January 23rd, 2015
The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.
A 30-second advertisement encouraging viewers to come meet Bob the triceratops, currently on display at the Barnes County Museum, shown before "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," in Fargo movie theaters brought close to 1,000 visitors to the museum during its run from Dec. 19 to Jan. 4.
Read the full story in Friday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Commission approved moving forward with a contract for a financial transparency computer program, pending contract review of the contract, in a 3-2 vote.
The web-based program, created by OpenGov.com, can be used to access, analyze and share financial data from all of the city's departments.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
John Bollingberg of Bremen, N.D., and Ronald Offutt of Fargo, have been selected for induction into the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2015, said Angie Curtis, NDWS event coordinator. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record
Carsten Leroy Karlstad was born August 18, 1924 to Lars and Clara (Johnson) Karlstad of rural Hatton, ND. He attended Beaver Creek country school, near Hatton and graduated from Hatton High School in 1942.
He married Shirley Baptist in 1956. The couple had two sons.
In 1959, Carsten began farming near Hatton. On June 23, 1966, he married Guida Porter Zwick in Aberdeen, SD. They resided on the farm for 22 years, and in 1988, Valley City, ND became their new home. Together, they enjoyed traveling to many places, here and abroad. Guida passed away January 9, 2005.
The Hi-Liner Girls Basketball team won a thriller against the Devils Lake Firebirds, 55-53 for a two-point Eastern Dakota Conference basketball game Tuesday night in Devils Lake. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Tuesday, it took two overtimes for the Valley City Hi-Liner boys basketball team to fall to the Devils Lake Firebirds, 83-80.
What better way to spend Valentine's Day weekend than getting dressed up and dancing with your honey or a group of friends? An adult prom will be held at the Valley City Eagles Club Friday, Feb. 13 â€”Â complete with a live band, grand march and professional photos.
The Eagles is also accepting dinner reservations in the dining room. Call (701) 845-2192 for reservations.
Country band Boomtown starts at 8:30 p.m., and the grand march will be at 9:30 p.m. Members of the band will judge the best dressed couple. Eagles Manager Rich Hass said the theme this year is "Love Is in the Air."
The Valley City Commission approved allowing the Valley Development Corporation to apply $500,000 in city development corp. funds for construction of the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center in a 4-1 vote during a special meeting Wednesday. Mayor Bob Werkhoven voted no.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Starting Tuesday, the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library added evening and weekend hours, said library director Steve Hammel. More in Thursday';s issue of the Times-Record.