July 23rd, 2014
An open house to teach the community about the Dakota College at Bottineau programs on the Valley City State University campus is planned for Thursday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Skoal Room at VCSU's Student Center.
Litchville native Tate Smith has organized the Third Annual Ride the Hide Bull Bash, to be followed by the Andrea "Annie" Arbuckle Memorial Shootout, on Aug. 30 in Litchville, said his mother, Connie Smith. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
At the request of Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin, the Times-Record will begin featuring a wanted felon each Wednesday as a way to enlist the public's help in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest.
The first wanted felon in the project is Tyler Delmore, who is wanted for a felony and a number of misdemeanor charges.
Valley City Babe Ruth scored five runs in the sixth inning of Tuesdayâ€™s District 6 Tournament championship to finish Lisbon, 10-0, for their second title in as many years and a trip to August 1â€™s State Tournament in New Rockford, N.D.
Lisbon landed only six hits as they all too often lined into Valley
City gloves and could not bring runners home against Dawson Dietrich, who pitched six innings for a single walk and five strikeouts.
Valley City picked up 11 hits and enjoyed three Lisbon errors.
The funeral service for Walter J. Vleck, 91, Valley City, North Dakota formerly of Buxton, North Dakota will be 11 am Monday, July 28, 2014 at New Assembly of God Church, Valley City. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Harwood, North Dakota. He died Sunday, July 20, at the Sheyenne Care Center, Valley City.
Visitation will be 5 pm to 7 pm Sunday at Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel, Valley City. An online guestbook for Walter is available at www.oliver-nathanchapel.com
Fort Ransom State Park is cranking up its demonstrations at its Sunne farm this season, with, for the first time, events planned every other weekend through the end of September, said Cindy Henderson, administrative assistant for the park. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Dacotah Pavilion at Valley City's Chautauqua Park was packed Monday with new Valley City and Barnes County residents along with city and county officials and representatives from area civic organizations and churches. During the event, which included a meal, residents had the opportunity to meet community leaders and make friends in their new home. Several area businesses donated items to be given as door prizes.
Area residents can catch a glimpse of what rural Barnes County town Litchville looked like when business was thriving during a public slide showing at the Litchville Community Center Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.
Jamie Smith, a resident there, said, "Many of us have memories of how Litchville was back in its heydey â€” a time when storefronts were full and business was thriving."
Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather drew a coin flip from which Post 60 took the win.
Harvey scored a run in the first inning, Austin Bergâ€™s RBI tied it in the top of the fourth and Harvey scored two more in the home half.
Post 60 landed three hits and committed an error, Harvey seven hits and four errors.
Chase Carpenter drew a walk.
Austen Meyer pitched three innings for a strikeout, Berg two outs in the fourth.
Legion Post 60 (3-13) carries the third seed into Wednesdayâ€™s Regional Tournament in Grafton, N.D.