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The Valley City Fire Department will hold their annual Smoker at the Valley City Eagles Club at 6 p.m. on Friday, January 31st.

Valley City Green Dot, a violence prevention program, is hosting their next Bystander Training on Saturday, January 25, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (lunch provided) at the Grandstay Hotel (271 Winter Show Rd, SW, Valley City).

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St. Catherine School in Valley City is getting ready to take part in National Catholic Schools Week (CSW) January 26-February 1. For 46 years, CSW has celebrated Catholic education in the United States with Mass, assemblies and other activities for students, families, parishioners and commun…

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In 1933, Newsman Myron Scott came upon a group of boys who had built homemade cars to race in their Dayton, Ohio, neighborhood. The boys’ ingenuity and friendly competition inspired Scott to take a proposal to Chevrolet, hoping to get sponsorship to spread such an event like this as a nation…

Last November North Dakota Women Involved In Farm Economics (WIFE) promoted the essay contest for fifth graders throughout the state. There were 52 entries from Mott, Richardton/Taylor, Max, Maddock, Valley City, Fargo and West Fargo.

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Concern over the shrinking biodiversity of our plates led to the creation of the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society, a nonprofit organization that holds educational seminars and farm tours throughout the year and has a few quarterly publications about research, agricultural news…

The bitter cold of last week, which culminated in snowfall and high winds for an interstate-closing, teeth-chattering blizzard, decided to move out of the Upper Midwest, with daytime highs in the 20s expected to continue through the week. Nighttime lows in the teens and winds averaging 6-11 …

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Though Martin Luther King Day is now recognized on the United States’ federal calendar and by offices, schools, businesses, public and private spaces alike, the path to the celebration of this National Holiday has taken more than 30 plus years.

The Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series Season 21 Presents:  Dr. Gilbert Kuipers (VCSU Emeritus) “Secrets of the Masonic Lodge” 7PM Thursday January 23rd at the Barnes County Museum.

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UPDATE: 1 p.m. Friday, January 17th from EverbridgeGRIGGS-BARNES-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF COOPERSTOWN AND VALLEY CITY1259 PM CST FRI JAN 17 2020...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST SATURDAY......WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMU…

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Starting Sunday, Jan. 19th we will no longer be allowing outside skates due to damage caused to rec center floor.

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UPDATE: 12:30 PM 1/17/20 -- All After School activities and practices at Valley City Public Schools are canceled for tonight, Friday, January 17th, 2020. All Jamestown activities are canceled for this afternoon and evening. Valley City hockey players and swimmers have been informed that they…

Mother Nature is predicted to raise cain again this weekend with widespread snow accumulations Friday afternoon into Saturday causing blizzard conditions and difficult to impossible travel Friday evening through late Saturday night.

Valley City Rotary Club is holding its Annual Pancake and Sausage Supper Tuesday, January 21 at Epworth Methodist Church from 5-7 p.m. People of all ages can enjoy pancakes and sausage, while supporting the V-500 Scholarship fund at VCSU and other local organizations. Tickets for adults are …

Jamestown Mayor Dwaine Heinrich (left) and Valley City Mayor Dave Carlsrud (right) met Tuesday to challenging each other to be the most counted during the 2020 U.S. Census kickoff event.

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After graduating high school in Valley City, Wyatt Hatcher found himself in California attending the Universal Technical Institute. After a year there, he headed down to NASCAR Technical Institute in North Carolina, hoping to break into the race scene someday. He graduated in 2017, applied t…

Jamestown, ND, — When the stresses of agriculture seem too great, farmers don’t have to go it alone. Caring and confidential counseling sessions are available to farmers, ranchers and members of their households.

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CHI Health at Home & Hospice is hosting its 3rd Annual Mardi Gras Gala at the Eagles on Jan. 25. Last year, the nearly 200 people who attended had a great time enjoying a hearty appetizer buffet, raffle drawings, games, door prizes, and a costume contest (costumes are encouraged but not …

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“God’s graces flowed abundantly on the Salvation Army and the residents of Barnes County this year,” Chairman Lee Isensee says. “It flowed through all those who rang the bell and put their hard-earned money into the kettles. Even with one week less ringing time, and a storm day, we were stil…

BISMARCK – Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has named Jamen Windish as the recipient of the 2020 Weed Control Partner Award.

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Outdoors writer, and local Valley City native, Nick Simonson was recognized with the Communicator of the Year Award at the North Dakota Wildlife Federation’s (NDWF) 85th annual convention in Bismarck on Sat. Jan. 4.  The honor was issued for his work across multiple media platforms in spread…

The December Students of the Month for Valley City Jr. High School are Katelyn Jones Trevin Hass, Ella Olson, and Auston Jewett. The criteria for selection are the following: being a hardworking student, showing respect for staff and peers, being honest and trustworthy, and being involved in…

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Great Plains Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry/Pop-up Perishable Food Program will be stopping in Valley City on Wednesday, January 15th from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Epworth United Methodist Church, located at 680 8th Ave SW in Valley City.

North Dakota has settled in for a long winter, as always, and though it’s chilly, there’s no lack of fun. Sledding, ice skating, cross country skiing, snow-shoeing, ice fishing, snowman-building…you name it, we have it.

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After hearing a presentation on the work of Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals, the four sections of 3rd graders from Jefferson School collected gifts of dog and cat food, cat litter, collars and toys as well as monetary contributions and presented them to the SVFA on December 20th.

NDSU Extension offers many different services to improve health and wellbeing of residents all across North Dakota. One of their programs is aimed at assisting the 62,000 family caregivers in the state care for themselves while caring for a friend/relative.

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Valley City Junior and Senior High Art students will host their Art Show on Monday, January 6th. This open-house event gives students a time and place to exhibit the art that they work so hard on during classroom hours and lets the community see the incredible artistic talents in Valley City…

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As we dig out from the weekend’s storm, I bet I’m not the only one thinking “please, we need at least a little break from this!”

Before we were able to create a tradition of celebrating the new year at the close of the 12-month calendar, staying up until midnight and making resolutions, someone had to determine (A) how long a year actually was and (B) when that year started and ended.

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The area was all but immobilized during the most recent “dance” with Mr. Winter. With snow beginning in the wee hours of Saturday and continuing through Sunday night and into Monday, snowfall totals were staggering. Add in some 50 mph winds in the area, and the drifts that buried the streets…

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I-94 Interstate opened at 1 p.m. today. Please use caution while traveling and be aware that city and county roads and highways may still be blocked or difficult to travel. Remember to bring winter clothes and travel with a full tank of gas. Stay warm and stay safe! To keep up to date with r…

City Administrator David Schelkoph’s resignation request was approved by the Valley City Commission at a morning meeting the day after Christmas. His last day will be January 17th (tentatively).

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Anyone interested in learning about Alzheimer’s disease will have an opportunity to attend a free webinar that North Dakota State University and South Dakota State University Extension are hosting Jan. 8, 2020.

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The Barnes County Museum has asked for the Times-Record readers help in identifying these mystery photo’s.

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The Valley City Chamber of Commerce Tour of Snowmen has named its winner: Dutton’s Parlour and their creative ice cream snowman.

Valley City, ND – Valley City community hosted a 2-day blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, on December 18 and 19 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church which helped collect a total of 89 units of blood products for patients in need.

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