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School announces levy increase

Last year, a public hearing at the Velva Public School invited district taxpayers to come and voice their concerns over a 22.54 percent tax “increase.”

Posted 10/01/14 (Wed) read more »

Quick commission meeting

The Velva City Commission concluded its business in just over an hour last Monday night, with all commissioners present, including one via computer.

Posted 9/23/14 (Tue) read more »

New preschool in Velva

Velva has been without a preschool for a number of years, but as of this week, that has changed.

Posted 9/16/14 (Tue) read more »

Kickstands up!

It’s that time of the year again! The third annual Kickstands for Cancer, benefiting local cancer drives, is slated to start and end at the Dakota Roughrider Saddle Club rodeo grounds in Velva on Saturday, Sept. 13.

Posted 9/02/14 (Tue) read more »

City deals with streets and police ... again

The Velva City Commission opened Monday’s meeting activity by turning over $40,000 to the Velva Park Board. The funds, designated for the park board through the city sales tax and a mill levy, were requested by Park Board President Mike Heisler to pay bills incurred this summer.

Posted 8/26/14 (Tue) read more »

Commission discusses demolitions

At Monday’s city commission meeting, Velva commissioners discussed a number of community issues, including the possibility of condemning the Welo building.

Posted 8/12/14 (Tue) read more »

Rash of car robberies

Seven or eight cars broken into

Posted 8/07/14 (Thu) read more »

New rigs for emergency services

Velva’s volunteer emergency services have upped the ante on providing local citizens with the best support and services.

Posted 8/07/14 (Thu) read more »

Public input needed on flood control

The Velva City Commission addressed a number of concerns at last Monday’s meeting, but the issue most effecting all residents is that of flood control.

Posted 7/31/14 (Thu) read more »

Buffalo meets sad end

Last week, reports started coming in to the N.D. State Vet and then McHenry County Sheriff’s Department about a lone bull buffalo wandering the countryside near Velva.

Posted 7/22/14 (Tue) read more »