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March 19th, 2015

Ag Producers Honored

March 19, 2015

Several farmers and farm families were honored Wednesday at the annual Ag Award Luncheon sponsored by the Valley City Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with National Ag Day.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

BC Checking Skylight Repairs

March 19, 2015

The first step toward repairing historical skylights at the top of the Barnes County Courthouse rotunda could cost almost $20,000, Barnes County Commissioners heard Tuesday.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Lincoln Exhibition Now on Display at BC Museum

March 19, 2015

“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibition that opened at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum Wednesday, March 18, examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War—the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

March 18th

CP Rail Proposes Moving Approach

March 18, 2015

Barnes County elected officials are hopeful a plan by CP Rail to move an approach at the Maryvale Convent on River Road 800 feet west cold make it easier for traffic to get in and out of the convent over railroad tracks.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

VC School Board Opposes Guns in School Bill

March 18, 2015

The Valley City Public School board passed a motion Monday to not support North Dakota House Bill 1195, which would allow a specially-trained individual to carry a concealed firearm in a school. School board member Rick Ross voted against the motion made by Mike Callahan during Monday's regular board meeting.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Energy Beet Ethanol: Learning Farmer's Needs

March 18, 2015

North Dakota-based Green Vision Group is considering building a beet-sugar-to-ethanol plant in Barnes County, and is in the process of working out a major hurdle – finding energy beet growers. But growers are reluctant to make a commitment to producing a new crop until they know there will be a plant to buy the beets. A meeting held Tuesday in Valley City could bring growers and ethanol producers closer to understand each other's needs and intents.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Junior High Drama Presents 'Surfs Up!'

March 18, 2015

How can you top "You Can’t Take it with You" and "Scared Silly," both which were produced by Valley City High School Drama last fall? "Surfs Up!" is this year’s junior high musical that will surely be the perfect play to finish up the year.

The musical will come to the VCHS stage Thursday, March 19 through Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 every evening.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

March 17th

DQ Gives Free Ice Cream to Celebrate 75 Years

March 17, 2015

Valley City's Dairy Queen joined other Dairy Queen stores across the nation all day Monday offering free small vanilla ice cream cones to celebrate 75 years of business.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Police Seek Help Locating Hit-and-Run Suspect

March 17, 2015

Valley City police are asking for the public's help in locating a suspect involved in a hit-and-run overnight Thursday.

At about 3 a.m. Friday, the hit-and-run was reported in the 600 block of Third Avenue Northeast in Valley City. A black 2010 Chevrolet Impala, which was legally parked, was struck by a white 1992-98 Pontiac Grand Am, according to Valley City Police Department Chief Fred Thompson in a media release. The owner of the Impala, who was asleep at the time, was awakened by the crash.

Keep the Fires Burning, but Only Where Intended

March 17, 2015

Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath warns residents to be careful when burning outdoors.

Saturday, crews spent over an hour fighting a grass fire that burned in a pasture south of Valley City. While there was no danger of any structures succumbing to the fire said Retterath, the potential is there, especially on windy days.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

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