July 15th, 2014
Construction work on the Interstate 94 business loop east in Valley City will begin on Wednesday, July 16 east of the city limits to I-94. Crews will be making asphalt improvements and constructing turning lanes, lighting and guardrails on the I-94 business loop in Valley City. Motorists should be advised of reduced speed limits, width restrictions and temporary lane closures.
Wolski Plaza Road will be realigned/reconstructed as part of this project. The realignment will provide safer access to the I-94 business loop.
*Motorists should expect delays
A flea market held near Valley City Saturday was a success according to organizers. About 22 vendors showed up to the fee-free flea market held on the grass field in front of Bowen Welding all day Saturday. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Nothing more than a hole remains where a flood buy-out house once stood on Fifth Avenue Southeast where houses are being torn down in preparation for permanent flood protection in the college area of Valley City.
More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Valley City's BeMobile/Verizon Store on West Main Street will be giving away free backpacks full of elementary School supplies July 31 to Aug. 3, said Amber Olson, store leader in Valley City. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Dawson Dietrich, Garret Suhr and Valley City Babe Ruth held Steele scoreless through six combined innings at home on Monday, setting the scoreboard ablaze to claim July 19-22â€™s top District 6 Tournament seed with a 10-0, five-inning District romp and a 21-2, five-inning District season-ending demolition.
â€śWe played some pretty good baseball today,â€ť Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes said. â€śBoth pitchers struggled in their first innings, but then settled in with the lead that they were given.â€ť
Gov. Jack Dalrymple Friday appointed Jerod E. Tufte to the Southeast Judicial District Court bench which serves Barnes, Dickey, Eddy, Foster, Griggs, Kidder, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Stutsman and Wells counties. replaces John Paulson who has retired after serving more than 30 years on the bench. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.â€¨
Nearly 100 Barnes County youths were expected to participate in the 2014 4-H Achievement Days program Friday and Saturday on the North Dakota Winter Show grounds. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for NuCara Pharmacy Thursday, July 11. Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors welcomed the pharmacy and its employees into the city with the ceremony followed by a brief tour and customer appreciation lunch.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Legion Post 60 led Harvey 3-0 through two League innings Friday at Charlie Brown Field until Harvey came alive for an 8-4, eight-hit win, the momentum from which they carried over to take the non-Leaguer, 8-0.
â€śWe had a couple bobbles, and when we did have errors they scored on them,â€ť said Jesse Johnson of Post 60â€™s six-errors-to-two League affair.
Grafton led Saturdayâ€™s home League game 8-0 after five, but Post 60 scored six straight runs in an ill-fated comeback to fall 8-6.
Post 60 harnessed the inspiration from late in the League game to finish
Defense prevailed in Sundayâ€™s 41st annual North Dakota 11-Man Shrine Bowl as the West held the East â€” featuring Valley City graduates Jesse Hass and Dustin Lindgren, and Maple Valley/Enderlin graduate Dylan Claus â€” out of the end zone in a 21-2 triumph at the FargoDome in Fargo, N.D.
Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.