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March 6th, 2014
Diane Baarstad, left, and Kathy Martin, center, of the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals, and Sophia Hansen show dog Meeka some love Wednesday at the North Dakota Winter Show's dog day.
The SVFA and Jamestown-based rescue group Prairie Paws Rescue were at the Winter Show with dogs available for adoption alongside a dog stunt team, Canine Stars, which performed three shows throughout the day.
Barnes County Commissioners are encouraging small Barnes County communities to establish house numbers and street names or numbers in an attempt to make it easier for first responders and fire departments to respond to emergency calls. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Open Door Center wants to spread the word to end the R-word. Wednesday, residents and staff at the Open Door Center in Valley City donned shirts saying "Shred the R-Word" in an effort to raise awareness about the hurtfulness surrounding the word "retarded."
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners voted 4-1 to add a seventh road officer to the Barnes County Sheriff Department. Commissioner John Froelich voted no. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Customers who visited Valley City's Shopko Hometown store from Dec. 1 through Dec. 24, 2013, helped contribute $2,000 to the Valley City Public School District.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Washington Elementary School is thanking local businesses and organizations for their financial help in making the school's Accelerated Reading Program a success. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Kristi Brandt, principal at Valley City High School, was recently awarded the â€śPatriot Awardâ€ť by the North Dakota Committee, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
A company hired by Barnes County repaired a far underground concrete culvert from the inside, said Barnes County Highway Superintendent Kerry Johnson Thursday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Kiwanis group has produced more than 35 fleece blankets for Project Ignite Light, said member Tessa Lagein Friday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce's annual chili cook-off and community olympics are scheduled Monday evening to kick off the North Dakota Winter Show.
The annual events, which are known as friendly and fun competition among community members, groups, businesses and organizations, will take place at the Winter Show's main arena. Sign-up forms are on the Chamber's website, www.valleycitychamber.com, and must be sent by Saturday. The chili cook-off begins at 5:30 p.m., and the community olympics begin at 7 p.m.
More in Friday's Times-Record.