October 16th, 2014
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Keith Baumgartner brought in this photograph of the 1961 Oriska High School Basketball team, which took fourth place in the North Dakota Class C Basketball Tournament. The team included Eugene Baumgartner, Keith Baumgartner, Kent Baumgartner, James Heinze, Duane Hoffmeyer, Palmer Holden, Robert Paeper, Richard Pommerer, Richard Thilmony and Thomas Trautman. Coach was Lloyd "Fred" Fandrich and manager was Larry Kappel.
Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors welcome O'Reilly Auto Parts to Valley City with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday morning to kick off the store's two-week grand opening.Â
Jayda Haugen led Barnes County North with 24 assists, 11 digs and three aces at home Monday night against Enderlin, but Jacquelyn McClearyâ€™s 31 assists helped the Eagles hang on for a 3-1 (21-25, 25-20, 26-24, 25-17) win.
Lexi Rose had 29 digs and an assist for the Bison, Sam Wieland 16 digs and seven kills, Laura Limesand 15 digs, three aces and two assists, Allison Klein 13 digs, Abby Undem 12 kills and a block, Shelby Brown five kills and a block, and Hannah Willson five kills.
Leevers Foods won all four games against Valley Lumber
Sky Lanes won three of four games against Service Master
J&S Ladies won 2 1/2 games against Bank Forward
Valley Plains Equipment split 2-2 with 20-20 Auto Center
High Team Game
Leevers Foods 797
High Team Series
Leevers Foods 2,296
Indiv. High Game
Janet Gierke 222
Indiv. High Series
Janet Gierke 531
Janet Gierke 222
Janet Gierke 531
Bank Forward 16.5-7.5
J&S Ladies 13.5-10.5
Leevers Foods 13-11
Service Master 13-11
Sky Lanes 12-12
April Berntson realized a life-long dream of ending up on the Hi-Liner Challengeâ€™s winning side Wednesday as she and the Blue defeated the White, 41-32 by virtue of combined times, at Valley Cityâ€™s National Fish Hatchery, a final tune-up before Oct. 25â€™s State Meet in Minot.
â€śA good time was had by all, but not so much for the disgruntled White Team,â€ť head coach Brian Engelhard said.
Read this story in Thursday's Times-Record.
A recent incident involving stolen checks prompted the Valley City Police Department, along with the FBI, to warn residents to not leave valuables in their vehicles and to keep unoccupied vehicles locked.
Earlier this week, tellers at the Valley City U.S. Bank recovered a stolen check and I.D. when suspects in a multi-state rash of vehicle break-ins attempted to cash the check at the drive-up window.
Barnes County and Valley City residents will have several ballot measures to consider in the November 4 general election with three measures for Valley City and two for all of Barnes County. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Valley City State University faculty, students, staff and community leaders all either have or will have the chance to meet with the next VCSU president as the five semi-finalists tour the campus and meet with groups of people this week on campus. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The new Stoudt-Ross Ford building on Winter Show Road is up and running as of Monday. Nate Kvilvang, general manager, said a grand opening for the nearly 25,000-square-foot building is tentatively set for Nov. 10. Miller Motors plans to move into the old Ford building by the end of the year. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Each week, local law enforcement asks for help from the community in locating individuals who have warrants out for their arrest.
Joshua Maley is wanted for failure to comply to a bench warrant on original charges of forgery or counterfeiting, a class-C felony and failure to make monthly payments.
Maley, 28, is white with brown hair and blue eyes. He is five feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 250 pounds.
Anyone with information about Maley should call the Barnes County Sheriff's Office at (701) 845-8530. Callers can remain anonymous.