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District 7 eliminated during redistricting

North Dakota District 7, which included McHenry and Pierce counties and parts of Benson and Sheridan counties, has been eliminated from the state electoral map.

Posted 12/13/11 (Tue) read more »

Revised flood project announced

The North Dakota State Water Commission (NDSWC) and Barr Engineering released the next generation of Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project maps last week.

Posted 12/06/11 (Tue) read more »

Truck tips at Velva intersection

A semi tractor trailer hauling biodiesel fuel tipped along ND Highway 52 at Velva this past Monday morning.

Posted 11/29/11 (Tue) read more »

Flood protection and rezoning are hot topics

City commission addresses flood plan and zoning request

Posted 11/15/11 (Tue) read more »

Drama team wins Region 8

The Velva Aggies’ Drama Team won the Region 8 one-act competition at Minot State University on Thursday, November 3.

Posted 11/08/11 (Tue) read more »

Initial flood control project announced

The North Dakota State Water Commission and Gov. Jack Dalrymple presented the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project Initial Concept Alignment to the Souris River Joint Board on Nov. 3.

Posted 11/08/11 (Tue) read more »

Lead content no reason for alarm

Velva's city water tests slightly elevated for lead, due to old service lines.

Posted 11/01/11 (Tue) read more »

Accidents plague area

Several accidents in recent weeks have local law enforcement warning drivers to navigate safely. Two accidents involved vehicles and train crossings, and another a Velva school bus and a semi-truck.

Posted 10/25/11 (Tue) read more »

Halloween fundraiser at school

Teachers and staff at Velva Public School have decorated pumpkins to raise money for the Velva Ambulance.

Posted 10/11/11 (Tue) read more »

Crime seminars in Velva

Crime and safety awareness seminars were held in Velva last week, first at the Senior Center and later, at city hall.

Posted 10/11/11 (Tue) read more »