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January 15th, 2013

Cafe Concert Will Feature a Summer Theme

January 15, 2013

Valley City Junior Senior High School’s senior choir director Sheila Zinke said her choir students are busy planning a fun show for Valley City’s 25th annual cafe concert in a couple weeks.

The show, held Jan. 27 at 3 p.m., and Jan. 28 and 29 at 7 p.m. is the biggest fundraiser for the music department. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for children. Call Cindy Creviston at (701) 490-0231 to purchase them.
This year’s theme is “Fun in the Sun,” so “that conjures up all sorts of summer songs,” Zinke said.

Valley City Native Dies in House Fire

January 15, 2013

Valley City Native Sharon (Kvien) Cashatt died in a house fire in Rockford Ill. on Monday, Jan 7. Also killed in the fire was her son; Douglas Cashatt, 24; son Dominick Cashatt, 13; and her great-granddaughter Isabella Gonzalez, 10 months.

Sharon, 61, was a 1969 graduate of Valley City High School. She was born and raised in Valley City, by her parents Maurice and Dorothy Kvien, along with her brothers and sisters Ginny, Roger, Sharon, Mickey and Beth.

Special Olympic Winter Games Comes to VC

January 15, 2013

Rita Mae Grant is pretty excited about the upcoming 2013 Special Olympics Winter Games which will be held in Valley City on Friday and Saturday.

After all, she’s been competing for 41 years and even competed in the Special Olympic World Games in Nagano, Japan in 2001. She knows exactly what kind of excitement is coming for her and her snowshoeing teammates.

January 14th

Jan. 15 local digest

January 15, 2013

Barnes County Tournament bracket
The Barnes County Girls Basketball Tournament starts Tuesday afternoon at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse on the Valley City State University Campus. Valley City High School, which took 2nd place last year, is the top seed in the tournament and will play No. 8 Barnes County North in the tournament opener at 3 p.m. Maple Valley is the No. 2 seed in the tournament, and LaMoure/Litchville-Marion is No. 4.
The Times-Record will provide scoring updates online throughout the tournament at Facebook.com/VCTimesRecord and Twitter.com/VCTimesRecord.

Full bracket

UPDATED: VCHS To Drop JV Boys Basketball for 2013-2014

January 14, 2013

Because of low participation numbers, the Valley City High School boys basketball program will not field a junior varsity team for the 2013-2014 school year, Dan Larson, the activities director for Valley City Public Schools, announced.
"If everyone stayed out that's currently playing in (grades) 9-11 and eighth grade, we'd have approximately 24 athletes," Larson told the VCPS school board during its regular meeting Monday.

BC Couple Wins Conservation Award

January 14, 2013

Special to the Times-Record

2012 Overall Conservation Award Winner

Wes andd Michele Elston are young, enthusiastic producers who have built their operation from the ground up.

They installed a manure management system in 2006, are planting cover crops, and continue to plant field, livestock and farmstead windbreaks throughout their 2,200 acre farm.

The Elstons have participated in EQUIP to enhance their grazing system and to improve soil health.

The couple has a three-year-old son, Ian, who loves riding in any tractor or farm implement when given the chance.

Conservation Fair to be Held in VC Jan. 16

January 14, 2013

The First Conservation Community Fair is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Valley City Eagles Club Riverside Room.

Representatives from the Barnes County Soil Conservation District; Barnes County 319 Watershed Project; NRCS (programs, soil health and range), FSA,North Dakota.

Study: DL Water Not Big Threat

January 14, 2013

Water from Devils Lake does not pose a big threat for catastrophic flooding in Valley City. The public learned this during a public forum Thursday sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul, Minn. District, and the City of Valley City, where they informed audience the results of the first phase of their feasibility study. The study also showed that some of the alternatives for flood risk management considered were not found to be cost effective and would not be justified for implementation as a federal project.

January 13th

VCSU Men Win 8th Straight Home Game

January 14, 2013

There are plenty of advantages to a home game. Friendly crowd. Familiar surroundings. No sleeping in a hotel.
But when the No. 17 Valley City State University mens basketball team started its season in November, one of the main goals the team had was to be undefeated at W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse, not necessarily for those reasons, but because it makes the team’s postseason goals more attainable.

Jan. 14 Local Digest

January 14, 2013

Weather Affects Area Sports
The blizzard that hit Barnes County over the weekend caused schedule changes for several local sports teams.
The Valley City High School wrestling team had its home dual Frisday against Red River High School postponed. No makeup date had been announced as of press time.
The Valley City Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball tournaments that were scheduled for Saturday were cancelled.
The Maple Valley boys basketball team's game at Richland Friday was postponed until Feb. 2.

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...
Valley City welcomed 33 players from North Dakota and Minnesota in Friday’s seventh annual United...

 

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