Herald Staff Report
Lake of the Woods
A member of the Grand Forks School Board has entered the City Council race. Katie Dachtler announced Friday a campaign for the Ward 2 seat, which is held by Crystal Schneider. She will face Mark Rustad, a property owner and manager, in the June election. "I am running because Grand Forks is my home and I believe engagement is the cornerstone of a vibrant city and a strong, healthy community," Dachtler said in a news release.
CEDAR CITY, Utah—The wait for a North Dakota road win in the Big Sky Conference is over. UND captured its first Big Sky road win Thursday night, downing Southern Utah 68-53. UND improved to 5-9 in the Big Sky and 12-13 overall while Southern Utah dropped to 2-11 and 3-21. The Fighting Hawks were led by Lexi Klabo, who had 21 points and eight rebounds. UND played without junior Fallyn Freije, who was injured in last weekend's Big Sky play.
LARIMORE, N.D.—No one was injured Tuesday morning in a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Larimore. Firefighters from Larimore and Northwood responded to the blaze after dispatchers received the call at 3 a.m. Tuesday, Larimore Fire Chief Bill McDermottt said. By the time emergency responders arrived at the scene in northwest Larimore, the mobile home and a utility shed were engulfed in flames, he said. "It's a total loss," McDermott said.
THIEF RIVER FALLS—A Thief River Falls woman was injured Wednesday morning when she lost control of her vehicle in Pennington County. Jean Ann Marquis, 58, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after the one-vehicle crash at 8:30 a.m. on U.S. Highway 59. She was southbound in a 2009 Pontiac Vibe about 11 miles southeast of Thief River Falls when she lost control of her vehicle near County Road 2, according to a news release. The vehicle left the road and rolled in the ditch. She was wearing her seat belt, and no alcohol was involved, according to the release.
Boys hockey 6 Tuesday's results Warroad 3, Lake of the Woods 2 Detroit Lakes 4, Park Rapids 1 Moorhead 9, Bemidji 0 EGF Senior High 5, Thief River Falls 2 First period—1. EGF, Coby Stauss (Casey Kallock, Luke Vonesh) 10:04; 2. EGF, Stauss (Vonesh, Carter Krier) 10:25; 3. TRF, Aaron Meyers (Tucker Skime) 15:54 Second period—4. EGF, Kallock 1:02 Third period—5. EGF, Kallock (Vonesh) 5:17; 6. TRF, Brady Anderson (Keaden Kempert, Skime) 5:27; 7. EGF, Ethan Trebil (Cole Avery) 12:07
Grand Forks police are looking for a registered sex offender who had been jailed for possessing child porn. A news release said Roger Lee Whaley, 87, may have removed his GPS monitoring device and fled the Grand Forks area, where he moved to after being released from the James River Correctional Center in Jamestown, N.D. He had been living in the basement of a residence at 18 N. Washington St.
ROSEAU, Minn.—A Roseau woman was injured Tuesday morning after her vehicle lost control on an icy road, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Emily Mae Johnson, 28, was treated for non-life-threatening injuries after the crash that happened at 7:50 a.m. on State Highway 11 on the east side of Roseau. She was eastbound in a 2004 Buick LeSabre when she lost control of her car, went off the road and rolled her vehicle, according to the State Patrol.
The Grand Forks Police Department is offering a $500 reward to anyone who can help them find the suspect in a convenience store robbery. The agency released another photo of the suspect and a car believed to be connected to the perpetrator in the Jan. 12 robbery of Valley Dairy at 2401 S. Columbia Road. Investigators said a knife-wielding man entered the store, demanded money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Men's hockey 6 USCHO.com poll 1. Notre Dame (15 first-place votes) 22-6-2 2. Denver (15) 16-6-6 3. St. Cloud State (13) 19-6-3 4. Cornel (7) 20-3-2 5. Minnesota State 23-7-0 6. Ohio State 19-7-4 7. Clarkson 19-6-5 8. Providence 18-9-4 9. North Dakota 13-9-8 10. Minnesota 18-13-1 11. Minnesota Duluth 14-13-3 12. Northeastern 16-8-5 13. Omaha 14-13-1 14. Bowling Green 17-9-6 15. Western Michigan 14-13-1 16. Penn State 13-12-6