 845-5556.
Valley City High School student Destiny Winkler took first of show in the 2013 Junior Duck Stamp contest after receiving an honorable mention in the 2012 competition.
Contest sponsors are seeking young people to participate in the 2014 contest.
The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting another women's weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Many area businesses are offering plenty to taste, make and try in a weekend designed just for women.
Kay Vinje, Chamber executive vice president, said, "The weekend is full of interesting, fun, invigorating things to do. This will be a great girl's weekend. Gather up some friends and relatives and take it all in."
Read more about the events planned in Monday's Times-Record.
Today Valley City's renovated Straus Mall officially opens for business, with the opening of the Lady Bell Boutique, a brand new business started by Kari Lindemann.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
Cinema Flix, Valley City's new movie theater, plans to open one day earlier than previously announced. The theater will open Thursday, Nov. 7, with two showings of Thor 2 and Free Birds, said owner Jeremy Zako.
Free Birds will play at 7 p.m. in 3-D and 7:20 p.m. in 2-D on Thursday, and Thor 2 will play at 9:20 p.m. in 3-D and 9:40 p.m. in 2-D.
Then, on Friday, the theater will start its regular hours, with Thor 2 and Free Birds showing twice in the afternoon and twice in the evening.
For more information on movie schedules, visit the theater's website www.valleycitytheater.com.
This weekend will be the perfect time to get an extra hour of sleep, with the end of daylight saving time for 2013. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
A large panoramic photo of the small Barnes County town Nome in the 1920s is the latest installment of a Nome display in the Barnes County Historical Society Museum.
The photo, which spans 12 feet in length, and other Nome relics, were donated by Randy Peterson, founder and president of the Nome Community Historical Association.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
A North Dakota fact finding commission recommended the base pay for Valley City Public School teachers be increased by $100 and teachers would continue to advance on the salary schedule for time served and for educational credits earned. This would cost the Valley City Public School District about $101,000 and could be offset by savings in replacing teachers who recently retired or resigned including one teacher who was not replaced.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.