January 12th, 2014
Lady Hi-Liner basketball hit the road to face Bismarck St. Maryâ€™s on Saturday night and followed Dec. 14â€™s 69-41 home win with a 60-23 win.
Next for Valley City (1-2 Eastern Dakota Conference, 5-2 overall) is a home game against Class B District 1â€™s Lisbon, Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Valley wrestling ventured to Grand Forks Red River on Friday night and, despite having five Hi-Liners under the weather, returned with a 53-16 win that featured pins by sophomores Jake Ashline and Jordan Magnuson and seniors Mason Bjornson and Dustin Lindgren.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County and Valley City have both agreed to ask the North Dakota Department of Transportation to offer for public sale 55 acres of land it owns along the Kathryn Road on the south side of Valley City's Interstate 94 middle exit. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
This year's Cafe Concert is all about the piano, featuring the song catalogs of Billy Joel and Elton John. Choir students from grades six-12 have been hard at work practicing a variety of piano songs that they will perform for the community later this month.
The 26th annual Valley City High School Cafe Concert will be held at the Hi-Liner Activity Center Sunday, Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Monday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. The event features five choirs from Valley City Junior Senior High School and the jazz band, which will perform during intermission.
One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that sent a van into a restaurant wall.
The driver of a South Central Adult Services taxi was injured after a collision between the taxi and another vehicle at the corner of Second Avenue and Main Street Wednesday afternoon. The collision, which occurred just after 5 p.m., threw the van owned by the taxi service into the corner of the Pizza Corner restaurant causing damage to the exterior wall and shattering a window.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Lady Hi-Liner basketball faced a second-half rally from Lakota/Edmore and junior forward Fallyn Freije Thursday night as Valley City looked to rebound from Tuesday night's 55-51 heartbreaker loss to West Fargo, but clutch shooting lifted the Hi-Liners to a 65-54 win.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.
Electric rates will likely go up four percent for customers of Valley City Public Utilities.
During a regular meeting of the Valley City City Commission on Tuesday, Valley City City Administrator David Schelkoph informed the commission that the rate increase would include two percent to make up for the increase in the city's cost for electricity and another two percent to make up for administrative and other costs.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Power customers on Valley City Public Utilities are asked to conserve electricity for the next several days.
After the loss of a power substation caused a power outage in part of Valley City early Tuesday morning, the city was forced to transfer all of its power demand to one substation.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Both of Valley City State Universityâ€™s online degree programs â€• its Master of Education and Bachelorâ€™s Degree programs â€• are nationally ranked in the 2014 U.S. News Online Programs. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Pamela Erickson, Secretary/Treasurer of the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals, Tuesday said the organization had a busy year in 2013, helping more than 125 animals.