March 6th, 2014
Diane Baarstad, left, and Kathy Martin, center, of the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals, and Sophia Hansen show dog Meeka some love Wednesday at the North Dakota Winter Show's dog day.
The SVFA and Jamestown-based rescue group Prairie Paws Rescue were at the Winter Show with dogs available for adoption alongside a dog stunt team, Canine Stars, which performed three shows throughout the day.
Barnes County Commissioners are encouraging small Barnes County communities to establish house numbers and street names or numbers in an attempt to make it easier for first responders and fire departments to respond to emergency calls. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Open Door Center wants to spread the word to end the R-word. Wednesday, residents and staff at the Open Door Center in Valley City donned shirts saying "Shred the R-Word" in an effort to raise awareness about the hurtfulness surrounding the word "retarded."
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners voted 4-1 to add a seventh road officer to the Barnes County Sheriff Department. Commissioner John Froelich voted no. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Customers who visited Valley City's Shopko Hometown store from Dec. 1 through Dec. 24, 2013, helped contribute $2,000 to the Valley City Public School District.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Class B Girls Regional Tournament Schedule
Region 1 Tournament
Maple Valley (2nd place District 2) vs. North Sargent (3rd place District 1), 4:30 p.m. March 10 at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.
Region 3 Tournament
Barnes County North (4th place District 5) vs. South Border (District 6 winner), 6 p.m. March 10 at Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock High School
LaMoure/Litchville-Marion (District 5 winner) vs. Linton/HMB (4th place District 6), 3 p.m. March 10 at Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock High School
Valley City State senior guard Aaron Duske and junior guard AJ McDonald were named to the North Star Athletic Association Menâ€™s Basketball All-Conference Team, the NSAA announced Tuesday.
Duske, of Buffalo, Minn., one of five First Team All-Conference selections, averaged 14.9 points and seven rebounds this season and reached 1,000 career points earlier in the year. He graduates with 1,375 points, which ranks him seventh in school history, scored 20 or more points in five games, and 19 times he reached double figures. Duske was the only senior on the team this year.
Eastern Dakota Conference Girls Tournament No. 4 seed Valley City figured out No. 5 seed Fargo Northâ€™s 2-3 zone early in Tuesdayâ€™s semifinal and rode junior guard Claire Olsonâ€™s double-double to a 65-50 win as three Hi-Liners in all scored double-digit points.
Valley City faces No. 1, Class A second-ranked West Fargo in the semifinals at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Fargo Civic Center. With a win, the Hi-Liners enter the EDC Championship at 6 p.m. Saturday at North Dakota State University. With a loss, Valley City plays a State qualifier Saturday at 11 a.m. at NDSU.
Washington Elementary School is thanking local businesses and organizations for their financial help in making the school's Accelerated Reading Program a success. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Kristi Brandt, principal at Valley City High School, was recently awarded the â€śPatriot Awardâ€ť by the North Dakota Committee, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.