August 3rd, 2014
Valley City 16U softballâ€™s Northern Championship campaign concluded on Friday in Bismarck, N.D., with a five-inning 11-0 loss to Pool Aâ€™s No. 1 and to-be champion Brookings, S.D. Outlaws and a 9-3 defeat to Pool Bâ€™s No. 2 Fargo/Moorhead Blaze.
Brookings led 2-0 through an inning, 9-0 after two with the help of a three-RBI swing, and 10-0 through three. Valley City loaded the bases in the fifth but could not convert.
District 6 champion Valley City Babe Ruthâ€™s back-and-forth State Tournament concluded Sunday with a 12-6 loss to District 2 champion Carrington after Fridayâ€™s 7-5 marquee comeback win over host District 2â€™s Sheyenne-New Rockford and Saturdayâ€™s hitless five-inning 19-2 drubbing at the hands of District 3 kings Park River.
State wraps up with Mondayâ€™s 1 p.m. championship game or a 3:30 p.m. title match if necessary.
If youâ€™re here for the party, donâ€™t leave until they throw you out, especially not until youâ€™ve taken on the eventual Class A State champion and runner-up.
Legion Post 60â€™s clock struck midnight over the weekend as East No. 1 and State Tournament host Wahpeton took Fridayâ€™s four-inning 10-0 quarterfinal before West No. 4 Velva turned out the lights, 15-1, in Saturdayâ€™s five-inning consolation semifinal.
I-94 has been cleared after a multi-vehicle accident with injuries Saturday morning. More information will be available in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Two Valley City businesses were burglarized overnight Thursday. Between midnight and 7 a.m. Friday, someone entered the Deitrich and Sons bus barn and Truck and Auto Salvage, both on 14th Avenue Southwest.
Employees returning to work at Truck and Auto Salvage Friday discovered a floor safe had been broken into and an unknown amount of money missing.
A musician and former finalist on NBC's "The Voice" stopped in Valley City while on tour Wednesday. Nicholas David, a soul singer/songwriter, stopped to see Terry and Vicky Jones, owners of Vicky's Viking Room, who he called friends of his family.
He stopped by the restaurant to visit with the pair and their family and also performed a few songs for the crowd of about 20.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp will host U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, Robert Bonnie, at a roundtable discussion in Valley City Aug. 6 to discuss conservation with farmers and others. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The North Dakota Farmers Union is one of about 40 farm groups making up the North Dakota Ag Coalition that unanimously voted to oppose the proposed Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Amendment (CWWPA). More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Raven/Eagles â€˜Dirty Birdsâ€™ defeated Boomers Corner Keg, 9-2, in Mondayâ€™s quarterfinals, Captainâ€™s Pub, 9-7, in Mondayâ€™s semifinal, and John Deere Seeding, 14-3, in Tuesdayâ€™s championship.
Valley City 16U softball endured a rough Thursday of pool play at the Northern National Championship in Bismarck, N.D., falling 14-0 in four innings to the Dakota Fury of Sioux Falls, S.D., and 12-2 to Muscodaâ€™s Wisconsin Xplozion.
Such results, however, can serve as tune-ups for Fridayâ€™s tournament.