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July 22nd, 2014
Fort Ransom State Park is cranking up its demonstrations at its Sunne farm this season, with, for the first time, events planned every other weekend through the end of September, said Cindy Henderson, administrative assistant for the park. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Dacotah Pavilion at Valley City's Chautauqua Park was packed Monday with new Valley City and Barnes County residents along with city and county officials and representatives from area civic organizations and churches. During the event, which included a meal, residents had the opportunity to meet community leaders and make friends in their new home. Several area businesses donated items to be given as door prizes.
Area residents can catch a glimpse of what rural Barnes County town Litchville looked like when business was thriving during a public slide showing at the Litchville Community Center Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.
Jamie Smith, a resident there, said, "Many of us have memories of how Litchville was back in its heydey â€” a time when storefronts were full and business was thriving."
Take a selfie at Valley City's Crazy Day Wednesday and send it to us and we might feature it in an upcoming issue of the Times-Record.
There are plenty of activities planned, including inflatable games for children, bingo and shopping, with great opportunities for photos. The street fair begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m.
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Valley City will soon have a full-time counselor to provide a service that public health officials have said is very much needed in Valley City and throughout the state. Jennifer Eberle, mental health counselor, will provide various counseling services at Creative Therapy, located in the Hub Mac at 150 Second Street Southwest, suite 1 in Valley City.
A semi-truck from the Great Plains Food Bank was in Valley City Friday to distribute food to area residents in need. Fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, frozen and refrigerated meats and even items like dog food and cold cereals were displayed in bins at the parking lot of the Regional Technology Center where a crowd was welcome to "shop" and pick up what they wanted.
The Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals will have its big yearly fundraising event on the grounds of the Barnes County Courthouse come September. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Shakespeare Fargo/Moorhead is presenting a free performance of The Taming of the Shrew from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday in Valley City's Chautauqua Park, said Valley City's Jenni Lou Russi, one of the actors in the play. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Public School District Superintendent Dean Koppelman said Thursday at first glance a promise to dramatically increase state aid for public schools could be a boon for Valley City.
As of Thursday, Koppelman said he had not yet heard from Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota superintendent of public instruction, about a 56.7 percent expected increase in state aid for education for the next biennium, but, â€śThat sounds very, very good.â€ť
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Three sisters reunited in Valley City, their home community, last month. Irene Haugen, 90, of Valley City; Inez Hopewell, 85, of California; and Viola Medd, 95, of Portland, Ore. joined 120 family members, nieces and nephews to spend the day at the Ray Haugen farm north of Dazey for a picnic on June 28.
More in Friday's Times-Record.