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I94 Closures. Per Captain Niewind of ND Highway Patrol, Interstate will be closing at 10 a.m. west bound from Fargo to Bismarck and closed east bound from Bismarck to Jamestown.

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Abused Persons Outreach CenterClosed Friday. Crisis line open at 701-845-0072Barnes County North -  No school or activities 10/11Barnes County Senior Center - No meals on wheels and transit will run where possible.Community Action Head Start - ClosedFaith Lutheran Fall Festival - Rescheduled…

Wave of Light is a time for families who’ve experienced infant loss and miscarriage to share in their sorrow and support each other. Wave of Light is an international event, recognized in six countries.

Faith Lutheran Church is gearing up for their annual Fall Festival on Sat. Oct 12 at 309 4th ST NE, Valley City.

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Alarmingly like clockwork, our 2nd annual October snowstorm is creeping its way northeast. Last year, the area saw incredible snowfall amounts during a historic storm October 10-11, 2018. And knowing how weather works, it seems that the newest round of this fall-wintery fury is just a cruel …

With hopes that not sharing this plan would change the unfavorable forecast for the end of the week..VCPS releases our 2019-2020 Winter Weather Plan with our parents, guardians, and community members.  

The 2019 Valley City Battle of the Badges Blood Drive will return for the latest round of friendly competition on October 15 and 16. For three years, the Valley City Police Department, Fire Department and Stoudt-Ross Ford have paired up to make giving blood (an already direly needed service …

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This fall, the Valley City Times-Record hopes to give back to our readers by honoring the rich history of Barnes County and surrounding areas in a special section titled "A Place Called Home."

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Valley City Public Schools and St. Catherine’s School homecoming celebrations wrapped up Friday, October 4th with a Hi-Liner pep rally, where Evan Fretheim and Lexi Triebold were crowned 2019 Homecoming King & Queen. The afternoon was packed with games, dancing, excitement, enthusiasm an…

Valley City’s chapter of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) will hold their Annual Fall Auction Friday, Oct. 11th at the Valley City Eagles Club, 7 p.m. Businesses provide items for auction and partner with DAV––United Way this year––to raise money for a number of causes.Read more in your …

If you’re an animal-lover, the North Dakota Winter Show has something coming up that you might not want to miss: the First Annual Fall Breeding Stock & Animal and Bird Auction on October 5th. NDWS, as well as Tri-State Animal and Bird Auction, will pack the arena for a fall breeding shee…

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For the 77th consecutive year, millions of youth, parents, volunteers and alumni across the country will celebrate National 4-H Week from October 6-12.

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With the area seeing high amounts of rainfall this past month, Lake Ashtabula and the Sheyenne River have taken to swallowing docks and equipment, as well as trees and riverbanks.

Due to the excessive amount of moisture, the Barnes County Board of Commissioners has extended the mowing/bale deadlines.

On September 17th, 2019, near Sanborn, an afternoon work-related accident left 24-year-old Dacotah McGough seriously injured. The Barnes County Sheriff’s Department stated that he was airing up a tire on a piece of heavy machinery when a failure occurred, resulting in serious facial injuries…

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As part of their exploration into the topic of Expression, the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library is hosting Mattie Richardson on October 7th. Richardson, a published author from the Sheldon/Lisbon area, will help share with teens one of the many platforms through which they can expres…

Valley City Optimist Club members joined Hanah Ohm, Optimist Zone 3 Lieutenant Governor in welcoming Carol Foth, President, and Sarah Morast, Vice President, during their morning meeting and installment of new officers on Thursday, September 26th.

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Valley City Public Schools and St. Catherine School in Valley City will join schools from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

A Fundraising Community Blitz is happening today—Monday, September 30—from 5:00-6:30 p.m.  Speech students from Valley City Public Schools will be out in Valley City selling raffle tickets.  Proceeds will go to benefit the Access for All Program and the VCHS Speech Team.

Valley City High School Homecoming Week is September 30th – Oct. 5th . It is going to be an exciting week of festivities to celebrate our Hi-Liner pride!  We will be showing our Hi-Liner Spirit with our annual theme days: Monday 9/30-Athlete vs Mathlete Day, Tuesday 10/1 Color Day 12th-Black…

On Wednesday, September 25th, Michael Kjelland was on the banks of the Sheyenne by the Little Dam in Valley City when he spotted something small. Though they’re small in size, the problems they pose to waterways and their aquatic plant- and wildlife are huge.

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The search for Mark Davies of Valley City ended today after authorities recovered Mark Davies’ vehicle from the Sheyenne River with a body inside.

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The Barnes County Senior Center’s Fall Festival returns to Valley City on Thursday, October 3rd beginning at 9 a.m. You can stop by and start your morning with rolls and coffee, and peruse the bake sale and silent auction items.

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On Oct. 4-5, St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be hosting a retreat presented by Immaculée Ilibagiza, a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide and New York Times Best-Selling author of her book “Left to Tell; Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Genocide.” The book, released in 2006, became a New…

City-County Health District will be hosting a block party on Tuesday, October 1st to welcome their new recovery and support services they now offer in Valley City. They invite you to enjoy music from 8th Hour, a free community BBQ, games for everyone, and prize drawings, all from 4-7 p.m. Co…

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September 23rd the Valley City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Friends of Medicine Wheel Park and the Bridges Art Council hosted the annual Autumnal Equinox Celebration.

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The Valley City Public School District has many policies, which you can find on its website, and as situations arise and the world continues changing, these policies adapt to keep students and faculty/staff as safe as possible.

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Youth Frontier’s mission is “to provide schools with experiences that inspire character, civility and community.” They’ve partnered with Valley city Public Schools to bring two upcoming retreats to students: Kindness Retreat (Sept. 25) and Courage Retreat (Sept. 27).

An inauguration ceremony for Alan D. LaFave, D.M.A., the 14th president of Valley City State University, will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 27, at the W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse on the VCSU campus.

There was a full house at the Barnes County Museum on Thursday night, September 19, for a presentation by  Nick Archuleta, Valley City native, VCHS and VCSU graduate and now president of North Dakota United – an organization created by the merger of the North Dakota Education Association (ND…

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If you’ve been near Central Avenue this week, you might have noticed some new luminous features. As construction crews put the finishing touches on the Main Street Initiative project, these beautiful lamposts have begun to light up the evenings in our beautiful city.

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The Transition to Teaching Program (T2T) at VCSU offers non-traditional dedicated professionals, who want to teach, but don’t possess an education degree an alternative path to teaching. It is a one-year program for individuals who have been hired under the teacher-shortage areas and is desi…

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It’s funny how things come full circle. I began my journey in North Dakota at Dutton’s Parlour. I worked as a barista for the early morning shift for a short time in the winter of 2016. George and Bonnie Dutton were my first immediate supervisors in the town and knowing them prepared me for …

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On the evening of September 13, Vietnam veteran Dean Pedersen, of Valley City, N.D., got the chance to experience something he never thought he would. He was able to go on a white-tailed deer hunt despite his complete inability to see anything at all.  

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The ON THE MOVE Partnership would like to invite everyone to come out and taste FREE samples of Curried Corn Salad and Fresh Veggies with Dill Vegetable Dip that will be served at the Farmers Market on Monday, Sept. 23 from 4 pm to 6 pm at the Shopko Parking Lot.  

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Valley City High School has some pretty creative ways to boost participation in fundraisers, like fancy mustache/beard trimmings and pie-throwing opportunities. The Junior and Senior art students (as well as the entire school) have another one to look forward to. As the art and drama departm…

The American Red Cross is supporting several communities in South Dakota after multiple tornadoes hit the Sioux Falls area and heavy rain is causing flash flooding in parts of Eastern South Dakota.

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Each August, the Sheyenne Valley Area Career and Technology Center staff attends the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference.  

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The Valley City - Barnes Country Farmers Market is celebrating its 40th year this year, having started in 1980. There hasn’t been one year since then that the Farmers Market has not been held. The current farmers market manager, Norma Voldal, and Becky Huber have both been active in the mark…

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BCHS WORLD PREMIER: Alan Komrosky brought in for the first-ever public showing, a part of his latest project dubbed "Willard" after the landowner in SW North Dakota. Another branch of the Ceratopsian family, Willard is much larger than Gundy, by direct comparison, and potentially stood anoth…

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