Herald Staff Report
DEVILS LAKE—A Ramsey County Commission candidate has dropped out of the race, leaving five in the hunt for three seats. Kelsie Bye of Devils Lake has withdrawn her name from the general election ballot, Ramsey County Deputy Auditor Kandy Christopherson said. That leaves Myrna Heisler and Mark Olson, both of Devils Lake, to defend their spots on the commission against three challengers: Devils Lake residents Jeff Frith and Lucas Wakefield as well as Scott Diseth, a former Ramsey County commissioner from Edmore, N.D.
HOCKEY Leon Draisaitl scored off a breakaway 2:06 into overtime, lifting Team Europe to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic on Monday at Toronto in the World Cup of Hockey. The Group A result leaves Team USA needing a win over Team Canada on Tuesday to avoid elimination in the preliminary round. Both Canada and Europe would advance to the semifinals—regardless of the results of their third group games—should Canada beat the U.S. squad.
Local clipboard 6 PREP VOLLEYBALL EGF Senior High 3, Thief River Falls 0 THIEF RIVER FALLS—East Grand Forks Senior High downed Thief River Falls in straight sets 25-17, 25-14, 25-17 on Monday. The Green Wave were paced by Hally Carlstrom's team-leading 11 kills. Julia Warmack tallied six kills and three blocks for the Wave, while setter Kayla Nelson dished out 23 assists. GIRLS GOLF Riders win Shanley meet
WOMEN High Week Game Amy Stromsodt..........256 Betts Benson............ 208 Shannon Reed.......... 200 Tiana Delzer.............199 Lisa Perreault........... 192 High Week Series Tiana Delzer............ 573 Amy Stromsodt......... 566 Lisa Perreault........... 539 Erica Dolinar.............510 Ashley Hayes........... 505 High Season Game Amy Stromsodt..........256 Betts Benson............ 208 Shannon Reed.......... 200 Tiana Delzer.............199
Girls golf 6 Shanley Invitational In Fargo, Monday Team totals GF Red River 339, West Fargo Sheyenne 352, Fargo Shanley 379, Wahpeton 391, Fargo Davies 396, Fargo North 403, Fargo South 415, West Fargo 416, GF Central 433 Top 10 individuals
NORTHWOOD, N.D.—Valley Community Health Center in Northwood will receive a $50,277 federal Health and Human Service grant. The money was part of $217,000 going to North Dakota facilities to support expanded services. The grants were announced Monday by North Dakota's congressional delegation. Health facilities in Fargo, Turtle Lake and Beulah also received grants.
A girl who jumped from Kennedy Bridge between Grand Forks and East Grand Forks has been taken to Altru Hospital for medical evaluation. Emergency responders were dispatched to the bridge on Gateway Drive about 4 p.m. after receiving reports from witnesses who said they watched a girl jump from the bridge. A news release from the Grand Forks Police Department said officers found clothing items belonging to the girl on the pedestrian walkway on the south side of the bridge.
The cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will be spraying for mosquitoes tonight from 7 to 11. Grand Forks Mosquito Control has seen an increase of the type of mosquito, Culex tarsalis, that transmits West Nile. Culex tarsalis is most active just before sundown and through the night. To prevent infection with West Nile the Health Department recommends using bug spray with DEET, limiting outdoor activities between dusk and dawn, wearing long pants and sleeves and eliminating stagnant water around homes.
Grand Forks Public Library "Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids and How to Break the Trance," by Nicholas Kardaras, explores the negative effects of excessive screen use on the developing brain. The author examines research correlating technology use with an array of disorders from aggression to psychosis, and provides plenty of case studies to illustrate points.
Girls swimming 6 UND Invitational At Hyslop Pool, Saturday Team totals Minot 402, Williston 341, GF Central 323, Dickinson 296, Bismarck High 278, GF Red River 258 Winners & GF top-8 placers 200 medley relay—1.Williston 1:56.74; 2. Red River 1:59.43; 6. GF Central 2:13.03 200 freestyle --1. Lexi Ljunggren, GFC, 1:56.11; 4. Ellie Pulkrabek, GFC, 2:06.88; 6. Jordyn Danielson, RR, 2:12.10