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October 30th, 2013
Pizza Corner restaurant employee David McDonald helped save a woman's life last week. McDonald performed the Heimlich maneuver "eight to ten times" on an elderly woman who was choking and had passed out at the restaurant Oct. 23. Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
As winter and the holiday season approach, the need for a well-stocked food pantry in Valley City and Barnes County becomes more apparent. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City officials plan to do something about the city's zoning problem. Areas that are primarily used for retail businesses are zoned industrial, apartment buildings are in single family residential areas and there is a home in the middle of an industrial park. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
An accusation regarding the safety of Pizza Corner pizza last week was found to be unsubstantiated, according to a spokesman with the USDA.
Public Affairs Specialist for the USDA, Richard McIntire, told Valley News Live, â€śThere was no issue. We looked into an unfounded food safety concern.â€ť
Following a six-hour hold on sales Wednesday, Oct. 23, Pizza Corner vendors were told pizzas were safe to serve and sell.
The Faith Lutheran Church may be gone, but the church goes on in the people and their shared memories. Youth minister Nikki Hanson and congregation member LaVancha Jansen share stories of Faith in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Sheldon native Mattie Richardson may be only 19, but she has already published four books.
Her first three efforts were written specifically for children, while her most recent book, Blackberry Blossom, was written for young adults. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Caitlin Country, granddaughter of local couple Lon and Sharon Sinness, has recently released her debut album, titled "I'm Up," with the song of the same name receiving radio play all over the United States and United Kingdom. Read more in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Goblins and witches will be welcome Halloween evening at Valley City State University's McCoy Hall for a Trick-or-Treating event Thursday, Oct. 31. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Anyone who test drove a vehicle at Perkins, Inc. earlier this month helped contribute $2,000 to the Valley City Fire Department. Perkins sponsored the Chevrolet Drive to Help a Hero Program Oct. 7-12, in which the dealership donated $20 to the VCFD for each test drive.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
The Red River Corridor Fund has provided $112,500 through its Collateral Support Program to secure financing that will be used to re-open a movie theater in Valley City. The financing will support building renovation and equipment upgrades and could create 10 jobs. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.