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December 6th

Viking Basketball Beats Presentation College

December 7, 2012

After starting the game on a 9-0 run, the Valley City State womens basketball team never fell behind en route to their most convincing victory of the season with, a 90-49 win over Presentation College Thursday at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse.
It's the team's first 90-point game since the Vikings beat Minnesota — Morris 93-88 in overtime in the 2010-2011 season.
Though the Saints responded and cut the Viking lead to a two points on two occasions early in the first half, the Vikings controlled the rest of the way.

ND Smoke-free Law Takes Effect Dec. 6

December 6, 2012

Special to the Times-Record

North Dakota’s new smoke-free law, passed by more than two-thirds of North Dakota voters, will take effect on Dec. 6. The new law strengthens North Dakota’s existing smoke-free law by making all public places smoke free.

Deputies Work to Brighten Season

December 6, 2012

For the second year in a row, deputies with the Barnes County Sheriff’s Department are working to make the holiday season a bit brighter for county families in need.

Deputy Scott Crump said he and fellow deputy Don Fiebiger started Deputy Secret Santas in 2011, to benefit families in Barnes County. “We specialize in families in need with financial burdens.”

ER Nurses Win Award for Tissue Donation Efforts

December 6, 2012

The emergency room nurses at Mercy Hospital were recently honored for their efforts in talking with families about tissue donation.

The group was given the 2012 tissue partner of the year award from LifeSource, a nonprofit organ and tissue donation organization that serves North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota.

In October, hospital administrator Keith Heuser attended the North Dakota Hospital Association annual meeting.

December 5th

Girl Scouts Receives $150,000 Grant

December 5, 2012

With the help of a $150,000 grant, Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons is creating a Girl Scout camp volunteer delivery program to reignite camping experiences for today’s busy girls.

Through the grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, Girl Scouts will create a new training platform for volunteers which will bring camp opportunities into the many communities served by the council.

The grant will benefit Valley City Girl Scouts, said Ann Metli, a spokeswoman for the Girl Scouts-Dakota Horizons council, which serves Girl Scouts in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa.

NuBar Considers Smoke Shelter

December 5, 2012

During the regular Valley City City Commission meeting Monday, Ryan Mathias, owner of the NuBar in Valley City, presented the commission with his plans to build a windbreak smoke shelter to accommodate his smoking customers when a new law takes place Thursday.

During the regular November election, North Dakota voters approved a smoking ban that would prohibit smoking in all indoor workplaces and 20 feet from any door.

BC Considers 9-1-1 Again

December 5, 2012

Editor's note: The story that ran in Wednesday's paper incorrectly identified the commissioners that were sworn in at Tuesday's meeting. This article has been updated with the correct names.

Two newly re-elected county commissioners, Cindy Schwehr and John Froelich, were sworn in during the regular meeting of the Barnes County Commissioners on Tuesday.

The commissioners approved a contract with Valley City for a financial split and a return of funds to the county for operations of the 9-1-1 system.

December 4th

Dec. 4 Local Digest

December 4, 2012

VCHS Wrestling takes 6th in Jamestown
The Valley City High School wrestling team took sixth at the Knights of Columbus tournament over the weekend in Jamestown.
The Hi-Liners had seven wrestlers finish in the top four of their division, including three who wrestled in the championship match.
Zach Doty won the championship at 170 pounds, pinning Darren Crissler in 3:45. Shane Undem (160) and Jaiden Opatz (195) both lost in the championship matches at their divisions, taking second place.

Loboes Hold Off Maple Valley Boys

December 4, 2012

As the LaMoure/Litchville-Marion boys basketball team worked its offense in the first half of Monday's 56-54 win over Maple Valley, the final result seemed relatively simple.
Pass the ball, set a few picks, wait for a defender to fall off his cover, then take advantage of the hole with a quick cut into the lane for a layup.
"That happens when the offense is moving like its supposed to be," LLM coach Darren Thielges said. "The first half, we were fresh, so we were making good cuts."

Results of SVFA Drawing Sat.

December 4, 2012

Special to the Times-Record
The drawing for the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals was held Saturday evening at the Rosebud Visitor Center.  

The results of the drawing:

Airplane Tour for 2 from Mike Lerud: ­ Caren Berg, Valley City

Oral B Electric Toothbrush Set from Dr. Caren Berg: ­ Julie Mikkelsen, Valley City

Lia Sophia Necklace/Earrings Set from Julie Keller:­ Tyler Keller, Valley City

Homemade Afghan from Connie Gullickson: ­ Sue Carlsrud, Valley City

One-hour Setting and $50 Print Credit from Photography by Sarah:­ Nancy Oast, Valley City

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