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May 6th, 2015

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Stars Wars Events at Library

May 6, 2015

Cody Seidilinger does light saber battles Monday at the Valley City Barnes County Public Library, as he practices to be a Jedi Knight during Star Wars events at the library.

Look for the Photo of the Day on the Times-Record website each Tuesday. Email submissions to

May 5th

Wellness Center Bids Awarded

May 5, 2015

Contracts for the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center were awarded during a special meeting of the Valley City Park Board Friday.

Successful bidders were G6, Fargo as the general contractor; Manning Mechanical, Fargo, for mechanical; Grotberg Electric, Valley City, for electrical, Associated Pool, Bismarck, for the pool; Strata Corporation, Valley City, for civil construction; George E. Haggert, Fargo, for sewer construction and Johnson Controls, Fargo, for controls. KLJ, Valley City, is the project engineer and JLG Architects, Fargo, is the architect.

VCBC Library Being Painted

May 5, 2015

Detail work of the Valley City Barnes County Public Library is being painted to as closely as possible match the color scheme of the building when it was opened to the public in 1903.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

BC Housing Gets Federal Grant

May 5, 2015

The Barnes County Housing Authority was recently named one of 15 North Dakota housing authorities to receive a share of $1.4 million in federal funding to operate and maintain public housing. The Barnes County Housing Authority will receive over $23,500.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Ford Gets Business of Year Award ; Sayler Gets Hi-Line Award

May 5, 2015

Stoudt-Ross Ford was named the Business of the Year at the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce and Valley City-Barnes County Development Corp. combined annual banquet Tuesday, April 28 at Woodland Steakhouse. Doreen Sayler received the Hi-Line Award, and several more businesses and individuals were awarded.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

May 4th

VCHS Holds 'A Year in Our Lives' Prom

May 4, 2015

Valley City High School hosted "A Year in Our Lives" prom this Saturday. The "green prom" aimed to celebrate the seasons and preserve the environment. Much of the decor was recycled and reused. Prom Director Carol Foth said students also made decorations like chandeliers from plastic bottles.

The idea came about in an effort to use up some prom supplies that have gathered and been stored over the years.

More in Monday's Times-Record.

May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 4, 2015

Governor Jack Dalrymple has officially proclaimed May 2015 as Stroke Awareness Month in North Dakota. In recognition of this important observance, the North Dakota department of Health is working to raise awareness about the importance of stroke prevention, early recognition of signs and symptoms of stroke, and the need to act fast at the first sign of a stroke.

More in Monday's Times-Record.

VCSU Sets Earth Day Celebration

May 4, 2015

Valley City State University will host its fourth annual Earth Day Festival on Wednesday, May 6, beginning at 5 p.m. on the campus green north of McFarland Hall and west of Rhoades Science Center.

More in Monday's Times-Record.

May 2nd

CORRECTION: Tod Rohde Benefit Scheduled for Monday at Valley City VFW

May 2, 2015

A benefit supper for Valley City resident Tod Rohde will be held Monday, May 4 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Valley City VFW.

Tod, a long-time employee of Enterprise Sales, collapsed on March 9 and has been hospitalized since. At first, doctors thought he was suffering from pancreatitis, because he had in the past, but later determined it was something else, though it's unknown what is causing his illness.

May 1st

VIDEO: 7 Facts You Didn't Know About The Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2015

With the 141st annual Kentucky Derby right around the bend, we're bringing you a list of things you might not have known about the iconic horse race.

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Valley City took two from LaMoure, Wednesday night, 10-0 and 7-6.


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