July 22nd, 2014
The Dacotah Pavilion at Valley City's Chautauqua Park was packed Monday with new Valley City and Barnes County residents along with city and county officials and representatives from area civic organizations and churches. During the event, which included a meal, residents had the opportunity to meet community leaders and make friends in their new home. Several area businesses donated items to be given as door prizes.
Area residents can catch a glimpse of what rural Barnes County town Litchville looked like when business was thriving during a public slide showing at the Litchville Community Center Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.
Jamie Smith, a resident there, said, "Many of us have memories of how Litchville was back in its heydey â€” a time when storefronts were full and business was thriving."
Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather drew a coin flip from which Post 60 took the win.
Harvey scored a run in the first inning, Austin Bergâ€™s RBI tied it in the top of the fourth and Harvey scored two more in the home half.
Post 60 landed three hits and committed an error, Harvey seven hits and four errors.
Chase Carpenter drew a walk.
Austen Meyer pitched three innings for a strikeout, Berg two outs in the fourth.
Legion Post 60 (3-13) carries the third seed into Wednesdayâ€™s Regional Tournament in Grafton, N.D.
Dawson Dietrich scored on a wild bases-loaded pitch in the second inning of Mondayâ€™s District 6 Tournament semifinal against Ellendale, Matt Brandvold came home moments later when Garret Suhr wore a pitch with the bases loaded, and Suhr came across in the fifth on a wayward throw to first base for the third and final run of Valley Cityâ€™s 3-0 win.
Nate Rodriguez and the defense did the rest as Rodriguez struck out 18 batters on a walk, a hit-by-pitch and two four-strikeout innings in a complete-game no-hitter.
Take a selfie at Valley City's Crazy Day Wednesday and send it to us and we might feature it in an upcoming issue of the Times-Record.
There are plenty of activities planned, including inflatable games for children, bingo and shopping, with great opportunities for photos. The street fair begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m.
Email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at our office (146 3rd Street Northeast, Valley City). Don't forget to include your name and what you were doing when the photo was taken.
Valley City will soon have a full-time counselor to provide a service that public health officials have said is very much needed in Valley City and throughout the state. Jennifer Eberle, mental health counselor, will provide various counseling services at Creative Therapy, located in the Hub Mac at 150 Second Street Southwest, suite 1 in Valley City.
A semi-truck from the Great Plains Food Bank was in Valley City Friday to distribute food to area residents in need. Fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, frozen and refrigerated meats and even items like dog food and cold cereals were displayed in bins at the parking lot of the Regional Technology Center where a crowd was welcome to "shop" and pick up what they wanted.
The Sheyenne Valley Friends of Animals will have its big yearly fundraising event on the grounds of the Barnes County Courthouse come September. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City welcomed 33 players from North Dakota and Minnesota in Fridayâ€™s seventh annual United States Tennis Association-sanctioned Valley City Junior Tennis Tournament, sponsored by the Valley City Tennis Association, Valley City Parks and Recreation, Mercy Hospitalâ€™s Young Peopleâ€™s Healthy Heart Program and Quilted Ceiling and Centrol.
Valley City and Lintonâ€™s bats were nearly as hot as the 90-degree temperatures Sunday at Charlie Brown Field, but Valley Cityâ€™s cooler heads prevailed, 9-6, for a date with No. 6 Ellendale in Mondayâ€™s 2 p.m. District 6 Tournament semifinal.
Babe Ruth dominated LaMoure, 11-0, in the first round on Saturday.
Lance Weiser put Linton on the board in the top of the first as he swooped into home when a teammate took second.