FISHER, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office determined Fisher High School was not threatened by a parent, reported to be headed to the school with a gun Wednesday. High school staff locked down the school about 3 p.m. after a caller said an armed woman would be picking up her children at the school. Investigating officers with the Sheriff's Office spoke to the caller and the woman, who denied having a weapon or making threats.
Grand Forks' high school celebrated homecoming this week and named their homecoming royalty and courts. At Grand Forks Central, Savannah King was named homecoming queen and Davidson McLean was named king. Other members of the court were Mollie Byzewski, Bailey Jaeger, Kennedy Hanson, Colton Kiley, Paul Grainger and Jay Haines.
A Dunseith, N.D., man was arrested early Friday after leading officers on a chase that ended west of Grand Forks, according to police. Holden Myers, 20, was riding a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle on the 2000 block of DeMers Avenue about 12:30 a.m. when officers signaled for him to stop, according to a police news release. Insteading of pulling over, Myers continued west on DeMers, leaving the city limits. Officers pursued him to the 2300 block of Airport Drive, where he lost control of the motorcycle and crashed. He then fled on foot a short distance but was caught by officers.
A North Dakota rabbi will spend one week traveling the state with a portable sukkah hut for the holiday of Sukkot, a time for Jewish people to commemorate a biblical journey their ancestors took thousands of years ago to the Promised Land. Sukkot begins Sunday at sundown and ends Sept. 30 at dark. For that time, Chabad Rabbi Yonah Grossman will be on the road with his family and his hut, making stops in Grand Forks, Minot, Williston, Dickinson and Bismarck. This will be Grossman's sixth Sukkot on the road, according to a press release from the Chabad Jewish Center of North Dakota.
Friday’s results Thompson 40, Richland 35 Devils Lake 27, Turtle Mountain 8 Rugby 12, Central Dakota 0 Northern Cass 20, Enderlin/Maple Valley 16 West Fargo Sheyenne 12, West Fargo 0 Fargo Shanley 58, Watford City 0 Fargo Davies 49, Fargo North 6
Prep volleyball 6 Friday’s result Fargo Davies 25-17-25-25,
FARGO -- Grand Forks Red River put together a fourth-quarter rally Friday night. But it wasn't enough to dig out of a big hole. Fargo South quarterback Wyatt Hanson connected with receiver Bless Flomo for three touchdown passes -- 13, 7 and 14 yards -- to open a three-score lead. It was enough for the Bruins to hang on for a 28-21 win over the Roughriders.
East Grand Forks Senior High trailed Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton by double digits in the second half Friday night. It responded with back-to-back touchdowns to take the lead. The Green Wave trailed again with 5:30 to go. That didn’t matter, either.
Defense led the way for Polk County West on Friday. The Thunder allowed visiting Badger-Greenbush-Middle River just 32 yards in total offense as PCW claimed a 20-0 win at Senior High Field in East Grand Forks.
UND cross country coach Dick Clay, the longest-tenured head coach in the history of UND Athletics, announced on Tuesday his intention to retire at the end of the 2018-19 academic year.