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December 5th

Fund Set Up for T-R Publisher Who Lost Home in Fire

December 5, 2013

A benefit fund has been set up at Bank Forward for Times-Record Publisher J. Reed Anderson and his family, who lost their home in Minnesota to a fire last week.
Reed's son Jed Anderson was living in the house at the time and lost nearly everything.
Donations to help the family can be sent to or dropped off at Bank Forward c/o Reed Anderson Benefit, 430 West Main Street, P.O. Box 635 Valley City, N.D. 58072.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

Court Seeks Facility Grant

December 5, 2013

Southeastern District Clerk of Court Wanda Auka will try to get a court facility grant from the North Dakota court system to create a permanent jury room, covering 75 percent of the estimated $23,000 total cost. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Officials Attend CAD Demo

December 5, 2013

Barnes County commissioners, Valley City police, Barnes County deputies, emergency management officials and others learned more about Computer Assisted Dispatch during a demonstration Tuesday in the Barnes County Courthouse.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

December 4th

Commissioner Calls EDC On Carpet

December 4, 2013

Tuesday Barnes County Commissioners Eldred Knutson and Rodger Berntson said the Valley City Barnes County Economic Development Corp. on the carpet for paying more than $4 million for land valued at about $500,000. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Perkins Holding Car Seat Safety Clinic

December 4, 2013

Perkins, Inc. will hold a car seat safety clinic this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Seventy-three percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly, owner Jerry Perkins said, so he advises people to check car seats before hitting the road.
Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on site to help install car seats correctly. Appointments are encouraged but not required. Call (701) 845-3071 to make an appointment.

State's Attorney Leaving Feb. 14

December 4, 2013

Barnes County State's Attorney Lee Grossman told Barnes County Commissioners Tuesday he was leaving his elected position Feb. 14.
Grossman told commissioners he was leaving to join the law firm owned by Valley City Attorney Russell J. Myhre.

Shopko Hometown Foundation to Donate up to $2K to VCPS

December 4, 2013

Those who shop at Shopko this month have an easy opportunity to help the Valley City Public School District gain up to $2,000 from the franchise's hometown foundation.
Customers who visit Shopko between Dec. 1 and Dec. 24 can simply sign their name to show support; no donation or purchase is required. Shopko Hometown Foundation will donate $1 for each signature up to $2,000.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

December 3rd

VCPS Cancels, Changes Activities Due to Weather

December 3, 2013

Marty Bratrud, activities director for Valley City Public Schools, notified the school district of changes and cancellations in school activities due to a predicted winter storm.

*The junior high girls basketball game against Barnes County North is cancelled (no make up date has been set at this time).

*Boys and girls hockey practice is cancelled for tonight in Jamestown.

Clancy Estate Makes $42K VCSU Bequest

December 3, 2013

The estate of Dr. Sharon Clancy, who died Oct. 5, 2012, has made $42,600 bequest to the Valley City State University Scholarship program, said her brother, Lynn Clancy, in a phone interview Monday from Bismarck. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

First Big Snow Falls in VC

December 3, 2013

Snow! Lots of snow has fallen since late Sunday, and more could be on the way.
Half a foot of heavy, wet snow Sunday evening into Monday afternoon caused slipping and sliding throughout Valley City and on I-94.

[Photo courtesy of Jessica Lammle] Randy Compson of Valley City, who has raced at Pierre, S.D.’s...
Valley City’s Running Buddies, coached by the Hi-Liner cross country team, raced at the one-mile...
Sharon Michael and the Valley City junior high girls, and Mikaylah Ross and the varsity girls, came...

 

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