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July 1st, 2014

Maresh, Bennett Shine at USA Games

July 2, 2014

Adam Maresh won three power lifting gold medals and Jennifer Bennett a track and field silver medal in representation of Valley City and North Dakota in June 14-21’s Special Olympics USA Games in Princeton, N.J., from which Team North Dakota came away with nine gold medals, four silver and seven bronze.

North Dakota, featuring 34 athletes and 10 coaches, competed in Athletics (Track and Field), Aquatics, Bowling, Powerlifting, Unified
Bocce, Unified Soccer and Unified Volleyball.

Babe Ruth Rolls Over Edgeley, 32-1, for Season Sweep

July 2, 2014

Dawson Dietrich landed five of 31 Valley City hits on Tuesday as Babe Ruth scored 13 first-inning runs, six in the second, seven in the third and six in the fourth to demolish Edgeley, 32-1.

Rylee Bjork’s five-inning, five-walk, four-strikeout no-hitter did the rest to complete the season sweep.

High Winds Cause Road Trouble

July 1, 2014

Winds gusting to 45 miles an hour or so over much of North Dakota, including the Valley City area, led to road-related problems.

Events Planned Around Area for 4th of July

July 1, 2014

Plenty of events are planned around the area for the 4th of July holiday weekend.

Sanborn Fire Department's 49th annual 4th of July celebration begins with a parade at 10 a.m. followed by kids races. The pickup pull will be held at 11 a.m. at the derby grounds with a demolition derby following the pull around 2 p.m.The entry fee for the derby, which includes one pit person, is $75. Contact Troy at (701) 840-5045 with any questions. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and includes all events.

Community Photo at Vault Wednesday

July 1, 2014

The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing a community photograph in front of The Vault Coffee Shop Wednesday at 12:15 p.m.

June 30th

Howard New Hi-Liner Girls Basketball Head Coach

July 1, 2014

Valley City Public Schools announced Monday that Mr. James “Jimmy” Howard is the new Hi-Liner head girls basketball coach.

Howard is in his second year as an educator in Valley City working with the Sheyenne Valley Special Education Unit, and will begin his first year as head coach of the girls basketball program. Howard is also a Valley City junior high football coach and head junior high track coach.

Anderson, Didier Perfect Marksmen

July 1, 2014

Mark Anderson and Blake Didier accomplished the formidable task of shooting 25 of 25 clay pigeon rounds at the Valley City Trap Club, Anderson in early May and Didier on June 10.

Didier pulled off a 23-of-25 first round before pulling off a 25-of-25 second round.

“I just focused,” said Didier, who employed a 12-gauge shotgun for the outing.

Valley City’s course puts five shooters at five stations, 16 yards from the targets, with each shooter firing at five targets at each post.

Babe Ruth Sweeps Oakes Away Again

July 1, 2014

Valley City Babe Ruth blew into wind-whipped Tornado Alley in Oakes, N.D., on Monday night, leading 12-0 after three District innings for a 14-0 five-inning triumph before scoring six runs in the non-District fourth to take the closer, 6-1.

“This game could have been close to the most complete game we have played all year,” said Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes of the opener. “From every aspect of the game we performed well, and did a lot of the little executing that needs to be done.”

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Pedestrian Struck by Pickup Dies

June 30, 2014

Rita Weber, a pedestrian struck by a pickup truck last week in Valley City, died of her injuries Monday afternoon.

Weber, 92, was walking along Central Avenue North and was in the crosswalk at Central Avenue North and Sixth Avenue Northwest when she was struck by a Ford F-150 driven by by Robert J. Mittleider, 32, of Valley City on Sunday, June 22.

According to Valley City Police Department Chief Fred Thompson, Weber was transported to Mercy Hospital by ambulance, and later transported by Life Flight helicopter to Sanford Hospital in Fargo.

Perkins Adding Truck Lot

June 30, 2014

The lot at Eighth Avenue SW and Second Street SW where a house owned by Dale Knudson stood until Thursday will soon become a parking lot for new trucks being sold by the Perkins vehicle dealership. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

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