July 18th, 2014
A Valley City resident returns from vacation to find that his home was burglarized in his absence. Whom should he call; 9-1-1, the non-emergency dispatch number or the Valley City Police Department's direct line?
VCPD Chief Fred Thompson attempted to answer a question regarding non-emergency calls for commissioners at a regular Valley City City Commission meeting Monday.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Shadyâ€™s defeated Boomerâ€™s/Wendels, 9-1 and 5-4
Allied Agronomy defeated Frontier Fort, 8-7 and 15-9
IDK defeated Tapps Lounge, 15-5 and 3-2
9-7 Allied Agronomy
4-12 Frontier Fort
2-14 Tapps Lounge
John Deere Seeding swept Hope Electric, 11-5 and 10
Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains swept Captainâ€™s Pub, 9-8 and 13-2
The Raven/Eagles swept Elliott Farms, 22-2 and 13-9
Boomers Corner Keg swept NuBar/Chirstensen Trucking, 15-5 and 12-7
John Deere Seeding 17-3
The Raven/Eagles 16-4
Hope Electric 12-8
Boomers Corner Keg 11-9
Captainâ€™s Pub 9-9
Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains 8-12
NuBar/Christensen Trucking 4-14
Elliott Farms 1-19
BEK COMMUNICATIONS DUEL IN THE DIRT: SCENE 1
July 11, 2014
1. Rance Maddock (Gillette, Wyo.)
2. Nick Volden (Lushton, Wis.)
3. Taryl Smith (Litchville, N.D.)
4. Tate Smith (Litchville, N.D.)
5 Thom Newsom (Hammon, Okla.)
6. Joe Burtes (Avon, S.D.)
Cody Becker (Fort Ransom, N.D.)
Riley Blakenship (Kildeer, N.D.)
Brad Check (Eastman, Wisc.)
Valley City 14U No. 1 split with West Fargo in Casselton, N.D. on Monday, taking the first game 11-10 with Noelle Thompsonâ€™s big triple driving in two runs for the lead in the top of the seventh. McKenna Taylor pitched the win.
Kacee White picked up the loss in the second game, a 6-2 loss cut short in the fourth inning because it was too dark. White and Mackenzie Pederson scored in the bottom of the third to cut the deficit to 3-2, but West Fargo pulled away and Valley Cityâ€™s bats could not get going again.
Valley City 14U is at State in Grand Forks, N.D. this weekend.
Legion Post 60 ventured to Wahpeton on Thursday, falling 2-1 in the League game and 11-0 in the hitless five-inning non-League finisher.
Post 60 scored a run in the top of the sixth League inning, but Whapeton answered with two in the home half and shut Post 60 out of the seventh.
Dalton Ondracek and Chase Carpenter landed two hits in the contest.
Jesse Johnson pitched 5.1 innings for 13 first-pitch strikes and set down four batters. Austin Berg worked the final two outs of the fifth for a first-pitch strike and a strikeout.
Ukrainian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet carrying 295 people over eastern Ukraine near its border with Russia, a Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said. Peter Cook reports on â€śMarket Makers.â€ť
Barnes County has been offered the opportunity of having Extension Agent Amy Tichy available as a parent resource coordinator another 12 hours per week for an investment of $6,352 per year. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
A food truck is now open in Valley City, and it's set up at the Dakota Plains lot at 151 Ninth Avenue Northwest. Sandtastic Sandwiches and Catering, owned by Kenny and Mary McCarty, opened Tuesday, and the business will be set up at its current site Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The pair started their business a month-and-a-half-ago but set up at its current location Tuesday.
Laura Langemo, daughter-in-law of Valley City's Howard Langemo, has returned home after a 10-day visit to Norway that began June 26. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.