STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Anthrax confirmed again
News release from the state Ag Department:
Confirmation of anthrax in another North Dakota county has prompted state animal health officials to again urge livestock producers, especially in areas with... Posted on 7/23/10 at 5:50 AM
The Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series will present the Rev. Dorothy (Darcy) Borden speaking on “Church Suppers and Potlucks, a Definition of Community” at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Barnes County Museum.
The Barnes County Water Resource District will close N.D. Highway 9 approximately two miles west of the junction of N.D. Highway 1 on Thursday.
The reason for the closure, which is southeast of Wimbledon, N.D., is to allow for installation of centerline pipe for improved drainage across the roadway.
Two inmates fled the Barnes County Jail late Monday night by kicking open a fire escape door.
Sheriff Randy McClaflin told the Valley City Times-Record that 21-year-old Travis James Dethlefs and 28-year-old Ryan Eugene Thomas were cleaning a walkway at a cell block around 10 p.m. when they escaped.
Voters in the Barnes County North Public School District will go to the polls for the second time in seven months to decide a school bond issue.
An election has been scheduled for April 19 on a $14.5 million bond issue to build a centralized school. The same issue failed on Sept. 20 when it received just less than 50 percent of the vote. It needed a 60 percent majority to pass.
Voters at Barnes County North will go to the polls Monday to decide if a new centralized school building will be constructed. The $14.5-million project would combine the separate school operations of North Central of Barnes, Wimbledon Courtenay and Spiritwood into one location just west of Leal on Highway 9.
From wet ink, hot lead and busy beats to wrestling bouts titled “Lipstick and Dynamite.” These are just a couple of themes in old home movies that Wes Anderson has rediscovered in the Barnes County Historical Society Museum.
The museum curator has posted them on the online video-sharing site YouTube.com. “I just started it on a whim,” he said.
An AP Member Exchange Feature By Jean Schlegel, Valley City Times-Record
, February 22, 2010
Dr. Gary Krapu, a research biologist at the Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center and a resident of Valley City, will discuss his recent travels in Russia at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the museum.
The Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series Season 12 presents professor Don Hoff of Valley City (N.D.) State University speaking on “Cheetahs and Other Wildlife of Namibia, Africa” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Barnes County Historical Society Museum, 315 Central Ave. N., Valley City.
January 20, 2010
Bridges Arts Council and Barnes County Historical Society Partner to Show “Arts Dakota!”
In celebration of the North Dakota Council on the Arts’ 40th anniversary, the Bridges Arts Council and Barnes County Historical Society of Valley City are partnering to host the North Dakota Art Gallery Association exhibit, Arts Dakota. Arts Dakota is on display at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum through Dec. 24. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday with freewill admission.
The Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series will present Ward Wilkins: “Seeing America on Four Bald Tires and a Tank of Gas” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at the Barnes County Museum, Valley City, N.D.
Wilkins’ fourth book, “Four Bald Tires and a Tank of Gas: 16 years and 134,000 miles of Americana,” features stories of Ward’s and his wife Mary Lou’s travels across America.
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