Archive - Feb 4, 2013
In the last few years, the Jamestown High School girls hockey team, which has several players from Valley City, has worked to help Relay for Life, and tomorrow night the team kicks off its latest fundraising effort when it hosts a week-long community scavenger hunt.
The hunt will kick off on Wednesday and will end with teams bringing their items in on Feb. 13 at the Eagles Arena Hockey Rink in Jamestown.
Thereâs a common misconception that every home-schooled child belongs to an Amish sect, baking bread for their lunch with grain they milled themselves. They ride their horse-drawn buggies to town with their parents and eight siblings as they hide behind the brim of their bonnets and shun society.
Modern puritanical bliss.
Yes, I may have had an affinity for prairie-style skirts at one point in my life, but it surely wasnât my motherâs doing. I blame Laura Ingalls Wilder for that.
I was homeschooled until eighth grade.
The Whoever Can Come Band played in one of their many jam sessions Saturday at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum. The band, as the name suggests, allows whoever can come to jam with them every other Saturday.
âItâs just a group of people that get together because they enjoy having jam sessions with each other, just jamming and playing music,â coordinator Mel Olstad said. âItâs been in existence for a number of years now, I would guess probably at least a dozen years.â
For the first time, Valley Cityâs Eagle Aerie will host a special event to benefit the American Cancer Society â the âHere Comes The Sun, Tonightâs Dream .. Tomorrowâs Hope Gala, said Rod Grafing, one of the organizers.
Grafing said the event is scheduled to run 6:30 p.m. to midnight March 16.
Hilde van Gijssel, the main planner for the event, said Friday, âBarnes County has long been hosting the Relay for Life and Daffodil Days, and over the last couple of years we figured there was space in this town to do something different (along with both traditional events).â