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September 23rd, 2014
Earlier this year the Valley City Public School Board approved pay increases for administrators and staff members in the district after the financial situation improved this summer. Some teachers and community members have questioned that decision. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Colors in Barnes County prove fall is here. Today is the first day of the season. Send your fall foilage photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community members will band together Sunday in an effort to raise awareness about suicide and honor loved ones who've been impacted by it during the Out of the Darkness Walk. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County United Way will hold a door-to-door fundraising campaign this evening. Starting at about 5:15 p.m., volunteers, including Valley City State University athletes, will go around town, knocking on doors and asking for small donations.
Barnes County will repair 500-pound plus granite steps at the courthouse that are beginning to sag, possibly creating a safety concern, despite complications. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
A scammer has been calling area residents claiming to represent Valley City Public Utilities and demanding credit card payment to keep the resident's power on. This is a scam, according to Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson, that has been attempted in other parts of the country.
According to Lori Glaser of Valley City Public Utilities, several notices are sent out before turning off power to customers. Valley City Public Utilities never calls customers to demand payment.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners voted 3-1 to build a communication tower it will share with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Between 50 and 60 people attended a BEK Communications combination question and answer session and open house from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at its office in Valley City's Regional Technology Center, 415 Winter Show Road. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
A young man from Israel traveled all the way to Valley City to earn a GED diploma. Nadiv Swidler, 16, traveled here with his dad Jeff to take the test at the Valley City Adult Learning Center located in the Sheyenne Valley Career and Technical Center this week. He passed with honors. More in Friday's Times-Record.