March 9th, 2014
Valley City State baseball opened their spring season with a venture to Fremont, Neb., for three weekend games against Midland University, in all of which they came up short by scores of 7-2 on Saturday, and 8-6 and 16-4 in Sundayâ€™s doubleheader.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
Starting today, bars in Valley City can stay open until 2 a.m. The City of Valley City met late last year with bar owners and residents to update its alcohol ordiance and decided that they would allow bar owners to stay open to the state maximum time of 2 a.m.
Following the publication of a title and penalty clause in Friday's Times-Record, the new alcohol ordinance takes effect, said Valley City City Attorney Russ Myhre.
The decision to stay open until 2 a.m. is up to each bar owner.
Southeastern District Clerk of Court Wanda Auka is asking Barnes County to allow her and her deputies to become state employees. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City's Eagle's Club was packed Thursday for the annual North Dakota Winter Show Women's Division Luncheon.
Division officer Mary Ann Leier, who introduced the afternoon, said this year's crowd was larger than last year's group.
Valley City's new First Community Credit Union opened in its new location Thursday.
Branch manager Dean Rohrich said there are a few last minute things that need to be done but construction is nearly complete. The sign was put up Wednesday.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
March 7 - 9 Weekend Sports Action
Eastern Dakota Conference Girls Basketball Tournament Semifinals
(4) Valley City vs. (1) West Fargo, 5:30 p.m. Fargo Civic Center [Wear blue]
Eastern Dakota Conference Girls Basketball Tournament
* (4) Valley City vs. [(2) Shanley - (3) Fargo Davies winner if Hi-Liners win Friday] in EDC Tournament Championship, 6 p.m. Bison Sports Arena
* (4) Valley City vs. [(6) Fargo South - (7) Wahpeton winner if Hi-Liners lose Friday] in a loser-out State Qualifier, 11 a.m. Bison Sports Arena
Fairhill Properties won all four games against Dirty Johnnyâ€™s
Dacotah Bank won 3 of 4 from Wesley Acres
Bettinâ€™s Greenhouse and Farmers Union Insurance split 2-2
High Team Game and Series
Dacotah Bank 741 and 2,143
High Individual Game
High Individual Series
Betty Marler 478
Cheryl Olson 162, Doris Weller 155, Mary Tangen 154
Farmers Union 24-16
Dirty Johnnyâ€™s 22-18
Dacotah Bank 21-19
Fairhill Properties 16-24
Wesley Acres 15-25
Below are the All Maple River Conference Boys and Girls Basketball selections, as voted on by conference coaches.
Both the Maple Valley boys and girls were this yearâ€™s conference champions.
Boys Basketball All Maple River Conference
Barnes County North
Valley City State head football coach Dennis McCulloch announced on Thursday the addition of three more high school freshmen who have signed letters of intent to attend VCSU and play football for the Vikings this fall: wide receiver/defensive back Tyler Ukestad of Jamestown, wide receiver Curtis Marden of Powers Lake, N.D., and linebacker Riley Fredrickson of Wasilla, Alaska.
Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.