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More gift ideas in Velva

This week, we visit two more Velva stores, The Quilted Bean and Velva Drug. Both offer unique and tasty gift ideas this holiday season.

Posted 12/09/08 (Tue) read more »

Butte Fire District gets grant

The Butte Fire Protection District was among those receiving Assistance to Firefighters (AFG) grants, awarded to five fire departments across the state.

Posted 12/02/08 (Tue) read more »

We got it!

As the heat of the holiday shopping season begins, too often we forget about the wonderful offerings right here in our hometown.

Posted 12/02/08 (Tue) read more »

Library to host book sale

Book sale set for during Santa Daze.

Posted 11/24/08 (Mon) read more »

Drake and Anamoose schools to merge

The school boards of the Drake and Anamoose schools have agreed to form an educational cooperative beginning in the 2009/2010 school year.

Posted 11/24/08 (Mon) read more »

CERT training goes weel

Fifteen people took part in last week's CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams) training held in Velva, making it a very successful venture in the eyes of organizers.

Posted 11/24/08 (Mon) read more »

You, too, can be a Christmas elf!

This holiday season, you can make a contribution that makes a difference, and it will cost you nothing ... or nearly nothing. Lori Brudevold, rural Velva, had a brainstorm while cleaning house one day, and it has morphed into The Elf Project.

Posted 11/18/08 (Tue) read more »

Velva librarian wins prestigious award

"I was astounded," said Velva Librarian Iris Swedlund. "I didn't even know I was nominated!" Those words came following the announcement that Swedlund had been named the North Dakota School Librarian of the Year last month at the North Dakota Education Association convention.

Posted 11/18/08 (Tue) read more »

Storm makes it tough on the farm

While people in town waited for snowplows to clear street, rural people often had to dig themselves out following the snowstorm on November 6. In addition, some farmers still have crops standing in the field while area ranchers still had cattle grazing in the pasture.

Posted 11/18/08 (Tue) read more »

City commission meets

The Velva City Commission discussed a number of issues at its regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 10, including snow removal following last week's blizzard.

Posted 11/11/08 (Tue) read more »