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VIDEO OF THE DAY: TIME Releases Most Influential People List

April 17, 2015

TIME Magazine has revealed the 2015 TIME 100, its annual list of what it considers the 100 most influential people in the world.

Mark Vinz to Read at VCSU

April 17, 2015

Nationally recognized writer Mark Vinz will present an afternoon poetry and prose reading Monday, April 20, in the Student Center Skoal Room on the Valley City State University campus. A reception with light refreshments from 3–4 p.m. will precede a 4–5 p.m. reading and book signing. The event is open to the public free of charge.

Schueneman Challenges Ross to School Board Seat

April 17, 2015

Rich Schueneman has challenged Rick Ross to his seat on the Valley City Public School Board. The election will be held Tuesday, June 9. Residents can vote at the Central Administration Building from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

More in Friday's Times-Record.

CCHD to Move Next Week

April 17, 2015

Crew members from Indigo Signworks hang the City County Health District sign on the district's new building, the former First Community Credit Union building. CCHD hopes to make the move from their office in the Barnes County Courthouse Friday, April 24. The office will be closed that day and will re-open in the new location Monday, April 27.

County Celebrates Government Week

April 17, 2015

Barnes County Commissioner Mike Metcalf serves walking tacos to the public Wednesday during County Government Week at the Barnes County Courthouse. Also on Wednesday, City-County Health offered free blood pressure checks and the Barnes County Highway Department held an open house at it's facility. On Friday, the public is invited to register for three $25 Chamber Bucks drawings.

More in Friday's Times-Record.

School Board Would Like to See Pollinator Garden Elsewhere

April 16, 2015

While Valley City Public School Board members support a proposed pollinator garden and community orchard, they encourage project leaders to consider somewhere other than the former city lime pit as a location. The lime pit is located by the city's water treatment center and near school buildings.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Maple Valley Election Results Too Close to Call

April 16, 2015

The results from a construction and renovation project special election in the Maple Valley School District are too close to call, Superintendent Brian Wolf said Tuesday. He said absentee ballots have not been counted yet, and the district will have official numbers after the school board's meeting Monday, April 20.

Throwback Thursday: Liberty Belles

April 16, 2015

The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.

Marge Welken provided the Times-Record with this photograph of the Liberty Belles which appeared in the Valley City Times-Record on June 9, 1976.
Ladies from Barnes County Liberty Belles attended an appreciation luncheon wearing their bicentennial costumes in June, 1976. The Liberty Belles sponsored events in recognition of the nation's 200th birthday culminating in a bell-ringing at area churches for two minutes at 1 p.m., July 4, 1976.

VCSU Artist Exhibition Currently on Display

April 16, 2015

The McCarthy Gallery at Valley City State University announces its current senior exhibition “Kids From The Neighborhood” featuring the work of Hayden Swanson. The exhibition will be on display until April 26 in the McCarthy Gallery. An artist talk will be held at 12:30 p.m. today (Thursday) in McCarthy 257, with a reception for the artist at McCarthy Gallery from 6-8 p.m.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Snowy Owl Spotted Outside VC

April 15, 2015

Dick Monson found this snowy owl outside Valley City on April 6, much later than they are usually found in this area. The largest North American owl spends winters hunting in fields and summers in the far north hunting prey in 24-hour daylight.

See this photo in Wednesday's Times-Record.

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