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June 2nd, 2014
A new Valley City Barnes County Library Foundation should look at working with the newly established Sheyenne Valley Community Foundation, members of a library foundation recommendation committee decided Friday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Commissioner Phil Leitner has decided to run for a second term on the commission, first taking office in 2010. Leitner, a resident of Valley City, said Friday he is running for another term to the elected position because, â€śI have a passion for public service, and I find the work I've done on the commission to be be very rewarding. It's very interesting work and I have the time to dedicate myself to the position and see things through.â€ť More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City High School held its graduation ceremony for the 84-member class of 2014 Sunday at the Hi-Liner Activity Center. More in Monday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Community Swimming Pool opens for the season on Monday, June 2, said Tyler Jacobson, director of the Valley City Parks and Recreation District. See Monday's issue of the Times-Record for more information.
About 60 area residents were on hand Wednesday at the Valley City Eagles Club for a candidate forum in which candidates in contested races in Barnes County and Valley City were given the opportunity to introduce themselves, discuss their platforms and answer questions.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Crews have begun work on the first phase of reconstructing Valley City's City Park band shell. The structure was damaged from two floods, and to make it safe again for the community to use, it will get a new foundation and be moved about 40 feet to the north of the current site.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley City will be a stop on a Special Olympics North Dakota Law Enforcement Torch Run Friday morning. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Four leftover road construction projects from 2013 should be completed within the next couple of weeks, after which Barnes County will begin work on spring projects planned for 2014, said Kerry Johnson, Barnes County Highway Superintendent. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Beth Gigante Klingenstein recently accepted the position of Executive Director of the North Dakota Council on the Arts (NDCA). Each state has an arts council that is responsible for arts related grants, arts advocacy, folk art, and arts education programs within the state. As the director of the NDCA, Klingenstein will work with artists within the state as well as state, regional, and national arts organizations.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
George Sinner, North Dakota State Senator and candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, will visit Valley City Friday morning for coffee and conversation.
Sinner, Democratic State Senator who represents District 46, will be at Vicky's Viking Room from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday. The public is welcome to attend the "Sit Down with Sinner" event, in which Sinner hear what Barnes County residents are concerned about.