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April 16th, 2015

School Board Would Like to See Pollinator Garden Elsewhere

April 16, 2015

While Valley City Public School Board members support a proposed pollinator garden and community orchard, they encourage project leaders to consider somewhere other than the former city lime pit as a location. The lime pit is located by the city's water treatment center and near school buildings.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Maple Valley Election Results Too Close to Call

April 16, 2015

The results from a construction and renovation project special election in the Maple Valley School District are too close to call, Superintendent Brian Wolf said Tuesday. He said absentee ballots have not been counted yet, and the district will have official numbers after the school board's meeting Monday, April 20.

Throwback Thursday: Liberty Belles

April 16, 2015

The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.

Marge Welken provided the Times-Record with this photograph of the Liberty Belles which appeared in the Valley City Times-Record on June 9, 1976.
Ladies from Barnes County Liberty Belles attended an appreciation luncheon wearing their bicentennial costumes in June, 1976. The Liberty Belles sponsored events in recognition of the nation's 200th birthday culminating in a bell-ringing at area churches for two minutes at 1 p.m., July 4, 1976.

VCSU Artist Exhibition Currently on Display

April 16, 2015

The McCarthy Gallery at Valley City State University announces its current senior exhibition “Kids From The Neighborhood” featuring the work of Hayden Swanson. The exhibition will be on display until April 26 in the McCarthy Gallery. An artist talk will be held at 12:30 p.m. today (Thursday) in McCarthy 257, with a reception for the artist at McCarthy Gallery from 6-8 p.m.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

VCHS Softball Defeats Devils Lake

April 16, 2015

Solid pitching and strong offensive play boosted the Hi-Liner girls' softball team to an 8-1 victory over Devils Lake. See Thursday's Times-Record to read the full story.

April 15th

Snowy Owl Spotted Outside VC

April 15, 2015

Dick Monson found this snowy owl outside Valley City on April 6, much later than they are usually found in this area. The largest North American owl spends winters hunting in fields and summers in the far north hunting prey in 24-hour daylight.

See this photo in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Groundbreaking for New Hotel Held Tuesday

April 15, 2015

A groundbreaking for the new GrandStay Hotel and Suites in Valley City was held Tuesday morning.

Marie Casper of Discover Lodging Management, Inc., which will manage the hotel, said depending how things go, they're looking at a late summer or early fall opening.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Warrant Wednesday: Eronna Marie "Dutchess" Laroque

April 15, 2015

Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.

Eronna Marie "Dutchess" Laroque, 27, is wanted by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office on a bench warrant for failure to appear for an order to show cause hearing on original charges of driving while license privilege is suspended, a class-B misdemeanor and driving or operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor or drugs, a class-B misdemeanor.

April 14th

VCHS Tennis Closes In On Powerhouse Red River

April 15, 2015

The Hi-Liner girls' tennis team showed up to compete against EDC powerhouse Grand Forks Red River. See Wednesday's Times-Record to read more.

Roxy's Frozen Yogurt Moves to Budget Burger

April 14, 2015

Roxy's Frozen Yogurt, a Valley City business that opened last summer, has moved into Budget Burger.

Max Drake opened Roxy's Frozen Yogurt in July last year in honor of his sister Roxanne Drake, who passed away suddenly in May 2013. Shortly after opening the store, Max passed away in his sleep on Aug. 4, 2014, said Tammy Drake, Max's mom who owns and operates Budget Burger with her family.

More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

The Hi-Liner boys' baseball team played Thursday evening in Valley City. See Friday's Times-Record...
The Hi-Liner girls' tennis team decisively won against the West Fargo Packers in EDC play Thursday...
A Valley City High School Track and Field athlete is closing in on the record books. See Thursday's...

 

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