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April 20th, 2012

Future of City Park bandshell in question

April 20, 2012

Valley City’s City Park bandshell has sat unused since 2008, and is now facing an uncertain future. A recent assessment by city engineers Kadrmas, Lee and Jackson put the estimated cost for repairing the 80-year-old building at a quarter of a million dollars, and the hefty price tag has the Valley City Park District wondering if the historic structure can or should be salvaged.

April 19th

Kristy Winings Benefit

April 19, 2012

Kristy Winings grew up in Valley City and was a member of the VCHS class of 1991. Kristy lost the use of her legs 4 years ago in a rollover. This past year, a massive infection resulted in the loss of bone and muscle, and the doctors have told her that she is now restricted to only one hour in her wheelchair twice a day; the remaining 22 hours of her day, she will be bedridden. Kristy is only 39 years old and she has handled her disability with a grace beyond measure. She is far too young to face being bedridden for the rest of her life. She needs our help.

CAR WASH!

April 19, 2012

Car Wash at Sheyenne Valley Area Career & Tech Center,801 Valley Ave. SE 701-845-0256 Date: April 20th 2012 Times: 9:00AM-12:00PM AND 1:00PM-7:00PM FREE-WILL Donation, Funds will be used for students competing in StateSkills.

2 teens finalists in driver contest

April 19, 2012

Two students at Valley City High School are among five finalists for the billboard competition in the North Dakota Department of Transportation’s ND Teen Driver Contest, however their names will not be released until the contest is over.

This will be the third annual contest the NDDOT has put on in partnership with AAA North Dakota and the North Dakota Safety Council, and VCHS students have become a common sight in the finals.

Ticket Sales good for VCSU auction

April 19, 2012

The Valley City State University Foundation looks to have another success on its hands for the 18th annual VCSU Scholarship Auction this Friday.

As of Tuesday, the Foundation had sold all 525 tickets for the event, which has now sold out four years running and consistently raised funds in the $60,000 range for both the V-500 and Century Club Scholarship programs. The net profits are split 50/50 between the two programs.

Teach for the stars: VCSU planetarium class shares its talents

April 19, 2012

In a pitch-dark room on the third floor of VCSU’s Rhoades Science Center, a small group of students meets weekly to gaze at the night sky.
With their necks craned back and their eyes fixed on the heavenly dome of North Dakota’s only planetarium, the class uses laptops and a projection control panel to play a stellar show that they have created from start to finish.

“Finding Polaris II” is an instructional tour through the night sky that was written, voiced and produced by students in instructor Wes Anderson’s Planetarium Science Class.

April 18th

Wednesday (4/18) local digest

April 18, 2012

VCHS softball gets a sweep
The Valley City High School softball team got a good all-around effort in a sweep of Fargo South Tuesday in Fargo.
The Hi-Liners won 13-0 and 12-0 against the Bruins, combining for 19 hits, while their pitchers allowed two.
Keely Fogarty pitched eight of the ten innings played in the two games, allowing two hits the first game and none in the second. Jessica Denholm relieved her in the second game and kept the no-hitter going.

Solid start ends in 23-1 loss for Hi-Liner baseball team

April 18, 2012

Amidst the numerous high scoring losses the Valley City High School baseball team has faced this season, the attitude at Charlie Brown Memorial Field can be a little off at times.
But early in the second game of a sweep to Fargo South, things perked up momentarily.
“The kids were excited,” coach Trevar Hansen said. “They played harder and more excited. I thought it was way different.”
It didn’t last long, as the Hi-Liners lost 23-1 to the Bruins, but the feeling was there.

Local volleyball team wins in Wahpeton

April 18, 2012

The Valley City JO U14 volleyball team took home the silver division championship at the Meagan Berg Tournament in Wahpeton last weekend. The team consists of (back row) Hailee Peterson, Emily McKay, Ellie Winter, Abby Ingstad, Samantha Wieland, Hannah Miller; (middle row) Miranda Wittenberg, Grace Ihry, Lexi Ondracek, McKenzie Peterson; (front row) Jayda Haugen, Reagan Ingstad.

Tuesday (4/17) local digest

April 18, 2012

More prep sports starting
The Valley City High School girls tennis and boys golf teams start their seasons today.
The Hi-Liner boys start their season with a tournament at King’s Walk Country Club in Grand Forks. The girls will also be in Grand Forks against defending state champion Red River.
Results from both events will be in Wednesday’s Times-Record and season previews for both teams will be in the annual Spring Sports insert next week.

VCSU baseball schedule changed
The Valley City State University baseball team had its Monday double header with Jamestown postponed again.

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