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WEATHER-RELATED ANNOUNCEMENTS

March 31, 2014

Valley City Public Schools will be closing early with Jefferson and Washington Elementary Schools dismissing students at 12:45 p.m. and the junior/senior high school dismissing students at 1 p.m.

The Barnes County Courthouse is Closed.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Visiting Casselton

March 31, 2014

Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer Wednesday announced that they will host U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Casselton on April 24. Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

4-Hers Compete in Crop Judging

March 31, 2014

The combined LaMoure/Grand Forks County team took first place in the junior division of the crop judging contest at the North Dakota Winter Show. Team members are (from left) Thomas Granger of Grand Forks County, and Zach Lahlum and Eva Lahlum of LaMoure County. They are accompanied by their coach, Eric Lahlum (far right).

VC Prepared for Any Emergency

March 31, 2014

VCPD Chief Fred Thompson recently offered a class that would help first responders and residents alike respond more effectively to emergencies. Read more in Monday's Times-Record.

March 30th

Viking Baseball 3-1 in Dickinson

March 31, 2014

Valley City State junior right-handed pitcher Chris Holden and sophomore right-hander Corey Pudas allowed just nine combined hits and a run as the Vikings swept Dickinson State in Sunday’s doubleheader to take the weekend series 3-1.

Sunday’s pair of wins improved on Saturday’s 6-4 loss and 23-8 win.

Valley City State’s 3-1 weekend improved their season record to 12-19 overall and 3-1 in Frontier/North Star play. Next for the Vikings are Saturday’s 1 p.m.-and-3 p.m. doubleheader and Sunday’s noon-and-2 p.m. back-to-back at Jamestown.

Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

Hi-Liner Softball Sweeps Bismarck

March 31, 2014

Hi-Liner softball opened with a 7-3 and 18-13 doubleheader sweep of host Bismarck on Saturday.

Valley City (2-0 overall) enters their first Eastern Dakota Conference doubleheader of the season — Monday’s blizzard warning permitting — Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. against Grand Forks Red River at the Valley City State fields.

Twister Tumblers Make Regionals

March 31, 2014

Valley Twisters Gymnastics was in Fargo last weekend for the North Dakota USA Gymnastics State Meets, from which Eryn Crump and Rebekah Kauffman emerged as Girls victors and Jonah Kauffman the Boys Floor champion.

Crump won Vault and Bars and took the All-Around title with 35.65 points for a spot on the North Dakota Super 8 Team that will compete at Regionals on April 11.

Bethany Crump also earned a Regional spot with fourth place on Beam and Floor and a first-place 34.625 Level 8 All-Around score.

Valley City Sharks Swim at State

March 31, 2014

Valley City’s Sharks Swim Team competed at the March 14-16 North Dakota State Short Course Swimming Championships in Bismarck.

Annie Hart and Camille Kawasaki competed in the Girls’ 15-16 division, Hailee Peterson and Noelle Thompson in the Girls’ 13-14, Ashley McFadgen in the Girls’ 11-12, Brady Lettenmeier in the 9-10 Boys, Clorissa Nelson and Georgia Lettenmeier in the 8 & Under.

Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

March 28th

Child Care Needs Community Help

March 28, 2014

TLChildcare in Valley City, the city's only non-profit daycare, needs help from the community. After operating for years with only one rate increase, the center has dipped into its reserve funds making it necessary to implement a significant rate increase for nearly seven dozen children in the center's care.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Hearing to Determine Legality of Unilteral Contracts

March 28, 2014

The Valley City Education Association has filed a Writ of Mandamus petition that temporarily restrains the Valley City Public School District from issuing unilateral contracts to teachers after the two entities failed to reach an agreement in contract negotiations earlier this year.

[Photo courtesy of Jessica Lammle] Randy Compson of Valley City, who has raced at Pierre, S.D.’s...
Valley City’s Running Buddies, coached by the Hi-Liner cross country team, raced at the one-mile...
Sharon Michael and the Valley City junior high girls, and Mikaylah Ross and the varsity girls, came...

 

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