April 9th, 2015
The Masters Par 3 Contest was a success, entertaining crowds with cute kid caddies, numerous holes in one and more than a few big-name stars -- some who weren't even golfers.
The Valley City High School softball team, their coaches and the Valley City Public Schools athletic director were on hand Tuesday for a regular Valley City Commission meeting where a discussion was held regarding whether the city's old lime pit should become a community flower garden and orchard or a new softball field.
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.
An anonymous Barnes County resident provided this photograph taken in the late 1960s of a Fingal Whist Team. Shown are: (back row, left to right) Wilbur Schuster, Clem Weber, Marvin Buchholz, Werner Janz, Jerry Loibl and John Windish (front row, left to right) Arnold Janz, Frank Christl, Warren Kirkhoff, Pete Petrowwitz holding a trophy, John Hollanitsch and George Sherman.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners on a 5-0 vote approved hiring Knife River Materials of Bemidji as low bidder on the soon to begin Kathryn Road resurfacing project.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Children play at the Valley City Barnes County Public Library Wednesday following Story Hour. Shown are Talia Faul (from left), Nora Larson and John Oakland.
Several Sharks swim team members placed at the recent state meet and received awards at the year-end awards banquet. See Thursday's Times-Record to read more.
Valley City State University Diversity Services will produce a benefit performance of the Vagina Monologues in recognition of V-Day â€“ a global movement to end violence against women and girls worldwide â€“ on Thursday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Vault in Valley City. Proceeds from the benefit will go to the Council on Abused Women North Dakota (CAWS ND). Admission to the event is $10 for adults and $5 for students and seniors.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Barnes County Commissioners reauthorized a taxing district to pay for clearing the Sheyenne River of trees that have fallen into the water on a 5-0 vote at a March County Commission meeting.
County Commissioner John Froelich said on Tuesday that commissioners voted for a snagging clearing district to remove dead trees from the Sheyenne River. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The City County Health District is effectively extending North Dakota's Public Health Week by an extra week, continuing its celebration which officially runs April 6 to 12 to April 20, said Theresa Will, CCHD director. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record
A petition to allow North Dakota citizens to vote to repeal recent legislation that would allow limited corporate farming in the state was approved by Secretary of State Al Jaeger Monday. Read more in Tusday's Times-Record.