January 23rd, 2015
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.
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County commissioners voted 4-1 to reject a request by the Valley City-Barnes County Development Corp. to use $250,000 in tax receipts earmarked for development for the proposed Valley City Wellness Center. More in Wednesdayâ€™s issue of the Times-Record.
Drew Brix was one of two students recognized for their achievements at the Valley City Public School Board regular meeting Monday.
Brix, an art student, received a $40,000 scholarship at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.
Sarah Schauer was one of two students recognized for her achievements at the Valley City Public School Board regular meeting Monday.
Schauer, a choral student, recently auditioned in Nashville for the National Association for Music Educators choir. There she got to sing on the Grand Ole Opry Stage.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.