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May 9th, 2014

Jazzin' Concert Next Thursday

May 9, 2014

Valley City High School Band Director Tom Kjelland and his students are gearing up for the annual Jazzin' Concert next Thursday.

The concert will be held Thursday, May 15 at 7 p.m. in the Hi-Liner Activity Center with tickets available before the show. Pre-sale of tickets for the show will be Monday, May 12 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the HAC lobby and before the sixth-grade and junior high concert on Tuesday, May 13. A lunch will be served at the show.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Paul Sandness to Speak at VCSU Commencement May 17

May 9, 2014

Valley City State University alumnus Paul Sandness—general counsel and corporate secretary of MDU Resources Group (MDU) in Bismarck, N.D.—will deliver the keynote address at VCSU’s 122nd commencement exercises, to be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014, in W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse on the VCSU campus.

Sandness grew up on a farm near LaMoure, N.D., and then attended VCSU, graduating in 1976 with a major in English education and a minor in German. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1979.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

9-1-1 Costs Rise Significantly

May 9, 2014

Costs of operating dispatch for 9-1-1 emergency calls have increased significantly since Barnes County took over in 2014, according to information from Kimberly Franklin, director of Barnes County Emergency Management. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC OKs USFWS Purchase Talks

May 9, 2014

Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners authorized the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to discuss buying two properties for wildlife conservation now designated partially for farming. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

May 8th

Shirley Proud of VCSU Tenure

May 8, 2014

When Dr. Steve Shirley arrived in Valley City six years ago at the age of 35, he was noted as one of the youngest university presidents in the nation.

Come July 1, Shirley becomes new president of Minot State University. At the time Shirley took the job at VCSU, he was vice president for student affairs at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D.

When Shirley arrived in Valley City, his biggest challenge “was growing the campus. Enrollment was fairly constant or flat for a number of years – like 20.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Grand Opening Planned for My Bar

May 8, 2014

The owners of My Bar in Valley City want the community to come out and see what they've done with their business after opening in February. A grand opening celebration is planned next week.
Thursday, May 15, patrons can enjoy Full Nelson Karaoke along with $2 can beers. Friday, May 16, local rock band Really Big will perform, and Saturday, May 17, Full Nelson Karaoke will be back.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Arrive Alive: VC Officials Demonstrate Mock Car Crash

May 8, 2014

Juniors and seniors at Valley City Senior High School were witnesses to a mock accident Wednesday that was intended to demonstrate the very real perils of driving while intoxicated or distracted; riding with an intoxicated driver; or riding in a vehicle, whether as a driver or passenger, without seatbelts.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

May 7th

BC Tables Garage

May 7, 2014

Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners decided to not build a small garage on courthouse grounds to house a Bobcat skid steer loader. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC OKs BCHD Software

May 7, 2014

Barnes County on Tuesday authorized spending $10,000 to buy the Barnes County Highway Department software management system. Presenting the case for buying the software were Jason Thiel, Barnes County IT director, and Jamie Smith, administrative assistant for the highway department. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Wimbledon Has Community Garden

May 7, 2014

Residents in small Barnes County town Wimbledon enjoy a community garden that was started by local resident LuAnn Martin in 2009. The garden features various plants and flowers planted by her, a walking path, a few places to sit, and a mural on the side of the building paid for by Wimbledon's Mary Beth Olombel and painted by Linda Schwartz, of Fried Township.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

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