Valley City's Shopko Hometown Assistant Manager Julie Skaufel, left, stands with Valley City Mayor Bob Werkhoven, center, and Missouri River Energy Services Energy Services Field Representative Marcy Douglas. Shopko received a $7,184 rebate check.
John Deere Seeding Group Factory Project Manager Kevin Pietsch, left, stands with Valley City Mayor Bob Werkhoven, center, and John Deere Operations Manager Dave Lysne. John Deere received a $16,541 rebate check.
John Deere Seeding Group and Shopko Hometown each received rebate checks Wednesday morning for participating in Valley City's supplemental power supplier Missouri River's Energy Services' Bright Energy Solutions program. Both companies installed new energy-efficient lighting in their facilities, so the city rewarded them with a rebate.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.