Ty Kulsrud, a son of Jay and Laura Kulsrud, and Ty's brothers, Tanner and Lane, ended up visiting the home of his rodeo-riding hero, Ty Murray, Feb. 28 in Texas with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The Kulsrud family was given the VIP treatment at the PBR rodeo, including tickets to the show, a backstage tour and interaction with the riders. Ty also had the chance to meet and hang out with a number of local cowboys.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
While flooding isn't predicted in the Valley City area this year, city officials recently held a tabletop exercise in the event of an unpredicted flood disaster. The exercise addressed the city's readiness, what resources would be available and how the chain-of-command would work during flood response.
The exercise was especially important to the city administrator and the police chief who are both new to the area.
For more on the city's tabletop exercise, read Thursday's Times-Record.
Students and faculty from Valley City State University spent 10 days in Mexico where they collaborated with schools there and absorbed the culture and history of the area through tours and events.
Students spent three of those day doing projects academically related to their majors.
Read more in Thursday's Times-Record.