September 17th, 2014
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners voted 3-1 to back a proposal by the Valley City Parks and Recreation District to stop losing the public Bjornson Golf Course to the Sheyenne River. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation is considering closing the Cuba entrance onto Interstate 94 for an entire summer when it does a reconstruction project in 2017, District Engineer John Thompson said Tuesday. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Public School Board unanimously voted during its regular Monday meeting to support the concept to build the proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center as well as support permanent flood protection. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Farmers Market is still going strong and will have a first day of fall celebration on Monday, Sept. 22 at the Rosebud Parking Lot from 4 to 6 p.m.
Visitors will be treated to apple cider and doughnut holes. Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The last three weeks have been a busy time for Wilbur Gabel.
First up, three weeks ago Wilbur won the State Elders Singles Championship in Horseshoes for the third consecutive year, then last weekend he and his Grandson Noah teamed up to win the State Class A Doubles Championship.
Noah also won his fourth State Cadet Singles Championship the week before.
Signs announcing flu shots are now available have been appearing at Valley City pharmacies over the past few weeks, with the annual problem expected to appear by October. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Alan Komrosky, the paleontologist who dug up and put together the Triceratops skeleton that's on display at the Barnes County Museum, will speak about the creature Thursday at 7 p.m.
The lecture, titled, "Resurrecting Bob: The journey from discovery to public unveiling," is part of the Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series taking place at the museum.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
More than $4 million in federal funding to make improvements and updates at the Jamestown, Grand Forks and Fort Berthold airports was recently awarded. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County small grains farmers are resting easy this week with most of the area's wheat and barley crops harvested and in good condition, unlike small grain producers in other parts of the state where the wet summer led to disease and other problems. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.