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November 7th, 2013

School, Teachers Still at Impasse

November 7, 2013

The Valley City Public Schools and the Valley City Education Association are still at impasse in contract negotiations.
During a hearing Wednesday at which the entities met to discuss recommendations from a state fact-finding commission regarding teacher's pay increases, payment of accumulated sick leave days upon teachers' retirement and the establishment of a health insurance committee to review the district's self-funded health insurance program, the school board and the teacher's association agreed on all of the recommendations as written in the fact-finder's report.

Marketplace Active in Valley City

November 7, 2013

Valley City's Marketplace Foods has long been active in the community, being involved with many events, including Stff a Truck With Holiday Spirit, the United Way Sub Sale, Relay For Life, Ruckus at the Rec and On The Move. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

November 6th

Library Celebrates Chocolate

November 6, 2013

Chocolate, Chocolate. There will be so much of the sweet treat at the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library's chocolate bake sale on Saturday, they had to say it twice.
The event, which will take place Saturday from 10 a.m.. to 2 p.m., will benefit the children's library. The event will also include a book sale.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

2014 Relay Planned for Courthouse Lawn

November 6, 2013

Organizers of the Barnes County 2014 Relay for Life plan to hold the annual event on the Barnes County Courthouse lawn and in conjunction with the Rally in The Valley Weekend. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Students Raising Money for Books

November 6, 2013

During the book fair at Jefferson Elementary and Washington Elementary schools this week, the students are having a little contest to help refresh the library with new books from the Scholastic Book Fair.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

November 5th

Dam Winter Draw Down Proceeds

November 5, 2013

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is doing its winter draw down of Lake Ashtabula at Baldhill Dam, with a goal of bring down the water level by 3-1/2 feet by March 1, said Rich Schueneman, manager of the dam for the Corps. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Organic Farming as a Lifestyle Choice

November 5, 2013

Pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers or GMOs: none of these items can be found on Mylo Buchholz's Fingal-area farm. As a certified organic farmer, Buchholz uses only natural, organic practices to control pests and weeds, and it all started because he couldn't afford fertilizer one year.
Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.

November 4th

Faith Lutheran Finds New Place to Worship; ATF Offers Reward; Bank Foward Donates $10K

November 4, 2013

Faith Lutheran Church has found a new location for the congregation to worship at 575 10th Street Southwest No. 3. Meanwhile, Bank Forward donated $10,000 to its recovery fund, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced a reward of up to $5,000 for information on the fire last month.
Anyone with information about the church arson should call the following numbers:
ATF- Bismarck Satellite Office: (701) 328-9893.
Valley City Police Department: (701) 845-3110.
North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation: (701) 845-5556.

Junior Duck Stamp Artists Sought

November 4, 2013

Valley City High School student Destiny Winkler took first of show in the 2013 Junior Duck Stamp contest after receiving an honorable mention in the 2012 competition.
Contest sponsors are seeking young people to participate in the 2014 contest.

Many Events Planned for Women's Weekend

November 4, 2013

The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting another women's weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Many area businesses are offering plenty to taste, make and try in a weekend designed just for women.
Kay Vinje, Chamber executive vice president, said, "The weekend is full of interesting, fun, invigorating things to do. This will be a great girl's weekend. Gather up some friends and relatives and take it all in."
Read more about the events planned in Monday's Times-Record.

[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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