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January 18th, 2012

Lemnus comes through in Hi-Liners' win over Fargo South

January 18, 2012

The Valley City High School wrestling team isn't exactly known for its lower weight wrestlers.
Once you get to 138-pound class, you get into the state contenders, but the 106 to 132 pounders tend to be more inexperienced.
"We're really young down there," Valley City coach Brandon Larson said. "We've got some junior high kids going out there."
But in Tuesday's 40-33 dual win over Fargo South at the Hi-Liner Activity Center, it was a younger wrestler who came through.

Corps requests comments on Tolna Coulee

January 18, 2012

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is requesting public comments on its operating plan for the Tolna Coulee control structure.

Tolna Coulee is upstream from Valley City in the flood-plagued Devils Lake Basin. The proposed operating plan can be found at http://www.mvp.usace.army.mil/fl_damage_reduct/default.asp?pageid=1779.

Public input may be sent to the Corps of Engineers project manager Bill Csajko at william.l.csajko@usace.army.mil, (651) 290-5854 or 180 E. 5th St. Suite 700, St. Paul, Minn, 55101-1678.

Education briefs

January 18, 2012

King speech rediscovered by Ohio teacher, student
CLEVELAND (AP) — A recording of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is getting new attention after being found in 2010 by an Ohio high school art teacher and student searching through items the school library was discarding.
The 1967 speech preserved on reel-to-reel tape was given, and found, at Glenville High School in Cleveland. In it, King says "Our power does not lie in Molotov cocktails. ... Our power lies in our ability to say nonviolently that we aren't gonna take it any longer."

January 17th

ON THE MOVE to host supermarket tours in Valley City

January 17, 2012

Special to the Times-Record

Have you ever wondered which bread is the healthiest, or which margarine to buy or which cereal is best for your family? With thousands of products lining the shelves of the grocery stores, it can be overwhelming to shop when considering health, budget and taste.

Become a supermarket sleuth and search out healthy foods at the ON THE MOVE Supermarket Tours. There will be a tour at Marketplace Foods on Tuesday, January 24 from 5:15-6:15 pm. There will also be a tour at Leevers on Thursday, January 26 from 10:00-11:00am.

January 16th

VCSU women start slow, beat Wildcats

January 16, 2012

The Valley City State University womens basketball team had a slower start than coach Jill DeVries would have liked.
In the first ten minutes of Sunday's 74-65 home win over Johnson and Wales (Colo.) University, the Vikings only hit two shots from the floor, despite leading 10-9.
But, DeVries said, the intentions were good.

Milligen hurt, but Viking men beat Johnson & Wales

January 16, 2012

The Valley City State University mens basketball team didn't have the best looking win Sunday against Johnson and Wales (Colo.) University.
After leading the game by 17 points at halftime, the Vikings were outscored 30-17 in the second half, primarily because of cold shooting.
The Vikings still finished ahead with a 57-47 score and VCSU coach Jeff Kaminsky was pleased nonetheless. It was the team's second win in as many days.

Barnes County North takes 4th, LMM 7th in BCT consolation games

January 16, 2012

The Barnes County North girls basketball may have lost 61-41 to Northern Cass in the third place game of the Barnes County Tournament, but coach Randy Hooey felt looks could be deceiving.
"This was not a 20 point game, at all," he said. "It was a lot better game than that."
Early, the Bison held their own and even had an 11-2 lead midway through the first quarter.
The rest of the half, the two teams went back and forth, with Northern Cass going on a run and BCN catching up. In the final two minutes, BCN's Calby Hanson had five points to narrow the Jaguars' lead to 28-25 by halftime.

Raiders Revenge: Maple Valley beats Valley City in BCT championship

January 16, 2012

There are some losses that just don’t sit well with a team.
For the Maple Valley girls, it was their lone loss of the year, 63-57 in overtime at home against Valley City Jan. 3.
“We’d been been thinking (about it),” said Maple Valley eighth grader Rylee Nudell. “We wanted a rematch ever since we played them last time.”
Saturday at the W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse, the Raiders got their rematch with Hi-Liners and made sure the sequel turned out differently. This time, Maple Valley got the 52-46 win and took home the Barnes County Tournament championship.

Barnes County Water Resource District Board special meeting agenda for Jan. 17

January 16, 2012

Barnes County Water Resource District
PO Box 306
Valley City, ND. 58072
701-845-8508

Notice of Special Meeting
01-17-2012
9:00 AM
Barnes County Highway Department Conference Room

Agenda
Call to order
Discussion on multi county drainage with Griggs County WRD
Adjourn

The District reserves the right to amend this agenda any time prior to the start of the meeting.

January 13th

Impact MMA to hit in February

January 13, 2012

The hard-charging atmosphere of mixed martial arts is coming to town, but one resident says the event could be a black eye for Valley City.

The North Dakota Winter Show recently announced its plans to host an MMA event, Bismarck-based Impact Fighting Championship, at the show's Event Center in late February.

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