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March 18th, 2015

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.

Tolna Dam Springs Leak

March 17, 2015

A five-foot hole in the Tolna Dam spillway with water flowing will likely end up sending Devils Lake Water into the Sheyenne River, according to the North Dakota State Water Commission.

More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

March 16th

Relay for Life Hosting Father-Daughter Dance

March 16, 2015

Barnes County Relay for Life is holding a Father-Daughter Dance on Friday, March 27 at the Hi-Liner Activity Center. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., social begins at 6:30 p.m. and the dance will be 7 to 9 p.m.

More in Monday's Times-Record.

Former VC Resident in Amazon Writing Competition

March 16, 2015

"Lord's Kingdom," a novel by St. Catherine's High School graduate, David Slone, was accepted into a selective writing competition sponsored by Amazon/Kindle. Fans and readers can nominate his novel during a 30-day period ending March 22.

Slone's book can be nominated on his Kindle Scout website, https://kindlescout.amazon.com/p/3N04PIPB2797D. Kindle Scout is a reader-powered publishing company for new, never-before-published books.

More in Monday's Times-Record.

Ft. Ransom Gets New Manager

March 16, 2015

As of Monday, Tyler Modlin goes solo as manager of Fort Ransom State Park.
Modlin, who began working march 1, served as co-manager with former manager John Kwapinski from his arrival until Friday, Kwapinski's final day at the park.

More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

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