September 16th, 2014
Signs announcing flu shots are now available have been appearing at Valley City pharmacies over the past few weeks, with the annual problem expected to appear by October. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Alan Komrosky, the paleontologist who dug up and put together the Triceratops skeleton that's on display at the Barnes County Museum, will speak about the creature Thursday at 7 p.m.
The lecture, titled, "Resurrecting Bob: The journey from discovery to public unveiling," is part of the Barnes County Historical Society Lecture Series taking place at the museum.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
More than $4 million in federal funding to make improvements and updates at the Jamestown, Grand Forks and Fort Berthold airports was recently awarded. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County small grains farmers are resting easy this week with most of the area's wheat and barley crops harvested and in good condition, unlike small grain producers in other parts of the state where the wet summer led to disease and other problems. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
When all else fails, throw it to Levi Nix.
Nix, the 6-foot, 4-inch sophomore quarterback, climbed the ladder, split two defenders at the 15-yard line and danced into the end zone in Wahpeton on Monday night, but Husky 5-foot, 9-inch sophomore quarterback Tyler Breuer and all his rowdy friends handed the junior varsity Hi-Liners their first loss in three years, 42-6.
â€śI donâ€™t think they were that much better than us,â€ť Hi-Liner coach Jim Breckheimer said. â€śBut the wheels fell off.â€ť
â€śThey took us out of our gameplan,â€ť Valley City coach Ty Allen said.
A former Valley City State football player was sentenced Thursday to more than 30 years in prison for murder and attempted murder.
Cederic Chappell, Jr., 22, was convicted in August of aiding and abetting second-degree murder for the benefit of a gang in the death of Willie James Smith, III, and attempted second-degree murder in the wounding of another man at a Minneapolis, Minn. nightclub.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Members of the Valley City State University presidential search committee narrowed a list of 38 applicants for new president of VCSU down to â€śeight or nineâ€ť during a four-hour meeting Thursday in Valley City. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Money raised by students at Valley City's Jefferson Elementary School at last spring's Field Day Bingo Fundraiser has been used to buy the school's newest piece of playground equipment â€“ the â€śSpinami,â€ť said Misti Kaufmann, vice president of Valley City's Jefferson Elementary School PTO. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Turnout was big for the 9/11 tribute ride Sunday. Sponsored by the local chapter of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club, the event was held as a way to honor the memories of the men and women who died in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Money raised during the event will go to local fire and accident victims.
Tails wagged and paws hit the pavement Sunday afternoon during the Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals annual wag-and-walk-a-thon, a fundraiser for the local animal rescue group.