Have you visited the House of Horrors in Sanborn yet? Well, it's not too late. The haunted maze is open Halloween night at the home of Betty and Richard Risser (620 3rd Avenue in Sanborn).
Betty is the brains behind the operation. Each year she creates a spooky maze in her yard for children in the area to enjoy for free. She makes most of the decorations using items she finds at thrift stores, flea markets, rummage sales and during city cleanup week.
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Great River Energy's Spiritwood station, the first power plant of its kind in North Dakota, will be commercialized Saturday. More in Friday's Times-Record.
All four candidates for the Barnes County Commission that will appear on the Tuesday General Election Ballot spoke Thursday in a candidates forum at the Valley City Eagles Aerie sponsored by the Young Professionals Network and the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce. More in Fridayâ€™s issue of the Times-Record.
Maple Valley, Barnes County North and Litchville-Marion/Montpelier all fell, 3-0, in Thursdayâ€™s quarterfinals of their respective District volleyball tournaments.
No. 5 Kindred defeated No. 4 Maple Valley, 3-0.
Maple Valley advances to Mondayâ€™s 4:30 p.m. Regional qualifier in Kindred.
No. 1 LaMoure defeated No. 8 Litchville-Marion/Montpelier, 3-0.
No. 4 Ellendale defeated No. 5 Barnes County North, 3-0.
Beating Devils Lake Thursday night at the Hi-Liner Activity Center was all Claire Olson and Valley City needed for at least the eighth Eastern Dakota Conference Tournament spot and a homecourt play-in.
Devils Lake, just a match behind the Hi-Liners for the eighth seed and no stranger to Valley Cityâ€™s escapability after Sept. 16â€™s 3-1 (18-25, 25-22, 25-21) Hi-Liner win at Devils Lake and Oct. 11â€™s 2-0 (26-24, 28-26) repeat performance at the Fargo Invitational, had Valley City down two sets to one before the Hi-Liners took the final two, 3-2 (20-19, 22-25, 23-25, 25-20, 15-8).
Tisa Mason has been named the new president of Valley City State University. Mason was previously served as dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, executive director of the Sigma Kappa Sorority and Foundation, adjunct professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and director of student life and assistant professor at Christopher Newport University.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Tisa Mason has been named the new president of Valley City State University. Mason previously served as dean of student life at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, executive director of the Sigma Kappa Sorority and Foundation, adjunct professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and director of student life and assistant professor at Christopher Newport University.
Read more in Friday's Times-Record.
Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of the finest World Series performances in baseball history by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night
A Kansas man on parole for attempted murder was arrested on a Kansas warrant Tuesday in Valley City by the Barnes County Sheriff's Office and the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
Robert Synoracki, 56, was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle when he drove off without paying for gas in Casselton. Synoracki was intercepted on I-94 in Valley City at westbound exit 292. He was arrested without incident for absconding from parole and for driving under the influence.
The Valley City Times-Record plans to run a historical photograph each week on Thursdays submitted by our readers.
Keith Baurgartner brought in this photograph of the 1949 Oriska High School women's basketball team. Baurgartner said he was 3 when the photo was taken, and several of those shown are still in the area today, including the coach, identified as Miss Eberle. Shown are (back row) Jeanette Olsen, Glennice Paper, Gladis Kose, Bev Lindqust, coach Miss Eberle, (front row) Rose Pelzman, Theresa Hammer, Joan Baumgartner, Eldora Appol, Gilda Appel and Arlene Dreher.