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Area SkillsUSA Students go to Nationals in KC

July 17, 2012

Special to the Times-Record

Three students from Sheyenne Valley Area Career Technology Center’s SkillsUSA chapter participated in national competition in Kansas City on June 23-27.

Tera Laney-Uecker competed in the promotional bulletin board placing 6th in the nation. Tera also served as a voting delegate for election of national SkillsUSA officers and other national business. Andrew Sadek competed in electrical construction wiring placing 17th in the competition.

Jed Hansen competed in computer maintenance technologies in which he placed 21st.

Low Speed Chase Leads to Arrest of BC Man

July 17, 2012

An elderly Kathryn man was taken into custody Saturday night in an incident that involved a North Dakota Highway Patrolman brandishing a taser.
State trooper Ben Kennelly observed that a vehicle driven by Charles Olsberg, 75, of Kathryn, failed to dim its headlights to oncoming traffic. Kennelly activated his emergency lights in an attempt to pull Olsberg over, according to an affidavit filed with the Barnes County Clerk of Court's Office, but Olsberg continued on his way home, driving over 42 mph in a 25 mile per hour zone and swerving to avoid another vehicle.

Local Gardeners Show Their Flowers

July 17, 2012

Members from the Sheyenne Valley Garden Club and other local gardeners showed their favorite flowers during the 28th annual flower show show.

The show, hosted by the garden club, was held Monday. Gardeners entered their most prestigious flowers and bouquets from their garden in this year’s show, called “Garden Favorites.”

A public viewing was held from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Eagles Aerie.

Gardeners competed in horticulture divisions, which were based on single specimens of flowers, and artistic divisions, which featured bouquets made with a variety of flowers.

Corn Shortage Has People Questioning its Use

July 17, 2012

A debate on corn is growing across the country, and the question is who should eat what little corn is produced this year – humans or machines?
Numbers released July 11 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) show the size of the current corn harvest, and how much of it is projected to be used for for ethanol fuel.

VC Babe Ruth splits with Fargo

July 17, 2012

By Scott Schlaufman
trsports@times-online.com
The communication between a baseball coach and a player on the base paths can be hard to follow at times. A swipe of the shoulder. A pat on the head. Quick touch to the nose. It's subtle and used to keep an opponent off guard with hit and runs, bunts, and steals.
But in the the bottom of the seventh inning of the Valley City Babe Ruth baseball team's 10-9 win in the first game of a double header with Fargo Monday at Charlie Brown Memorial Field, VC third baseman Collin Schroeder got things mixed up on the base paths.

Valley City Babe Ruth scored five runs in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s District 6 Tournament...
Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather...
Dawson Dietrich scored on a wild bases-loaded pitch in the second inning of Monday’s District 6...

 

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