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March 24th, 2014
City Park's band shell that was damaged from two floods will soon get a new foundation, which marks the first phase of making the structure safe again for the community to use. Tyler Jacobson, director of Valley City Parks and Recreation, said Friday that they've awarded contracts for the construction of the new foundation and moving of the band shell sometime this spring.
Barnes County officials are united in an effort to continue having a Southeast Judicial District judge based in Valley City after Judge John T. Paulson retires June 3. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Arrest numbers in Valley City are up, a trend attributed to having a full staff at the Valley City Police Department along with more emphasis put on reporting, according to the VCPD 2013 annual report released this week by VCPD Police Chief Fred Thompson.
Valley City bar, the Captain's Pub, recently started a beer pong league and hopes to attract more players for another round this summer or early fall.
Pub Manager Jonathan Daluge said he started the league to try and bring college students back into the bar. Several players agree being a part of the league gives them something fun to do with their friends on a Thursday evening.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Only one initiated constitutional petition was submitted and approved early enough to make the June 10 primary election ballot, said Al Jaeger, North Dakota Secretary of State. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Attorney Carl Martineck and new assistant State's Attorney Tonya Duffy will be making the same salaries that former State's Attorney Lee Grossman and his assistant were making when Grossman left in February. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Police Officer Cody Thibert was promoted to the rank of sergeant during a regular meeting of the Valley City City Commission Tuesday.
The final cost of turning Valley City's former First Community Credit Union building into a new home for the City County Health District could be as high as $1.1 million, Barnes County commissioners learned Tuesday. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
On Wednesday, March 26, at Valley City State University's Rhodes Science Center and on Thursday, March 27 at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum, â€śInequality for All,â€ť a powerful documentary film written by Robert Reich, will be shown at 7 p.m. both nights. Admission is free.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Days are getting warmer, seed catalogs are in mailboxes and spades and rakes are showing up in stores. It must be time to start thinking about gardening. And even those area apartment-dwellers and folks without extra outdoor space can reap the rewards of gardening by renting a space at the Valley City Community Gardens.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.