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July 23rd, 2014
An open house to teach the community about the Dakota College at Bottineau programs on the Valley City State University campus is planned for Thursday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Skoal Room at VCSU's Student Center.
Litchville native Tate Smith has organized the Third Annual Ride the Hide Bull Bash, to be followed by the Andrea "Annie" Arbuckle Memorial Shootout, on Aug. 30 in Litchville, said his mother, Connie Smith. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
At the request of Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin, the Times-Record will begin featuring a wanted felon each Wednesday as a way to enlist the public's help in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest.
The first wanted felon in the project is Tyler Delmore, who is wanted for a felony and a number of misdemeanor charges.
Fort Ransom State Park is cranking up its demonstrations at its Sunne farm this season, with, for the first time, events planned every other weekend through the end of September, said Cindy Henderson, administrative assistant for the park. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Dacotah Pavilion at Valley City's Chautauqua Park was packed Monday with new Valley City and Barnes County residents along with city and county officials and representatives from area civic organizations and churches. During the event, which included a meal, residents had the opportunity to meet community leaders and make friends in their new home. Several area businesses donated items to be given as door prizes.
Area residents can catch a glimpse of what rural Barnes County town Litchville looked like when business was thriving during a public slide showing at the Litchville Community Center Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.
Jamie Smith, a resident there, said, "Many of us have memories of how Litchville was back in its heydey â€” a time when storefronts were full and business was thriving."
Take a selfie at Valley City's Crazy Day Wednesday and send it to us and we might feature it in an upcoming issue of the Times-Record.
There are plenty of activities planned, including inflatable games for children, bingo and shopping, with great opportunities for photos. The street fair begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m.
Email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at our office (146 3rd Street Northeast, Valley City). Don't forget to include your name and what you were doing when the photo was taken.
Valley City will soon have a full-time counselor to provide a service that public health officials have said is very much needed in Valley City and throughout the state. Jennifer Eberle, mental health counselor, will provide various counseling services at Creative Therapy, located in the Hub Mac at 150 Second Street Southwest, suite 1 in Valley City.
A semi-truck from the Great Plains Food Bank was in Valley City Friday to distribute food to area residents in need. Fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, frozen and refrigerated meats and even items like dog food and cold cereals were displayed in bins at the parking lot of the Regional Technology Center where a crowd was welcome to "shop" and pick up what they wanted.