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.
â€śFor the third season in a row, influenza activity is starting earlier than is typical,â€ť said Jill Baber, influenza surveillance coordinator for NDDoH.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
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November 29 was a night of laughter, furious bidding, beautifully decorated Christmas trees, and remarkable generosity. This year's Festival of Trees was a full house at the Eagle's Club in Valley City. The Festival is an annual fundraiser hosted by CHI Mercy Health Foundation, raising money for the hospital.
This year, the Foundation was raising money for the Physical Therapy Department and new equipment. The Foundation raised $17,000 this year for our Physical Therapy Department. which is well on the way to the $24,000 needed to purchase the four pieces of equipment.
Everyone at the Times-Record wishes our readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Times-Record staff members enjoying the office Christmas party are (left to right) Jeannie Watkins, mailroom; Jenna Miller, classified advertising representative; Shirley Hoffmeyer, mailroom; Jamie Bowen, circulation manager; Heidi Harris, reporter; Paul Riemerman, editor; Bonnie Jo Conley, reporter; J. Reed Anderson, publisher; Randie Markuson, advertising sales representative; Brenda Tompt, office manager; and David Bruce, mailroom.
Tracy, the German shepherd lost in an accident on I-94 west of Valley City earlier this month, was recovered Saturday â€“ with the help of a meatball.
Tracy was lost after her owner, Phillip Maxwell of Minot, was injured in a serious accident on Dec. 7. The accident occurred on I-94 about eight miles west of Valley City near Sanborn. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City native Rex Sorby was recently awarded a Silent Warrior's Award from the United State Air Force Security Service on behalf of the government of South Korea for his Korean War service from 1951 to 1955.
The award was given during a reunion in November. Silent warriors, according to its website, are members of the United States Air Force Security Service who served behind the scenes.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
â€™Tis the season for best-in-show desserts, and a batch of homemade cookies is the perfect holiday gift for the friends, neighbors, and schoolteachers in our lives. Sandwich walnut cookies, allergy-friendly molasses cookies, and sparkling vanilla sandwich cookies will do the trick for all your cookie-giving needs.