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October 9th, 2013

Commission Awards Grant to NDWS

October 9, 2013

The Valley City City Commission approved a food and beverage grant of $75,000 for the North Dakota Winter Show during its regular meeting Monday.
The funds will pay for a portion of repairs to roof trusses that were damaged by snow in 2011, and will be used to build horse stalls which could assist in bringing more off-season events to the North Dakota Winter Show Event Center, according to Bobby Koepplin, chairman of the Valley City Visitor's Committee.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Barnes Rural Water gets $4.5 Million

October 9, 2013

Barnes Rural Water was awarded a grant of $4.5 million from the Water Resources Trust Fund for local projects.
Of that, $3.3 million will go toward connecting new customers within the Barnes Rural Water district, which covers and area from Tower City to Spiritwood and from Sutton to Verona, according to Barnes Rural Water Manager Perry Kapaun.
The cost to lay pipe to connect new customers is $25,000 to $30,000 per mile, said Kapaun. Grant money will be used to offset the cost to provide rural residents with an alternative to well water.
Read more in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Litchville Man Dies in Rollover

October 9, 2013

A 71-year-old Litchville man was killed Tuesday afternoon after his vehicle entered a ditch and rolled. Around 3:30 p.m. the man was driving a 1988 Chevrolet Corvette convertible westbound on a straight level portion of paved Barnes County Road 38, about half a mile north of Litchville, when his vehicle gradually drifted into the north ditch, according to a press release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
The vehicle then rotated clockwise and rolled. The driver was ejected, and the vehicle and driver came to rest in a soybean field.

October 8th

Lady Hi-Liners Take Down Fargo North

October 9, 2013

No. 6 Lady Hi-Liner volleyball faced No. 4 Fargo North in Valley City on Tuesday night, for an Eastern Dakota Conference clash with a lot to say about EDC Tournament seeding. With a win, the Hi-Liners would pull within half a game of North and draw ever closer to challenging Fargo South for the fourth seed and guaranteed homecourt advantage throughout the tournament.

Valley City did just that, beating North 3-1 (25-21, 24-26, 25-14, 25-19).

Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.

VCHS Winter Sports Announcements

October 8, 2013

Valley City High School will conduct winter sports baseline concussion testing for all 7th-graders, 10th-graders and any athlete who had a concussion last year, Nov. 4 at 3:30 p.m. in the JH Mac Lab. Athletes in fall sports have already completed this testing and do not have to do it again this year.

Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Churches, Library Burglarized

October 8, 2013

Over the past several weeks, several Valley City churches and the Valley City Barnes County Public Library were burglarized with an undisclosed amount of money taken. A break-in attempt was also reported at another church.
Trinity Lutheran Church, and Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the library were all burglarized the weekend of Sept. 28 and 29 and Faith Lutheran Church was burglarized on Oct. 6. A failed break-in attempt was also reported at the First Congregational United Church of Christ.

Comedian Planned for VCSU Rendezvous

October 8, 2013

The second annual Valley City State University Rendezvous is set for October 18, and those in attendance should expect an eventful night beginning with a comedy show and ending with karaoke.
The headlining act this year is comedian Chad Daniels, and opening for him is Fargo-based comedian Jason Jacobson. After their show Big Hammer Karaoke will be set up for those who want to take the stage.

Drake Addresses Bar Fight Concerns

October 8, 2013

Valley City resident Bob Drake is worried about safety in the city, particularly about an increase in fights outside bars on weekend nights.
Drake addressed the Valley City City Commission during its regular meeting Monday, regarding the possibility of forming a citizen's watch that could assist police in patrolling fight-prone areas.
Originally, the commission agenda read that Drake proposed an armed citizen's patrol, which Drake claimed was a misunderstanding.

October 7th

3 Teams Atop Hi-Lo League

October 7, 2013

Hi-Lo Bowling returned to the lanes on Oct. 1.

Leevers Foods won 3-1 over 20-20 Auto Center.

Valley Lumber won 3-1 over Service Master.

Bank Forward won 4-0 against J & S Ladies.

Chrissy Faye Photography 4-0 over Sky Lanes.

Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.

LaMoure Second at Lisbon-Enderlin

October 7, 2013

Maple Valley and LaMoure volleyball entered the 12th Annual Lisbon-Enderlin Invitational on Saturday.

LaMoure took second in the tournament by winning the Enderlin Tournament but fell to Lisbon Tournament Champion Northern Casselton, 2-1 in the tournament's final match.

Maple Valley finished third in the Lisbon Gold Pool and third in the Lisbon Consolation Tournament with a 2-1 (25-23, 23-25, 15-9) tournament win over Fairmount-Campbell/Tintah after falling 2-0 (19-25, 20-25) to Finley-Sharon/Hope-Page.

Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.

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