July 7th, 2014
From demolition derby to fireworks, crashes and bangs echoed from the silos during the Sanborn Fire Department's annual Fourth of July Celebration Friday. Other events during the day-long celebration included a parade, children's races and a street dance. Photos and results in Monday's Times-Record.
David Trapp is the fourth generation member of his family in insurance â€”Â and he's been doing it for 40 years. To celebrate this success, an open house will be held at Heritage Insurance Services, where Trapp currently works, all this week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 202 Central Avenue South, Suite 5, in Valley City. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be given away.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County and other area farmers are all welcome to a Dazey Plot Tour on hard red spring wheat, barley and soybeans set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Randy Grueneich, Barnes County Extension Agent. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Public Works' daytime phone number, (701) 845-0380, is now also the 24/7 emergency contact phone number for electrical, water, sewer or street emergencies. Residents are still encouraged to call 9-1-1 for dangerous public works emergencies.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Captainâ€™s Pub swept Boomerâ€™s Corner Keg, 16-6 and 16-1
Hope Electric swept NuBar/Christensen Trucking, 9-8 and 17-6
Elliott Farms took the opener from Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains, 8-4, but Boomers/Dakota Plains took the closer, 13-5
John Deere Seeding swept The Raven/Eagles, 15-5 and 14-3
Captainâ€™s Pub swept NuBar/Christensen Trucking, 7-5 and 18-8
Boomerâ€™s Corner Keg/Dakota Plains swept John Deere Seeding, 15-4 and 15-13
The Raven/Eagles swept Boomerâ€™s Corner Keg, 11-10; 10-9
John Deere Seeding 13-3
Junior Varsity Awards
Varsity Defensive Leaders
Brooke Breckheimer, 49
Dierra Diegel, .982
Brenna Dieterle, 90
Dierra Diegel, 7
Troopers in the North Dakota Highway Patrolâ€™s southeast region will be conducting an alcohol saturation in Stutsman, Barnes, Cass, Traill and Steele counties July 3-6. Troopers from across the southeast region will be working overtime to add extra patrols during the holiday weekend.
Approximately 25 percent of all traffic fatality victims in North Dakota this year have been killed in alcohol-related crashes. The goal of the saturation is deter and detect impaired drivers to prevent additional traffic crashes and deaths because of impaired drivers.
Two local athletes who recently traveled to New Jersey in search of Special Olympics gold and silver were not disappointed with the outcome. Adam Maresh left New Jersey with three gold medals for weightlifting while Jennifer Bennett walked away with a silver medal, a fourth place ribbon and a sixth place ribbon in track and field events.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
A little over a year ago, the Times-Record told you about a new coffee shop and community center that was slated to open in Valley City. What made The Vault Coffee Shop and Bakery unique was its self-service pay-by-honor-system business model. Eight months after its grand opening in October, The Vault has gained international attention for its unique business model, which seems to be working.
Another pair of games, another same-day Babe Ruth season sweep.
This time it wasnâ€™t easy, as Valley City returned from Ellendale, N.D., Wednesday night with a pair of comeback District wins, 7-6 and 6-5, for their seventh and eighth straight wins.
â€śWe didnâ€™t play up to our best today, but we fought through it and found a way to pick up two big wins,â€ť Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes said. â€śAnd like I told the boys, a W is a W, and we escaped today with two of them.â€ť