January 27th, 2013
Since coach Jeff Kaminsky took charge of the Valley City State University mens basketball team in 2005, the Vikings have prided themselves on defense.
While the defense was plentiful Saturday at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse, it was the offense that never seemed to rest as the No. 24 Vikings had a 111-61 win over Oglala Lakota (S.D.) College.
It was the highest-scoring game the Vikings have had since a 99-56 home win against Trinity Bible College last season and the first time the Vikings have broken the 100-point mark since the 2004-2005 season-opener.
TOWER CITY â€” It may be almost February, but the Maple Valley girls basketball hasn't had much of a chance to see teams from its district.
Friday in Tower City, the No. 4 Raiders got a reminder of the challenge ahead in a 70-51 win over Oak Grove.
Despite leading by at least nine points at the end of each of the three quarters, the Raiders got little breathing room as the Grovers constantly worked to narrow the lead, which resulted in one tie in the third quarter, but no lead changes.
E-mail scams are prolific in North Dakota and have begun showing up on police and sheriffâ€™s reports in Valley City and Barnes County.
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The 2013 Snow Week Royalty at Valley City High School are (left to right, back to front): Devon Liljenquist, Kyle Knutson, Steven Horner, Cassidy Wendler, Destiny Winkler and Michaela Scherr.
Activities for Snow Week, Jan. 28-Feb. 2, include a hallway decorating contest and pep rally with coronation at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Hi-Liner Activity Center.
The First Community Credit Union in Valley City will soon have a new home. Land has been purchased on East Main Street, on the east side of Essentia Health, that will soon be the location of a new building for the bank branch.
Steve Schmidt, president, said they closed on the purchase in December, and â€śour intentions are to break ground this spring.â€ť The company is negotiating right now with a general contractor.
That mother of mine didnâ€™t spank us, whip us, paddle us or slap us. I just remember her baby blues turning boogie-man black with â€śthe look.â€ť You know the look. Your wife probably gives it to you when you leave the toilet seat up. I give that husband of mine the look when heâ€™s talking on the phone to someone and discloses something that shouldnâ€™t have been disclosed. Itâ€™s a spiritually reckoning thing-the look, it is. It is a visual prompt to let you know youâ€™re wrong. People donâ€™t use the look unless there is a wrong lingering near.
I love shoes. Any kind of shoes, sneakers, flats, boots, whatever. But my first love is high heels. I own heels in every color and shape. I have purple stilettos, black wedges, and pink pumps. I own shoes with round toes, flat toes, peep toes, and toes so pointed I had to buy a size larger to accommodate my foot.
My obsession with shoes started early. When I was little, I had foot problems and had to wear ugly orthopedic shoes. I always had two pairs, one in black and one in brown.
Vikings Sweep Dakota State
The Valley City State University basketball teams swept Dakota State University Thursday night in Madison, S.D. The No. 24 Viking men won 63-54 and the No. 25 women won 57-54.
The women had a 29-22 lead at halftime, but allowed a late run by the Trojans to make it a 3-point game. The Viking women shot only 10-34 in the second half and had only four points from Brittany Lehner, who snagged 10 rebounds.
Katie Ralston led Valley City with 17 points and Kelsey Hunter had 10.
When the Valley City High School Hi-Lites dance team readies a routine for state, the end result is usually a product of months of works.
Months of dancing in Valley City's Studio 29 and the Hi-Liner Activity Center. Months of watching tape, looking for the little details. Months of competition, where crucial feedback is given.
But when the Hi-Lites perform their hip hop routine Saturday at the second day of the North Dakota Association of Dance and Drill's State Championships, it will be the first time the routine is done for judging, the results of a late-season audible.
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Nutrition, Heart Disease, Cholesterol and You, a 1-1/2 hour class sponsored by Barnes ON THE MOVE, will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Feb. 7, in the Valley City Public School Administration Building, 460 Central Avenue North in Valley City. Everyone is welcome.
The class is free for ON THE MOVE members, $6 for non-members with scholarships available.