March 12th, 2014
Four Valley City Junior High students will head to the state MATHCOUNTS competition in Bismarck on Monday. The Junior High MATHCOUNTS team, under the direction of Trevar Hansen, Valley City Junior Senior High School math teacher, took first in the county and regional competition before advancing to state.
This year's North Dakota State Fair heritage and writing contests can help to preserve memories of people alive today for future generations. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Starion Financial founder and chairman Frank Larson will receive the Greater North Dakotan Award during a presentation at the Governorâ€™s Business Forum April 15 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, said Mary Heath of Valley City, a high school classmate of Larson. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Bettin's Greenhouse won 3 of 4 from Dacotah Bank
Fairhill Properties won 3 of 4 from Farmers Union Insurance
Dirty Johnny's and Wesley Acres split 2-2
High Team Game
Fairhill Properties 710
High Team Series
Wesley Acres 2,008
High Indiv. Game
Janell Becker 184
High Indiv. Series
Doris Weller 466
Farmers Union 25-19
Dirty Johnny's 24-20
Dacotah Bank 22-22
Fairhill Properties 19-25
Wesley Acres 17-27
Fairmount-Campbell-Tintah freshman guard/forward Harmony Burns stole a Maple Valley inbound pass for a layup and a 34-33 lead â€” the Rebelsâ€™ only basket of the fourth quarter â€” and sophomore forward/center Madison Kaehler sank 2 of 3 free throws in the final 30 seconds to help their side hang on, 37-33, against Maple Valley in the Region 1 Tournament semifinals in Wahpeton on Tuesday night.
Viking softball took off for Tucson, Ariz., on Tuesday to begin a stretch of 22 Spring games in 11 days, including four exhibition contests, from March 12-22.
After opening the season indoors in St. Paul, Minn., with a 2-4 record two weeks ago, the Vikings play their first outdoor games in Tucson on Wednesday looking to get back to .500 with a game against Robert Morris College (Aurora, Ill.) and Concordia University (Seward, Neb.).
Hazel Mattice, who grew up on a Barnes County farm, has written a book set in the area. "The Dark Days: The Age of Them," which takes place in Barnes County and Valley City, was recently published and available online through Amazon for $2.99.
The 300-page science-fiction thriller story is based on a location near Valley City.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
North Dakota Sen. Larry Robinson of Valley City, has been named the North Dakota Township Officers Association â€śLegislator of the Year.â€ť More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The main arena of the North Dakota Winter Show was packed Saturday afternoon for the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association Rodeo.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Barnes County North's Lady Bison basketball season came to an end with Monday night's 67-42 Region 3 Tournament defeat at the hands of District 6 Tournament champion South Border.
The Lady Bison, who finished No. 4 in the District 5 Tournament, went 0-5 in District 5 play and 6-16 overall, took sixth place of eight teams in the Barnes County Tournament at Valley City State University and, after winning two of their final three regular-season games, took the fifth District 5 Tournament seed and upset fourth-seeded Edgeley/Kulm/Montpelier, 35-30, in Ellendale.