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August 5th, 2014

Gabels Compete at New York World Horseshoe Tourney

August 5, 2014

Close, really close — no World titles this year, but a lot of fun competing for one. Wilbur Gabel and two of his grandsons, Cameron, 15, and his brother Noah, 11, all from Valley City, N.D., traveled to Hamburg, N.Y. last week to participate in this year’s 2014 National Horseshoe Pitching Association (NHPA) World Tournament.

Both Wilbur and Noah won World titles in the past.

Hoeven Seeking CHS Plant Loan

August 5, 2014

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven is working to secure a $1 billion-plus Advanced Fossil Energy loan guarantee for the CHS Inc. proposed new fertilizer plant in Spiritwood. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.

Heitkamp Makes Mercy ER Visit

August 5, 2014

U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-NPL) took a tour of the emergency department at Mercy Hospital in Valley City Monday to learn how telehealth can impact patient care in rural North Dakota hospitals. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

Dick Nelson Honored for 24 Years on School Board

August 5, 2014

Dick Nelson was honored for serving 24 years on the Valley City Public School Board Thursday during the board's annual meeting Thursday, July 31. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.

August 4th

Gulman, Hooper Take 40th Opdahl Golf Tournament

August 5, 2014

The 40th annual Gaylen Opdahl Golf Tournament was held at the Valley City Country Club on Aug 1, the field of which included golfers from five states and Canada.

Eighty-seven golfers participated in the five-person scramble, and Dick Gulman and Ralph Hooper took the tournament.

Jan Beauchman, Jim Retterath and Nate Zerface shot 18-under-par 54s.

Second place went to Tim Sorenson and Dewey Magnuson.

Dex Manley, Matt Sorenson and Randy Earles shot 15 under par.

First place in the first flight went to Bob Bergan, Doug Bergan and Ken Dodd.

Men's Day Heats Up

August 5, 2014

Valley City Town and Country Club held their Men’s Day on July 17 as temperatures were on the rise. The Longest Putt of the Day, sponsored by Bank Forward, went to Jamie Wirth. The Pizza Ranch Closest to the Pin contest on Hole 2 was won by Doug Bergan. TJ Hansen claimed the prize on Hole 3 for Closest Shot Outside of 50 Yards, sponsored by the Valley City Town and Country Club. Club veteran Kerry Anderson continued his fine play and won the Closest Second Shot contest on Hole 4, sponsored by Taco John’s.

Air Show Announces Name, Acts

August 4, 2014

The Barnes County Municipal Airport Authority will be hosting the 2014 Wings and Wheels Airshow Saturday, Sept. 6.

The main aerobatic act will be third-generation pilot Matt Younkin piloting his Twin Beech 18, performing maneuvers never thought possible with such a large transport plane. He will also be performing the “Magic By Moonlight” night show at 9 p.m. that evening.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

KXJB Broadcast from VC

August 4, 2014

Television Station KXJB had a studio in Valley City starting in the 1950s until it was closed in 1963. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

VCPS to Reinstate Cut Positions

August 4, 2014

The Valley City Public School board unanimously approved during its annual meeting Thursday to reinstate some of the positions that were cut in April. More in Monday's Times-Record.

August 3rd

Fargo/Moorhead Ousts Valley City 16U at Northern Championships

August 4, 2014

Valley City 16U softball’s Northern Championship campaign concluded on Friday in Bismarck, N.D., with a five-inning 11-0 loss to Pool A’s No. 1 and to-be champion Brookings, S.D. Outlaws and a 9-3 defeat to Pool B’s No. 2 Fargo/Moorhead Blaze.

Brookings led 2-0 through an inning, 9-0 after two with the help of a three-RBI swing, and 10-0 through three. Valley City loaded the bases in the fifth but could not convert.

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