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Archive - May 2012

May 3rd

Impact World Tour hits VC

May 3, 2012

Youth With A Mission will be offering a banquet on the Impact World Tour on Thursday, May 3, at 7 p.m. in the St. Catherine’s Elementary School Gym.
“Feel free to bring your spouse or friends,” Executive Director of Faith In Action at Mercy Hospital Vicki Grafing said in an email. Faith in Action is a part of the community faith leadership that is bringing in YWAM’s Impact World Tour.

“We will have a great praise band playing a couple songs; you’ll see the powerpoint presentation of what IWT is.”

Madeline Luke runs for VC city commissioner

May 3, 2012

The June 12 city election will see five candidates vying for two City Commissioner seats vacated by George Dutton and Jon Wagar. This week, the T-R will interview all five candidates to provide a better look at those seeking office and their take on the issues facing Valley City. Going alphabetically, the fourth interviewee is candidate Madeline Luke.

Madeline Luke Occupation: Physician since 1982, moved to Valley City in 1984

Education: College in Boston, Mass., medical school in Rhode Island and trained in New York City

Sheyenne State Forest hike set for Saturday

May 3, 2012

The Sheyenne River Valley Chapter of the North Country Trail Association is hosting a morning hike to the Mineral Springs waterfall in the Sheyenne State Forest on Saturday, May 5, and they’d like to invite you along.

President Deb Koepplin welcomed anyone who would like a few hours of outdoor activity on the easy-to-moderate trail to meet in the Rosebud Visitor’s Center parking lot at 9 a.m. to carpool, or meet at the Sheyenne State Forest trailhead at 10 a.m.

The annual hiking excursion is usually well-attended, according to Koepplin.

May 2nd

William Jansen Invitional track meet- girls results

May 2, 2012

GIRLS TEAM SCORES
1) Kindred ................................. 99
2) Valley City ............................ 96
2) Lisbon ................................... 96
4) Jamestown ........................... 93
5) Central Cass ........................ 77
6) LLM ...................................... 41
7) Kidder County ...................... 36
8) Oakes ................................... 36
9) Hillsboro ............................... 31
10) Barnes Co North .................. 28
11) MayPort-CG ......................... 26
12) Northern Cass ...................... 25

William Jansen Invitional track meet- boys results

May 2, 2012

BOYS TEAM SCORES
1) Lisbon ................................. 187
2) Kindred ............................... 117
3) Jamestown ......................... 102
4) Sargent County ................. 64.5
5) Central Cass ..................... 55.5
6) Richland ............................... 34
7) Kidder County ...................... 31
7) Northern Cass ...................... 31
9) Ellendale .............................. 29
10) Barnes Co North .................. 27
10) Valley City ............................ 27
12) Oakes ................................... 22

SDSU joins list of schools to snub Sioux

May 2, 2012

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The leader of University of North Dakota’s alumni on Tuesday kicked off a campaign to dump the school’s Fighting Sioux nickname by reeling off a list of schools that will no longer schedule UND in certain athletics until the issue is resolved.
Tim O’Keefe, CEO of the UND Alumni Association and Foundation, said neighboring South Dakota State has joined an increasing number of schools to snub the Grand Forks college because of the nickname. Other schools include Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota-Morris.

Wednesday (5/2) local digest

May 2, 2012

VCHS softball wins
The Valley City High School softball team had little issue at the plate in a double header sweep of Fargo Davies Tuesday in Fargo.
Over two wins — 5-3 in game one, 15-1 in game two — the Hi-Liners combined for 29 hits, including 20 in the second game.
The Hi-Liners were led by Amanda Tangen, who went 6-9 over the two games.
In the 15-1 win, she went 4-5 at the plate, including two triples. She had four RBI and scored twice in the game.

Seniors Willson, Jacob lead Hi-Liner sprinters

May 2, 2012

Entering her senior season, Valley City High School sprinter Molly Willson knew that her older sister, Morgen, was quite the athlete during her time at VCHS.
What Molly didn’t realize, though, was that Morgen held the school record in the 200 meter dash.
“I didn’t know she held the record until this year,” Molly said.
So when she found out, she made it her goal to make the record her own, a task she hopes to achieve by the end of the season.

Gardening has health benefits

May 2, 2012

As I walked around our backyard, I noticed that our rose bushes and various perennial plants are becoming green and lush. The tulip and daffodil bulbs have sprouted, dotting our landscape with flowers in shades of red and yellow. After our mild winter, I am mapping out our container gardens and flower beds.

Yes, I like growing things. After all, “Garden” is my middle name. I couldn’t resist saying that.

Students name van Gijssel ‘Teacher of the Year,’ again

May 2, 2012

Valley City State University Associate Professor Hilde van Gijssel has once again been named the “Teacher of the Year” by the VCSU Student Senate.

The annual award is given to professors who demonstrate dedication to students with innovative teaching methods and continued professional development.

While teaching in the science department, Van Gijssel is also taking classes in the university’s Masters of Education program with an emphasis on technology education. She said spending time as a student helps make her a better teacher.

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