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VC Firefighters Retrieve Gun from Frozen Sheyenne River

November 25, 2014

Valley City firefighter Lance Coit lays on a raft while he attempts to retrieve a handgun frozen into the Sheyenne River near the Rainbow Bridge in Valley City while firefighter Scott Magnuson helps steer the craft from shore.

The handgun was spotted by a pedestrian Sunday. It's unclear how the handgun made it into the frozen river, though Valley City Police Department Chief Fred Thompson suspects it was thrown in recently since it was frozen into the top few inches of ice.

MV School Consolidation on Jan. 13 Ballot

November 25, 2014

Residents of the Maple Valley School District will be able to vote on a proposal to teach all district students in Tower City in a Jan. 13 special election. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

10 Years Over the Rainbow: Unique Bridge Dedicated 10 Years Ago

November 25, 2014

Valley City is known for its bridges, and many of the bridges that cross the Sheyenne River have unique components that make them iconic. The Rainbow Bridge on East Main Street, which was rebuilt in 2004 for safety reasons, is one of the few rainbow arch bridges still in use in the U.S. today.

The new Rainbow Bridge, which replaced the Rainbow Arch Bridge, was dedicated almost 10 years ago.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

SVCF Granted 501c3 Status

November 24, 2014

The Sheyenne Valley Community Foundation received its official 501c3 status from the IRS, a major achievement that allows contributions to be tax deductible. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

Stuff a Truck Collection Up

November 24, 2014

The 2014 Stuff a Truck With Holiday Spirit collected 4,498 food items and $1,267.67 in cash donations by the time the annual drive was completed by 3 p.m. Thursday, said Angela Van Bruggen, Valley City High School student council advisor and social studies and math teacher. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

VC Man Arrested for Domestic Abuse, Weapons Violations

November 21, 2014

A Valley City man is in jail facing domestic battery, firearms and drug paraphernalia charges after a Thursday night incident.

VIDEO: Good Things: Three Sweet Sides for a Thanksgiving Meal

November 21, 2014

Who says all your sides have to be savory? Pears, honey, and baked sweet potatoes can go a long way next to stuffing and turkey. Try these recipes for a well-balanced holiday spread.

Several Stores Hosting Black Friday Specials

November 21, 2014

Those looking to stay in Valley City for Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping can shop at some stores here that are hosting sales and specials. More in Friday's Times-Record.

Vangstad Closes for Renovations

November 21, 2014

Valley City State University's Vangstad Hall will be closed through July of 2015 as $3.45 million in renovations are completed. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

2014 Stuff a Truck Successful

November 21, 2014

The 2014 Stuff a Truck With Holiday Spirit promises to be especially successful, with 1,000 more food items collected than were last year, with 1.5 hours remaining in the drive. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

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