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November 18th, 2014
The North Dakota Department of Transportation has authorized drainage from a lot where a Valley City McDonald's restaurant has been proposed into a ditch designed for Interstate 94 drainage, but a request for a neighboring lot is still on hold, said John Thompson, district engineer for the Valley City NDDOT office. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Ninety-one area families in need will get a full Thanksgiving dinner this year, thanks to the efforts of three Valley City churches. Faith Lutheran Church, Our Savior's Lutheran Church and Trinity Lutheran Church have teamed up again this year to fill baskets with all the traditional Thanksgiving goodies. More in
The Salvation Army Service Unit of Barnes County is preparing to begin its annual Red Kettle fundraising Campaign the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 28, said Joe Lunde, kettle campaign co-chairman with Phil Leitner. More in Tuesday's issue of the Tmes-Record.
Two people died in an Eckelson home Monday and another was hospitalized â€“ the result of a possible propane leak.
According to Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin, authorities responding to the scene to preform a welfare check at the request of a neighbor noticed a strong propane odor before requesting the Sanborn Fire Department secure the scene.
Three people were found inside the home; a man and a woman were pronounced dead at the scene and another woman was transported to a Fargo Hospital by Life Flight.
Between 1968 and 1972, Valley City State University basketball player Cavin Anderson scored 2305 points, clenching the record for career scoring leader, a record he holds to this day. He also held the fourth place record for career rebounds with 822. and the school record for 545 free throws.
Cavin died last week in Waterford City at the age of 64.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Valley City State University has been featured on OnlineU.org as offering one of the best value online degrees in the nation, said Kimberly Wetter, an employee of the SR Education Group. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
There are three favorites that are still getting a little playtime as new inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame in Rochester, New York.
Santa Cops & Kids is gearing up to provide another unforgettable Christmas for some area youngsters and is asking the community to help out. More in Friday's Times-Record.
Bull riders who competed in summer bull riding events have another chance to ride next weekend at the Duel in the Dirt Finals at the North Dakota Winter Show Event Center.
The finals are set for Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. both nights.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley City's 2 or so inches of snow over the past few days will likely stick around another week, as below average temperatures for this time of year remain, said Mark Ewens, a meteorologist technician with the Grand Forks office of the National Weather Service. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.