All four candidates for the Barnes County Commission that will appear on the Tuesday General Election Ballot spoke Thursday in a candidates forum at the Valley City Eagles Aerie sponsored by the Young Professionals Network and the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce. More in Fridayâ€™s issue of the Times-Record.
Maple Valley, Barnes County North and Litchville-Marion/Montpelier all fell, 3-0, in Thursdayâ€™s quarterfinals of their respective District volleyball tournaments.
No. 5 Kindred defeated No. 4 Maple Valley, 3-0.
Maple Valley advances to Mondayâ€™s 4:30 p.m. Regional qualifier in Kindred.
No. 1 LaMoure defeated No. 8 Litchville-Marion/Montpelier, 3-0.
No. 4 Ellendale defeated No. 5 Barnes County North, 3-0.
Beating Devils Lake Thursday night at the Hi-Liner Activity Center was all Claire Olson and Valley City needed for at least the eighth Eastern Dakota Conference Tournament spot and a homecourt play-in.
Devils Lake, just a match behind the Hi-Liners for the eighth seed and no stranger to Valley Cityâ€™s escapability after Sept. 16â€™s 3-1 (18-25, 25-22, 25-21) Hi-Liner win at Devils Lake and Oct. 11â€™s 2-0 (26-24, 28-26) repeat performance at the Fargo Invitational, had Valley City down two sets to one before the Hi-Liners took the final two, 3-2 (20-19, 22-25, 23-25, 25-20, 15-8).
Tisa Mason has been named the new president of Valley City State University. Mason was previously served as dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, executive director of the Sigma Kappa Sorority and Foundation, adjunct professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and director of student life and assistant professor at Christopher Newport University.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Tisa Mason has been named the new president of Valley City State University. Mason previously served as dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, executive director of the Sigma Kappa Sorority and Foundation, adjunct professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and director of student life and assistant professor at Christopher Newport University.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night
A Kansas man on parole for attempted murder was arrested on a Kansas warrant Tuesday in Valley City by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office and the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Robert Synoracki, 56, was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle when he drove off without paying for gas in Casselton. Synoracki was intercepted on I-94 in Valley City at westbound exit 292. He was arrested without incident for absconding from parole and for driving under the influence.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Keith Baurgartner brought in this photograph of the 1949 Oriska High School women's basketball team. Baurgartner said he was 3 when the photo was taken, and several of those shown are still in the area today, including the coach, identified as Miss Eberle. Shown are (back row) Jeanette Olsen, Glennice Paper, Gladis Kose, Bev Lindqust, coach Miss Eberle, (front row) Rose Pelzman, Theresa Hammer, Joan Baumgartner, Eldora Appol, Gilda Appel and Arlene Dreher.
Children dance with Amanda Adams during a special Halloween-themed circle time and story hour at the Valley City Barnes County Public Library with Melissa Lloyd dressed as a witch in the background Wednesday.
A North Star No. 2 seed may still be in the cards for Valley City State.
Returning to Graichen Gymnasium for their home finale against conference rival Dickinson State Wednesday, Kaitlyn Heuring, Emily Plowman, Stephanie Miller and Jaycee George served up three aces each on the way to a 3-1 (25-16, 24-26, 25-20) Viking win that sweeps the season series, puts the Vikings back at .500 in the conference and guarantees them at least the fourth NSAA Tournament seed that plays at the third seed in Nov. 8â€™s first round.