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June 6th, 2014

Big Rift in a Small Town: Marion Divided

June 6, 2014

As elections for mayor and city commission approach, the city of Marion faces an issue that has segregated the community of about 133 residents – an issue that could easily flow over into Tuesday's elections. The issue: junk vehicles.

Marion resident and business man Larry Alber, owner of Larry's Auto Sales and Service, owns, by some estimates, hundreds of junk vehicles that are stored on lots throughout the city – some on property the city claims Alber doesn't own legally.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Kruta Challenges Callahan for VC School Board

June 6, 2014

Stephanie Kruta challenges incumbent school board member Mike Callahan for a spot on the Valley City Public School Board. More in Friday's Times-Record.

Babe Ruth Splits at Enderlin

June 6, 2014

Valley City Babe Ruth split a pair of non-league games Wednesday night in Enderlin, N.D., dropping the first, 6-4, but taking the second, 5-2.

Enderlin 6, Valley City 4

Valley City scored three first-inning runs, but with five walks, a double and a single, Enderlin brought four across for a lead they did not give up.

Sam Jenson picked up two hits, Andrew King connected on a two-run triple and Reese Huschka, Bryce Nelson and Jaden Oestern came away with a hit each.

Jenson took the loss on the hill, working all five innings.

Valley City 5, Enderlin 2

Wahpeton Batters Legion Post 60

June 6, 2014

Valley City Legion Post 60 jumped out to a 3-0 first-inning lead in Thursday’s opener at Charlie Brown Field, but four Wahpeton runs in the second sparked a six-inning 20-5 Wahpeton win followed by a five-inning 23-0 game two.

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Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.

June 5th

Former Football Pro to Speak at Literacy Program

June 5, 2014

The Valley City/Barnes County Public Library, in conjunction with the Valley City Public Schools, USA Football and the National Football League will host Pete Mitchell, former NCAA All-American tight end and an eight-year veteran of the NFL, for a children's literacy program with 40 area high school football players on June 7 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Jefferson Students Learn About Trees

June 5, 2014

Students at Jefferson Elementary School during the last week of school learned about not only the beauty, but all the wonderful benefits of trees.

Each class had the opportunity to observe the planting of a tree at their school.
The Valley City School District teamed up with the city’s Image and Beautification Committee to write a grant to plant 11 trees on the Jefferson School grounds.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Relay for Life Set for June 13

June 5, 2014

The community is invited to spend the evening outside, play games, eat food and rally against cancer at this year's Barnes County Relay for Life. A full day of activities are planned to kick off a Valley City weekend. In its 15th year, the Relay is teaming up with the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce's Rally in the Valley to offer plenty of activities to locals and visitors that weekend.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.

June 4th

Fort Ransom to Host Hike and Sunne Farm Celebration

June 4, 2014

Fort Ransom State Park will host a 10 am.-to-noon hike with the park manager on June 7, then celebrate Sunne Farm’s 100th anniversary on June 14 with a Visitor Appreciation Day, free of vehicle fees.

Old-fashioned kids games run from 1 p.m to 5 p.m., with free hot dogs, pop and hay rides.

A Sunne Farm dedication ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Bluegrass music by Cotton Wood begins at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

All activities are at no charge, though a free will offering will be taken to help defray expenses.

Hershey District Track Meet Results

June 4, 2014

District Hershey Track Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Valley City Parks & Recreation District

The top two finishers in each event qualified for the State Meet in West Fargo, N.D. on June 21

1,600-Meter Run
Boys 13-14
1. Nicolas Tschosk, Fargo 5:42

100-Meter Dash
Girls 9-10
1. Haley Wolsky, Carrington 14.66 Mix up
2. Brynn Dethiefsen, Oakes 15.50
3. Mya Schroeder, Carrington 16.90
4. Tyler Thompson, Oakes 16.96
5. Maggie Dockter, Valley City 17.04
6. Jocelyn Aasen, Grandin 17.34

Boys 9-10
1. Boeden Greenley, Lisbon 14.29
2. Ethan Miller, Valley City 14.81

Lentz Ties for 42nd at State Golf Tournament

June 4, 2014

Hi-Liner junior Jared Lentz came away with an 83 on Wednesday’s Day 2 of the Class A State Golf Tournament, tying for a 42nd-ranked two-day 23-over 167 after an 84 on Day 1.

Lentz drew even with Grand Forks Red River freshman Keaton Wolf and Bismarck Century sophomore Spencer Marchus.

West Fargo senior Riley Johnson took the tournament title with a three-under 141 after a 72 on Day 1 and a 69 on Day 2.

Fargo Shanley, Fargo Davies and West Fargo tied atop the team leaderboard
with a 620 but, after tie-breaking procedures, Shanley ranked first, Davies second and West Fargo third.

Valley City Babe Ruth scored five runs in the sixth inning of Tuesday’s District 6 Tournament...
Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather...
Dawson Dietrich scored on a wild bases-loaded pitch in the second inning of Monday’s District 6...

 

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