May 23rd, 2014
Valley City's Rich Plecity rescued a Fargo teenage girl from possible drowning Saturday while walking his dog Saturday in Fargo. Plecity, owner of Rich Plecity Excavating, said Thursday, â€śA young girl in a swimsuit jumped off a bridge on the south side hanging onto a rope.â€ť More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Children and many adults may have Monday off for the Memorial Day holiday, but Valley City and Barnes County will be filled with events recognizing the contribution of service people.
Valley City will have its annual Memorial Day parade, and memorial services will be conducted at cemeteries in and near Valley City and around Barnes County.
Scott Crump, Barnes County Veterans Service Officer, said Thursday memorial services will be conducted at the following cemeteries:
*8 a.m. Hillside Cemetery â€“ Eagles Auxiliary
*8:15 a.m.St. Catherine Cemetery â€“ American Legion Auxiliary
During a regular meeting of the Valley City City Commission Tuesday, commissioners approved a shared-use path along Main Street from I-94 Exit 290 on the west end of the city. Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
A new committee has been formed to come up with plans for starting a library foundation to manage and encourage private donations for the library, said Phil Leitner, a member of the library board of directors and the committee looking at setting up a foundation. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Paul Stenshoel is urging Barnes County to help protect old cemeteries in rural areas. At a Tuesday Barnes County Commission meeting, Stenshoel said he wanted the county to take responsibility for protecting â€śabandonedâ€ť cemeteries from being plowed up. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Paul Jacob Myles, the suspect in an early morning burglary at the Valley City AmericInn Monday, turned himself in Wednesday and is currently held in the Barnes County Correctional Facility.
Just after Midnight Wednesday, Myles, 26, of Valley City, turned himself in to the Valley City Police Department in response to a warrant issued Tuesday for his arrest.
Hi-Liner track and field set 15 personal records and placed in five events at Saturdayâ€™s Eastern Dakota Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Cushman Field in Grand Forks, N.D.
Both the boys and girls team took 10th with two points. West Fargo won the girls meet, Fargo Davies the boys.
Sophomore Deanna Schneiderâ€™s 15.81 seconds for 38th in the 100-Meter Dash and 32.75 seconds for 33rd in the 200-Meter Dash were both personal bests.
Sophomore Heidi Mundfromâ€™s new personal mark of 32.90 seconds in the 200-Meter Dash earned 34th.
Diamond 8 Valley Plains Equipment defeated Corner Bar, 28-13 and 15-2.
Diamond 9 IDK/Buff defeated Streeter, 10-2 and 11-10.
Diamond 10 Shadyâ€™s defeated Sanford/Looysen, 13-2 and 16-0.
Diamond 11 FCCU/Iverson/Midwestern took the first game 10-2, Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing the second, 12-8.
BYE Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms.
4-0 IDK/Buff Bar
5-1 FCCU/Iverson/Midwestern Machine
3-1 Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms
3-1 Valley Plains Equipment
4-2 Shadyâ€™s II
3-3 Wonder Bar/RTS Shearing
0-6 Corner Bar
Valley City Thunder Football registration enters its 14th year and registers on a first-come, first-serve basis for Fall 2014 5th- and 6th-graders interested in participating in organized tackle football.
1. Mail a completed Thunder Football Registration Form with a check to
PO Box 13
Valley City, ND 58072
2. Turn in a completed Thunder Registration date on Wednesday, May 21 between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Hi-Liner Activities Center (HAC) lobby
Thunder Footballâ€™s registration deadline is June 30.
Seniors Jamie Ronning (left) and Saidee Oberlander (right) are Academic Achievement Award winners.
Jessica Denholm and Zach Doty are Senior Athletes of the Year.
Seniors Jessica Denholm, Danica Diegel, Dierra Diegel, Sara Gilbertson, Amanda Starr, Dustin Miller, Dustin Lindgren and Jack Jenson are 10-Sport Athlete Award winners.