June 27th, 2014
The Tasty Treat Drive-In, a Litchville landmark for years, has opened for the season, and dining facilities for customers have been added, said owner Vera Walker-Boyle Thursday. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County Relay for Life has raised about $29,000 so far in its 15th year, co-chair Lisa McCulloch said. She said the amount is close to what was raised last year, which was about $29,500.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Boomerâs/Wendelâs and IDK split; Boomerâs/Wendelâs won the first game, 5-4, and IDK won the second, 9-8
Frontier Fort defeated Tapps Lounge, 9-2 and 5-0
Allied Agronomy defeated Shadyâs, 15-2 and 19-3
7-5 Allied Agronomy
4-8 Frontier Fort
2-10 Tapps Lounge
Next week: Off for the 4th of July
Frontier Fort vs. Shadyâs
Boomerâs/Wendelâs vs Tapps Lounge
Dawson Dietrich and Garret Suhr threw back-to-back five-inning District one-hitters as Valley City Babe Ruth swept Wishek 12-0 and 14-0 Thursday night at Charlie Brown Field.
âThis was a good bounce-back for our boys today after a tough one yesterday [a 3-2 District loss at Napoleon],â Valley City head coach Lance Lukes said. âBoth pitchers today did what they needed to do, and threw strikes with the lead they were given. Today was just one of those days at the plate where guys found spots where the defenders couldnât make a play on it.â
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.
Twenty-two teams competed in June 21âs Viking Golf Scramble, hosted by the Viking Century Club, at Bjornson Park and the Valley City Town and Country Club.
The Scramble, one of the largest fundraisers for Valley City State student-athlete scholarships, featured sponsors including Dacotah Bank, Farmers Union Insurance, LaFarge, Miller Motors, Leevers Foods, Heritage, Valley Realty and Wick Construction.
The Championship Flight team of James Thornton, Steve Sedler, Cody Flatten, Jerod Satrom and Kory Klubben won with a 14-under score of 57.
Valley City Public School District and the Valley City Education Association have named the nine members on the 2014-2015 health insurance committee.
Fireworks go on sale soon throughout the state. Before purchasing and releasing fireworks, Valley City Fire Department Chief Gary Retterath warns residents to stay safe during fireworks season.
The sale and use of fireworks in North Dakota is allowed from June 27 to July 5. In Valley City, fireworks can only be released from 8 a.m. to 11 p,m. One must be at least 12 years old to purchase fireworks in North Dakota. Bottle rockets are illegal to buy or sell in the state.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Valley City's First Community Credit Union opened its doors Wednesday to customers, visitors and the Valley City Chamber of Commerce for its grand opening, ribbon cutting and lunch at its new quarters on Main Street East. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
9 a.m. Saturday at West Fargoâs Red River Valley Fair is a Run or Dye âYour City, Your Color, Your Voteâ Give Love World Tour 5K event, the first to offer five or more eco-friendly cornstarch dye stations with more colors added. Participants use a Run or Dye color voting widget to pick which colors they will adorn throughout the route.
After the event is the world-famous dye festival with a color explosion in a celebration of life, friendship, fitness and fun.
Single runner registration is $57. Team (four or more runners) registration is $52 at runordye.com.
Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms defeated Shadyâs, 10-4 and 12-4
Sanford/Looysen and Corner Bar split; Corner Bar won the first game, 8-2, Sanford/Looysen the second, 12-7
IDK/Buff Bar and FCCU/Iverson/Midwestern Machinery split; FCCU won the first game, 8-7, IDK/Buff Bar the second, 20-9
Streeter & Valley Plains Equipment split; Streeter won the first game, 16-6, VPE the second, 15-5
12-1 IDK/Buff Bar
11-2 Anne Carlson/Cysewski Farms