January 28th, 2015
Former Valley City man, David McDonald, is walking across the United States with his new wife, Natallie (Jones) McDonald, a Lisbon native. The pair began their journey in St. Augustine Beach, Fla. Thursday, Jan. 22. They married Monday along the way.
The McDonalds started their walk they call "1 Step at a Time" at the Atlantic Ocean, and intend to stay south, walking all the way to the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, Calif.
More in Wednesday's Times-Record.
North Dakota District 24 Senator Larry Robinson was the keynote speaker at the Valley City Fire Department's annual recognition banquet Saturday.
Among those honored were assistant chief Daryl Stensland for 35 years of service; firefighter Jason Runge, five years; Lt. Scott Magnuson, 30 years; and Lt. Jeff Schlittenhardt, 30 years (pictured).
Ryan Metcalf was also honored at the Valley City Fire Department's annual banquet for five years of service. See his photo in Wednesday's Times-Record.
The Valley City High School Dance Squad took six medals in three categories during the North Dakota Association of Dance and Drill state championships Friday and Saturday in Jamestown, even though they are the youngest Class A team in the state.
Brent Siverson, 33, Casselton, ND died on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 near Dazey, ND as a result of a car accident. Brent left our lives to join his dad on his dadâ€™s birthday.
Nearly 30 Valley City restaurant and bar employees and managers attended a responsible beverage server training held last week by the Valley City Police Department and the City-County Health District. More in Tuesday's Times-Record.
Chances for anything more than minor flooding at Valley City this spring are tiny, according to Greg Gust, warning coordinator Meteorologist for the Grand Forks office of the National Weather Service. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
A 22-year-old Valley City man bowled a perfect score in a city league tournament Sunday. The $1,000 Brady Anderson will receive from bowling alley sponsors will benefit Michelle Brendmoen, a Valley City woman who suffered brain aneurysms and underwent multiple surgeries earlier this month.
Former Barnes County employee Karen Christenson appeared before Barnes County Commissioners Jan. 20 to discuss precinct voting issues after she was terminated by Barnes County Auditor Beth Didier. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
Ruth Ann Ployhar, 87, Fargo, died at Eventide in Moorhead on Saturday. The funeral is 2:00 pm Saturday at Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Arrangements by Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo.
Margaret E. Grotberg died at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND on January 26, 2015. She was born Margaret Elizabeth Thiel on February 16, 1926 in Valley City, ND to William and Elizabeth (Uloth) Thiel. She was baptized and confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church, Valley City.
Most of her life was spent living in Valley City. She did however spend a year in Seattle, WA during WWII. While living there she went to high school. She worked at Sears Roebuck. Saturday nights were spent at the Palatium Ballroom dancing to the â€śbig bandsâ€ť with friends. Margaret loved to dance.