July 25th, 2014
Up 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh with two outs, Harvey Post 28â€™s Shawn Kourajian on second and Trevor Schimke on third in Thursdayâ€™s Class A East Regional opener, Chase Carpenter struck out Brian Fike on three straight pitches for the save, a matchup with top seed Wahpeton and a guaranteed spot in July 30â€™s State Tournament in Wahpeton, N.D.
â€śWe rolled in like conquistadors,â€ť said Legion Post 60 assistant coach Erick Counts of Post 60â€™s marauding spirit coming into Regionals. â€ś[Valley City head coach Kyle] Roelfsema shaved his mustache like a conquistador.â€ť
A two-semi accident on I-94 east of Valley City left both drivers with minor injuries Thursday morning.
Work Crews from Carrington House Moving Wednesday began the process of removing the band shell in Valley City's City Park from its original foundation and moving it to a new foundation just north of the old location. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Don't eat any fresh peaches recently purchased at a Valley City grocery store â€“ they could be contaminated with the listeria bacteria, a potential health hazard. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Many people showed up for Crazy Day in downtown Valley City Wednesday. The annual street fair featured inflatable games, activities and contests, shopping, food vendors and more.
More photos in Thursday's Times-Record and on our Facebook page.
Valley City Legion Post 60 carry the No. 3 seed into Thursdayâ€™s Grafton Regional Tournament after a 3-13 regular season campaign and look to hit their stride starting with an 11 a.m. debut against Harvey.
â€śThere isnâ€™t a team with better players position-by-position,â€ť said Post 60 head coach Kyle Roelfsema of his squad intent on reducing mistakes in key moments that contributed to seven losses of three or fewer runs.
Thursdayâ€™s winner faces Wahpeton at 4 p.m. Thursday, the loser the Grafton-Casselton loser at 6:30 p.m Thursday.
Post 60 scored 4.75 runs per contest and gave up 12.1.
The North Dakota National Guard plans to build two new structures totaling more than 45,000 square feet at its new Valley City Guard property east of the city off Interstate 94. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
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.