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June 17th, 2014

Duckin' Down the Sheyenne

June 17, 2014

Hundreds of rubber ducks are dumped off the City Park foot bridge Saturday afternoon to begin the Duckin' Down the Sheyenne rubber duck race. All proceeds benefit the Barnes County Relay for Life.

Winners of the race were Dorie Koppelman, first place; Lisa McCulloch, second place; Jodi Arneson, third place; Mary Tangen, fourth place; Kenny Nelson, fifth place; Kenneth Beach, sixth place; Mary Dahl, eighth place; Sue Kapaun, ninth place; and Pat Stoen, tenth place.

BC Relay for Life Celebrates 15 Years

June 17, 2014

Cancer survivors, caregivers, friends and family walked and rallied together Friday evening to fight against cancer during the 15th annual Barnes County Relay for Life.

In a new location and on a new weekend, the Relay was held Friday from 5 p.m. to midnight at the Barnes County Courthouse. The evening started with a survivors reception at 5 p.m., followed by opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. A luminary ceremony was held at dusk.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

Mud Fun

June 17, 2014

A small concession of umbrellas sold out at five bucks a piece, and for a few minutes that five bucks was a good investment, when a small shower stayed overhead just long enough to dampen any dust and freshen the pit, which was, literally, already waist-deep in body-sucking, boot-stealing gumbo stew. And ready for magnificent beasts with elegant mechanics producing exquisite noise while boiling the muddy slop on tractor tires.

June 12th

Bar, Grill to Open Next to MO Eats

June 12, 2014

A new bar and grill is set to open in Valley City Friday. The Rusty Cage, attached to new restaurant MO Eats, will open at 5 p.m. today and a grand opening celebration is set for Saturday from 4-11 p.m.
The bar is owned by Amanda Clark, who owns the neighboring restaurant. The grand opening will feature specials, drink features, prizes and giveaways.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Pet Parade Planned Monday

June 12, 2014

The Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals will host an evening of fun for dogs and their owners Monday. The group will hold a picnic and a pet parade at Chautauqua Park beginning at 5 p.m.

Pet Parade Planned Monday

June 12, 2014

Langemo Visits VC Before Norway

June 12, 2014

On June 26 Laura Langemo visits Oslo, Norway, to be part of a special ceremony recognizing the 200th anniversary of that country's constitution.
An important part of the ceremony will be seeing a gift to the country – a bust of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln – created by Valley City State University student Paul Fjelde, and given to Norway at the 100th anniversary of the Norwegian constitution.
The ceremony will be in Olso's Frogner Park, the permanent home of the bust of Lincoln, Langemo said.

VC Firefighter Rescues Woman from Apartment Fire

June 12, 2014

Valley City firefighter, Barnes County reserve deputy and correctional officer at Barnes County Jail Daryl McGee rescued a woman from an apartment fire early Saturday morning. Read more in Thursday's Times-Record

June 11th

VC Church Hosts Conference

June 11, 2014

In recognition of hosting the 51st annual UCC Northern Plains Conference this past weekend, Valley City's Congregational UCC will be home to the conference's model replica of the 19th century “La Amistad” ship for the next year. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Kids to Get Tickets for Wearing Helmets

June 11, 2014

Valley City Police will be handing out tickets to children this summer, but not for violating the law. Kids caught wearing a helmet while bicycling, skateboarding, in-line skating, roller skating or riding a scooter could be stopped by a VCPD officer and given a ticket good for an ice cream cone at Dairy Queen.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

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