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December 27th

VC Considered for Plant Site

December 27, 2013

Valley City is one of five cities the Green Vision Group is looking at as a home for an energy beet plant, said Randy Grueneich, Barnes County extension agent. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

BCBS Adds Jobs This Year

December 27, 2013

Blue Cross Blue Shield's call center in Valley City recently added eight jobs to its office, bringing a total of 19 employees. An Economic Policy Institute study showed that each of the eight new jobs adds approximately $115,000 in economic impact, which is close to $1 million total.
Linda Skramstad, the call center's team leader, said eight new employees started Sept. 16. She said the jobs were added because it was anticipated they'd need more customer service representatives based on the new healthcare reform.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

December 26th

Ag Cab Lab Installed

December 26, 2013

After a couple weeks of preparation, Great Plains STEM Center executive Director Dr. David DeMuth Jr. got an Ag Cab Lab installed at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum Friday. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC Adds Regulatory Funding

December 26, 2013

Barnes County has agreed to add $500 to its 2013 funding of the regional truck regulatory office, and hold off on increasing its 2014 truck regulatory contribution by $5,000, to make certain the other three counties paying for the program also add $5,000 each. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

December 24th

Commissioners: No Voting Changes

December 24, 2013

Barnes County Commissioners have decided to make no immediate changes in the number of poling places on election day after sponsoring a informational meeting for the public Dec. 5. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

December 23rd

Pioneer Park Warming House Open to Public

December 23, 2013

Pioneer Park Warming House, located at 800 NW 4th Street, opened for the season on Saturday, Valley City Park District announced Friday.

Warming House hours are Friday and Saturday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., and Saturday & Sunday from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Christmas Eve hours are 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Dec. 26 - Jan. 3 hours are 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Regular season hours begin Jan. 4.

The Warming House, according to policy, closes if the temperature drops to 10 degrees below zero or fewer, or if the wind chill is 19 below or less.

Pizza Corner Hero Gets Award

December 23, 2013

A Pizza Corner employee who saved a woman's life in October was recently given the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce's monthly customer service award.
David McDonald said he's felt support and welcoming from the community ever since an article appeared in the Times-Record about McDonald's heroic act when he saved an elderly woman from choking at the restaurant the evening of Oct. 23.
Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

Where are They Now? Niki Nelson Full Circle

December 23, 2013

Valley City High School graduate Niki Nelson always knew she would go into accounting or finance, and she did. Read about Niki in the latest installment of "Where are They Now?" in Monday's Valley City Times-Record.

BC OKs Seeking Grant

December 23, 2013

Barnes County Commissioners have authorized Southeastern District Clerk of Court Wanda Auka apply for a court facility grant from the North Dakota court system to create a permanent jury room, covering 75 percent of the estimated $32,500 total cost. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC Hears About On The Move

December 23, 2013

For a very small cost, Barnes County benefits financially and health wise by its employees participating in On The Move, county commissioners learned at a Tuesday meeting. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

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