The Daily Press Valley City Times Record | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-06-01T12:14:30-04:00 UP THIS WEEK: June 1-62015-06-01T12:14:30-04:002015-06-01T12:14:30-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordThe Elim Evangelical Free Church, 1141 Ninth Street Southwest, Valley City, is hosting Vacation Bible School, Outback Rock from 6-8:30 p.m. All children ages four-years-old through sixth-graders are welcome. Students will venture into the Austrailian Outback and discover what it means to have a Rock Solid Faith in Jesus. There is no cost to attend. To register or for more information, contact Pastor Dave Montecuollo at (701) 845-1649 or email<b>Monday, June 1-Friday, June 5</b>"Joshua Team" Vacation Bible School will be held at Grace Free Lutheran Church, 2351 West Main Street, Valley City, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call (701) 845-2753 or email <b>Tuesday, June 2</b>The Barnes County Commission will meet in the commission chambers at the Barnes County Courthouse at 8 a.m.The Valley City City Commission will meet at City Hall at 5 p.m. The Barnes County-Valley City Public Library teen summer reading kickoff cosplay party will be held at 5 p.m. <b>Wednesday, June 3</b>Farmers Union Day Classes will be held for students in grades 1-12 from 12-5:30 p.m. at the Dacotah Pavilion in Chautauqua Park. A potluck supper will follow days events for families and Farmers Union members. Contact (701) 490-0308 for more information.A groundbreaking for the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center will be held at 10 a.m. at 755 Viking Drive Southwest, across from the Valley City State University W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse (the Bubble).The Barnes County-Valley City Public Library circle time will feature Kyla Fetsch at 10 a.m. A story hour on emergency vehicles will be held at 10:30 a.m.The Valley City Public School Board will meet for a special meeting at 5 p.m. in the board meeting room at the Central Administration Building.<b>Thursday, June 4</b>The Barnes County-Valley City Public Library will host a make n' take crafts and cookie decorating event at 10:30 a.m.The Valley City Eagles Club Aerie Meeting, Aerie Past Presidents Meeting, Auxiliary Meeting and Auxiliary Past Presidents Meeting will be held at the club. For more information contact the Eagles at (701) 845-2192.<b>Thursday, June 4-Saturday, June 6</b>The 20th annual Soap Box Derby will be held along Central Avenue in Valley City. Inspections for cars will be held from 5-9 p.m. at the Youth Sports Complex Thursday and Friday. A picnic for drivers and families will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, and a driver's meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., both at the Youth Sports Complex. A group picture will be held at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, and a driver trial run will be held from 8-9 a.m. Opening ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m. and racing ends and 5:30 p.m. Saturday. A rain date is set for Sunday. <b>Saturday, June 6</b>St. Mary's Catholic Church, six miles east of Dazey, will host the Feast of Corpus Christi. Bishop John Folda will be the celebrant of the mass at 10 a.m. Following will be an outdoor procession of the Blessed Sacrament, dinner, games for kids, a softball game, concession stand and time for sharing memories and the history of the parish. Barnes County Wildlife needs volunteers to help with Take a Kid Fishing Day, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Mel Rieman Recreation Area on Lake Ashtabula. Contact Goose at (701) 840-0179 for more information. Valley City, NDVCTR StaffCOMING UP THIS WEEK: June 1-6Valley City Times National Spelling Bee B-r-e-a-k-d-o-w-n2015-05-29T14:48:56-04:002015-05-29T14:48:56-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times Record<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Valley City, NDNo author availableVIDEO: National Spelling Bee B-r-e-a-k-d-o-w-nValley City Times Thursday: Pillsbury Homemakers2015-05-28T11:45:34-04:002015-05-28T11:45:34-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordWes Anderson, curator of the Barnes County Historical Society Museum provided this photograph taken of the 1948 Pillsbury Homemakers, taken on June 16 of that year.Photos can be of people, events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. Please submit photographs by email to, or drop them by our office at 146 Third Street NE.Valley City, NDPaul RiemermanThrowback Thursday: Pillsbury HomemakersValley City Times VC Cab Robbery Suspect Sought2015-05-26T15:54:12-04:002015-05-26T15:54:12-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordAt about 10 p.m., a cab driver for the South Central Adult Services had just dropped a customer off near MyBar at 240 E. Main Street, Valley City when he was flagged down by a man that entered the cab and asked to be driven to the corner of 12th Avenue Southeast and East Main Street. Once the cab arrived at its destination, the driver picked up a money bag to complete the transaction at which point the passenger produced a knife and demanded all of the money. The driver complied to the demand, according to a media release from VCPD Chief Fred Thompson.The man was described as a very thin African American, about five feet, eight inches tall with short hair. He was wearing blue jeans and a white tank top undershirt and was last seen heading south on 12th Avenue Southeast. Valley City, NDBy Bonnie Jo ConleyBREAKING: VC Cab Robbery Suspect SoughtValley City Times Homemade Basic BBQ Sauce2015-05-22T10:19:40-04:002015-05-22T10:19:40-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordAmp up your next barbecue with your own, homemade BBQ sauce. This recipe pairs perfectly with all your go to favorites from ribs to chicken.<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Valley City, NDTimes-RecordVIDEO: Homemade Basic BBQ SauceValley City Times of the Day2015-05-21T12:14:40-04:002015-05-21T12:14:40-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordLetterman has a star-studded finale<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Valley City, NDTimes-RecordVideo of the DayValley City Times Thursday2015-05-21T10:19:44-04:002015-05-21T10:19:44-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordWes Anderson, curator of the Barnes County Historical Society Museum provided this photograph of the 1944-45 Valley City Police Department. Photos can be of people, events or places in Barnes County from 10, 20, 30 years ago, or even older. We will publish at least one submitted photograph every week on the Valley City Times-Record Website.Please submit photographs by email to, or drop them by our office at 146 Third Street NE.Valley City, NDNo author availableThrowback ThursdayValley City Times to Us!2015-05-20T11:08:18-04:002015-05-20T11:08:18-04:00Copyright 2015 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDVC T-R StaffCongratulations to Us!Valley City Times of the Week2015-05-19T10:50:13-04:002015-05-19T10:48:22-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDNo author availablePhoto of the WeekValley City Times's Here. Again. Maybe?2015-05-20T11:11:59-04:002015-05-18T12:15:57-04:00Copyright 2015 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDVC Times-Record StaffSpring's Here. Again. Maybe?Valley City Times