March 12th, 2014
Starion Financial founder and chairman Frank Larson will receive the Greater North Dakotan Award during a presentation at the Governorâ€™s Business Forum April 15 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, said Mary Heath of Valley City, a high school classmate of Larson. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Bettin's Greenhouse won 3 of 4 from Dacotah Bank
Fairhill Properties won 3 of 4 from Farmers Union Insurance
Dirty Johnny's and Wesley Acres split 2-2
High Team Game
Fairhill Properties 710
High Team Series
Wesley Acres 2,008
High Indiv. Game
Janell Becker 184
High Indiv. Series
Doris Weller 466
Farmers Union 25-19
Dirty Johnny's 24-20
Dacotah Bank 22-22
Fairhill Properties 19-25
Wesley Acres 17-27
Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah freshman guard/forward Harmony Burns stole a Maple Valley inbound pass for a layup and a 34-33 lead â€” the Rebelsâ€™ only basket of the fourth quarter â€” and sophomore forward/center Madison Kaehler sank 2 of 3 free throws in the final 30 seconds to help their side hang on, 37-33, against Maple Valley in the Region 1 Tournament semifinals in Wahpeton on Tuesday night.
Viking softball took off for Tucson, Ariz., on Tuesday to begin a stretch of 22 Spring games in 11 days, including four exhibition contests, from March 12-22.
After opening the season indoors in St. Paul, Minn., with a 2-4 record two weeks ago, the Vikings play their first outdoor games in Tucson on Wednesday looking to get back to .500 with a game against Robert Morris College (Aurora, Ill.) and Concordia University (Seward, Neb.).
Hazel Mattice, who grew up on a Barnes County farm, has written a book set in the area. "The Dark Days: The Age of Them," which takes place in Barnes County and Valley City, was recently published and available online through Amazon for $2.99.
The 300-page science-fiction thriller story is based on a location near Valley City.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
North Dakota Sen. Larry Robinson of Valley City, has been named the North Dakota Township Officers Association â€śLegislator of the Year.â€ť More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The main arena of the North Dakota Winter Show was packed Saturday afternoon for the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association Rodeo.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Barnes County North's Lady Bison basketball season came to an end with Monday night's 67-42 Region 3 Tournament defeat at the hands of District 6 Tournament champion South Border.
The Lady Bison, who finished No. 4 in the District 5 Tournament, went 0-5 in District 5 play and 6-16 overall, took sixth place of eight teams in the Barnes County Tournament at Valley City State University and, after winning two of their final three regular-season games, took the fifth District 5 Tournament seed and upset fourth-seeded Edgeley/Kulm/Montpelier, 35-30, in Ellendale.
Maple Valley sophomore forward Rylee Nudell scored 21 points as the Raiders beat North Sargent 41-34 in Mondayâ€™s Region 1 Tournament quarterfinals at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, N.D.
District 1 Tournament champion Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah (12-0 District 1, 21-2 overall) awaits District 2 Tourney second-place Maple Valley (8-0 District 2, 21-2 overall) for Tuesdayâ€™s 6 p.m. semifinal at NDSCS.
A huge crowd was on-hand at the 77th annual North Dakota Winter Show Friday for the weekend concert that included country music star Joe Diffie and opening acts Parmalee and 32 Below. Here, a racious crowd of young and old goes wild for a variety of rock and country music by Parmalee.
See more Winter Show photos in Monday's Times-Record.