Archive - News Article
April 1st, 2014
Baseball pitcher Ty Buttrey, drafted two years ago by the Boston Red Sox, has won a $1,000 bet with his grandmother, Valley City's Jacquette "Ketta" Stricklin, who was also an athlete. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Social Services is encouraging the community to observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. The organization says, "Prevention requires a community effort, and everyone can do something."
Valley City Public Schools will be closing early with Jefferson and Washington Elementary Schools dismissing students at 12:45 p.m. and the junior/senior high school dismissing students at 1 p.m.
The Barnes County Courthouse is Closed.
Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer Wednesday announced that they will host U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Casselton on April 24. Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
The combined LaMoure/Grand Forks County team took first place in the junior division of the crop judging contest at the North Dakota Winter Show. Team members are (from left) Thomas Granger of Grand Forks County, and Zach Lahlum and Eva Lahlum of LaMoure County. They are accompanied by their coach, Eric Lahlum (far right).
VCPD Chief Fred Thompson recently offered a class that would help first responders and residents alike respond more effectively to emergencies. Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
TLChildcare in Valley City, the city's only non-profit daycare, needs help from the community. After operating for years with only one rate increase, the center has dipped into its reserve funds making it necessary to implement a significant rate increase for nearly seven dozen children in the center's care.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Education Association has filed a Writ of Mandamus petition that temporarily restrains the Valley City Public School District from issuing unilateral contracts to teachers after the two entities failed to reach an agreement in contract negotiations earlier this year.
Restaurant of the Week is a new feature series that looks at area restaurants and what they offer.
The Tower Travel Center is open seven days weekly from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and serves a full menu of breakfast, lunch and supper items all day long. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Scammers have taken aim at Cass County Electric Cooperative customers, attempting to convince business people they are behind on utility bills and must make immediate payment or have their service disconnected. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.