October 9th, 2014
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Allen Boumont of Valley City submitted this photograph to the Times-Record of 1957 recruits to the and Headquarters Service Company, 141st Engineer Combat Battalion the Valley City National Guard.
Photos can be of events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week in the Valley City Times-Record.
Valley City elementary students joined others from around the world who walked to school Wednesday. The students walked on International Walk to School Day, which raises awareness of the need to create safer routes for walking and bicycling and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, traffic congestion and concern for the environment. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
Jared Lentz, Nate Rodriguez, Eli Allen, John Halgrimson, Erik Milender, Lucas Jury, Homecoming King Ben Baasch, Jordan Magnuson and the road-tested Hi-Liners return home in search of a third straight win on Friday as they host AA East Region rival Lisbon at 7 p.m. at Hanna Field.
Valley City, 2-1 in the AA East and 4-2 overall, stands third behind Wahpeton (3-1 East, 5-1 overall) and Fargo Shanley (3-0 East, 5-1 overall) with Oct. 18â€™s 6 p.m. date at Shanley and Oct. 24â€™s home closer against fourth-place Central Cass.
October is breast cancer awareness month, and Valley City's CHI Mercy Health wants to make certain women know that mammograms are very important, especially for women over 40, and are available in Valley City at Mercy. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University will hold a Viking Parent and Family Weekend Oct. 10 to 12, with about 100 VCSU students, parents and siblings scheduled to take part in activities planned to make families part of the VCSU family. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Several local churches and service organizations have teamed up to offer students meals on the weekends. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
After Lunch Bunch
Farmers Union Insurance won all four games against a ghost
Bettinâ€™s Greenhouse won three of four games against Fairhill Properties
Dazey Auto Body won three of four games against Dacotah Bank
Indiv. High Game and Series
Cheryl Olson 193 and 495
Team High Game and Series
Farmers Union 738 and 2,100
Melissa Hollinshead 161
Jeri Blaufuss and Cheryl Olson 154
Doris Weller 149
Farmers Union 17-7
Dazey Auto Body 17-7
Fairhill Prop 16-8
Dacotah Bank 14-10
Drew Oberlanderâ€™s 100 Varsity fill percentage led Laine Schwehr, Austin Lura, Collin Lura, Levi Nix and Matthew Lyter against Oakes in taking the first four games, 180-146, 191-146 and 170-145 and letting three easy spares slip through in a dropped game four, 167-156, but a 178-148 fifth-game win and a 4-1 match.
Read this story in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Defense wins Homecoming Powderpuff championships, and Catera Cousartâ€™s tackle sealed the deal.
Cousartâ€™s tackle of April Berntson on 4th-and-6 from the Senior 40 with 20 seconds left Tuesday night handed the red-bound Seniors a 6-0 win â€” ably officiated by Matt Nielson and Trevor Bakalar â€” and back-to-back triumphs after last yearâ€™s one-point escape.
â€śWe played very good defense,â€ť said Ian Schweitzer, who lent his talents to the Senior coaching staff.
CHI Mercy Health treated residents to food, fun and education Sunday during Community Night Out, Valley City's final block party of the year. Pictured are Trevor Winter, left, and Lindsey Noeske, right, who got a tour of an ambulance from Melissa Miller of the Barnes County Ambulance Service.