January 5th, 2015
Valley City's People to Save the Sheyenne believe The North Dakota State Water Commission should not remove logs from the Tolna Coulee Control structure. More in Monday's Times-Record.
The Times-Record took a look back at the top local stories of 2014. Friday's Times-Record shows the most-shared stories last year and those that had the community talking for days, weeks and even months.
December 31st, 2014
One of Barnes County Clerk of Court Wanda Auka's employees will be laid off by the end of today (Wednesday). More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County has decided to zero out its 9-1-1 budget to start the 2015 New Year, county commissioners decided at a Tuesday meeting. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
After reading a story in the Valley City Times-Record about Cookies for Cops, a campaign to show police appreciation by baking cookies for them, Cassie Colwell and Jessica Stack, both Open Door Center residents in Valley City, decided to show their appreciation to the Valley City Police Department with a gift of sweets. With help from Open Door staff, Jessica, who loves to cook, baked a batch of chocolate chip cookies and Cassie made a card for officers.
Valley City will once again host the state pinochle tournament Feb. 14 and 15 at the Valley City Eagles Club. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Members of the City County Health District have chosen several strategies in dealing with student and adult binge drinking. The CCHD has been awarded a $170,000 annual grant from the state of North Dakota to help fight adult binge and student drinking. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The North Dakota National Guard is hoping to replace its current Valley City Armory with a new National Guard Readiness Center in 2021. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Illa Glandt, a long-time volunteer at CHI Mercy Health, who recently resigned as gift shop manager, has been named the 2014 Mercy Healthcare Auxilian of the year, said Diane Heuser. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Influenza has hit Barnes County.
According to the North Dakota Department of Health, as of Friday, Barnes County had 32 confirmed cases of seasonal flu, with nearly 900 cases reported throughout North Dakota. Statistics do not include those with symptoms who do not visit a doctor.
âFor the third season in a row, influenza activity is starting earlier than is typical,â said Jill Baber, influenza surveillance coordinator for NDDoH.
More in Monday's Times-Record.