April 1st, 2014
Barnes County Social Services is encouraging the community to observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. The organization says, "Prevention requires a community effort, and everyone can do something."
Valley City State sophomore right fielder Brady Anderson is your back-to-back North Star Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week.
Anderson, the 5-foot-10-inch Jamestown, N.D. native, enjoyed a .593 batting average and a 1.148 slugging percentage as the Vikings posted a 3-3 record between March 24 and March 31. He hit for the cycle in March 29â€™s 23-8 win at Dickinson State in which he powered for a two-run homer, an RBI triple, a three-run double and a total of eight RBIs.
Valley City State University Athletic Director Jack Denholm announced on Friday the hiring of Adam Longmore as the 11th head volleyball coach in school history.
Longmore replaces Susan Kolbow, who resigned in January following four seasons as head coach, and takes over the program in mid-April.
Read this story in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Hi-Liner softball's Tuesday doubleheader vs. Grand Forks Red River was rescheduled to Saturday, but has since been postponed. Friday's doubleheader at West Fargo has also been postponed.
Softball (2-0 overall)'s next game is currently scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8 at Fargo South.
Baseballâ€™s Tuesday 5 p.m.-and-7 p.m. doubleheader opener against Grand Forks Central has been cancelled, and their 5 p.m.-and-7 p.m. home doubleheader against Devils Lake has been postponed to May 8.
Valley City Public Schools will be closing early with Jefferson and Washington Elementary Schools dismissing students at 12:45 p.m. and the junior/senior high school dismissing students at 1 p.m.
The Barnes County Courthouse is Closed.
Senators John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Congressman Kevin Cramer Wednesday announced that they will host U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Casselton on April 24. Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
The combined LaMoure/Grand Forks County team took first place in the junior division of the crop judging contest at the North Dakota Winter Show. Team members are (from left) Thomas Granger of Grand Forks County, and Zach Lahlum and Eva Lahlum of LaMoure County. They are accompanied by their coach, Eric Lahlum (far right).
VCPD Chief Fred Thompson recently offered a class that would help first responders and residents alike respond more effectively to emergencies. Read more in Monday's Times-Record.
Valley City State junior right-handed pitcher Chris Holden and sophomore right-hander Corey Pudas allowed just nine combined hits and a run as the Vikings swept Dickinson State in Sundayâ€™s doubleheader to take the weekend series 3-1.
Sundayâ€™s pair of wins improved on Saturdayâ€™s 6-4 loss and 23-8 win.
Valley City Stateâ€™s 3-1 weekend improved their season record to 12-19 overall and 3-1 in Frontier/North Star play. Next for the Vikings are Saturdayâ€™s 1 p.m.-and-3 p.m. doubleheader and Sundayâ€™s noon-and-2 p.m. back-to-back at Jamestown.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.
Hi-Liner softball opened with a 7-3 and 18-13 doubleheader sweep of host Bismarck on Saturday.
Valley City (2-0 overall) enters their first Eastern Dakota Conference doubleheader of the season â€” Mondayâ€™s blizzard warning permitting â€” Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. against Grand Forks Red River at the Valley City State fields.