Heidi Harris
News Editor

Tuesday, June 28
Valley Plains Equipment Harvest Clinic will be held at 3 p.m. in the South North Dakota Winter Show building in Valley City.

Wednesday, June 29
Valley City-Barnes County Public Library Circle Time with Sara Engler will be held at 10 a.m., and Story Hour with Reada Reddy will be held at 10:30 a.m.

Music at the Courthouse, featuring Celebrate Recovery Praise Team of Valley City, will be held at 7:15 p.m. on the Barnes County Courthouse Lawn in Valley City. The summer concert series is sponsored by the Valley City Parks and Recreation District, Bridges Art Council and Ingstad Family Media. A free-will offering is taken each night to support the continued work on the bandshell. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held at the Vault on Central Avenue or listen to KOVC or check the Parks and Rec website,, for details.

Saturday, July 2
A fireworks show will begin at dusk at the Lake Ashtabula Crossing north of Valley City. In case of inclement weather, the show will be held on Sunday, July 3. 

Monday, July 4
A Fourth of July celebration will be held in Sanborn, N.D. Events include a parade, pickup pull, demolition derby and fireworks show. 

A Fourth of July celebration will be held in Fort Ransom, N.D. Events include a parade on Main Street (line up at the Standing Rock Church parking lot) and rodeo at the Fort Ransom Horse Arena Association on Walter Hjelle Parkway at 6 p.m. Queen Coronation will take place at 5:30 p.m.