October 14th, 2014
After winning Saturdayâ€™s first two games against the West Fargo Strikes at Sky Lanes, 176-129 and 186-175, Valley City/Barnes County Northâ€™s Varsity platoon of Laine Schwehr, Austin Lura, Collin Lura, Drew Oberlander, Levi Nix and Matthew Lyter struggled with hitting the pocket and dropped the next three contests, 181-145, 177-170 and 217-161.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden is urging hospitals to diligently watch for patients with fever or symptoms of Ebola who have traveled from the three Ebola-stricken African nations in the past 21 days (AP)
Valley City High School homecoming queen Brooke Breckheimer and king Ben Baasch ride in the parade Friday afternoon. Find more photos of the parade on our Facebook page later today. www.Facebook.com/VCTimesRecord.
The Barnes County Sheriff's Department has repaired the fence around the Barnes County jail exercise area, Sgt. Julie Forsman told Barnes County Commissioners at a Tuesday meeting. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Barnes County residents should see a decrease in property taxes in 2015 as a result of county commissioners Thursday evening approving a $16,795,646 million preliminary expense budget, a 3.32 percent decrease from the 2014 actual budget. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
There was a party going on at Hanna Field on Friday night, a celebration to last throughout the year.
John Halgrimson brought his good times, 244 rushing yards and three touchdowns, too, and Valley City held onto the Volunteer Trophy with a 44-6 Homecoming Sandbag Bowl win over AA East rival Lisbon.
Summer may be over, but there are a few flavorful fruits and veggies that may get you excited for the Fall season! Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has a few of the best harvested produce to inspire you to get cooking this season!
Valley City Dr. Misty Anderson was elected Speaker of the House of the North Dakota Medical Association during its 127th annual meeting on Oct. 3 in Grand Forks. Anderson practices internal medicine at Sanford Health in Valley City. More in Friday's Times-Record.
Several schools, including one Barnes County school, were locked-down Thursday after a report of a shooting near Kensal, N.D, which turned out to be false.
Barnes County North School in Leal went into soft lockdown following the reported shooting. Principal Joan Klein said the school district kept everyone contained in the building until 3:30 p.m.Â
Kensal is about 35 miles from the school in Leal and is about 22 miles from Wimbledon, a northwestern Barnes County town in the BCN school district.Â
Barnes County has finished repairs on 500-pound plus granite steps at the courthouse that were beginning to sag, possibly creating a safety concern. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.