July 7th, 2015
Spectators to Sanborn's Fourth of July parade grab candy.
Eliab Aufenkamp cools off at the Valley City Municipal Pool.
The Quality Alignment and Brake Center/NuBar softball team won their division at the McQuade tournament in Bismarck. See Tuesday's Times-Record to read more.
An allegedly drunk driver struck this parked truck in a hit-and-run in the early morning hours of Saturday in the 700 block of Second Avenue Northeast in Valley City. The driver of the other vehicle was arrested for driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident, according to a report from the Valley City Police Department.
Gale Hansen of Valley City captured Friday night's fireworks show at the Ashtabula Crossing north of Valley City, where hundreds of boats of people filled the water and hundreds more lined the shores to see the annual show.
Monday, July 6
Valley City Babe Ruth brat feed will be held from 4-6:30 p.m. at Miller Motors. Enjoy a brat, chips and drink to support the baseball team as they gear up for post season play. A free-will offering will be taken to help cover post season expenses.
A benefit for Paul Riemerman, editor of the Times-Record, will be held at the Valley City Congregational United Church of Christ in the fellowship hall from 5-8 p.m. A benefit fund is at Dacotah Bank and GoFundMe: www.gofundme.com/uk7m2tx.
Tuesday, July 7
Youth summer sports continue in the community through the month of July. See the T-R for regular photo highlights of area youth.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week submitted by our readers.
Bob Lenntz provided this photograph taken of Valley City U.S. Air Force enlistees taken Jan. 2, 1951, before being sent to Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, prior to assignment to air force schools. At the time Lentz said some of the young men would be leaving soon. Many of the airmen ended up being sent to Korea for the Korean War.
This photograph appeared in the Jan. 25, 1951, Valley City Times-Record, Lentz said.
Summer youth sports programs are in full swing. Carly Halland works on gymnastics skills during summer lessons at Valley Twisters.
Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix breaks down where big name NBA free agents like LaMarcus Aldridge, Paul Millsap, Greg Monroe, Danny Green, Tyson Chandler and Rajon Rondo might end up.