Archive - Jun 15, 2012
Youâre reading these words so that means you have one. Some of you have more than one because thatâs how your mama rolls. You may have had the good one or you could have been stuck with the bad one. Whichever one you got youâve been affected. This isnât a riddle though it is beginning to sound like one. Simply, Iâm talking about dads.
I figure now is as good a time as any for a little Blonde on the Prairie therapy session. Go ahead and sit down on my couch. Get comfortable if youâd like to.
Shut your eyes and say the word. Ready?
âAs far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster,â said actor Ray Liotta as he immortalized mobster-turned-FBI informant Henry Hill in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film âGoodfellas.â
Hill was an associate in the New York-based Lucchese crime family and testified against mafia members following the theft of $5.8 million from a Lufthansa Airlines vault.
Really Big Music is hosting what it hopes to be the start of an annual tradition of a music scholarship dance and jam session Saturday night.
Bill Jansen Road Race
Hi-Line Park, 8 a.m.
5K, 10K, Mile races all available. Cost is $5 for the mile, $10 to walk and $20 for an individual race. Registration is Saturday at 7 a.m.
VCHS Alumni basketball game
City Auditorium, 4 p.m.
Some of Valley Cityâs top players from years past return home for a hoops game and pep rally. Admission is $3 and will benefit the Hi-Liner Booster Club.
Pizza Corner Classic
Charlie Brown Memorial Field
The Valley City Post 60 American Legion baseball team tried plenty of different players on the pitcherâs mound in Thursdayâs double header losses to Kindred.
But no matter who was there, the problem was virtually the same â the pitchers struggled to find early strikes and later walked batters after falling behind in counts.
âLeading with the strike and getting ahead right away is big in baseball,â coach Jason Beilke said. âWhen youâre ahead 0-1, itâs a lot easier than being behind 1-0.â