Funding Available for Drone Detection of Harmful Weeds in North Dakota's Sugar Beet and Soybean Fields
Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring has announced $275,000 in funding for drone detection of Palmer amaranth and other harmful weeds in North Dakota. The 68th Legislative Assembly authorized this funding for projects in sugar beet and soybean fields in Traill, Cass, Richland, and Barnes counties for the 2024 growing season.
Record breaking temps...
Many areas reached the 60s on Wednesday, December 6th, 57 here in Valley City! Bismarck even tied a record daily high last set in 1939, and tied a record high for the month of December last set in 1939 and 2021. Not bad considering last years high for Bismarck was 17 degrees!
Matt Olson Named Forest Stewardship Manager
LISBON, N.D. (NDSU) – The NDSU-North Dakota Forest Service welcomes Matt Olson as the new Forest Stewardship Manager. Olson started on December 1, 2023, and is located in the Lisbon field office. He will be responsible for managing the Forest Stewardship program. This program provides technical assistance statewide to private forest landowners and partner agency staff for the sustainable management of windbreaks, native upland, and riparian forests. He says, I look forward to helping people who want to become better stewards of their trees, to find resources needed to accomplish their goals.
VCPS Winter Storm Protocol and Plan
VALLEY CITY, N.D. (VCPS) – If you have not previously received calls or text messages from our Instant Alert System and would like to be added, please contact Courtnie.D.Fick@k12.nd.us or by phone at 701.845.0483. At the beginning of the school year, parents/guardians provided the school district with student information for our PowerSchool System, please use this as a reminder to discuss storm homes with your family and if you would like to verify or make changes to this information, please contact your child’s school office at Jefferson, Washington, or Junior/Senior High.
ND valley city's Most Loveable Cats Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around valley city.
Youth Basketball Tourney...
It's going to be a busy weekend here in Valley City!. The 7th Annual Pizza Corner Classic youth basketball tournament will be taking place on Saturday, December 9th! With 72 teams and over 700 players/coaches, we're anticipating to see close to 1500 people at the GFWC, Rec Center, and VCHS gyms! Stop on out to enjoy some basketball this weekend!
Valley City Community Band Christmas Concert Dec. 7th
VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The Valley City Community Band (now in its second year) invites you all to attend their Christmas Concert, Thursday, December 7th at 7 PM in the performance hall of the Center for the Fine Arts Building. Under the direction of Rochelle Jimenez, the VCCB (Valley City Community Band) will offer a variety of Christmas music (along with a special tribute to those who served at Pearl Harbor). Jimenez, a VCSU graduate, is the current music teacher for Maple Valley Public Schools where she teachers K-12 Music. She was instrumental in beginning the Valley City Community Band last year and has grown the group.
#7 EKM Beats Oakes in Defensive Shootout
Oakes, ND (Newsdakota.com) – The Rebels of Edgeley/Kulm/Montpelier did enough to get their first win of the season against the Oakes Tornadoes to get the 46-24 victory in a game much closer than the score suggests. The game started with no scoring till almost 5 minutes into the first...
Good morning VC!
December 6th with highs in the 50’s predicted, today and tomorrow!. At this rate, it’s almost going to be time to start mowing the lawn again!
Water and Sewer Utility Rate to Increase in Valley City
VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – The city of Valley City passed two resolutions that established new Water and Sewer utility rates that will be implemented in January for residential and commercial users. Public Works Accountant/Manager Gary Jacobson talked about the nearly 10.5 percent Water Utility rate increase. He addressed...
𝙄𝙩'𝙨 𝙗𝙖𝙖𝙖𝙖𝙘𝙘𝙠𝙠𝙠𝙠 🌊🐸. Join us for the Wibit Weekend happening this weekend (December 9th and 10th). Free for members or a $5 (youth)/$10 (adult) drop in fee!
Are you looking for a furry friend?
Very exciting news for anyone who has been thinking about adopting an animal from Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals! See photo for complete details. SVFA shares, "A HUGE thank you to our angel donor who is making this happen!"
STEAM at the Museum...
Jessica Enstad’s STEAM After School Program students, from Washington Elementary, visited the museum recently to create a commercial to help promote the museum and all it has to offer the community. Scan the QR code to check it out.
Visit the Chamber office to acquire a coloring sheet and participate in the Small Business S…
Messages From Valley City Mayor Dave Carlsrud
VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – We have certainly been Blessed with beautiful late fall weather. A few years ago winter arrived early in October forcing construction to stop. From that, a segment of gravel road all winter on Main by the Rosebud Center. Oh well, that is how we get averages! Enjoy the above average temperatures for a while.
Chamber Christmas coloring contest underway
Visit the Chamber office to acquire a coloring sheet and participate in the Small Business Saturday Coloring Contest. We will be awarding four prizes to different age groups based on the returned coloring pages. Don't miss this chance to showcase your artistic skills! The deadline for submission is December 11.
Wednesday, December 6th Weather
TODAY & TOMORROW: MOSTLY SUNNY AND MILD, HIGHS IN THE 50S WITH A SOUTHERLY TO SOUTHWEST BREEZE, 5 TO 20, GUSTING TO 25 MPH. SOME RECORD HIGHS WILL BE ACHIEVED. LOW TOMORROW MORNING: 25 TO 30. TOMORROW NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY TO PARTLY SUNNY, WINDY, COLDER WITH A COLD...
Soybean processor brings economic power to North Dakota
What started as a joint venture between two powerhouses of the agriculture and energy world has come to fruition with the grand opening of Green Bison Soy Processing in Spiritwood, N.D. ADM and Marathon Petroleum Corp. celebrated the opening of the complex on Nov. 14. This is the state’s first...
Fire destroys rural Barnes County home
VALLEY CITY, N.D. (NewsDakota.com) – A Barnes County family is without a home after a fire destroyed their house on Wednesday, November 29. Assistant Fire Chief Lance Coit said no one was injured in the fire. He said crews worked for several hours to put out the fire completely and continue to check for hot spots.
The Valley City Community Band is having a FREE Christmas concert next week! Hope to see you all there!