October 2nd, 2014
North Star leader Valley City State (2-0 North Star, 4-1 overall) look to expand their win streak to four as they return to Lokken Stadium for Saturdayâ€™s 1 p.m. Homecoming against North Star newcomer Waldorf College (1-2 North Star, 2-4 overall) of Forest City, Iowa.
Viking 6-foot, 3-inch, 201-pound sophomore quarterback Kurtis Walls of Laveen, Ariz., leads the youthful Viking attack with 1,265 passing yards, 118 rush yards, 13 touchdowns and five interceptions.
The driver of a semi that closed part of Interstate 94 Wednesday after striking a bridge rail was later arrested for for DUI and possession of controlled substances and drug paraphernalia after a pick-up truck he was driving struck a telephone pole in Valley City.
Joshua Johnson, a fusion technician with Fargo Water/DSG Group, on Wednesday fuses eight-inch plastic water main pipe together that will be installed along Chautauqua Boulevard in Valley City. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Valley City State University presidential search committee chose five finalists for the next president of Valley City State University after spending most of Tuesday in Valley City interviewing nine candidates electronically. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Fire Department is looking to recruit four to six new volunteer firefighters to add to their squad of about 40. More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Hi-Liner Hall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce that Barb Bjorum, Jeff Boschee, Justin â€˜Diggerâ€™ Johnson and Nate Keller are the induction class of 2014.
This group of three individuals and one coach will be recognized during the VCHS Homecoming Parade and the Homecoming Football Game on Friday Oct. 10.
Bjorum coached varsity gymnastics for 15 years at Valley City High School, and had a positive influence on lives of numerous young ladies. Bjorum started her coaching career during the 1976-77 season, only the third year of the gymnastics program at VCHS.
Varsity bowling, featuring Barnes County Northâ€™s Laine Schwehr, Austin Lura and Collin Lura, and Valley Cityâ€™s Sam Coit, Drew Oberlander, Levi Nix and Matthew Lyter, opened with their first match against the West Fargo Stars and took an early lead through two games, 200-167 and 159-156, but dropped the next two, 180-174 and 206-193.
Valley kept it tight through the first eight frames of the deciding game with Oberlanderâ€™s strike and Lyterâ€™s subsequent strike and nine-pin count in the 10th, giving Valley an eight-pin lead and the match.
Terry Johnson of Sanborn was uninjured when his semi-truck struck a guardrail and entered the ditch near Interstate 94 in Valley City Wednesday afternoon.
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, around 1 p.m., the 54-year-old was traveling eastbound on the interstate near mile marker 293 when, for reasons unknown, his Red 2000 Freightliner ran off the right side of the roadway and struck the guardrail on the bridge over 12th Avenue in Valley City.
The semi came to rest facing southeast in the south ditch on its wheels, spilling some of the barley it was hauling in the ditch.
Workers from Border States Paving on Tuesday place a new layer of asphalt on Third Avenue Southwest in Valley City. Providing weather cooperated, plans were to also finish paving Fourth Avenue Southwest and a small portion of road near Washington Elementary School on Tuesday.
The third annual Valley City State University Rendezvous will feature a Beatles tribute band Friday, Oct. 17 at the Valley City Eagles Club.
Doors for the 21-and-older show open at 5 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling the VCSU Foundation Office at (701) 845-7203. More in Wednesday's Times-Record.