August 27th, 2014
Celebrate Recovery, a non-denominational Christ-centered recovery program, aims to help those struggling with all kinds of hurts, habits and hang-ups. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Each Wednesday, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest.
This week, the Barnes County Sheriff's Office is looking for Shelton Amar Ard.
Ard is wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear at an order to show cause hearing for original charges of possession of drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor; ingesting a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor and possession of a controlled substance, a class B misdemeanor. He is also wanted on a warrant of attachment for child support.
In honor of Sept. 20â€™s National Gymnastics Day, TNT Kids Fitness & Gymnastics of Fargo, N.D. will host Open Gymnastics Day for children of all abilities, ages five to 14, with one-hour sessions at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Each athleteâ€™s goal is to complete or attempt every station â€” rings, a rock wall, a run and jump into a pit, tumbling, pull-ups, handstands, trampoline jumps and a balance beam â€” and fill out a gymnastics punch card.
Valley City boys tennis ventured to Grand Forks on Tuesday to face umpteen-time defending State champion Red River in a match that the Roughriders took, 9-0, but greatness is wrought with formidable opponents.
â€śRed River looks as dominant as ever,â€ť Valley City head coach Matt Nielson said. â€śThey will be the overwhelming favorites to win the State tournament this year, and deservedly so.â€ť
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The grand-nephew of Thilda and Lena Vangstad, whom Vangstad Auditorium is named for, is writing a play about the lives and teaching careers of his great-aunts to be performed in the theater after renovations are finished this year. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University welcomed incoming freshmen this weekend beginning with a marketplace Friday evening followed by a weekend full of activities. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Go Far Woman, a women-only running event that held its inaugural race on Aug. 24, 2013, in Fargo, returned on Saturday with over 1,400 finishing in the four events, including participants from Valley City, listed below.
Go Far Woman celebrates the strength, perseverance and courage of women of all ages, types and athletic abilities, and raises money for the Essentia NICU with Newt Running, an organization formed in honor of the late Dr. Renee Schwandt.
Valley City Finishers
3. Alyssa Tait 1:35:33
34. Deb Beilke 1:51:09
Valley City State University and the VCSU Booster Board will be hosting tailgating and the Nodak Mutual Fan Zone prior to Thursdayâ€™s home football game against University of Jamestown.
Tailgating and the Nodak Mutual Fan Zone start at 4 p.m. Thursday and are free. The Viking Booster Board will be serving food during tailgating for a free-will donation.
The Nodak Mutal Fan Zone is a family-friendly event that will have games and prizes for all ages, including a football toss and inflatable games.
Hi-Liner boys tennis, featuring an influx of new talent, hosted Fridayâ€™s season opener against Grand Forks Central as they fell, 9-0.
â€śThis year, we increased our numbers to 21 total tennis players to include eight 7th-graders,â€ť Hi-Liner head coach Matt Nielson said. â€śBecause we had many new faces and not many returning, we played 10 Varsity on Friday to get many different people experience and to see where each player is against an opponent. We are figuring out our best lineup in both singles and doubles.â€ť
1. Dalton Ondracek lost to Kyle Folson, 6-3, 6-0
Andrew Miklas, 25, and Nicole Lindermann, 18, on Monday pleaded guilty before Southeast District Judge James Hovey to arson and burglary charges for their roles in the October, 2013 arson of Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City.
Lindermann changed her plea from not guilty to guilty before Hovey at 2 p.m., while Miklas changed his plea in a 3:30 p.m. hearing.
Lindermann pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to commit arson and conspiracy to commit burglary along with misdemeanor conspiracy to commit theft.