August 3rd, 2014
District 6 champion Valley City Babe Ruth‚Äôs back-and-forth State Tournament concluded Sunday with a 12-6 loss to District 2 champion Carrington after Friday‚Äôs 7-5 marquee comeback win over host District 2‚Äôs Sheyenne-New Rockford and Saturday‚Äôs hitless five-inning 19-2 drubbing at the hands of District 3 kings Park River.
State wraps up with Monday‚Äôs 1 p.m. championship game or a 3:30 p.m. title match if necessary.
If you‚Äôre here for the party, don‚Äôt leave until they throw you out, especially not until you‚Äôve taken on the eventual Class A State champion and runner-up.
Legion Post 60‚Äôs clock struck midnight over the weekend as East No. 1 and State Tournament host Wahpeton took Friday‚Äôs four-inning 10-0 quarterfinal before West No. 4 Velva turned out the lights, 15-1, in Saturday‚Äôs five-inning consolation semifinal.
I-94 has been cleared after a multi-vehicle accident with injuries Saturday morning. More information will be available in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Two Valley City businesses were burglarized overnight Thursday. Between midnight and 7 a.m. Friday, someone entered the Deitrich and Sons bus barn and Truck and Auto Salvage, both on 14th Avenue Southwest.
Employees returning to work at Truck and Auto Salvage Friday discovered a floor safe had been broken into and an unknown amount of money missing.
A musician and former finalist on NBC's "The Voice" stopped in Valley City while on tour Wednesday. Nicholas David, a soul singer/songwriter, stopped to see Terry and Vicky Jones, owners of Vicky's Viking Room, who he called friends of his family.
He stopped by the restaurant to visit with the pair and their family and also performed a few songs for the crowd of about 20.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will host U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, Robert Bonnie, at a roundtable discussion in Valley City Aug. 6 to discuss conservation with farmers and others. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The North Dakota Farmers Union is one of about 40 farm groups making up the North Dakota Ag Coalition that unanimously voted to oppose the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment (CWWPA). More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Raven/Eagles ‚ÄėDirty Birds‚Äô defeated Boomers Corner Keg, 9-2, in Monday‚Äôs quarterfinals, Captain‚Äôs Pub, 9-7, in Monday‚Äôs semifinal, and John Deere Seeding, 14-3, in Tuesday‚Äôs championship.
Valley City 16U softball endured a rough Thursday of pool play at the Northern National Championship in Bismarck, N.D., falling 14-0 in four innings to the Dakota Fury of Sioux Falls, S.D., and 12-2 to Muscoda‚Äôs Wisconsin Xplozion.
Such results, however, can serve as tune-ups for Friday‚Äôs tournament.
Upsets are unexpected for an East No. 4 seed, but Legion Post 60‚Äôs filling that demand.
Valley City, on the roll that head coach Kyle Roelfsema envisioned entering Regionals in Grafton, N.D., took down a second paper giant in as many days on Thursday at the Class A State Tournament in Wahpeton, N.D.
A day after overthrowing West No. 1 Beulah, 10-8, despite trailing 7-3 through a frame, Post 60 put up five runs in Thursday‚Äôs first to beat West No. 3 Watford City, 7-4.