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Archive - 2014

August 4th

Men's Day Heats Up

August 5, 2014

Valley City Town and Country Club held their Men’s Day on July 17 as temperatures were on the rise. The Longest Putt of the Day, sponsored by Bank Forward, went to Jamie Wirth. The Pizza Ranch Closest to the Pin contest on Hole 2 was won by Doug Bergan. TJ Hansen claimed the prize on Hole 3 for Closest Shot Outside of 50 Yards, sponsored by the Valley City Town and Country Club. Club veteran Kerry Anderson continued his fine play and won the Closest Second Shot contest on Hole 4, sponsored by Taco John’s.

Air Show Announces Name, Acts

August 4, 2014

The Barnes County Municipal Airport Authority will be hosting the 2014 Wings and Wheels Airshow Saturday, Sept. 6.

The main aerobatic act will be third-generation pilot Matt Younkin piloting his Twin Beech 18, performing maneuvers never thought possible with such a large transport plane. He will also be performing the “Magic By Moonlight” night show at 9 p.m. that evening.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

KXJB Broadcast from VC

August 4, 2014

Television Station KXJB had a studio in Valley City starting in the 1950s until it was closed in 1963. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

VCPS to Reinstate Cut Positions

August 4, 2014

The Valley City Public School board unanimously approved during its annual meeting Thursday to reinstate some of the positions that were cut in April. More in Monday's Times-Record.

August 3rd

Fargo/Moorhead Ousts Valley City 16U at Northern Championships

August 4, 2014

Valley City 16U softball’s Northern Championship campaign concluded on Friday in Bismarck, N.D., with a five-inning 11-0 loss to Pool A’s No. 1 and to-be champion Brookings, S.D. Outlaws and a 9-3 defeat to Pool B’s No. 2 Fargo/Moorhead Blaze.

Brookings led 2-0 through an inning, 9-0 after two with the help of a three-RBI swing, and 10-0 through three. Valley City loaded the bases in the fifth but could not convert.

Carrington Knocks Out Babe Ruth

August 4, 2014

District 6 champion Valley City Babe Ruth’s back-and-forth State Tournament concluded Sunday with a 12-6 loss to District 2 champion Carrington after Friday’s 7-5 marquee comeback win over host District 2’s Sheyenne-New Rockford and Saturday’s hitless five-inning 19-2 drubbing at the hands of District 3 kings Park River.

State wraps up with Monday’s 1 p.m. championship game or a 3:30 p.m. title match if necessary.

Velva Boots Post 60 in Semifinals

August 4, 2014

If you’re here for the party, don’t leave until they throw you out, especially not until you’ve taken on the eventual Class A State champion and runner-up.

Legion Post 60’s clock struck midnight over the weekend as East No. 1 and State Tournament host Wahpeton took Friday’s four-inning 10-0 quarterfinal before West No. 4 Velva turned out the lights, 15-1, in Saturday’s five-inning consolation semifinal.

August 2nd

BREAKING: Crash on I-94

August 2, 2014

I-94 has been cleared after a multi-vehicle accident with injuries Saturday morning. More information will be available in Tuesday's Times-Record.

August 1st

BREAKING: Two Valley City Businesses Burglarized

August 1, 2014

Two Valley City businesses were burglarized overnight Thursday. Between midnight and 7 a.m. Friday, someone entered the Deitrich and Sons bus barn and Truck and Auto Salvage, both on 14th Avenue Southwest.

Employees returning to work at Truck and Auto Salvage Friday discovered a floor safe had been broken into and an unknown amount of money missing.

Former 'The Voice' Finalist Stops in VC

August 1, 2014

A musician and former finalist on NBC's "The Voice" stopped in Valley City while on tour Wednesday. Nicholas David, a soul singer/songwriter, stopped to see Terry and Vicky Jones, owners of Vicky's Viking Room, who he called friends of his family.

He stopped by the restaurant to visit with the pair and their family and also performed a few songs for the crowd of about 20.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

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