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September 19th, 2013

Dispatch Center Moving

September 19, 2013

Despite plans to finish Tuesday, Barnes County Dispatch as of Wednesday has still not completed its move from the Valley City Police Department to its new office in the Barnes County Courthouse.
Kimberly Franklin, director of Barnes County Emergency Management, said Tuesday, “The move is expected to be completed by the end of today if all goes well.” All didn't go exactly as planned, Franklin said Wednesday.
More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

VCHS Celebrates Homecoming Next Week

September 19, 2013

Valley City High School has events planned all next week for its homecoming. Angela Van Bruggen, VCHS student council advisor, encourages the community to come out and celebrate their Hi-Liner pride.
New this year is a community pep fest and coronation Monday night at 7:15 p.m. at the Hi-Liner Activity Center. The free community event will consist of the pep band, cheerleaders and dance team followed by a ceremony featuring the VCHS Concert Choir to crown the 2013 homecoming king and queen.

September 18th

Hi-Liner Tennis Will Fight for 8th Seed

September 18, 2013

Valley City tennis (1-5 EDC, 1-6 overall) hosted Fargo Davies (1-5, 1-7) on Tuesday in a duel for the seventh seed in the Regional Tournament.

Davies took the match, 7-2, to draw even with Fargo North for the sixth spot.

"This loss means that regardless of the result of our last EDC match at Shanley on Thursday, we will be the 8th seed," Hi-Liner Tennis Head Coach Matt Nielson said. "Wahpeton is the 9th seed, and will come play us in a play-in match on Monday, with the winners moving onto regionals in Fargo that Thursday (Sept. 26) and the loser's team season ending."

VC Man Arrested on Sex Charges

September 18, 2013

A Valley City man has been arrested and charged with gross sexual imposition.
Timothy Tucker, 30, was arrested on Sept. 10 for the Sept 5 incident that involved a female under 15, according to Barnes County State's Attorney Lee Grossman.
Tucker, who was arrested by Valley City Police, is held in the Barnes County Correctional Facility on $10,000 bond. His next court date will be Oct. 12.

Native of Mexico Speaks on Country's Independence at VCSU

September 18, 2013

A new club, Diversity @ VCSU, held its first event related to diversity and inclusion Monday afternoon. In an effort to promote and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Abel Turrubiates, native of Mexico, gave a presentation on Mexican Independence Day in Valley City State University's Skoal Room.
The event, open to students and the community, was the first of many planned over the next two semesters. VCSU hired diversity and inclusion coordinator Nadja Johnson early this year to educate students on various cultures throughout the world and help students of all diversities feel included.

Extension Classes Help Families

September 18, 2013

Barnes County is one of 10 Parent Resource Centers in North Dakota, with County Extension offering parenting classes to help families deal with difficult issues.
Amy Tichy, PRC coordinator for Barnes County told Barnes County commissioners Tuesday classes including “Crossroads of Parenting and Divorce,” a Family Art Hour and a 16 week program targeting families at high risk for child abuse and neglect are being offered.
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Barnes County Rejects Campground, Seeking Consensus

September 18, 2013

Barnes County Commissioners have rejected a proposed new campground off Barnes County 21 near Lake Ashtabula, in hopes Scott Cole can reach an agreement with neighbors.
Commissioners rejected the plan for a campground with space for about 20 units after about six Getchell Township residents said they were uncomfortable with the proposal.
Commissioners voted 1-4 against the plan, with Rodger Berntson voting in favor.
More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

September 17th

Valley City State Hall of Fame to Induct 3 Individuals, 3 Teams

September 17, 2013

Valley City State University will induct three individuals and three teams into the Viking Hall of Fame on Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-6.

Brent Lick, Robert Maresh and Terry Corwin are among the 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees, along with the 1958 football team and the 1981 and 1982 baseball teams.

Players and teams will be inducted during the VCSU Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, Oct. 4, at the VCSU Student Center. A meet and greet social will begin at 5 p.m., with the banquet at 6 p.m. Tickets to the banquet can be purchased for $20 by calling the Viking athletic office, 701-845-7160.

Mayville State Baseball Shuts Out Vikings, Vikings Shut Out Presentation

September 17, 2013

Valley City State University opened the inaugural NSAA fall baseball season with a split Sunday at Charlie Brown Field.

The Vikings dropped a 6-0 contest to Mayville State in their first game of the season, but bounced back with a 9-0 shutout of Presentation College in the day's second game.

The games count towards VCSU's record for the 2014 season.

Viking Men Take 2nd, Four Vikings Finish in Top 10 at Jamestown Invitational

September 17, 2013

Viking junior Shane Ost finished in the top ten for the fourth time this season with a 152 overall, his third straight Top 5 finish dating back to last year.

Sophomore Ben Sorenson made the Top 10 for the fourth time as well with a 155 overall.

Senior Casey Colemer made his first top-ten finish with a 157, his best score of the year.

Sophomore Haley Christofferson notched her third consecutive Top 10 finish as well.

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