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December 10th

Salvation Army at $9,500

December 10, 2013

Barnes County's Salvation Army is at $9,500 as of Monday, which is more behind than previous years. Chairman Lee Isensee said because the campaign started later this year, due to Thanksgiving being late, they are only a quarter of the way to their $40,000 goal.
Isensee said the organization is grateful for all the donations received so far.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Knutson Re-elected BC Chairman

December 10, 2013

Barnes County Commissioners have decided to re-elected Eldred Knutson chairman and Phil Leitner vice chairman of commissioners for 2014.
Meeting Dec. 3, commissioners voted to name both commissioners to the officer seats they now hold.

December 9th

North Star Classic Wraps Up

December 9, 2013

The 14th annual North Dakota Winter Show North Star Classic wrapped up another successful year Sunday with lower than usual numbers, thanks to a winter onslaught from Mother Nature.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

BC Accepts Paving, Grader Bids

December 9, 2013

Meeting Dec. 3, Barnes County commissioners decided to repave County Road 21 from the North Valley Bridge to the Bayshore Resort at Lake Ashtabula for a total cost of $2.8 million in the summer of 2014. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

Santa Visiting Dakota Plains Friday

December 9, 2013

Santa Claus will be at the Dakota Plains, located at 151 Ninth Avenue Northwest, Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Children can get their photo taken with him for free.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

December 6th

15 Ways You Know You Live in Valley City

December 6, 2013

1. You know what "Uff Da" means, and you use the Norwegian phrase frequently to describe the bitter cold and excessive amounts of snow that befalls us for half the year.

2. You know the Hi-Line bridge is the most picturesque structure in your community, and you were even called a "Hi-Liner" if you attended school here.

3. You probably worked at John Deere or the Open Door Center at some point in your life.

4. You rave about Pizza Corner and take visitors there, and they become excited when they know they can buy frozen pizzas to bring back with them when they go home.

Grossman Seeking New Challenge

December 6, 2013

Barnes County State's Attorney Lee Grossman said Wednesday he decided to leave his elected position Feb. 14 to seek a new challenge. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

ODC Executive Director Mary Simonson Inducted Into Special Olympics ND Hall of Fame

December 6, 2013

Open Door Center Executive Director Mary Simonson was recently inducted into the Special Olympics North Dakota hall of fame during a ceremony in Fargo Nov. 16. Simonson helped re-establish the Special Olympics in North Dakota when she first became executive director at the ODC nearly three decades ago.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

Heitkamp Back to Pre-School in VC

December 6, 2013

U.S. Senator Heitkamp (D-NPL) visited Valley City Head Start Thursday to see firsthand the impact of spending cuts on programs that offer affordable early education for low-income families.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

December 5th

Fund Set Up for T-R Publisher Who Lost Home in Fire

December 5, 2013

A benefit fund has been set up at Bank Forward for Times-Record Publisher J. Reed Anderson and his family, who lost their home in Minnesota to a fire last week.
Reed's son Jed Anderson was living in the house at the time and lost nearly everything.
Donations to help the family can be sent to or dropped off at Bank Forward c/o Reed Anderson Benefit, 430 West Main Street, P.O. Box 635 Valley City, N.D. 58072.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

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