October 28th, 2014
â€śJust keep swimmingâ€ť is an invaluable mantra in life as well as on the volleyball court.
Claire Olson, Reagan Ingstad and Valley City, winless in their last six Eastern Dakota conference matches entering Mondayâ€™s home contest against Grand Forks Central, regained their sea legs with a 3-0 (25-14, 25-16, 25-18) sweep to take the season series after having swept the Knights, 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 25-16), in Sept. 11â€™s road contest.
Local law enforcement arrested a man believed to be wanted and driving a stolen vehicle Tuesday afternoon at the westbound exit 292 in Valley City.
The driver of the vehicle, a 2006 Honda Accord, was reported as being involved in a gas drive-off in Casselton and was intercepted in Valley City.
The driver was reported to be a mental subject who may have been en-route to Witchita, Kan. with multiple weapons in the vehicle. It was also reported that he may have been involved in an attempted murder.
The Times-Record will report updates as they occur.
The proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center should be able to operate on its own revenue and membership fees would be similar to monthly membership fees at the current Valley City Recreation Center Fitness Center, according to planners at a public meeting Monday.
According to consultants from ORB Consulting, first-year revenues for the proposed facility, at an estimated $836,389 â€“ coming from contributions, membership dues, sales and program and other fees â€“ would offset estimated operating expenses of $812,729.
Those who find a few too many sweet treats in their Halloween bags this year â€” or those who want to share that sugary goodness with troops and children overseas â€”Â can sell it to Bridge City Dentistry, which will send the candy overseas.
The program, called Operation Gratitude, sends care packages to soldiers overseas, including Halloween candy this time of year, Bridge City Dentistry Administrative Assistant Bonnie Kramer said.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City's Marketplace Foods and Leevers Foods are both running Stuff the Truck campaigns this year to help fill the shelves of the Barnes County Food Pantry during the holidays.
The two campaigns are not connected with each other. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Varsity, starring Austin Lura, Collin Lura, Drew Oberlander, Levi Nix and Matthew Lyter, drew Griggs County in Saturdayâ€™s first match, winning 5-0. Levi Nix finished at four strikes, four spares and two errors and a team-high 80 percent.
Taking on the West Fargo Stars in Match 2, Valley City won, 3-2, in alternating games.
Maia Wendel fell, 6-2, 6-0, to Christine Sayler in 18U Singles on Friday, Saturday and Sunday's tournament.
Evan Haglund fell, 6-3, 6-1, to Samuel Rath and to Adam Durrani, 6-2, 6-4, in 14U Singles.
Wendel (left) and Rachel Schueneman (right) fell, 7-5, 6-1, to Jenna Forknell and Maria Wanzek in 16U Doubles but, with a 6-0, 6-1 win over Sophie Keelin and Anna Frie, took second place.
Finding a way to win yields the same result as a sweep, especially on Senior Night.
Abby Undemâ€™s 12 kills, four digs and four blocks and Shelby Brownâ€™s six kills and four blocks helped upstart Barnes County North sink the Pirates of Kidder County, 3-1 (22-25, 27-25, 25-21, 25-20), for their third win in their last five regular matches after only two in their first 11.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
The proposed Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center should be able to operate on its own revenue and membership fees would be similar to monthly membership fees at the current Valley City Recreation Center Fitness Center, according to planners at a public meeting Monday. Read more about the proposed wellness center in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Andrew Miklas was sentenced Monday in Barnes County District Court to 8 1/2 years in prison for committing the arson that destroyed Faith Lutheran Church in Valley City in October, 2013. Miklas was also sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay over $7,000 in fines plus restitution.
Miklas' accomplice, Nicole Lindermann, 19, of Kathryn, received a suspended one-year sentence and five years supervised probation because she cooperated with law enforcement.