July 17th, 2014
BEK COMMUNICATIONS DUEL IN THE DIRT: SCENE 1
July 11, 2014
1. Rance Maddock (Gillette, Wyo.)
2. Nick Volden (Lushton, Wis.)
3. Taryl Smith (Litchville, N.D.)
4. Tate Smith (Litchville, N.D.)
5 Thom Newsom (Hammon, Okla.)
6. Joe Burtes (Avon, S.D.)
Cody Becker (Fort Ransom, N.D.)
Riley Blakenship (Kildeer, N.D.)
Brad Check (Eastman, Wisc.)
Valley City 14U No. 1 split with West Fargo in Casselton, N.D. on Monday, taking the first game 11-10 with Noelle Thompsonâs big triple driving in two runs for the lead in the top of the seventh. McKenna Taylor pitched the win.
Kacee White picked up the loss in the second game, a 6-2 loss cut short in the fourth inning because it was too dark. White and Mackenzie Pederson scored in the bottom of the third to cut the deficit to 3-2, but West Fargo pulled away and Valley Cityâs bats could not get going again.
Valley City 14U is at State in Grand Forks, N.D. this weekend.
Legion Post 60 ventured to Wahpeton on Thursday, falling 2-1 in the League game and 11-0 in the hitless five-inning non-League finisher.
Post 60 scored a run in the top of the sixth League inning, but Whapeton answered with two in the home half and shut Post 60 out of the seventh.
Dalton Ondracek and Chase Carpenter landed two hits in the contest.
Jesse Johnson pitched 5.1 innings for 13 first-pitch strikes and set down four batters. Austin Berg worked the final two outs of the fifth for a first-pitch strike and a strikeout.
A memorial service celebrating the life of Lorna Frantz, long time music teacher and resident of Valley City will be held at the First Baptist Church in Valley City on Saturday, July 26 at 7:00 pm. Â Lorna Frantz passed away on March 14, 2014 in Fridley, Minnesota. Â Lorna was an elementary music teacher at Lincoln and Washington Elementary schools for nearly 40 years. Â She was involved in Valley City Community Theatre in the 1980s and a member of the First Baptist Church in Valley City. Â
Ukrainian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet carrying 295 people over eastern Ukraine near its border with Russia, a Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said. Peter Cook reports on âMarket Makers.â
Virginia Beach - Captain Ronald C Howard passed away on June 9, 2014. Captain Howard was born in Valley City, ND on February 24, 1935. He graduated from St. Johnâs University in 1956, and University of Minnesota Law School in 1960. He served in the US Navy April 1960 - August 1989 and retired Captain, JAG. He worked with NATO August 1989 - August 2000.
Barnes County has been offered the opportunity of having Extension Agent Amy Tichy available as a parent resource coordinator another 12 hours per week for an investment of $6,352 per year. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
A food truck is now open in Valley City, and it's set up at the Dakota Plains lot at 151 Ninth Avenue Northwest. Sandtastic Sandwiches and Catering, owned by Kenny and Mary McCarty, opened Tuesday, and the business will be set up at its current site Monday through Friday 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The pair started their business a month-and-a-half-ago but set up at its current location Tuesday.
Laura Langemo, daughter-in-law of Valley City's Howard Langemo, has returned home after a 10-day visit to Norway that began June 26. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
High risk sex offender Daniel Kelder is currently residing at 459 Fifth Street Southwest in Valley City.
Kelder, 43, is a white male, with brown hair and brown eyes. He is five feet ten inches tall and weighs 270 pounds.
Kelder was convicted of gross sexual imposition in 2012. He fondled a five-year-old girl who was visiting her father, who was staying in the same house as Kelder. Kelder also had the girl touch his genitals. He is considered at high-risk to offend again.