Herald Staff Report
College volleyball 6 North Florida 25-30-21--25-15, UND 27-28-25-20-8 UND (kills-blocks-aces) -- Kayla Williams 22-0-3, Ashley Brueggeman 17-6-0, Lydia Rutten 9-6-0, Jordan Vail 0-3-0, Roosa Rautio (53 assists)
Officers were called to Riverside Park in Grand Forks Friday afternoon for a self-inflicted shooting near one of the park's picnic areas. The Grand Forks Police Department was called to the park shortly after 1:30 p.m. for a report of a man with a gunshot wound to the head. Grand Forks Police Sgt. Travis Benson said the man, whose name has not been released, allegedly shot himself in the head and then called 911 himself. The man was still alive when police arrived and was transported to the hospital.
The name of the truck driver who was was injured when his truck tipped over and spilled its load of hot tar along a Grand Forks County road Wednesday, Sept. 5, has been released.
North Dakota pheasant hunters will have to work to put birds in the bag again this fall with overall bird numbers similar to last year, the Game and Fish Department said Thursday in reporting results from annual roadside surveys conducted in late July and August. This year's survey tallied a 2 percent decline from last year in total pheasants observed per 100 miles, according to R.J. Gross, upland game management biologist for Game and Fish in Bismarck. The number of broods per 100 miles was unchanged, while the average brood size was up 27 percent.
North Dakota pheasant hunters will have to work to put birds in the bag again this fall with overall bird numbers similar to last year, the Game and Fish Department said Thursday in reporting results from annual roadside surveys conducted in late July and August. According to R.J. Gross, upland game management biologist for Game and Fish in Bismarck, this year’s survey tallied a 2 percent decline from last year in total pheasants observed per 100 miles.
College soccer: UND improves to 5-0: UND improved to 5-0 on the season with a 3-0 win over Minnesota Duluth on Wednesday at East Grand Forks Senior High Field. The Fighting Hawks received all three goals from Katie Moller, who now has six on the season. She received assists from Megan Wright, Ashley Ebeling and Cassie Giddings.
The North Dakota Mill and Elevator was evacuated briefly during a gas leak Wednesday afternoon. Emergency responders were at the state-owned grain-processing plant for about an hour to assess damage caused when a contractor working in the area struck a natural gas line before 1 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release. No one was injured, but the building was evacuated by mill staff before firefighters arrived, officials said.
A semi carrying hot tar tipped over while driving on a Grand Forks County road Wednesday near Thompson, forcing officials to close the highway to traffic.
Prep volleyball 6 Tuesday’s results Fargo Davies over Devils Lake 23-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-15 West Fargo over Fargo North 12-25, 25-21, 25-10, 25-20 West Fargo Sheyenne over Fargo Shanley 25-17, 25-22, 25-17 Valley City over Wahpeton 25-14, 25-15, 25-15
PREP FOOTBALL Central takes road win: Grand Forks Central evened its record at 1-1 with a 25-13 win at Dickinson on Friday night. Austin Braun’s 61-yard interception for a touchdown sealed the win for the Knights, who led 14-7 at the half. Braun also scored a touchdown in the first quarter that tied the game at 7-7. Sylvester Osodo’s 29-yard field goal gave Central a 17-7 lead early in the fourth quarter.