October 20th, 2014
Rubber Soul, a Beatles tribute band, entertained a crowd Friday at the Valley City Eagles Club with music spanning more than a decade. Funds raised during the event, sponsored by the VCSU Foundation, will go toward the V-500 scholarship program.
Area youth in costumes filled the Valley City Rec Center Friday evening during the annual Ruckus at the Rec Halloween celebration. More photos in Monday's Times-Record.
North Dakota's Department of Public Instruction is seeking public comment on recently revised North Dakota Physical Education Content and Achievement Standards. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking sponsors for upcoming events, including the November and December Christmas in the Valley Campaign. More in Monday's Times-Record.
Bismarck St. Maryâ€™s 6-foot, 165-pound senior tailback Dillon Reiner ran 47 times for 211 yards and six touchdowns against AA West rival Central Dakota in Cooperstown on Saturday to give the No. 1 Saints a 42-12 win.
Dakota Straubâ€™s one-yard touchdown run put the Titans ahead 6-0 in the first quarter before Reiner scored from six yards out to lead 7-6 after a quarter.
Reiner ran for touchdowns of five and four yards in the second quarter and St. Maryâ€™s led 21-6 at halftime.
Itâ€™s do or die Friday night at Hanna Field when third-place Valley City hosts fifth-place Central Cass for the fourth and final AA East playoff spot.
Nate Rodriguez carried 17 times for 48 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Saturday nightâ€™s penultimate game at No. 2 Fargo Shanley, but senior running back Daniel Stasch, senior wide receiver Trevian Fort and the host Deacons denied Valley City a playoff-clinching win, 40-13.
â€ś[Shanley]â€™s a dang good team, and weâ€™re not so dang bad either,â€ť said Hi-Liner head coach Scott Roehrich, eager for Fridayâ€™s one-game season.
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Austin Edward Henne, 38, of rural Spiritwood, was arrested in Barnes County Wednesday on a federal warrant.
Henne, who was wanted by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms on weapons charges, was arrested by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office and charged Thursday in U.S. District Court for possession of a firearm or a weapon by a felon. Henne, who has a criminal history including prohibited possession of firearms, criminal conspiracy and burglary, is currently in federal custody.
Barnes County residents having a difficult time paying heating bills might be able to get help through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.
Dr. Tisa A. Mason, vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University in Hays Kansas, and Dr. Daniel J. Shipp, chief student affairs officer/dean of students and associate vice chancellor, University of Nebraska Omaha, have been chosen as finalists for new Valley City Stat University president. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record.