The Daily Press Valley City Times Record | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-27T12:11:00-04:00 OF THE DAY: Has Kentucky even reached their peak yet?2015-03-27T12:11:00-04:002015-03-27T12:11:00-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times Record<script type="text/javascript"async src="" id="_nw2e-js"></script>Valley City, NDNo author availableVIDEO OF THE DAY: Has Kentucky even reached their peak yet?Valley City Times Sole Church to Close After 116 Years2015-03-27T11:18:20-04:002015-03-27T11:18:20-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordWhile the sole church there was once the center of the community, members say a declining congregation has forced it to close. The final worship service will take place Sunday, June 28, at 1 p.m.Valley City, NDHeidi HarrisHastings Sole Church to Close After 116 YearsValley City Times Awards 2 Men for Heroism During Boating Accident2015-03-27T11:16:16-04:002015-03-27T11:16:16-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDBonnie Jo ConleyVCPD Awards 2 Men for Heroism During Boating AccidentValley City Times Government Week Set2015-03-27T11:09:30-04:002015-03-27T11:09:30-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDPaul RiemermanCounty Government Week SetValley City Times Court Graduates First Participant2015-03-26T10:28:25-04:002015-03-26T10:28:25-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordOn March 11, the graduate, a Stutsman County participant, was presented with a graduation certificate from Southeast Judicial District Judge Thomas Merrick along with a plaque for being the first graduate from the program.More in Thursday's Times-Record. Valley City, NDBonnie Jo ConleyDrug Court Graduates First ParticipantValley City Times Lab Been Helping Students Read for 8 Years2015-03-26T10:25:30-04:002015-03-26T10:25:30-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordElementary School Title I teacher Alaine Toso and therapy dog Junior will retire at the end of this school year. Alaine's been with the district for 16 years, and together the duo has been helping students with reading for the past eight. Valley City, NDHeidi HarrisYellow Lab Been Helping Students Read for 8 YearsValley City Times Pet Contest Begins in April2015-03-26T10:24:36-04:002015-03-26T10:24:36-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordThe rules are pretty simple: email your cute pet photo to or drop it off at the office, 146 Third Street Northeast in Valley City. Remember to include the name your pet and the breed and age if known. If there are any people in the photo, include their names too.The entry fee is $10. Readers and friends pick the winner with a "Like" on Facebook. Weekly winners will be awarded local prizes, and the grand prize winner will be announced April 29. Be sure to have your cute pet photos in by Friday, April 3, because the first round of voting begins Monday, April 6. You will have until noon Tuesday, April 7 to "Like" your favorite pet photo on an album on the Times-Record's Facebook page, The winners will be published in the Wednesday, April 8 paper. The same schedule repeats the next two weeks in April. Winners from those weeks will be put into an album for a chance to win the grand prize, which will publish Wednesday, April 29. So if your pet barks, meows, chirps or slithers, be sure to send the cutest photo of him or her for some fun and friendly competition. Valley City, NDHeidi HarrisCutest Pet Contest Begins in AprilValley City Times Thursday: 1972 Oriska Baseball Team2015-03-26T10:23:07-04:002015-03-26T10:23:07-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordKeith Baumgartner provided the Times-Record with this photograph of Del's Oriska Gamblers baseball team, champions of the Blue Ribbon League in 1972. On the team were Rod Oksendahl, Russ Larson, Keith Baumgartner, Mike Pfeifer, Rod Groth, Jolie Heinze, Keith Trader, Randy Mason, Dan Groth, John Weisenberger, Tom Olson, Joel Peterson, Tony Yanish, Kent Baumgartner and Manager/coach Bob Pfeifer.Photos can be of 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 in the Valley City Times-Record.Please submit photographs by email to, or drop them by our office at 146 Third Street NE. Valley City, NDPaul RiemermanThrowback Thursday: 1972 Oriska Baseball TeamValley City Times a Dying Industry? ND Law Allows Corporate Dairy, Swine Farms2015-03-25T10:41:51-04:002015-03-25T10:41:51-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordValley City, NDBonnie Jo ConleySaving a Dying Industry? ND Law Allows Corporate Dairy, Swine FarmsValley City Times Free Members Depict Easter Story Through Passion Play2015-03-25T10:39:06-04:002015-03-25T10:39:06-04:00Copyright 2011 Valley City Times RecordThe play is open to the community Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 at the church at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 at 5 p.m. It is free to the public.Valley City, NDHeidi HarrisGrace Free Members Depict Easter Story Through Passion PlayValley City Times