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November 21st, 2014

Valley City State vs. Carroll College: The Road to Montana

November 21, 2014

HELENA, MONT. (VCSU) - More than 10 months worth of preparation culminates in one game Saturday for the VCSU football team.

After setting their team goals back in January – and working toward those goals through workouts, practices and games – the Vikings have accomplished many of those goals, including a conference championship and an NAIA playoff appearance.

November 20th

Gene Klose

November 20, 2014

Gene Klose, 87, of Jamestown, ND, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday evening, November 19, 2014.

VC Senior to Compete in Miss ND Teen USA

November 20, 2014

Valley City senior Jordyn Sayler will compete in the Miss North Dakota Teen USA competition this weekend. The Miss North Dakota USA competition will be held in conjunction.

Sayler, daughter of Nathan and Marsha Sayler, said the preliminary round, in which competitors interview with judges, is Saturday, and the final show will be Sunday, Nov. 23 at North Dakota State University's Festival Concert Hall at 4 p.m.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

Throwback Thursday: Deactivation of Guard 141st Engineer Combat Battalion

November 20, 2014

The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.

Gerry Gerntholz of Valley City brought in this photograph taken during the 2008 program marking the deactivation of Valley City's National Guard 141st Engineer Combat Battalion. The battalion was started in 1955.

The Times-Record encourages residents of Barnes County and Valley City to submit photographs of personal and community events and activities that happened during their memories.

Submitted photographs will be returned after publication on request.

VC Employees Get Raises all Around

November 20, 2014

Valley City's employees were granted raises during a regular meeting of the Valley City City Commission Tuesday after a study revealed that Valley City employees, on average, earned 20 percent less than their counterparts in other cities.

BC Covering Park Damage

November 20, 2014

Barnes County Commissioners have agreed to pay for vandalism to Faust Park, even though the Barnes County Wildlife Federation takes care of the county facility owned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency under contract. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.

November 19th

Not Enough Riders for Fun Bus

November 19, 2014

Valley City State University did not get enough riders signed up for a fan bus to the NAIA football playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 22, where the Vikings take on Carroll College at 12 p.m. MST/1 p.m. CST in Helena, Mont.

Helena is located in west-central Montana and is approximately an 11-12 hour drive by car, mostly on interstate highways. Flying into Helena is also an option. Flights from Fargo and Bismarck would make stops in Minneapolis or Denver before flying into Helena.

VCSU has provided hotel information for those planning to make the trip via car or flight.

VCSU Alumni Captures Northern Lights Over Hi-Line Bridge

November 19, 2014

Valley City State University alumni Duke Johnson captured this photo of the Northern Lights over the Hi-Line Bridge Saturday.

Duke told Alice Beauchman, photography instructor at VCSU, that while visiting family Saturday, he went out to take a star trail photo of the Big Dipper ducking down below the Hi-Line Bridge.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Koppelman Announces Retirement Plans

November 19, 2014

Valley City Public Schools Superintendent Dean Koppelman announced plans to retire after next school year at Monday's regular school board meeting.

Koppelman said he told board members that he'd let them know retirement plans at the end of his three-year contract, which ends this school year.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

Service Dogs Visit VC Church

November 19, 2014

Members of Valley City's Congregational United Church of Christ learned about the work that Jud-based Service Dogs for America is doing to help veterans during a special program Sunday at the church. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.

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