Valley City  (CSi)  The 2019 Barnes County Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign surpassed the $60,000 goal, with $68,000 raised.

In addition to coins and bills dropped into the kettles it was reported a donation of $1,000 came from a man who had been helped by the Salvation Army in the past.

Another one time kettle donation amounted to over $700.

Another family donated $5,000.

Lee Isense said there were many generous donations to the Red Kettle Campaign, in 2019, and thanks everyone who donated.   previously reported that the Jamestown Salvation Army reached the their 2019 Red Kettle Campaign goal, of $139,00, meaning no cuts in services, and the reopening of the Youth Center in 2020.