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Archive - Aug 2013

August 26th

VCPS Cancels School Wednesday; Early Dismissal Thursday and Friday

August 26, 2013

Due to the heat and humidity in buildings, Valley City Public Schools is making some changes to the school times this week.

There will be no school on Wednesday, Aug. 28, Bryan Kriewald, technology coordinator, said in an email Monday afternoon.

School will start at regular time on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29 and 30 but will be dismissed at 1:30 p.m. those days.

The Jefferson School picnic tonight and the Back to School Night at Washington Elementary on Thursday are still on as scheduled.

Mabel Miller Celebrates 90th Birthday

August 26, 2013

Valley City resident Mabel Miller celebrated her 90th birthday Aug. 3 at the Legacy Place.

Library Increasing Internet Access

August 26, 2013

The Valley City Barnes County Public Library is going modern, starting a new catalog interface readers will be able to reach from the library homepage.
Library Director Steve Hammel said Friday, “Patrons will be able to log on and look at their account. They will be able to renew online, look at their account, see what's out and when it's due.”
More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

VC Man Arrested for Possession of Child Porn

August 26, 2013

A Valley City man was arrested early Friday for possession of child pornography.
According to a press release from Valley City Police Chief Fred Thompson, the VCPD was contacted by a man who alleged the man was in possession of child pornography. After interviewing the woman, and investigation was started.

Dog Shooter Arrested

August 26, 2013

Editor’s note: with few exceptions, the Valley City Times-Record’s policy is to not print the names of those accused or arrested of crimes until that person has been convicted.
A Valley City man who fired several shots at two pit bull dogs he thought were going to attack him was arrested Thursday by the Valley City Police for disorderly conduct.
The accused, 24, was taken to the Barnes County Correctional Center where his bond was later posted by District 24 Representative Dwight Kiefert (R).

August 25th

Hi-Liner Girls Take 3rd in Jamestown

August 26, 2013

The Valley City High School cross country season was off to a hot start at the Jamestown "Orr"iginals Cross Country Meet at Centennial Forest Course, with temperatures in the high 80’s and humidity to match. The young Hi-Liners performed well in the overall competition of 15 teams, especially with many appearing in their first-ever meet.

Bull Bash Benefits Sauer Family

August 26, 2013

The Second Annual Andrea Arbuckle Memorial Shootout and Ride the Hide Benefit Bull Bash on Aug. 24 in Litchville showcased local bull riding talent and hosted a silent auction to come to the aid of the Mike Sauer family of Valley City.

Litchville natives Tate and Taryl Smith competed in the Bull Bash in memory of their cousin Annie Arbuckle.

August 23rd

Back in the Game

August 23, 2013

My name is Jake McNeal and I am your new Times-Record sports editor.

I come to Valley City from Portland, Ore., having found a great new opportunity.

But why Valley?

Because Valley City presents a new sports writing adventure, and I wanted to be the sports guy in a small town.

My wish most certainly came true.

Bull Bash Returns Tomorrow

August 23, 2013

Litchville native Tate Smith has organized the 2nd Annual Ride the Hide Bull Bash, to be followed by the Andrea "Annie" Arbuckle Memorial Shootout, on Aug. 24 in Litchville.

A street dance, sponsored by Uncle Dean's Tavern and the Bull Bash, and featuring the Dickinson-based band Outlaw Sippin', will follow the shootout. The Bull Bach will also feature a silent auction for the benefit of the Sauer family.

VCSU Football Gets Back to Business

August 23, 2013

The late August sun hung over the northwest corner of Shelly Ellig Field for Valley City State's Red-vs.-White, open two-quarter running-clock scrimmage on Aug. 22.

Scores were left uncounted because the scrimmage was to be a showcase of Viking talent.

Freshman Kurtis Walls came in first at quarterback for the White team.

Valley City Legion Post 60 carry the No. 3 seed into Thursday’s Grafton Regional Tournament after a...
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