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May 13th, 2014
Barnes County Relay for Life is hosting a talent show during this year's event. Nicole Cleveland, activities and entertainment chair for the Barnes County Relay for Life, encourages those who have a talent and would like to showcase it to help raise money to fight against cancer to sign up for the contest.
She said talents can be anything â€” juggling, singing, magic, gymnastics, dancing and more.
Valley City's team came in fifth in the state at the May 2 Ford/AAA Student Auto Sills competition at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Wyatt Hatcher and Micah Anderson came in fifth of 10 teams and 20 students from across North Dakota. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's former Stop-n-Go convenience store opened as a Casey's General Store Friday. Area supervisor Heidi Marcyes said the store closed Wednesday for the transition and re-opened Friday.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Tammy Sadek believes her son Andrew, who disappeared from his dorm at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton on May 1, is still alive; she can feel it. Learn more about Andrew in Monday's Times-Record.
While North Dakota State College of Science student Andrew Sadek remains missing, it has been confirmed that the 20-year-old from the Valley City area has an outstanding arrest warrant in Richland County for two counts of delivery of a controlled substance.
Valley City High School Band Director Tom Kjelland and his students are gearing up for the annual Jazzin' Concert next Thursday.
The concert will be held Thursday, May 15 at 7 p.m. in the Hi-Liner Activity Center with tickets available before the show. Pre-sale of tickets for the show will be Monday, May 12 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the HAC lobby and before the sixth-grade and junior high concert on Tuesday, May 13. A lunch will be served at the show.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Valley City State University alumnus Paul Sandnessâ€”general counsel and corporate secretary of MDU Resources Group (MDU) in Bismarck, N.D.â€”will deliver the keynote address at VCSUâ€™s 122nd commencement exercises, to be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014, in W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse on the VCSU campus.
Sandness grew up on a farm near LaMoure, N.D., and then attended VCSU, graduating in 1976 with a major in English education and a minor in German. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Dakota School of Law in 1979.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Costs of operating dispatch for 9-1-1 emergency calls have increased significantly since Barnes County took over in 2014, according to information from Kimberly Franklin, director of Barnes County Emergency Management. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners authorized the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to discuss buying two properties for wildlife conservation now designated partially for farming. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
When Dr. Steve Shirley arrived in Valley City six years ago at the age of 35, he was noted as one of the youngest university presidents in the nation.
Come July 1, Shirley becomes new president of Minot State University. At the time Shirley took the job at VCSU, he was vice president for student affairs at Dakota State University in Madison, S.D.
When Shirley arrived in Valley City, his biggest challenge â€śwas growing the campus. Enrollment was fairly constant or flat for a number of years â€“ like 20.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.