January 16th, 2015
Beginning Monday, churches all over the world, including churches in Valley City, will observe a Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
Neil Patrick Harris will host the Academy Awards on February 22 and the list of who will be nominated for an Oscar has been announced. Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman lead the nominations list with nine each. Meryl Streep nabbed her 19th nomination, and Bradley Cooper earned his third consecutive acting nod. Four Brits were nominated this year in the Best Acting categories, Felicity Jones has been nominated along with fellow British actress Rosamund Pike and Eddie Redmayne and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Radon, according the the North Dakota Department of Health, is the second leading cause of lung cancer and Barnes County, along with all of North Dakota, is in a zone with high average naturally-occuring radon levels. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Jean Schlegel of rural Valley City submitted this photograph from the 1966 Barnes County Basketball Tournament.
Shown is the Wimbledon boys basketball team, which won the 1966 tournament. Back row, (left to right) Rich Ackerman, Gerald Roaldson, Pat Schlecht, Coach Alex Schlegel, Larry Astrup, Tom Jelberg, Russel Schlecht; front row, (left to right) Jim Brown, Tom Brown, Charle Brady, Harlan Bultema, Tom Decker, Edward Kuhlman.
Voters in the Maple Valley School District narrowly declined a $10 million bond issue to build a new school and remodel an existing one in Tower City. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Barnes County Weed Board will get two new trucks, and Barnes County Social Services an almost new van to replace worn vehicles that were being used. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's Steve Nielson has been named Optimist of the Year by the Valley City Optimist Club for âhis dedicated service to the organization,â said Sue Carlsrud on Monday. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County's United Way volunteers are planning to make a gigantic submarine sandwich to sell next week to raise funds for local organizations. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Green Bay @ Seattle 3:05pm
Betting: Over/Under: 47 Spread: Seattle -7
What to watch for:
Country singer Rodney Atkins will headline the North Dakota Winter Show concert this year. The "Take a Back Road" singer will take the stage at 8:30 p.m., and Fargo-based rock-country group 32 Below will open the show at 7 p.m. Friday, March 6.
Atkins, an east Tennessee native, is known for hits, "If You're Going Through Hell," "Watching You" and "Farmer's Daughter."
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.