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September 30th, 2014
Acting on the request of Barnes County commissioners, emergency management director Kimberly Franklin has gathered information on the number of administrative calls handled by dispatch during approximately one month from Aug. 18 2014 through Sept. 15, 2014. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
A fall festival was held at the Sheyenne Riverbend Farm just outside of Valley City this weekend. The event featured a bake sale along with several vendors. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Community members banded together Sunday in an effort to raise awareness about suicide and honor loved ones who've been impacted by it during the sixth Valley City Out of the Darkness Walk. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
A Valley City teenager was killed early Saturday morning and another injured in an accident near Pingree, N.D.
According to the Associated Press, 18-year-old Miranda Stephens, the daughter of Russell and Stacy Stephens, was driving a pick-up truck and swerved to avoid a deer on a gravel road a few miles north of Pingree just after 1:30. The pickup entered the ditched and rolled, evicting the young woman. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Isaac Valenta, 19, was transported to Jamestown Regional Medical Center with non live-threatening injuries.
State Sen. George Sinner, Democratic-NPL candidate for the U.S. House seat now held by Rep. Kevin Cramer, visited Valley City on a tour of businesses and appearance at the District 24 D-NPL roundup. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University will have its homecoming next week. On Monday, students can get to know their homecoming court at 8 p.m. in Vangstad Auditorium in the VCSU Campus.
The king and queen will be crowned at coronation at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Vangstad Auditorium. The parade is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday down Central Avenue in Valley City, immediately following the Shriners parade, and the Vikings football team will take on Waldorf College at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Valley City is hosting the El Zagal Shriners' 125th Anniversary Fall Ceremonial Oct. 3 through Oct. 5, the first time in Valley City's history it is doing so, said Brian Mindt, president of the Valley City Shriner organization. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Preschoolers and kindergartners from Valley City got to pick their very own pumpkins Thursday afternoon at the Wittenberg Pumpkin Patch northeast of Valley City. Others looking for the fruit of fall can head out there this weekend.
The patch opened Thursday and is open Friday from 4-7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 1-7 p.m. To get to the farm, take the Peak exit (296) on Interstate 94, drive 6.5 miles north and two miles west.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Over 200 Valley City State University students spent Thursday morning harvesting thousand of pounds of fall produce â€“ all of which was donated to the Great Plains Food Bank â€“Â at the rural Valley City farm of Dan Faust. More in Friday's Times-Record.