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Archive - 2012

March 6th

Hi-Liner girls finish season at EDC tournament

March 6, 2012

FARGO — Looking back on his team’s season, Valley City High School girls basketball coach Jim McDaniel was pleased with how it went.
“I thought it was a great season,” he said, noting the progress the team has made in recent years.
The team ended the season Friday with a 55-44 loss to Fargo Davies in the Eastern Dakota Conference regional tournament at the Fargo Civic Center. McDaniel said it was the first time the Hi-Liners advanced past the play-in game in nearly seven years.
“Our program is moving in the right direction,” he said.

March 5th

’12 state fair seeks writing entries

March 5, 2012

Wes Anderson, curator of the Barnes County Museum said this year’s North Dakota State Fair heritage and writing contests are great ideas to preserve memories of people alive today for future generations.

Friday the North Dakota State Fair based in Minot revealed it was having a State Fair Writing Contest and a North Dakota Heritage Contest.

For the heritage contest, residents are being asked to write down and submit their stories about what life was like in the state.

Submitted work will be displayed on the 4-H Wall in the N.D. State Fair Center at the 2012 state fair July 20-28.

Remodeled and ready to go

March 5, 2012

To watch City Lights Supper Club owner Tommy Bergan in his newly remodeled restaurant is to see a man in his element. As he walks around the bar to greet old friends and new guests, it is clear that hospitality is in his blood.

“My parents own the Taco John’s here in town, so that’s where I got my first start with restaurants,” said Bergan. “I went to school at UND and worked at Red Lobster and the Ground Round just kind of kept going with restaurant management through college.”

Winter arrives

March 5, 2012

While its late arrival may be arguably fashionable, winter has made a grand entrance in southeast North Dakota.

Mother Nature dropped a reported 5.5 inches of snow on the Valley City area over the weekend according to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks.

“Five-point-five is what are unofficial co-op observer reported, but he’s a good measurer and he lives pretty close to town,” NWS meteorologist Bill Barrett said Monday morning. “That was called in around noon time, 12:05.”

North Dakota ranks first in job creation for third straight year

March 5, 2012

A Gallup Poll study has again ranked North Dakota the nation’s best state for creating jobs. North Dakota also ranked at the top of Gallup poll rankings in 2009 and 2010.

March 2nd

Travel Alert issued for southwest and central North Dakota

March 2, 2012

The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and North Dakota Highway Patrol (NDHP) have issued a Travel Alert for southwest and central North Dakota due to blowing snow sticking to the roadway causing scattered icy conditions. Motorists are encouraged to monitor local weather forecasts, reduce speeds and drive according to the conditions.

Multiple vehicle wreck on I-94 east of Valley City

March 2, 2012

The Valley City Fire Department rescue squad, Barnes County Sheriff's office, Barnes County Ambulance and the North Dakota Highway Patrol responded to a multiple vehicle pile-up in the median of I-94 between exit 296 and 298 a little after 1 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Wind gusts, blowing snow and slush in the roadway made driving conditions extremely hazardous. Some injuries were reported in the wreck, which initially was just two vehicles in the median, but eventually grew to include 5 cars, a semi and a truck which had rolled to rest on its top.

Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series

March 2, 2012

The Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series Season 14 Presents: “Joseph DeMasi: REAL Italian Cooking” 7PM Thursday March 8 at the Barnes County Museum.

Teen Traffic safety contest returns for ’12

March 2, 2012

The North Dakota Department of Transportation, AAA North Dakota and the North Dakota Safety Council are once again sponsoring the North Dakota Teen Drivers Traffic Safety Contest, entering its third year. The contest gives North Dakota teens the opportunity to promote traffic safety in their school and community. As an added bonus, first prize contestants are eligible to win up to $750.

Snow aplenty for fun fest

March 2, 2012

A fresh blanket of snow on the ground has set the stage for Valley City State University’s newly-formed Winter Sports Club to hold their first annual Winter Fun Fest this weekend.

Those who have been itching to get out in the fluffy stuff can dust off their cross country skis, snowshoes and ice skates to take part in ski races, hikes, snow sculpting, broomball and snow soccer.

Although weather conditions haven’t been ideal for the club’s first winter season, faculty advisor Philip Deger said the Fun Fest will be a good way to kick off the club’s first big event.

Hi-Liner cross country ran in the six-team VCSU Cross Country Meet on Friday and came away with...
In honor of Sept. 20’s National Gymnastics Day, TNT Kids Fitness & Gymnastics of Fargo, N.D....
Valley City boys tennis ventured to Grand Forks on Tuesday to face umpteen-time defending State...

 

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