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April 22nd, 2015

Blood Drive Scheduled

April 22, 2015

The Valley City Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees will hold its spring blood drive on May 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Valley City Eagles Club.

A separate blood drive will be held on May 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Valley City State University Grachien Gymnasium.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

BC OKs Wellness Center Funds

April 22, 2015

At a Tuesday meeting, Barnes County commissioners voted 4-1 with Roger Berntson opposed to fund the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center out of economic development funds to a total of $250,000.

More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Narrow Miss Again for MV School District

April 22, 2015

Maple Valley School District voters narrowly defeated a school bond issue again that would have allowed the district to build a new school in Tower City and renovate the existing building.

The special election was held Tuesday, April 14, but the results weren't final as school board members had to wait until Monday's school board meeting to open absentee ballots.

April 21st

One Injured in DUI Crash

April 21, 2015

Alcohol was involved in a one-vehicle accident that injured a West Fargo woman near Oriska Saturday.

The SUV, driven by Dheryl Nilson, 54, was southbound on Highway 32 when it left the roadway at about 10:20 p.m., according to a media release from Barnes County Sheriff Randy McLaflin. Nilson tried to bring the vehicle back onto the road. The vehicle then rolled several times in the west ditch coming to rest on its wheels. Nilson was transported to CHI Mercy Health in Valley City by ambulance and later transfered to a Fargo hospital.

Smith Lumber Grand Opening Begins Thursday

April 21, 2015

Smith Lumber in Valley City is holding its grand opening this weekend, complete with specials and demonstrations, door prizes and a cook out.
Brenda Durheim, who owns the store with her husband Tim, said there will be in-store specials Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with one distribution representative there Thursday with special promotions.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

DECA Students Raising Money for Trip to Nationals

April 21, 2015

Valley City High School DECA students are currently raising money for their upcoming national DECA conference.On Wednesday, April 22 they will be joining forces with the Valley City Pizza Ranch for a Community Impact Night from 5-7:30 p.m. These DECA members will receive 10 percent of the night’s sales. Stop by to visit with these DECA members or call for delivery and enjoy some pizza, while supporting our local youth.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

April 20th

Burn Ban Still in Effect

April 20, 2015

A small grass fire west of Baldhill Dam Thursday serves as a reminder of the current danger of grass and wildfires.

The fire was reported to the Valley City Rural Fire Department at about 11:20 a.m. Thursday, according to Valley City Rural Fire Department Chief Gary Retterath. People working in the area witnessed the smoke just after a train passed and were able to extinguish the flames before the fire department arrived. The fire department assisted by wetting hot spots to keep the fire from re-igniting.

Circle of Friends Students Clean Litter for Earth Day

April 20, 2015

Circle of Friends pre-kindergarten class cleans litter in preparation of Earth Day, which is held Wednesday. "We are doing best to keep Valley City clean," said Colette Jenson of Circle of Friends.

Local Trail Members Get Awards

April 20, 2015

The Sheyenne River Valley Chapter of the North Country Trail Association held its annual meeting on Saturday, April 11, at the Valley City Eagles Club. The group shared plans for the development and maintenance of the North Country Trail this summer which includes removing downed trees across the trail, installing directional signage, stop signs, brochure boxes and interpretive panels along the trail, and installing boardwalks in several low areas or filling in low spots with gravel.

More in Monday's Times-Record.

Drug Store Closing April 25

April 20, 2015

The Thrifty White Pharmacy in the Marketplace Foods building closes its doors for good April 25, said Pharmacist Kal Klingenstein on Friday.

More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

The Hi-Liner girls' softball team fell to the Jamestown Blue Jays 6-12. See the Friday Times-Record...
VCHS athlete Casey Engelhard signs to compete in track and field at VCSU. See Thursday's Times-...
The VCHS Boys' Golf team heads to the EDC tournament today in Fargo.

 

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