Archive - News Article
February 28th, 2012
The National Weather Service in Grand Forks is predicting a major winter storm for parts of eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota beginning late today and stretching into Wednesday.
A foot or more of snow is possible across the southern Red River Valley, tapering to six inches farther north along the Highway 2 corridor. Meteorologist Todd Hamilton of the National Weather Service in Bismarck said that Valley City could be in the 9 to 12 inch range for precipitation.
Litchville Fire Dept Fundraiser
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Sunday, March 18th
8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
at the Litchville Communty Center
Free Will Donation
Money will be used to help pay for the new fire truck.
Learn how 500 patriots can restore liberty in any Congressional District.
The Sheyenne Valley Constitutional Forum will host âThe Power of 500â presented by Chris Stevens, North Dakota Field Coordinator for the John Birch Society.
Thurs. March 8th at 7:00 PM at the Sheyenne Care Center conference room.
Free and open to the public. (For more information call 701-845-9673.)
VALLEY CITY (Midwest Dairy Association) To help commemorate the 75th Anniversary of North Dakota Winter Show, dairy farmers have invited Viktor, the Minnesota Vikings mascot, to meet fans, pose for photos and sign autographs. Viktor will be appearing at the show from 1-3 p.m., Thursday, March 8, near the Midwest Dairy Association milkshake stand inside the North Dakota Winter Show building.
It was a far cry from bulls, broncs and cowboys at the Winter Show main arena Saturday night.
In a venue usually accustomed to hosting rodeos and livestock shows, the atmosphere was slightly different, with blaring hip hop entrance music, a scantily clad ring girl and intensely focused fighters pacing the floor in anticipation of the next fight.
Hundreds of fans had come from as close as Jamestown and as far as the Turtle Mountain Reservation to witness a first in Valley City: mixed martial arts cage fighting.
An 18-year-old Valley City man died following a single-vehicle rollover on Thursday night.
A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Dillon Kapaun, a senior at Valley City High School, was observed driving south out of town on County Road 21 by a Valley City Police Officer who saw sparks emitting from the front left wheel assembly.
A caller to the Valley City Police Department reported a pick-up had hit the bridge on Viking Drive prior to the rollover, and Sgt. Josh Rude with the Highway Patrol confirmed it was the same vehicle.
Mild weather and a sense of civic duty have brought large numbers of voters to City Hall to participate in the mayoral and commissioner recall election.
"It's been constant," said election clerk Ellen Bolstad of the crowds at City Hall.
"There's been maybe a few 10 to 15 minute lulls, but somebody's here all the time," election judge Dorothy Olson said of the healthy turnout. "That's what you have elections for, though."
The North Dakota State University Extension Service has set dates for agricultural seminars to be held in the state.
The NDSU Feedlot School is underway today and tomorrow at the Carrington Research Extension Center in Carrington. The Feedlot School is an intensive series of courses for cattle producers, feeders, backgrounders, feed industry personnel and anyone else who is interested in learning more about feedlot production, nutrition, waste management and marketing.
Local, state and federal officials are set to hold a flood preparedness town hall meeting at the Barnes County Courthouse in the Commission Meeting Room Thursday, Jan. 26 from 6-9 p.m.
Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state Emergency Services department, as well as representatives from the State Water Commission and local emergency services will be on hand to present and hear residents' flood concerns. Topics will include the 2012 flood outlook, as well as discussion of flood insurance and flood risk mitigation.
BISMARCK, N.D. â Tax Commissioner Cory Fong and Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring will co-host a meeting with representatives of the state's agricultural organizations to discuss the 2012 agricultural land values on Wednesday, January 25. The meeting will begin at 1:30 pm in the Pioneer Room (located on the Ground Floor of the Judicial Wing of the State Capitol). Staff from the Tax Department, Department of Agriculture, along with the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at NDSU will be on hand for the discussion.