District 24 Legislators spoke to Valley City School Board members on issues that affect the district Monday during the board's regular meeting.
District 24 Sen. Larry Robinson and Rep. Dwight Kiefert told school board members it is a top priority for them to change the state K-12 funding formula that was passed during the 2013 legislative session. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Steve Guscette and his wife are working hard to turn the former Wimbledon School building into an apartment building and convention center. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.
Serena Sara Murno is wanted on bench warrants for failure to appear on charges of possession of a controlled substance in jail/correctional facility, and failure to pay fees on the charge of preventing arrest or discharge of other duties.
Murno, 40, is a white female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is five feet four inches tall and weighs 125 pounds.
For several years, Paul Stenshoel has urged Barnes County to help protect old cemeteries in rural areas. At a Tuesday Barnes County Commission meeting, Stenshoel said he wanted the county to take responsibility for protecting â€śabandonedâ€ť cemeteries from being plowed up. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
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The season could be very joyous for holiday travelers this year with average gasoline prices at a five-year low and dropping. According to the AAA Auto Club, as of Monday, gas in Fargo was about $2.48 per gallon for regular unleaded, compared to $2.91 in November and $2.95 a year ago. The average price nationally on Monday for regular unleaded was $2.54. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Both the grand prize winner and winner of the 2014 Snowman Decorating contest were announced Monday by the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce.
Weekly Christmas in the Valley button contest winners were also announced.
Winner of the grand prize â€“ a Surface Pro 2 Tablet, donated in part by Hi-Line Technology, was Gary Peterson.
Dacotah Bank was selected as the Snowman Decorating winner.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City's U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serviceâ€™s Valley City Wetland Management District office is looking for Valley City and Barnes County residents to participate in a Christmas Bird Count Thursday, Dec. 18, said Terry Gwilliams, range technician.More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Viper Squirts hockey team played away on Saturday against Jamestown White and won 14-2.
They played home on Sunday against Devils Lake and won 10-0.
A Pledge-A-Thon is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 16 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Valley City Parks And Recreation Center in an effort to raise up to $4 million for the Valley City Wellness, Health and Physical Education Center.
According to Andrea Nelson of the Sheyenne Valley Foundation, those interested in making a tax-deductible donation toward the center can either stop in or call in pledges to (701) 845-3294.
More in Monday's Times-Record.