April 15th, 2014
Valley City State University and Valley City churches are all running special events and services for Easter this year, including Easter egg hunts for the kids, Easter breakfasts and special services.
Valley City has recently restarted a Young Professionals Network and is looking for all those who consider themselves young and professional to join them during meetings and events.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City and Barnes County artists can learn more about how to be an artist/business person with the help of a hands-on seminar set for Jamestown 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 25 at the for Economic Development at 120 2ndStreet SE in Jamestown. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Viking softball torched Presentation College 14-4 in five innings and 12-8 in seven on Sunday to complete the weekendâ€™s four-game road series sweep.
In the four-game sweep of Presentation, Valley City State racked up 48 runs, 62 hits, seven home runs and 12 doubles and pulled off a .440 team batting average.
The Vikings improve to 6-2 in the North Star Athletic Association and 17-15 overall.
Valley City State senior third base Brittany Lehner is the North Star Athletic Association Co-Player of the Week after recording at least two hits in five of eight games as the Vikings went 6-2 between April 8 and April 14.
Lehner, a 5-foot-11-inch Watertown, S.D. native, hit three home runs in a span of three games, including two game-changing shots in late innings, to help the Vikings to a four-game series sweep at Presentation College.
Valley City paleontologist Alan Komrosky held a farewell party for Bob, the triceratops he and his team dug up in Bowman County and put together over the past 10 years, Saturday, before the dinosaur heads to the Barnes County Museum.
The Valley City Public School Board voted on an estimated $300,000 to $400,000 in general fund budget cut proposals during a special meeting Thursday. That amount is lower than the $530,000 proposed Monday, because the board plans to reconsider some cuts.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County and Valley City residents will be able to take commercial flights in and out of the Jamestown Regional Airport June 5 after SkyWest Airlines of Utah begins operating at the airport, said airport manager Matthew Leitner Friday."We will have a provider for sure â€“ it's concrete." More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Duane Burchill, started a new line of work selling cars at Valley City's Stoudt Ross Ford March 3, after retiring from the Valley City Post Office Feb. 28. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Hi-Liner Fastpitch managed just five hits in a 13-1 loss to Bishop Ryan in Friday's first round of the West Fargo Tournament before the second and third rounds were cancelled, so Valley City returned home to defeat Minot High 14-3 and 8-6 in non-conference action on Saturday.
Valley City (1-0 Eastern Dakota Conference, 6-1 overall) enters a road doubleheader against Devils Lake at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, of which one game will count toward conference standings.
Bishop Ryan 13, Hi-Liners 1