March 26th, 2014
Dietrich and Sons, Inc., which is the contracted bus service for the Valley City Public School District, wants to remind residents that they should not pass a school bus when the stop sign is up.
Brian Yanish, transportation safety specialist, said the company has seen a recent rise in people disobeying the law and driving through stop signs on the school bus when drivers are loading and unloading kids. He said bus drivers have observed 24 incidents in Valley City since the beginning of the school year.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Leevers Foods pulled off a 4-0 sweep of 20-20 Auto Center
Bank Forward won 3 of 4 from J & S Ladies
Chrissy Faye won 3 of 4 from Sky Lanes
Valley Lumber won 3 of 4 from Service Master
High Team Game
Chrissy Faye Photography 833
High Team Total
Leevers Foods 2,286
Indiv. High Single Game
Karen Aus 184
Indiv. High Series
Monica Nelson 497
Connie Maresh 180, Janeen Anderson 174, Mary Berntson 174
Bank Forward 15-5
Valley Lumber 12-8
Chrissy Faye 12-8
Sky Lanes 11-9
20-20 Auto 10-10
Valley City State baseball put up plenty of runs Monday but lost a pair of slugfests to finish their Tucson, Ariz. Spring Trip.
The Vikings fell 15-9 to Williams College early in the day and closed with a 16-15 loss to Luther College in the evening. VCSUâ€™s offense racked up 40 total hits and 24 runs on the day.
Valley City State is now 9-18 overall and returns with a 5-11 Arizona
record. Next up are four games at Dickinson State (4-18) this weekend with a 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday, and a noon and 2 p.m. doubleheader on Sunday.
Kirin House, a Chinese buffet restaurant in Valley City, is set to open Friday, March 28. The restuarant will open at 11 a.m. and remain open until 9 or 9:30 p.m., which will be its regular hours seven days a week.
Kirin House, located in the old Pizza Hut building at 1155 West Main Street, is owned by Allen Chen, whose father, Yike Chen, owns Great Dragon in Jamestown.
Chen said his dad has a good reputation among both Jamestown and Valley City customers, and he wants to follow in his footsteps.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Local residents have the chance to watch the premiere of FX series "Fargo," in Fargo, where former Valley City resident and an actor in the series, Tom Musgrave, will make an appearance.
A replica of an antique microphone was recently stolen from the Barnes County Historical Society Museum.
Not a real microphone, the replica is actually made of a coffee pot heating element and two sink drain plugs fashioned to make it look like a microphone. An NBC logo on the device is also a replica, according to Wes Anderson, museum curator.
"It is fake and has no monetary value," said Anderson. The device may have been missing for a week.
There's a pretty view of the Sheyenne River from the top floor of Brandon Nadeau's two-story home, where he lives with his wife and two kids.
But that view is getting more expensive for the Nadeaus, who pay $2,800 a year in flood insurance. That's up 17 percent from 2013, which came after a 14 percent jump in 2012.
The Barnes County Wildlife Federation is looking for a new location for an indoor archery range in Valley City. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley Cityâ€™s 5th-Grade Traveling Boys Basketball team took first place at Saturdayâ€™s Jamestown Spring Shootout.
Team members include Jared Eggermont, Drew Zaun, Carson McGough, Jack Ingstad, Blake Triebold, Derrek Diegel, Alex Thornton and Peyton Zaun, coached by Kevin Eggermont and Jason Thornton.
Valley City State womenâ€™s basketball coach Cathy Hanek has resigned, VCSU announced Monday.
Hanek, who took over the Vikings last summer following longtime head coach Jill DeVriesâ€™s departure, steps down after coaching the Vikings for one season and compiling a 13-12 overall record. VCSU posted a third-place 3-5 record in North Star Athletic Association play.
A search for Hanekâ€™s replacement will begin immediately, VCSU athletic
director Jack Denholm said.