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July 15th, 2013

VC Offers 55 Alive Classes

July 15, 2013

For the past seven years, retired minister Peter Farrelly of Valley City has been offering defensive driving classes for senior citizens and others needing to freshen their driving skills.
Farrelly said the classes were “designed for 55 and older, but there is no minimum. What is taught can be used by high school students on information learned in (drivers education) classes.”
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

Avoid Complications in the Heat

July 15, 2013

The heat and humidity of July has finally arrived, but with the sunshine and hot weather comes risks. In order to prevent complications from the heat, Sarah Hansen, registered nurse with the City-County Health District, recommends a few steps people can take.
She said when outside, stay hydrated by drinking nonalcoholic and decaffeinated fluids and take things slowly.
"Don't do too much strenuous activity," she said. "Dress for summer; wear lightweight clothing and light-colored clothing to reflect heat and sunlight."

July 12th

Irrigation Tour Set for July 23

July 12, 2013

The North Dakota Water Education Foundation is hosting the Irrigation in Motion tour on Tuesday, July 23, said Angela Magstadt, a foundation employee.

Delta Starting New Service between Fargo, Atlanta

July 12, 2013

Delta Air Lines will add new nonstop seasonal service between Fargo, N.D. and Atlanta, effective Dec. 21.
“We continue to see growing demand in this marketplace, especially from customers wanting to connect to the Southeast and Latin America during the winter season,” said Joe Esposito, Delta’s Managing Director – Domestic Network Planning. “With this new seasonal service, Fargo customers will have access to more than 200 nonstop destinations at the world’s largest single airline hub.”
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.

Crazy Day Set for July 24

July 12, 2013

Valley City's annual street fair will be held later this month. Crazy Day will be held all day July 24 on Central Avenue in downtown Valley City.
Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce assistant Courtney Henkel said the fair will feature miscellaneous vendors and food vendors from area businesses and organizations along with a variety of activities.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record

July 11th

Sex Offender Locked Up

July 11, 2013

Registered sex offender Allan Joseph Cook, 35, is back in the Barnes County Jail after allegedly providing a false address to officials as his home.
Cook registered with the Valley City Police Department indicating that he was residing at 305 4th Street in Valley City. Officials discovered later that he was not residing at that address. He was arrested in Valley City on Tuesday, July 9.

Red Cross: Local, National Aid

July 11, 2013

Since 1881, when Clara Barton started one of America's largest humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross has mobilized volunteers to help alleviate suffering nation-wide. Valley City residents Paul and Barb Henke are a part of that tradition.
As long-time Red Cross volunteers, the Henkes are currently deployed to Arizona to assist victims displaced by wildfires and first responders who are fighting them.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.

South Central Adult Services Offer Wellness Checks

July 11, 2013

With the Help of a computer program, South Central Adult Services is offering a free service to check on how senior citizens are doing called “RU Okay?.”
Dolly Hoelmer, Barnes County outreach officer, said Wednesday, “If you just pick up the phone, we know they are OK,” Hoelmer said.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Job Service ND Helping Vets, Native Americans

July 11, 2013

Job Service North Dakota has federal grant money available to help unemployed veterans and Native Americans seeking training or education in oil or construction jobs through June 2014.
Bobbie Miller, one of two consultants working at the Valley City Job Service N.D. Office, said Wednesday the program is open to “any type of veteran and Native Americans meeting the criteria.”
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

Development Corp. Approves $50K to Help Establish Movie Theater

July 11, 2013

The Valley City-Barnes County Development Corp. has approved $50,000 to help establish a movie theater in Valley City. Development Corp. director of development Jennifer Feist said Wednesday, "We are letting the community know that the Development Corp. will support the establishment of a theater in Valley City with a $50,000 investment."
She said no one has committed to opening a theater yet, but is optimistic that one or more parties will step forward with this contribution.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record

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