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What's New In Valley City?

North Dakota's First Designated "Water Trail" for Kayakers, Canoeists Takes Shape 

The Sheyenne Water Trail follows the Sheyenne River through Valley City, Fort Ransom, and other towns along the way. With 180 river miles designated for this water trail, see the beauty of the Sheyenne River as you kayak or canoe! 

Can't make it to Valley City to see the Barnes County Museum and its many historical and fascinating displays? Take the virtual tour and gain insight into the area's greatest treasures! 

WAPA has been a partner with Valley City, North Dakota for almost 40 years. According to Mayor Dave Carlsrud, power in Valley City has been on 99.99% of the time and they boast the lowest electric rates in a tristate area. Hear how WAPA's at-cost hydropower has helped create a community in which infrastructure and citizens have grown and flourished over the past 40 years.


The Vault Coffee Shop Captures International Attention 

Valley City's "honor system" coffee shop, The Vault, captured the attention of many news anchors including USA Today, CNN, Daily Mail, and more! The Vault uses an honor system where customers are trusted to pay for goods including coffee, candy, chips, cookies, and more. The coffee shop also houses weekly events including music sessions, book clubs, and more.


Brockopp's Fresh Brew 

Brockopp Brewery is one of the newest additions to the Valley City community. Brewing it's own beer in house, Brockopp Brewery is the only Brewery located between Fargo and Bismarck along Interstate 94.

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VCSU adds $32 million Center for the Arts for Art and Music 

Valley City State University has begun constructing the new $32 million Center of the Arts building that will feature everything from a digital photography studio, a 350 seat performance hall, and a highly visible art gallery to display visiting artist's and student's artwork.

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New Virtual Tour Available for Barnes County Museum

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