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August 20th, 2012

The Big Winner

August 20, 2012

Like many, Valley City resident Bonnie Olson has plenty of trips she’d like to take, but can’t always fit in due to high gas prices.

But for now, that isn’t much of a worry.

Olson had her name drawn as the winner of the grand prize of the Times-Record’s $1,000 Free Gas Giveaway and won $250 gift cards to the Valley Service, Stop and Go, Dakota Plains and Brothers III gas stations in Valley City.

“This is really going to be nice, because now my gas is paid for,” Olson said.

August 17th

Just Use a Little Less

August 17, 2012

Valley City City Administrator, David Schelkoph said that contrary to rumors, the city’s water supply is not in danger of contamination, nor is there the possibility of the sewer system backing up. The problem, Schelkoph said, is with the master lift station, and reducing pressure on the sewer system.

Enjoy Your Ride and Laughs Along the Way

August 17, 2012

To me, that husband of mine is sexy! His voice is deep and calm unlike my high, shrieking, un-calm blabber. I fall in to the transparent emerald of his eyes feeling like I’ve just landed on a grassy meadow in Ireland. His legs are muscular and formed like a Roman warrior. They are so appealing to me that if I could –I would taxidermy them and use them as a lamp just like the one in “The Christmas Story.” Geepers. I hope he doesn’t one day read this. He is a modest man with clean, soft hands. For all that he is he isn’t handy. That’s not a criticism. It just is what it is.

Valley Realty Developing Hillside Addition

August 17, 2012

Valley Realty will be developing a residential addition called Hillside Addition in the northwest part of Valley City.

Vice President Jim Knutson said the addition will have about 17 lots.
“We’re looking to start the underground work for sewer and water within the next week or two,” Knutson said, adding that he hopes to have the properties available for sale yet this fall.

Property Owners Share Buyout Stories

August 17, 2012

Being uprooted from home can cause a string of emotions to anybody, but for some Valley City residents, they feel a sense of relief being away from the flood-prone Sheyenne River. Those residents had properties bought out by the city. Valley City’s voluntary acquisition program allows the city to acquire properties close to the river that cannot be safely and permanently protected from floods.

Scam Alert

August 17, 2012

“Naeem Ibrahim Atiea” has a problem. His father was a cabinet minister for “Muhammad Gadaffi,” but when it was learned the elder Atiea didn’t support the Libyan president’s political ideology, he was killed, his property was burned and his investments were confiscated. Before his death, Atiea’s father deposited $3.7 million in a bank in Côte d’Ivoire, an African country along the Ivory Coast.

August 16th

City Officials Urge Water Conservation

August 16, 2012

Valley City City Administrator David Schelkoph said Thursday that contrary to rumors, the city's water supply is not in danger of contamination, nor is there the possibility of the sewer system backing up.
The problem, Schelkoph said, is with the master lift station, and reducing pressure on the sewer system.

Valley City Residents Ordered to Cut Back on Water Usage Until Further Notice

August 16, 2012

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) Here we go again! Valley City officials are asking for residents to curtail their water usage until further notice due to repairs being made on the cities master lift station.

Mayor Bob Werkhoven says residents downstream should not use the Sheyenne River being raw sewage is being pumped into the river.

State Dodges Bullet in Wave of Fish Kills

August 16, 2012

North Dakota is expected to see an end to the fish kills that have plagued the Midwest this summer.

Scott Gangl of the State Game and Fish department said North Dakota had nearly a dozen fish kills this year, with the largest being on the James River near LaMoure.

“It was really shallow and it warmed up to the point where it was killing northern pike, just by the heat alone,” he said. “They’re a cool-water fish and the temperatures got too extreme for them.”

Open Door: Work is the Best Social Program

August 16, 2012

In late January 2012, in a below zero day with strong northwest winds, four people from Valley City traveled to Ray, North Dakota to obtain Thunderbird Ranch Gourmet Foods for the Open Door Center. The purpose of the trip was to secure real work for people with disabilities through the production of the products of Thunderbird Gourmet Foods. Because the Open Door Center believes that work is the best social program.

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