Archive - Sep 14, 2012
It usually happens when Iâm the passenger in a car. It also shows itself when Iâm quietly waiting to be called in to an appointment. The worst time is right before Iâm ready to fall asleep. Wonder. Quite frankly, wonder appears most everywhere I go during my day. I donât invite it along and just like a wood tick it attaches itself to me and comes along for the ride. It shows itself when I donât really want it to.
The liquidation sale at Pamida will end Saturday, and the store will be closed for a week starting Sunday as remodeling goes into full swing to convert Pamida to a Shopko Hometown store.
The store will re-open Sept. 23, selling consumables, such as health and beauty items, over-the-counter medication, beverages, snacks and candy.
The remainder of Valley Cityâs store will not be fully-stocked when it opens again as the apparel and home departments will still need to be converted.
WEST FARGO, N.D.âThe smell of popcorn and fried food and the roar of 1,000 conversations filled the air amidst the swirling mass of people attending the 32nd annual Big Iron Farm Show at the West Fargo Fairgrounds this week.
The show was expected to attract more than 800 exhibitors and vendors and more than 80,000 people from around the world.
Jansen Invite story
by Scott Schlaufman
Every year, the Valley City High School cross country team hosts the Bill Jansen Invitational meet, and one thing never changes â the size.
"It's generally bigger than most of them," Valley City cross country coach Brian Engelhard said.
This year's race takes place 11 a.m. Saturday at the Bjornson Park Golf Course.
Over 500 runners from 30 schools across the state are signed up to race in the event, which runs junior high and junior varsity races as well.
MONTPELIER, N.D. â With only a handful of players with significant varsity experience and five with no varsity experience entering the season, it'd be easy to dismiss the Litchville-Marion/Montpelier volleyball team.
But even with an 0-10 record, it's a team that first-year coach Ryan Nelson believes the girls are onto something, even if the record isn't showing it.
"To come out the way we are playing, it's awesome," Nelson said. "We don't have a win yet, but we've gone four sets a couple of times now with teams that are supposed to be top dogs in our district.