Valley City's Optimist Club has chosen the Barnes County Salvation Army for its 2014 Community Service Award, said Sue Carlsrud, club president, on Friday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
7th place game: Barnes County North 67, Griggs County Central 28
5th place game: Enderlin 48, Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page 53
3rd place game: LaMoure-Litchville-Marion 58, Oakes 33
Championship: Sargent Central 45, Maple Valley 43
Mai Syverson, Enderlin
Zoie Breckheimer, FS/HP
Jacey Alber, LLM
Bella Hansen, Oakes
Tiffany Beaver, Sargent Central
Hannah Schlecht, Sargent Central
*Lexi Archer, FS/HP
*Anna Holen, LLM
*Rylee Nudell, Maple Valley
*Megan Kasowski, Maple Valley
*Denotes unanimous selection
Free Throw Champion
Bella Hansen, Oakes
Kathy Jacobson and Lori Paulson are more than co-workers at Riverside Gardens in Valley City. They're sisters in creativity, and possibly resourcefulness. When these ladies get together, noting is safe from their crafty creations. Using whatever materials are available, Kathy and Lori create delightful works of art that might be described as quirky, fun and whimsical â€“ mostly from found objects. More in Friday's Times-Record.
A new mental health counselor has been added to Creative Therapy, which opened in Valley City this year. Mary Burchill (Weshnevski) joins owner and mental health counselor Jennifer Eberle in offering mental health services to residents in the area â€”Â a significant need health officials say. More in Friday's Times-Record.
New Valley City State University President Dr. Tisa Mason will take over the VCSU helm on Monday, Dec. 15, said Dr. Margaret Dahlberg, interim president. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Holidays can be a stressful time, says Susan Milender, the Barnes County extension agent who coordinates the Nourishing Boomers and Beyond Program. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City needs two police officers, and city officials have agreed to help fill the vacancies by approving pay and benefits for two applicants while they attend the police academy. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Jean Schlegel of rural Valley City provided this photograph of a Fingal basketball team from the early 1950s.
Team members shown here are: front row, left to right, Don Steidl; Clemn Steidl; Bob Norton; Cecil Fossen and Rodney Kapaun; back row, left to right, Alex Schlegel; Norb Schlegel; Herb Schlegel; and coach and superintendent A.C. Malin.
Barnes County North has a new "Buddy Bench" on its playground. The bench will be placed on the playground to help students seek inclusion among their peers. Students at BCN have pledged that if they see a student on the bench they will go and ask the student to join in their recess activities. More in Thursday's Times-Record.