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November 26th, 2013

Grossman Terminated As Griggs SA

November 26, 2013

The Griggs County Commission has severed ties with the Barnes County State’s Attorney’s Office and approved a joint powers agreement with Nelson County to provide the county with legal services, said Barnes County State's Attorney Lee Grossman. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

November 25th

VCSU President Shirley says State of the Unversity Is Good

November 25, 2013

Valley City State University President Dr. Steve Shirley presented his annual State of the University Address Monday, and said VCSU is in good condition in terms of enrollment and financially. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Red Kettle Drive Begins Friday

November 25, 2013

Barnes County's Salvation Army annual red kettle drive begins this week on Black Friday. Organizers hope to raise $40,000 this year, $10,000 more than the goal last year, but still less than the record-breaking amount raised last year.
This year's fundraising campaign begins Friday, Nov. 29, and lasts until Christmas Eve. The familiar red kettles will be set up at Leevers Foods, Marketplace Foods and Shopko in Valley City.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

BC Agrees to Add Regulatory Funds

November 25, 2013

Barnes County has agreed to increase its 2014 truck regulatory contribution by $5,000, providing the other three counties paying for the program also add $5,000 each. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

No Fish Hatchery Closures This Year

November 25, 2013

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Nov. 15 announced that it does not intend to close any of the nation’s national fish hatcheries in the current fiscal year. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

November 22nd

President Shirley to Present VCSU ‘State of the University’ Address Monday

November 22, 2013

President Steven W. Shirley of Valley City State University will present the “State of the University” address Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at 3:30 p.m. in Vangstad Auditorium on the VCSU campus.

The annual address will highlight 2012–13 accomplishments, as well as information on campus initiatives for 2013–14.

The event is open to the public.

Video of the address will be available at www.vcsu.edu/media/.

VCSU Officials Outline Projects

November 22, 2013

Wednesday morning Valley City State University officials told legislators visiting the campus about local campus issues and VCSU's science, technology, Engineering and Mathematics Initiatives.
The state legislature's Higher Education Funding Committee spent much of the day meeting in the Skoal room of the VCSU student center. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Meeting Set On Proposed Voting Change

November 22, 2013

All Barnes County residents are invited to an informational meeting on a proposal to switch to only one polling place in the entire county, 7 p.m. Dec. 5 in the HAC. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Area Churches Giving Thanksgiving Food Baskets to Low-Income Families

November 22, 2013

Three Valley City churches are teaming up to offer Thanksgiving food baskets for low-income families in the area.
Faith Lutheran Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and Our Savior's Lutheran Church have 60 baskets to fill with traditional Thanksgiving food Friday evening and deliver to families Saturday.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

November 21st

Students Stuff-a-Truck

November 21, 2013

Students From Valley City Public Schools stuffed a Coca Cola truck Wednesday with non-perishable food items for the Barnes County Food Pantry. In all, students collected about 3,100 items including about 2,689 food items and about $600 in cash.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

 

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