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September 29th, 2014
A Valley City teenager was killed early Saturday morning and another injured in an accident near Pingree, N.D.
According to the Associated Press, 18-year-old Miranda Stephens, the daughter of Russell and Stacy Stephens, was driving a pick-up truck and swerved to avoid a deer on a gravel road a few miles north of Pingree just after 1:30. The pickup entered the ditched and rolled, evicting the young woman. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Isaac Valenta, 19, was transported to Jamestown Regional Medical Center with non live-threatening injuries.
State Sen. George Sinner, Democratic-NPL candidate for the U.S. House seat now held by Rep. Kevin Cramer, visited Valley City on a tour of businesses and appearance at the District 24 D-NPL roundup. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University will have its homecoming next week. On Monday, students can get to know their homecoming court at 8 p.m. in Vangstad Auditorium in the VCSU Campus.
The king and queen will be crowned at coronation at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in Vangstad Auditorium. The parade is at 10:30 a.m. Saturday down Central Avenue in Valley City, immediately following the Shriners parade, and the Vikings football team will take on Waldorf College at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Valley City is hosting the El Zagal Shriners' 125th Anniversary Fall Ceremonial Oct. 3 through Oct. 5, the first time in Valley City's history it is doing so, said Brian Mindt, president of the Valley City Shriner organization. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Preschoolers and kindergartners from Valley City got to pick their very own pumpkins Thursday afternoon at the Wittenberg Pumpkin Patch northeast of Valley City. Others looking for the fruit of fall can head out there this weekend.
The patch opened Thursday and is open Friday from 4-7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 1-7 p.m. To get to the farm, take the Peak exit (296) on Interstate 94, drive 6.5 miles north and two miles west.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Over 200 Valley City State University students spent Thursday morning harvesting thousand of pounds of fall produce â€“ all of which was donated to the Great Plains Food Bank â€“Â at the rural Valley City farm of Dan Faust. More in Friday's Times-Record.
Nine people will be interviewed via the Internet for new Valley City State University president when theValley City State University Presidential Search Committee meets Tuesday, Sept. 30, in VCSU's Rhoades Science Center. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
A reader submitted this photograph to the Times-Record from 1966 Valley City Army National Guard HHC, 141st Engineer Combat Battalion.
Wes Anderson, curator of the barnes County Historical Society Museum agreed to start off the series to give our readers an idea what we are looking for.
Photos can be of events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week in the Valley City Times-Record.
Students at Washington Elementary School and Jefferson Elementary School combined their efforts and fruits Wednesday to create a giant fruit salad. Students in each school were asked to bring a piece of fresh or canned fruit to add to the salad, which they got to eat Wednesday afternoon. More in Thursday's Times-Record.