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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Sanford Health and NFL Alumni (NFLA) have agreed to a partnership that includes promoting youth sports and the health and wellness of young athletes as well as NFLA members taking part in future Sanford POWER football clinics.

One of the most widely discussed topics and legislative issues is commonly referred to as “electronic posting.” In short, the 2021 state legislature passed a bill to allow electronic posting of private land, giving landowners another option for posting private property.

Charlie Brown Memorial Field played host to a showdown of epic proportions when the Valley City Saints and Moorhead Mudcats. The story of the game was pitching: pitchers Jesse Johnson, for the Saints, and Ty Syverson, for the Mudcats, had a combined total of 35 strikeouts. Though both teams …

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For the first time in its over 30 years in existence, Pie Day was cancelled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

North Dakota boaters traveling to or through other states or Canadian provinces, are reminded to check the aquatic nuisance species regulations of their destination.

Area 8 Special Olympics held their 32nd Annual 4-person Golf Scramble on Friday at the Valley City Country Club Golf Course. This event is held each year to raise funds that help support Special Olympic athletes’ participation athletic events throughout the year, which include state, nationa…

Valley City Hi-Liner Boys Golf finished out their season at the East Region Golf Tournament at King’s Walk Golf Course in Grand Forks. The boys played very well and shot their best team score of the year. The team score was 368, puting the Hi-Liners in 10th place.

Betting on the ponies has been a spectacle since the Ancient Greek Olympics. Sure, they may have been trailing on chariots in their togas and laurel wreath's, but watching such magnificent beasts provides all parties with such a sense of communal belonging while also introducing the same com…

Valley City Hi-Liner Softball had a big win over W4 Jamestown on opening day of the 2021 North Dakota High School Association Class A Softball State Tournament. The Hi-Liners took down the Blue Jays 10-3 to advance to Friday’s Semifinals. There, Valley City faced W2 Dickinson, who had defeat…

The North Dakota Beef Commission (NDBC) is partnering with the Bismarck Larks and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to promote beef at the ballpark this summer. Both minor league baseball teams will highlight beef in a variety of ways during games throughout their upcoming summer seasons.

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Sheyenne Valley Soap Box Derby action begins bright and early on Saturday, June 5th. The hay bale bumpers will be set up along Central Avenue for the trial runs, which begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning. Then, the races commence at 9:30 a.m. and will go until all racers in each division hav…

Valley City Hi-Liner Track & Field closed out the 2021 season at the State Track Meet in Mandan recently, and they showed their strength in both preliminary and final rounds of each event. Here are the Valley City results:

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After state qualifying as a team, the Hi-Liners continued their run in the Individuals Tournaments.  Breck and Olivia made it to the EDC Championship match taking 2nd with both earning All-EDC honors.  Maisie and Kailee lost in a state qualifying match to the 5th place finishers with Maisie …

The Hi-Liners took on the role of the underdog all season, and have earned their spot at the State Tournament June 3rd-5th. Here's how they got there, starting from Round 1 of the Girls Tennis East Region Tournament:

The deadline for submitting applications for the 2021 deer gun season is Wednesday, June 2.

Before the State-qualified Hi-Liner Track & Field athletes left on Thursday for the state meet in Bismarck, the team celebrated their accomplishments with an awards night. Honors were given out for EDC place winners and to individual team members who have had exceptional season in terms …

The Hi-Liner Junior Varsity Team traveled to the JV Invitational in Fargo recently. We were so thankful the rain stayed away and we had the opportunity to play in this tournament.  

Valley City Youth Bowlers recently completed their season competing in the North Dakota Pepsi Tournament at Sunset Lanes in Moorhead and the North Dakota State Youth Bowling Tournament at Midway Lanes in Mandan. Since place winners are now awarded scholarships in place of awards, Valley City…

The legacy of Bill Jansen continues to live on in and around Valley City, most prominently through the annual event renamed in his honor. The annual Bill Jansen Road Race/Walk has been a community favorite for decades. Sponsored by the Valley city Optimist Club, it was organized by Jansen hi…

North Dakota has seen an increase in aquatic nuisance species in the last decade, yet the state remains in pretty good shape with the low number of waterbodies with invasive species.

Area 8 Special Olympics will be holding their 32nd Annual 4-person Golf Scramble on Friday, June 4th at the Valley City Country Club Golf Course. This event is held each year to raise funds that help support Special Olympic athletes’ participation athletic events throughout the year, which i…

Barnes County North High School students participated in the recent NASP National Archery Tournament. Unlike previous years, this nationals tournament was held on a virtual platform. Here are the BCN results:

Valley City beat the Bruins to go to 4-3 in the EDC with two matches to play.  With the win, the Hi-Liners earned at least the 6th seed for the EDC tournament.  Valley will play both Grand Forks teams in the last week of the regular season where wins could potentially move the Hi-Liners from…

Valley City Hi-Liner Softball had a great day at the plate and in the field when they faced Devils Lake recently. Two home runs, not a single error in the field, and a high count of stolen bases for the Hi-Liners led them to victory over the Firebirds.

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department completed its annual spring mule deer survey in April, and results indicate western North Dakota’s mule deer population is similar to last year and 21% above the long-term average.

Valley City Youth Soccer hosted Jamestown in soccer scrimmages at Hi-Line Park on Saturday, May 1st. Well over 150 kids played soccer on a beautiful Saturday morning. The youth soccer program has kids from age 5 through the sixth grade participating. Scrimmages will continue in May when Vall…

The 17th annual Viper Cup Golf Challenge is to be hosted on Friday, July 30th at the Valley City Town and Country Club. This fundraiser is typically Viper Hockey’s biggest of the year, and the funds from the event will go towards maintaining their facility and purchasing new equipment in ord…

During a recent United States Bowling Congress Flight Series Tournament at Buffalo Lanes in Jamestown, North Dakota, Tucker Orner qualified for the Junior Gold National Bowling Tournament. Orner is a member of the Valley City High school Bowling League, which bowled this season at Buffalo Lanes.

Valley City, ND (VCSU) – VCSU junior Riley Perryman has been named the NSAA Softball Player of the Week after putting together an impressive stretch at the plate. Perryman batted .727 and scored eight runs over VCSU’s five games last week. She also hit four home runs and recorded a 1.818 slu…

A total of 58,146 North Dakota deer hunters took approximately 39,322 deer during the 2020 deer gun hunting season, according to a post-season survey conducted by the state Game and Fish Department.

North Dakota’s 2021 paddlefish snagging season opens May 1 and is scheduled to continue through May 21. However, depending on the overall harvest, an early in-season closure may occur with a 24-hour notice issued by the state Game and Fish Department.

Join Valley City Green Dot and Hi-Liners Baseball for “Dots on the Diamond”, April 23, 5pm. Come to the game, cheer on our Hi-Liners, and learn how you can be a Ball Park Bystander, keeping Valley City safe one green dot at a time.

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department honored several Emmons County area landowners in April for their cooperation in providing boating and fishing access to Rice Lake and construction of a carp barrier to keep the undesirable species from getting into the popular Emmons County fishery.

The Barnes County Wildlife Club met for their monthly meeting April 14th at the Valley City Eagles Club. The first order of business was to honor five Valley City State University students awarded scholarships at they enter into the VCSU Fisheries and Wildlife Program.

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