69th Annual Coronation
Monday, 11 February 2013 06:12
The 69th annual Valentines Day Coronation event was held Sunday evening at Valentine High School. The theme for this years event was "Love Letters in the Sand". King and Queen of Hearts from the senior class were Shawna Wheeler and Dillon Eklund. Princes and Princess were Skylar Mathis and Trent Osnes. Duke and Duchess from the junior class were Lindsey Fay and Ed McCleary. Count and Countess from Sophomore class were McKenzie Anderson and Brooks Coleman. Freshman pages were Jaydn Hollenbeck and Braxton Coleman. Most for VHS was Skylar Mathis and the Heart Award was given to Jim Edwards. The event was sponsored by the Valentine Chamber of Commerce.
Auctioneer Contest in Valentine UPDATED
Friday, 08 February 2013 07:14
The GMLAC Championship winners are, in first place, Champion Don Helberg from Gering, Nebraska, in second place, Reserve Champion Jack Brennin from Weyburn, Saskatchewan Canada, and in third place, runner-up Douglas Day from Loup City, NE. Congratulations to the winners!
Original article follows: Valentine Livestock Auction will host the Greater Midwest Livestock Auctioneer Championship this Saturday, February 9th in conjunction with the 12th annual Heart City BullBash. Activities for the Auctioneer championships will begin tonight with check in and orientation followed by a dinner at the Peppermill with introduction of contestants and recognition of past winners. Competition will begin at 10:35 Saturday morning at the sale barn. Valentine Livestock will hold a special feeder cattle and replacement sale that day with over 4,000 head to sell. The contestants will each take their turns auctioning off a certain number of cattle and will be eliminated round by round. The finals are expected to start around 1:30 or 2pm. The public is welcome to attend and watch the competition. 31 contestants are signed up from several states.