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May 9th, 2012

VC awarded $513K for stabilization

May 9, 2012

Valley City Tuesday learned Gov. Dalrymple has agreed to give the city $513,447 in Community Development Block Grants to help pay for emergency riverbank stabilization along Main Street.

City Administrator David Schelkopf said Tuesday the grant money will allow Valley City to repair riverbank from west of the Elks walking bridge to the first building past a retaining wall on the north bank of the river.

The CDBG funds are designated for vital infrastructure improvements of $250,000 in the city of Cooperstown and $513,447 in the city of Valley City.

John Deere party offers chance for fundraising

May 9, 2012

A birthday bash for the John Deere company is in the works, and a call for volunteers has been made.

The farm machinery and implement company, which dates back to 1837, is celebrating its 175th anniversary this year that includes a city-wide celebration on Saturday, May 19.

To ensure the success of the event, the company is looking to entice volunteers through donations to their respective volunteer groups, including the local school districts.

May 8th

VCHS track team struggles at Packer Relays

May 8, 2012

Photo by Deb Beilke/Special to the Times-Record
April Berntson was among the top finishers for Valley City High School at the Packer Relays Friday in West Fargo. Berntson took sixth in the 1,600 as the Hi-Liner girls took 11th of the 13 teams at the meet with five points. The Hi-Liner boys did not score at the meet.

VCHS softball ready to host EDC's elite (plus Tuesday local digest)

May 8, 2012

The West Fargo High School softball team is, simply, among the elite softball teams locally.
"They're pretty much undefeated in North Dakota for two years now, at least," Valley City High School coach Jason Lindgren. "I bet they don't have five losses all together in those two years."
It's a record that could strike fear into many opponents, but will be a welcome challenge against the Hi-Liners Tuesday when the teams play a one-point game at 4:30 p.m. at the Valley City State University softball complex.

Hi-Liners take 3rd at home tournament

May 8, 2012

With plenty of games played in a short time, tournaments have a way of testing teams.
So by the end of the Valley City Junior High Invitational softball tournament, the hosting Hi-Liners were simply drained.
“We played right away at 9 a.m., then we had an hour off,” Valley City coach Lucas Potter said. “After that it was one game we won, another game we won, so by the time that third game hits, what are you going to do?”

A black belt affair

May 8, 2012

Photo Stacy Wendel/Special to the Times-Record

4 Vikings named to All-DAC softball team

May 8, 2012

The Valley City State University softball team finished the season with the second highest win total in program history, and Wednesday, some of the team’s key players received individual recognition for their efforts throughout the year.
VCSU seniors Katie McBride, Jane Pettit and Cyndi Figol, along with junior Adrianna Boychuk, were named to the Dakota Athletic Conference All-Conference team.

VCHS JV track teams compete in Fargo

May 8, 2012

The Valley City junior varsity track teams were in Fargo Thursday for the Davies Junior Varsity Invitational.
The boys finished in fifth place at the meet and the girls took third.
The only Hi-Liner to win an event was Tia Wagar, who won the 3,200 meter relay, but the team also had success from Barbra Zubrod, who took second place in the 800 and 1,600 meter runs; Jamie Ronning, who took third in the 800, and the 4x100 relay team, which took third.

Junior high baseball team shows character in split with Fargo South

May 8, 2012

In a doubleheader split with Fargo South Thursday, the Valley City Junior High baseball team had plenty of reasons it could have gotten down on itself.
For one, until the Hi-Liners had a walk-off hit to win the first game 4-3 in six innings, they never held a lead.
Then, in the second game, the team allowed six runs in the top of the first inning.
But in both situations, the Hi-Liners simply kept swinging the bat, playing defense, and generally having fun.
The result were two close games — a 5-3 win in six innings, and a 9-6 loss.

VC speech team competes at state

May 8, 2012

The VCHS Speech Team wrapped up its 2012 season with state competition and attempts to qualify for national competition this June in Indianapolis. Nick Lee was able to qualify for the National Forensic League Tournament and will compete with an original oratory about welfare reform at the national level. He will also compete in supplemental categories of poetry and storytelling.

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