September 26th, 2014
Valley City is hosting the El Zagal Shriners' 125th Anniversary Fall Ceremonial Oct. 3 through Oct. 5, the first time in Valley City's history it is doing so, said Brian Mindt, president of the Valley City Shriner organization. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Preschoolers and kindergartners from Valley City got to pick their very own pumpkins Thursday afternoon at the Wittenberg Pumpkin Patch northeast of Valley City. Others looking for the fruit of fall can head out there this weekend.
The patch opened Thursday and is open Friday from 4-7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday from 1-7 p.m. To get to the farm, take the Peak exit (296) on Interstate 94, drive 6.5 miles north and two miles west.
More in Friday's Times-Record.
Over 200 Valley City State University students spent Thursday morning harvesting thousand of pounds of fall produce â€“ all of which was donated to the Great Plains Food Bank â€“Â at the rural Valley City farm of Dan Faust. More in Friday's Times-Record.
No. 8 Valley City, fresh off Mondayâ€™s 4-1 home play-in defeat of No. 9 Wahpeton, entered Thursdayâ€™s Eastern Dakota Conference Tournament at Grand Forks, N.D.â€™s Choice Health and Fitness, and fell 5-0 to No. 1 Red River in the first round and 5-0 to No. 5 Fargo Davies in consolation.
Red River beat No. 4 West Fargo, 4-1, then defeated Central, who will also advance to State, for the championship.
Red River 5, Valley City 0
Greg Wischer def. Sam Jenson, 6-0, 6-0.
Jake Kuhlman def. Evan Haglund, 6-0, 6-0.
Andrew Godon def. Dempsey Williams, 6-0, 6-0.
Valley City Public Schools announces that Dallas Dockter has been named the new head Hi-Liner boys basketball coach.
Dockter, in his 10th year as an educator in Valley City, teaches fourth grade at Washington School.
Dockter is a graduate of Wilton High School in North Dakota, attended the University of Jamestown and graduated with a degree in elementary education in 1995. Dockter also received his masters degree from the University of Jamestown in 2010.
Two-point Eastern Dakota Conference matches do not disappoint.
Valley City kept the first set close and stole the third on Code White night at the Hi-Liner Activities Center, but Red River kept their feet on the gas to snap the Hi-Linersâ€™ 11-match win streak, 3-1 (25-21, 25-14, 25-27, 25-10).
Claire Olson led all Hi-Liners with 20 kills, eight digs, two blocks and two aces, Red Riverâ€™s Mari Rustebakke all Roughriders with 29 assists and seven digs.
Valley City junior Annie Hart and sophomore Camille Kawasaki, members of the Jamestown Blue Jays Swim and Dive team, are headed to Bismarck, N.D.'s Nov. 14-15 State Meet.
Qualifications are current as of Tuesday.
Remaining for Jamestown Girls Swim & Dive are Oct. 3â€™s duals at Bismarck, Oct. 4â€™s Mandan Invite, Oct. 9â€™s Jamestown triangular, Oct. 14â€™s meet at Fargo Davies, Oct. 23â€™s duals against Bismarck Century, Oct. 25â€™s Minot Magicians Invitational, Oct. 31â€™s duals against Williston, Nov. 1â€™s Marney Shirley Invite in Jamestown, Nov. 8â€™s Regionals and Nov. 14-15â€™s State Meet.
Nine people will be interviewed via the Internet for new Valley City State University president when theValley City State University Presidential Search Committee meets Tuesday, Sept. 30, in VCSU's Rhoades Science Center. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
A reader submitted this photograph to the Times-Record from 1966 Valley City Army National Guard HHC, 141st Engineer Combat Battalion.
Wes Anderson, curator of the barnes County Historical Society Museum agreed to start off the series to give our readers an idea what we are looking for.
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.
Students at Washington Elementary School and Jefferson Elementary School combined their efforts and fruits Wednesday to create a giant fruit salad. Students in each school were asked to bring a piece of fresh or canned fruit to add to the salad, which they got to eat Wednesday afternoon. More in Thursday's Times-Record.