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August 29th, 2013

Knights Serve Hi-Liners

August 29, 2013

Valley City tennis looked to make progress when they hit the road for their Eastern Dakota Conference match at Grand Forks Central on Tuesday.

Central took the match 9-0, but Hi-Liner coach Matt Nielson definitely sees improvement.

Nielson noted that Valley City's No. 1 and No. 2 doubles teams both lost by a tie-breaker and a break. The No. 1, No. 3 and No. 4 singles teams fell by a break each set.

Valley City State Invitational Friday

August 29, 2013

Valley City State University kicks off its 2013 cross country campaign when it hosts the first meet of the season on Friday, Aug. 30.

The VCSU Invitational will take place at the Valley City Country Club and will feature a handful of area teams.

The college women will run a 4K race beginning at 4 p.m. The college men will wrap up the meet with a 5K race starting at about 4:30 p.m. Junior varsity and varsity high school races beginning at 2 p.m.

Read the full article in Thursday's Times-Record.

Hi-Liner Tennis Hosts Conference Opener

August 29, 2013

Valley City High tennis faced Fargo South Friday in Valley for the Eastern Dakota Conference opening match, with the Bruins taking the day, 8-1.

"We are making strides as a team," Hi-Liners coach Matt Nielson said. "I would not have been able to say any match last year that everyone gave 100 percent."

CCH Offers Hot Weather Safety Tips

August 29, 2013

Because of extremely high temperatures across North Dakota including Barnes County this week, the state health department is urging everyone to take precautions to protect their health, said Dr. Terry Dwelle, state health officer for the North Dakota Department of Health.
The National Weather Service predicts temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s through Saturday, with the Wednesday heat index value at 95.

New Principal at Washington

August 29, 2013

Washington Elementary School students have a new principal this year. Chad Lueck replaces Wayne Denault, who retired the end of last school year. Lueck said he is excited to join the district.
Before taking the job in Valley City, Lueck worked in the Litchville-Marion School district for seven years, five of which he was the elementary principal.
Lueck, originally from Lidgerwood, N.D., graduated from Valley City State University with a degree in elementary education, and received his master's degree in educational leadership from Tri-College University.

Harvest Highway Woes

August 29, 2013

Fall driving means more than watching out for school buses, motorists must also pay close attention to the possibility of encountering large, slow-moving harvest equipment while traveling on country roads.
The North Dakota Department of Transportation wants to urge motorists to use caution and share the road with harvest equipment during harvest.

August 28th

Fort Ransom Sodbusters Days Set for Sept. 7-8

August 28, 2013

North Dakota Lieutenant Governor Drew Wrigley is helping recognize the 30th anniversary of Sodbuster Days taking place at Fort Ransom State Park on Sept. 7-8.
Fort Ransom State Park Manager John Kwapinski said Tuesday, “It's a special one, and the Lieutenant Governor plans to attend. It's special because this is the 30th year the Fort Ransom Sodbuster Association has been holding Sodbusters Day at the park, and for an all volunteer organization, that's a long time. They (the association) helped put Fort Ransom on the map in our early years in the 1980s.”

August 27th

Dog Shooter Goes to Court

August 27, 2013

A Valley City man who is suing the city for $25,000 had his first pre-trial hearing Tuesday on disorderly conduct charges after he said he shot at two dogs.
The defendant was arrested weeks after he fired several shots at two pit bull dogs he said were threatening him and his girlfriend.
While the man did not plead to the charges Tuesday, he did request that his weapons be returned; a request Municipal Court Judge Tom Goven denied citing the defendant's past conviction for disorderly conduct in a Minot case that also involved firearms.

Mud Bash Set for Labor Day Weekend

August 27, 2013

HJ Norman, Valley City, recently opened a mud park southeast of town, and plans to host a bash this Labor Day weekend, complete with off-road mudding, live music and camping.
The event will be held at Winkler Offroad Park, owned by Bill Winkler and run by Triple Twisted Motorsports, of which Norman is president. The park, located two miles south and one mile east off Interstate 94 exit 298, has five sloughs available for off-road mudding with trucks and ATVs/UTVs.

VCHS Booster Club Burger and Brat Feed Friday

August 27, 2013

The Valley City High School Booster Club burger and brat feed will be held Friday, Aug. 30 at Hanna Field during the football game. Serving begins at 6 p.m. Free-will offering.

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