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March 17th, 2014

Digitarium Offers Advanced Space Experience

March 17, 2014

Students in the Maple Valley School District got to see space in a new way the past week as they learned in a digital planetarium.
The $30,000 Digitarium belongs to the teacher center in Valley City, and 17 school districts throughout the state helped pay for it.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

Flood Insurance Rates Expected to Fall

March 17, 2014

New legislation lowering flood insurance rates is expected to soon be signed by President Obama, said Todd Deutsch, an aide to Sen. Heidi Heitkamp Thursday. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.

BC Spellers to State

March 17, 2014

Two Barnes County students will compete next week in the 2014 North Dakota State Spelling Bee Competition in Bismarck.
Ashley Tahran, a seventh-grader at Maple Valley, and Nita Warcken-Peterson, an eighth-grader at Valley City Junior High School, will compete in the state spelling bee on March 21.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

Burgers, Beer, Chicken and More at VC's Budget Burger

March 17, 2014

Restaurant of the Week is a new feature series that looks at area restaurants and what they offer. The new feature runs weekly in the Times-Record.

Budget Burger, located at 951 West Main Street in Valley City and owned by Bob and Tammy Drake, offers an array of burgers including the Western Burger — complete with barbecue sauce, fried onions, pickles, bacon and American cheese — the Jalapeno Burger, made with Swiss cheese, jalapenos and jalapeño sauce, and the Chili Burger.
More in Monday's Times-Record.

March 16th

Viking Softball Goes 1-2 Friday

March 17, 2014

Valley City State softball opened Friday with a 2-1 victory over Baldwin-Wallace, fell in a 10-0 shutout to Dordt College and led for most of the nightcap before losing a 6-3 contest to No. 10-ranked Olivet Nazarene.

The Vikings are now 4-9 on the season and 2-5 in their current Tucson, Ariz. Spring Trip.

Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

VCSU Baseball Splits Friday

March 17, 2014

Valley City State baseball won Friday’s first game against Olivet Nazarene in 5-4 comeback fashion but dropped the nightcap to Dakota Wesleyan, 6-4.

VCSU trailed Olivet 3-1 before producing four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and completing the rally. In game two, Dakota Wesleyan scored three runs in both the first and second innings and held off a Viking rally.

Read this story in Monday's Times-Record.

Lady Hi-Liners Ousted in State Consolation Semifinals

March 17, 2014

Three times before Friday’s Class A Girls State semifinal the Lady Hi-Liners gave West Fargo all they could handle, but all three times the Packers got away.

Friday’s loser-out matchup was no different, as seven lead changes yielded a 33-26 West halftime lead before Valley City’s fortune ran out and West Fargo advanced to the fifth-place game, 67-49.

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Read this story in Friday's Times-Record.

March 14th

VC Schools Lose 3 Students

March 14, 2014

Valley City Public School District lost three more students since January. During the Valley City Public School Board meeting Monday, Superintendent Dean Koppelman said the district is down 24 students from last year.
"(The loss) is across our district," Koppelman said, stating Jefferson Elementary School is down five students; Washington Elementary School is down six students; Valley City Junior High School is down three students; and Valley City High School is down 10 students.
More in Friday's Times-Record.

VC Beet Economics Meeting Tuesday

March 14, 2014

Informational meetings on the economics of industrial beet production are scheduled at five locations in central North Dakota this coming week of March 17. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.

Rail Delays More than Inconvenient for Farmers

March 14, 2014

Delays in rail car shipments of grain from area elevators are causing more than inconvenience for farmers and elevator operators. In many cases, the delays are costing money as well.

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