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July 11th, 2014
Barnes County residents are at risk of catching West Nile virus, now that the Grand Forks Mosquito Control program has reported to the North Dakota Department of Health that it identified a mosquito pool that has tested positive for the virus. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
On Saturday, July 12, from 1 p.m. on, a fundraiser for the Midland Continental Depot Museum in Wimbledon, N.D., will take place in the Wimbledon Park.
From 1 p.m. until gone floats will be served, including root beer, orange or grape, along with ice cream sundaes including Donna Petersonâs hot fudge and all the toppings.
There will also be face-painting and temporary tattoos. Vanilla and chocolate ice cream will be provided by the Midwest Dairy Association.
For more information contact Carol Peterson (701) 435-2912.
Smoke from forest fires in far northwestern Canada is blowing through North Dakota, and haze is drifting in from the fires between Jamestown and Valley City. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City-based Six D Construction is using a new building material to construct new triplexes north of Legacy Place on 13th Street SE. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Newcomers to the Valley City-Barnes County area are invited to a welcome event to meet civic leaders and learn more about the community. The event will be held on Monday, July 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dacotah Pavilion in Chautauqua Park in Valley City.
Former Valley City Commissioner Kenneth Evenson of Valley City, 77, passed Wednesday, July 2, at his Valley City residence. At the time he was serving as a manager on the board for the Barnes County Water Resource District.
Evenson also worked as a lineman for Cass County Electric and Valley City. Evenson is survived by wife Dotty; daughter Deborah Ramsay; son Jeffrey Evenson, a medical doctor; and several grandchildren.
He also served as an honor guard with the American Vets Club.
Valley City's David Dunham would like to see some limitations placed on fireworks leading up to Independence Day. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Barnes County Soil Conservation District is offering free assessments to homeowners to lessen the chances of their home being damaged in a wildfire. Learn more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Organizers of the Debbie Gable Memorial Ride are seeking help from the community in the form of donations for the live and silent auctions that will be held in conjunction with the sixth annual ride to raise money for Hospice of the Red River Valley. To make a donation, contact Edie Johnson at (701)490-2045. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Valley City will hold a public meeting Wednesday to discuss the future of the city's renaissance zone, which is set to end in July, 2015. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Valley City City Hall to discuss potential changes to the zone, particularly to re-examine the geography of the zone to determine if adjustments should be made that would allow property owners to take advantage of the renaissance zone, according to Tony Kobbervig, a member of the Valley City Renaissance Zone Authority.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.