VALLEY CITY (NewsDakota.com) Authorities say a Valley City woman died today after she went into the Sheyenne River. The womanâ€™s body was recovered in the river by Barnes County and Valley City Fire and Rescue Squad members Friday morning around 8:30.
Fire Chief Gary Retterath says members from the Valley City public works department working on lift station number one saw a woman in the river about 8:20 Friday morning.
The womanâ€™s body was recovered in some downed trees near the shoreline between the Little Dam and the 8th Avenue bridge southwest. Authorities says the woman in her late 30â€˛s was pronounced dead at the scene on Friday.