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September 24th, 2012

Hi-Liner Hall of Fame announces 2012 class

September 25, 2012

The Hi-Liner Hall of Fame committee is pleased to announce the induction class for 2012. This group of seven individuals and one team will be recognized during the VCHS homecoming parade and the homecoming football game on Friday, September 28.

Below are the 2012 Hi-Liner Hall of Fame biographies:

1971 Girls Golf Team

Hi-Liners sweep Wahpeton in regional play-in match

September 25, 2012

Before the Valley City High School tennis team took the court in Monday's Eastern Dakota Conference tournament play-in match with Wahpeton Monday, the players on the team had a meeting by themselves.
It was a meeting that senior Ricky Paulson admitted got him a little emotional, as he thought about what could be the seniors' last match. But by the end, the Hi-Liners were all business.
"We knew what we had to get done," Paulson said.
Get it done, they did, as the Hi-Liners swept Wahpeton 5-0 to advance to the EDC regional team tournament Thursday in Grand Forks.

MVE gets 'priceless' win over Linton HMB

September 24, 2012

LINTON, N.D. – The Maple Valley/Enderlin football team lost twice last year to Linton HMB. The first time was the Falcons' homecoming game, the second, a regional semifinal.
So Friday night, when the Falcons tore open the fourth quarter with two unanswered touchdowns and three big defensive stops to win 24-12, it was what several spectators called "priceless."
"It is priceless, it is," coach Brett Kapaun said after receiving hugs from parents who traveled hours to the game. "What does 'beyond feel pretty good' sound like?"

VCSU Football keeps Paint Can with win over Jimmies

September 24, 2012

JAMESTOWN — In the big picture, the Valley City State University football team wants every win it can get.
But a win over Jamestown College? That's even sweeter.
"It's always a big game for us," Valley City coach Dennis McCulloch said. "It's a high expectation game. I get a lot of people saying 'Coach Mac, good luck this week,' a lot of interest from our alumni. It's a huge game for us."
The Vikings won Saturday's rivalry game with the Jimmies 13-10 in front of a loud crowd at Jamestown's Taylor Stadium.

County Waits On Buyout Demolition

September 24, 2012

Time is ticking for the demolition of the three remaining Barnes County properties bought out by FEMA following the 2009 flood.

The county commission met Friday morning to approve an agreement giving the contractor hired for the demolition an extra two weeks to tear down three houses. Plecity’s Excavating, LLC, of Valley City, has until Oct. 15 to demolish the properties. The county’s deadline with FEMA to have the work completed is Nov. 1.

“We just don’t have any wiggle room,” said Commissioner Rodger Berntson.

VCSU, VCHS Celebrate Homecoming This Week

September 24, 2012

If you like parades and football games, then you’re in luck—this week’s full of them.

Valley City High School and Valley City State University both celebrate homecoming this week. Both schools will host a variety of activities for their students, and the week will end with parades, football and dances.
Monday, VCSU students will meet their homecoming court at 8 p.m. in Vangstad Auditorium. Following, self-trained hypnotist Chris Jones will entertain students with his unique act.

Republican Pig Roast Attracts 100

September 24, 2012

Nearly 100 District 24 Republican faithful gathered Saturday evening at Chautauqua Park for what the local party promises to be the first annual District 24 Republican Pig Roast.

People of all ages, from babies in arms to senior citizens gathered for the combination social and fundraising event with a chance to listen to candidates and bring home political yard signs for their favorite candidates.

Major speakers during the evening included District 24 Republican State House candidates Dwight Keifert and Myrene Peterson and District 24 State Senate candidate Keith Hovland.

September 21st

Events Calendar: Sept. 21-30, 2012

September 21, 2012

Friday, September 21
Full Nelson Karaoke, 8:30 p.m. to midnight in the Valley City American Legion Club rooms. Also at the same time on Oct. 26, Nov. 16. and Dec. 14. Must be 21 or older to attend. The event supports Legion Baseball.
Impact World Tour, GX Internaitonal at the Valley City Winter Show building at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Saturday, September 22

VCSU and VCHS Homecoming Royalty

September 21, 2012

Valley City State University Homecoming Royalty (left photo):
Special to the Times-Record
Top Row (L to R): Alyssa Hummel, West Fargo; Amanda Aune, Gary, Minn.; Lindsay Lagodinsk, Ellendale; Anna Fuka, Lidgerwood; Erin Edinger, Valley City; Katie Paulson, Valley City
Back Row (L to R): Colby Forsgren, Pelican Rapids, Minn.; Richard Wright, Starkweather; Harrison Weber, Casselton; Wayne Englehard, Valley City; Garrett Anderson, West Fargo; Phil Ruer, Napoleon

Valley City High School Homecoming Royalty (right photo):
Special to the Times-Record

Blonde on the Prairie: Recognize Autumn with a Sweater

September 21, 2012

I woke up and for some odd reason I could only talk in a British accent. I’m a mimicker and mimickers many times mimic other distinctive dialects. When I want to sound harsh I break out my best Russian. I pucker my face and make my forehead purposefully furrow. Though most Russians are very kind people, their language comes across as a bit harsh. “Please. Take garrrr-bage out now,” I mimic like I mean it and my name is Svetlana rather than Jodi. The real Russians in my life call me “Jodichka.” That can never sound harsh because it’s so endearing.

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