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April 21st, 2014

Doris Shape Bolken

April 21, 2014

Doris Shape Bolken, age 90, of Milbank, SD, formerly of Valley City, ND, died Saturday, April 19th at the Golden Living Center, Milbank, SD. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM Friday, April 25th at the Congregational United Church of Christ Church in Valley City. Visitation will be held one hour before the service at the church on Friday afternoon. Interment will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery near Valley City.

Trailer Crashes Into VC Apartment

April 21, 2014

Valley City police responded to a third incident Monday afternoon, when a fish house trailer crashed into Victory Park 18 Apartments on Fifth Avenue Northeast in Valley City. A window and portion of the brick wall outside the basement unit were damaged, but no one was home at the time.

A source at the scene said the trailer became disconnected from the vehicle, which was traveling southbound on Fifth Avenue, and swerved into the northbound lane before hitting the building.

CROP Walk for Hunger Set for April 27

April 21, 2014

Valley City's annual CROP Walk for Hunger is set for Sunday, April 27. The community is invited to participate by walking, raising money for someone who is walking or praying for those who walk, said Faith Lutheran Church Pastor Jolene Knudson-Hanse.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

Bob the Dinosaur Needs a Home

April 21, 2014

Bob the dinosaur needs to find a new home, preferably in North Dakota.
Bob, a 64 million-year-old dinosaur whose remains were unearthed in the Hell Creek area of Western North Dakota by Al Komrosky of Valley City, was scheduled to be moved from Komrosky's workshop to the Barnes County Historical Museum last week: Komrosky even hosted a going away party for the  skeleton. But Komrosky later discovered the creature's massive head will not fit through the door.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

Walter Gordon Christensen

April 21, 2014

Walter Gordon Christensen of rural Hannaford, ND, died Wednesday, April 16th 2014 at Sanford Hospital in Fargo. He was born on a farm NW of Hannaford, June 5th, 1918 to Axel J. and Alma (Helmer) Christensen, and farmed in the area all his adult life. He attended schools in Hannaford, N. D., and was confirmed in the Union Lutheran Church, rural Hannaford. He married Lucy Reinstra VanBruggen at Valley City in September 3, 1966, and welcomed her five children into his life.

Fire Heavily Damages VC House

April 21, 2014

No one was hurt when fire heavily damaged a Valley City house at 643 Central Ave. North Monday Morning, said Valley City Fire Chief Gary Retterath at the scene about 11 a.m. Monday.

Sometime between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. firefighters heard a report of smoke coming from the residence, Retterath said.

“I was at the state and they said smoke was coming out of the house, and there sure was, coming through a roof vent,” Retterath said.

No one was home at the occupied residence owned by Conrad Hoff during the fire, Retterath said.

UPDATE: Man Lost in Sheyenne Is VCSU Student

April 21, 2014

A Valley City State University male student is missing after three people fell into the Sheyenne River when their rubber raft capsized early Monday morning.

The accident happened at about 1:15 Monday morning near the Little Dam by Eighth Avenue Southwest. Two other men were rescued by Valley City police officers.

Officials are lowering the river level so divers from Valley Water Rescue from Fargo can use sonar to find the missing man, according to Valley City Fire Department Chief Gary Retterath.

April 20th

Big Plays, Big Hits for Viking Baseball Weekend Split

April 21, 2014

Valley City State baseball split this weekend’s four-game home series against North Star Athletic Association rival Presentation with Friday’s 5-3 seventh-inning loss and 6-5 seventh-inning rebound win before Saturday’s 12-8 fall and a 14-0 shutout triumph.

April 18th

Pizza Ranch to Open May 12

April 18, 2014

Pizza Ranch will open its doors for business at 1066 West Main Street in Valley City on Monday, May 12. Local entrepreneur Bob Bergan and his son, Tommy Bergan, co-own the new Pizza Ranch in Valley City. The father-and-son duo also co-own City Lights Supper Club and Taco John’s in town. 
More in Monday's Times-Record.

School, Community Plan Mock Crash

April 18, 2014

Before going to prom this year, area students will get a close-up look at what could happen after prom – or any time – if they drink and drive, drive distracted or ride without seatbelts.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

Hi-Liner boys golf came away with four team points at Tuesday’s West Fargo Invite at Village Green...
Hi-Liner softball held a 4-3 lead through four innings at Eastern Dakota Conference rival Fargo...
Hi-Liner girls tennis hit the road for Tuesday’s match at Fargo South and came up with a monumental...

 

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