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Tourism Staff to Visit Oriska: Survey data will provide info for future

July 26, 2012

Special to the Times-Record

Bismarck, N.D. – North Dakota Tourism staff are hitting the road in July to work at several high-traffic visitor areas throughout the state, as well as at new sites in oil-impacted areas.

North Dakota Tourism representatives will be at designated visitor centers and rest areas to gather traveler information via a survey and provide traveler assistance. In addition to surveying travelers at traditional visitor sites, they will go to two crew camps and one very busy C-station to survey camp residents about their leisure and travel interests.

Dollar Store Seeks License for Tobacco

July 26, 2012

Valley City’s Family Dollar store may be one of many across the country that will sell tobacco products. Family Dollar media representative Josh Braverman said the move is strictly due to customer demand.

“We are already selling cigarettes in some stores,” Braverman said.

Pure Craziness

July 26, 2012

Valley City’s downtown district was hopping Wednesday as locals and visitors swarmed the streets in search of good sales and food. Kids played in bounce houses, shoppers visited outdoor stands and many enjoyed a buffalo burger.

Crazy Day is an annual street fair held every year in July hosted by the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce. Local businesses offer discounts on selected items and some sell food and items as fundraisers.

Some businesses even hold fun contests, such as the watermelon eating contest that Dutton’s Valley Gallery holds every year.

Standout defense helps Post 60 upset Kindred at Section 1 tournament

July 26, 2012

LIDGERWOOD, N.D. —As the lineups were announced in Thursday's American Legion Section 1 tournament game against Kindred, Valley City Post 60 pitcher Chase Carpenter knew he could get the win.
The last time he stared the 60-feet-6-inches towards home plate against Kindred, the first game of a July 9 double header, he allowed only four hits and three runs, one of which was earned.
"I figured I'd come in here, have some confidence, just throw strikes," Carpenter said.

July 26 local digest

July 26, 2012

Kueber to join VCSU mens basketball team
Valley City State University mens basketball coach Jeff Kaminsky announced last week that regional standout Gus Kueber has signed a letter of intent to attend VCSU and join the Viking basketball program for the upcoming season.
Kueber is transferring in after playing last season at Mayville State University, where he averaged 17.5 points and 8.6 rebounds per game and was named to the All-Dakota Athletic Conference and All-Association of Independent Institutions First Teams.

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