November 21st, 2014
Valley City State University's Vangstad Hall will be closed through July of 2015 as $3.45 million in renovations are completed. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
The 2014 Stuff a Truck With Holiday Spirit promises to be especially successful, with 1,000 more food items collected than were last year, with 1.5 hours remaining in the drive. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
HELENA, MONT. (VCSU) - More than 10 months worth of preparation culminates in one game Saturday for the VCSU football team.
After setting their team goals back in January â€“ and working toward those goals through workouts, practices and games â€“ the Vikings have accomplished many of those goals, including a conference championship and an NAIA playoff appearance.
Valley City senior Jordyn Sayler will compete in the Miss North Dakota Teen USA competition this weekend. The Miss North Dakota USA competition will be held in conjunction.
Sayler, daughter of Nathan and Marsha Sayler, said the preliminary round, in which competitors interview with judges, is Saturday, and the final show will be Sunday, Nov. 23 at North Dakota State University's Festival Concert Hall at 4 p.m.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Gerry Gerntholz of Valley City brought in this photograph taken during the 2008 program marking the deactivation of Valley City's National Guard 141st Engineer Combat Battalion. The battalion was started in 1955.
The Times-Record encourages residents of Barnes County and Valley City to submit photographs of personal and community events and activities that happened during their memories.
Submitted photographs will be returned after publication on request.
Valley City's employees were granted raises during a regular meeting of the Valley City City Commission Tuesday after a study revealed that Valley City employees, on average, earned 20 percent less than their counterparts in other cities.
Barnes County Commissioners have agreed to pay for vandalism to Faust Park, even though the Barnes County Wildlife Federation takes care of the county facility owned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency under contract. More in Thursday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City State University did not get enough riders signed up for a fan bus to the NAIA football playoffs on Saturday, Nov. 22, where the Vikings take on Carroll College at 12 p.m. MST/1 p.m. CST in Helena, Mont.
Helena is located in west-central Montana and is approximately an 11-12 hour drive by car, mostly on interstate highways. Flying into Helena is also an option. Flights from Fargo and Bismarck would make stops in Minneapolis or Denver before flying into Helena.
VCSU has provided hotel information for those planning to make the trip via car or flight.
Valley City State University alumni Duke Johnson captured this photo of the Northern Lights over the Hi-Line Bridge Saturday.
Duke told Alice Beauchman, photography instructor at VCSU, that while visiting family Saturday, he went out to take a star trail photo of the Big Dipper ducking down below the Hi-Line Bridge.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
Valley City Public Schools Superintendent Dean Koppelman announced plans to retire after next school year at Monday's regular school board meeting.
Koppelman said he told board members that he'd let them know retirement plans at the end of his three-year contract, which ends this school year.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.