Herald Staff Report
BEMIDJI -- Stephen-Argyle's state title hopes went down in overtime here Saturday night. Mountain Iron-Buhl handed the Storm their first loss of the season, a 28-20 decision in overtime in the quarterfinals of the Minnesota 9-man high school state football playoffs.
MILWAUKEE—The inexperienced UND men's basketball team passed its first big test on Saturday night. UND held Milwaukee to 17 first-half points en route to a 63-60 win in non-conference play at the UWM Panther Arena. The Fighting Hawks were led by Conner Avants' 14 points and seven rebounds. Cortez Seales (12 points) and Kienan Walter (10 points, seven rebounds) were also in double figures. UND, which improved to 2-0 for only the third time in the Division I era, didn't have a field goal for the game's final 5:05 of the second half.
Lake of the Woods Open water fishing soon will wind down if cold temperatures persist, but for anglers who fished Lake of the Woods during last weekend's Minnesota deer season opener, walleye action was good. According to the weekly report from Lake of the Woods Tourism, mixed schools of fish are being reported in depths ranging from 10 feet to 25 feet along the South Shore, with activity around both Lighthouse and Morris Point gaps and along Pine Island. Anchoring and jigging with frozen shiners has been the top technique. Rainy River
WASHINGTON — On the heels of the midterm elections, 204 hunting, fishing and wildlife conservation organizations and businesses from 33 states, including Minnesota and North Dakota, are urging federal lawmakers to reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund with full, dedicated annual funding.
Hunters harvesting a big game animal in North Dakota’s deer gun Unit 3F2 are reminded they cannot transport the whole carcass, including the head and spinal column, outside of the unit. In addition, hunters are prohibited from transporting into or within North Dakota the whole carcass of deer, elk, moose or other members of the cervid family from states and provinces with documented occurrences of chronic wasting disease in wild populations, or in captive cervids.
Fisheries crews from the North Dakota Game and Fish Department have completed their annual salmon spawning operation on the Missouri River System, collecting more than 2.2 million eggs. According to Dave Fryda, Missouri River System supervisor for Game and Fish, crews easily collected enough eggs to stock the 500,000 smolts planned for Lake Sakakawea in 2019.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson on Wednesday praised the efforts of 19 agriculture and sportsmen's organizations that collectively sent a letter to urge Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to place H.R. 424, the Gray Wolf State Management Act, on the House floor for a vote before the year's end.
WANNASKA, Minn.—A 19-year-old woman died after rolling her car Friday afternoon, a press release from the Roseau County Sheriff's Office said. Leah Marie Vigum, of Twin Valley, Minn., was westbound on County Road 18 in Golden Valley Township, south of Wannaska, when her 1994 Pontiac Bonneville veered off the road and rolled just before 4:30 p.m., according to the release. Vigum was not wearing her seat belt and was thrown from the car, the release said. She was airlifted to Grand Forks, where she was pronounced dead, according to the release.
Prep volleyball 6 Tuesday’s results Region 1 Northern Cass def. Richland 25-17, 18-25, 27-25, 17-25, 19-17 Central Cass def. Oak Grove 27-25, 25-19, 12-25, 20-25, 15-13 Region 3 Napoleon/G-S def. Carrington 25-17, 25-20, 19-25, 15-9