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October 2nd, 2014

VCFD Looking for Firefighters

October 2, 2014

The Valley City Fire Department is looking to recruit four to six new volunteer firefighters to add to their squad of about 40. More in Thursday's Times-Record.

October 1st

Hi-Liner 2014 Hall-of-Famers Announced

October 1, 2014

The Hi-Liner Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce that Barb Bjorum, Jeff Boschee, Justin ‘Digger’ Johnson and Nate Keller are the induction class of 2014.

This group of three individuals and one coach will be recognized during the VCHS Homecoming Parade and the Homecoming Football Game on Friday Oct. 10.

Barb Bjorum

Bjorum coached varsity gymnastics for 15 years at Valley City High School, and had a positive influence on lives of numerous young ladies. Bjorum started her coaching career during the 1976-77 season, only the third year of the gymnastics program at VCHS.

Hi-Liner/Bison Varsity Bowling 2-1 in Opener

October 1, 2014

Varsity bowling, featuring Barnes County North’s Laine Schwehr, Austin Lura and Collin Lura, and Valley City’s Sam Coit, Drew Oberlander, Levi Nix and Matthew Lyter, opened with their first match against the West Fargo Stars and took an early lead through two games, 200-167 and 159-156, but dropped the next two, 180-174 and 206-193.

Valley kept it tight through the first eight frames of the deciding game with Oberlander’s strike and Lyter’s subsequent strike and nine-pin count in the 10th, giving Valley an eight-pin lead and the match.

UPDATE: Semi Damages Interstate Guardrail; Driver Uninjured

October 1, 2014

Terry Johnson of Sanborn was uninjured when his semi-truck struck a guardrail and entered the ditch near Interstate 94 in Valley City Wednesday afternoon.

According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, around 1 p.m., the 54-year-old was traveling eastbound on the interstate near mile marker 293 when, for reasons unknown, his Red 2000 Freightliner ran off the right side of the roadway and struck the guardrail on the bridge over 12th Avenue in Valley City.

The semi came to rest facing southeast in the south ditch on its wheels, spilling some of the barley it was hauling in the ditch.

New Asphalt on Third Avenue

October 1, 2014

Workers from Border States Paving on Tuesday place a new layer of asphalt on Third Avenue Southwest in Valley City. Providing weather cooperated, plans were to also finish paving Fourth Avenue Southwest and a small portion of road near Washington Elementary School on Tuesday.

Beatles Tribute Band to Perform at VCSU Rendezvous

October 1, 2014

The third annual Valley City State University Rendezvous will feature a Beatles tribute band Friday, Oct. 17 at the Valley City Eagles Club.
Doors for the 21-and-older show open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling the VCSU Foundation Office at (701) 845-7203. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Sayler: Measure 7 Bad for ND

October 1, 2014

Doreen Sayler, owner of the Central Avenue Health Mart Pharmacy, said Tuesday of Measure 7, the initiative which would change North Dakota Pharmacy ownership rules, would increase costs of prescriptions and harm the state's economy. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

September 30th

Randy Compson Pro Class Points Champion

October 1, 2014

[Photo courtesy of Jessica Lammle]

Randy Compson of Valley City, who has raced at Pierre, S.D.’s Oahe Speedway with his family for many years, is your Pro Class points champion this season.

Running Buddies Roll

October 1, 2014

Valley City’s Running Buddies, coached by the Hi-Liner cross country team, raced at the one-mile Elementary Cross Country Meet at Chautuqua Park on Sept. 22.

4th-Grade Girls
1. Stephanie Hoffarth 8:02
2. Carly Goven 8:09
3. Karina Olson 9:45
4. Gianna Stangeland 10:38
5. Tyanna Judd 16:16

5th-Grade Girls
1. Abigail Gilbertson 8:52
2. Carmela Stangeland 12:01

6th-Grade Boys
1. Jack Ingstad 6:42

Michael, Junior High Girls Run the Table

October 1, 2014

Sharon Michael and the Valley City junior high girls, and Mikaylah Ross and the varsity girls, came up winners with four new Hi-Liner new personal records in 80-degree temperatures and a south-southeast wind at Sept. 25’s Casselton, N.D. Meet.

“While the hot and humid weather took its toll on times, the team competed hard and had some outstanding places at this meet,” Hi-Liner head coach Brian Engelhard said. “Individual girls who ran really well and stood out were Jessica Ronning, as well as two that were running in their first varsity races, Mikayla Wolla and Eliza Schueneman.”

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