May 13th, 2014
Valley City's Dr. Gary Krapu, retired U.S. Geological Survey wildlife biologist and North Dakota native, recently received the L. H. Walkinshaw Crane Conservation Award for his career-long research on sandhill cranes.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City residents are encouraged to clean up their properties during clean-up week, which runs Monday through Friday this week.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Fargo North sophomore Nathan Hegstad held Valley City batters to three hits to take Fridayâ€™s first game at Charlie Brown Field, 13-0, then junior Bryce Schroeder no-hit Valley City through five innings for a 17-0 win in the second.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Hi-Liner track and field set 16 new personal records at Fridayâ€™s Fargo South Classic Invite, from which the boys team took fifth of five teams with 41 points.
New personal records include:
Sophomore John Halgrimsonâ€™s 19-foot, 4-inch Long Jump for second place and eight points
Junior Ashley Durheimâ€™s 74.96 seconds in the 400-meter Dash for 11th and six team points
Freshman Caleb Reignâ€™s 45-foot, 2-inch Discus Throw and 77-foot, 3-inch Javelin Throw
Freshman Hunter Olstadâ€™s 45-foot, 1-inch Javelin Throw
Sophomore Lucas Juryâ€™s 25.98 seconds in the 200-meter Dash
Barnes County Relay for Life is hosting a talent show during this year's event. Nicole Cleveland, activities and entertainment chair for the Barnes County Relay for Life, encourages those who have a talent and would like to showcase it to help raise money to fight against cancer to sign up for the contest.
She said talents can be anything â€” juggling, singing, magic, gymnastics, dancing and more.
Valley City's team came in fifth in the state at the May 2 Ford/AAA Student Auto Sills competition at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. Wyatt Hatcher and Micah Anderson came in fifth of 10 teams and 20 students from across North Dakota. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's former Stop-n-Go convenience store opened as a Casey's General Store Friday. Area supervisor Heidi Marcyes said the store closed Wednesday for the transition and re-opened Friday.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Tammy Sadek believes her son Andrew, who disappeared from his dorm at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton on May 1, is still alive; she can feel it. Learn more about Andrew in Monday's Times-Record.
Hi-Liner girls tennis won a home doubleheader against Grand Forks Central and Fargo Shanley on Friday, then tied for seventh at the 16-team East/West Invitational in West Fargo, N.D.
Hi-Liner softball, having struggled to capitalize in recent games, scrambled the batting order and won both of Fridayâ€™s games at Grand Forks Central, taking the first contest 13-3 and the second 15-4.
â€śWe flip-flopped No. 2 through No. 7 in the batting order,â€ť Valley City head coach Jason Lindgren said. â€śTheyâ€™ve been in same spots for years, and maybe some got comfortable. We hit better, and weâ€™ll find out early this week how our newfangled lineup works against Fargo North and West Fargo.â€ť
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.