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January 30th, 2014
When the Schonert family of Valley City's house was destroyed by fire Monday, they escaped with only the clothes on their backs. Now the family, which is living temporarily in a Valley City motel, needs the help of the community to recover from the tragedy; and so far the community is responding.
While the family's immediate needs are being met, they still need a place to live and will need to furnish a new home, said Reverend Jim Black of First Baptist Church. They will need everything, said Black, from furnishings to appliances and linens.
Valley City State University Alumni and Foundation staff will be well represented in Arizona Friday and Saturday, sponsoring events for VCSU alumni and graduates in Surprise and Mesa. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Wimbledon Community Grocery is seeking more support from the community, said Wimbledon resident Linda Grotberg. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
A new restaurant in Valley City is having its grand opening Friday. Located in the former Broken Spoke building at 100 Central Avenue South, MO eats serves common Midwest breakfast and lunch meals with a southern flair, said owner/operator Amanda Clark.
Federal Transportation Department officials have agreed to announce Essential Air Service contracts for North Dakota communities this week, and to possibly speed up transitions for Devils Lake and Jamestown, where air service is threatened, U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp said. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University will host a presentation of "Culture Shock" at 8 p.m., Monday in Vangstad Auditorium on the Valley City State University campus, said Kari Stricklin, director of the VCSU student center and student activities. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City State University Diversity and Inclusion Office will host a reading of the play The Vagina Monologues, an episodic play by Eve Ensler based on interviews with female victims of violence and sexual abuse, on March 13 at 7:30 p.m. in Theatre 320 of McFarland Hall on the VCSU campus.
Participation is open to the public. People interested in participating in the event are invited to an informal group reading in Theatre 320 on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Dr. Nadja Johnson at (701) 845-7306 or email@example.com.
A new five-year Farm Bill could be close at hand, according to statements from U.S. Senators John Hoeven (R,) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-NPL). On the table is a 1,000-page bipartisan bill that cuts food stamps by 1 percent yet provides subsidies and other programs for farmers.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
An early-morning fire left a Valley City family homeless Tuesday after destroying the residence and sending three family members to the hospital for minor injuries.
The Valley City Fire Department responded to a fire at the Schonert residence at 542 Fourth Avenue SW, Valley City at about 1:30 a.m. and battled the flames in sub-zero temperatures for the next five hours.
The Valley City Eagles Club is hosting an adult prom, complete with winter wonderland decorations, food and a grand march, this Valentine's Day. Manager Rich Hass said the doors open at the club Friday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m., and the band, Boomtown, starts at 8:30 p.m. Hass said the cost is $5 per person and requests that attendees RSVP to the Valley City Eagles Club at (701) 845-2192 by Feb. 7.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.