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March 28th, 2014
TLChildcare in Valley City, the city's only non-profit daycare, needs help from the community. After operating for years with only one rate increase, the center has dipped into its reserve funds making it necessary to implement a significant rate increase for nearly seven dozen children in the center's care.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Education Association has filed a Writ of Mandamus petition that temporarily restrains the Valley City Public School District from issuing unilateral contracts to teachers after the two entities failed to reach an agreement in contract negotiations earlier this year.
Restaurant of the Week is a new feature series that looks at area restaurants and what they offer.
The Tower Travel Center is open seven days weekly from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and serves a full menu of breakfast, lunch and supper items all day long. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Scammers have taken aim at Cass County Electric Cooperative customers, attempting to convince business people they are behind on utility bills and must make immediate payment or have their service disconnected. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
A small group of North Dakota Army National Guard soldiers assigned to the Valley City-based 231st Brigade Support Battalion have received an alert notification for possible mobilization, said the unit's commander, Capt. Nicolette Daschendorf. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
A novel by Arizona resident Judith Grout is partially set in Valley City, which she calls Felicity, N.D. in the book. The novel, called, "Chasing the Strawberry Moon: Hitchiking (for girls)," is based on the true story of Grout's late mother-in-law's journey with her friend across the western United States during the summer of 1939.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Valley City will hold its annual tax equalization meeting on Tuesday, April 8 at 4 p.m. in the commission chambers at City Hall.
Local concerns over a lack of mental health and addiction services in Barnes County will be addressed April 8 when city and county residents will have an opportunity to share their concerns with an Iowa consulting company. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
BEK Communications has started work on improving high-speed Internet communications in Barnes County, with Barnes County Commissioners last week hearing the company's request for an easement through the riparian gardens along the Kathryn Road south of Valley City. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Parents should be parents, not their children's friends. This was the message of Deputy Doug Muske of the Stutsman County Narcotics Task Force, who addressed parents and teachers of Valley City Public School students Monday.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.