October 10th, 2014
The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers in Barnes County â€“ community leaders, cancer survivors, caregivers, anyone wanting to make a difference â€“ to join the Barnes County Relay For Life. The organization is seeking volunteers who are interested in getting involved in the fight against cancer through fundraising in their signature fundraising event, the Relay For Life. More in Friday's Times-Record.
Medina-Pingree/Buchanan junior middle blocker Jordan Thomas piled up 29 kills, six digs, an ace and a block Thursday night at Barnes County North, but Bison 5-foot, 8-inch sophomore setter Jayda Haugenâ€™s 33 assists, 12 digs, two aces and a block helped North come back from a two-set hole for a 3-2 (25-21, 22-25, 18-25, 25-18, 15-12) win.
Maple Valley and Central Cass, rivals separated by only a 26-mile stretch of Interstate 94, dueled in Tower City on Thursday night but the second-place Squirrels kept their winning ways to give the Raiders their first District 2 loss, 3-0 (25-20, 25-19, 25-15).
Central Cass led a tough first set, 19-18, and eked out a 25-20 win.
Maple Valley trailed only 14-11 and 20-17 in the second, but 25-19 went to the Squirrels.
Central Cass led 6-0 in the third and held on, 25-15.
Barnes County North School in Leal is in a soft lockdown following a possible shooting that occurred near Kensal, N.D. earlier today. Principal Joan Klein said the school district is keeping everyone contained in the building until 3:30 p.m.
Kensal is about 35 miles from the school in Leal and is about 22 miles from Wimbledon, a northwestern Barnes County town in the BCN school district.
Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.
Cortez R Bogans is wanted on a criminal judgment for failure to pay fines and fees for original charge of making false reports to law enforcement or other security officials, a class-A misdemeanor; simple assault, a class-B misdemeanor; and possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, a class-B misdemeanor.
Bogans, 23, is a black male with black hair and brown eyes. He is six feet tall and weighs 215 pounds.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Allen Boumont of Valley City submitted this photograph to the Times-Record of 1957 recruits to the and Headquarters Service Company, 141st Engineer Combat Battalion the Valley City National Guard.
Photos can be of events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week in the Valley City Times-Record.
Valley City elementary students joined others from around the world who walked to school Wednesday. The students walked on International Walk to School Day, which raises awareness of the need to create safer routes for walking and bicycling and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, traffic congestion and concern for the environment. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Jared Lentz, Nate Rodriguez, Eli Allen, John Halgrimson, Erik Milender, Lucas Jury, Homecoming King Ben Baasch, Jordan Magnuson and the road-tested Hi-Liners return home in search of a third straight win on Friday as they host AA East Region rival Lisbon at 7 p.m. at Hanna Field.
Valley City, 2-1 in the AA East and 4-2 overall, stands third behind Wahpeton (3-1 East, 5-1 overall) and Fargo Shanley (3-0 East, 5-1 overall) with Oct. 18â€™s 6 p.m. date at Shanley and Oct. 24â€™s home closer against fourth-place Central Cass.
October is breast cancer awareness month, and Valley City's CHI Mercy Health wants to make certain women know that mammograms are very important, especially for women over 40, and are available in Valley City at Mercy. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University will hold a Viking Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 10 to 12, with about 100 VCSU students, parents and siblings scheduled to take part in activities planned to make families part of the VCSU family. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.