Herald Staff Report
MENTOR, Minn. — No one was injured Friday afternoon when a train struck a semi in Polk County. The Minnesota State Patrol and Polk County Sheriff's Office responded at 5:15 p.m. Friday to a report of property damage related to the crash that happened on U.S. Highway 2 about 3 miles east of Mentor at 190th Avenue Southeast, according to a news release. The semi, driven by David Toman, 61, of Grand Forks, attempted to cross the railroad tracks when the trailer was hit by a BNSF train, the release said.
Prep volleyball 6 Wednesday’s results
North Dakota is investigating whether a child has a rare polio-like illness. The state Department of Health announced Wednesday it received a report of a child who may have acute flaccid myelitis. If confirmed, it would be the first case of AFM reported in North Dakota.
THIEF RIVER FALLS—Two Goodridge, Minn., woman face serious prison time after being accused of bringing meth and marijuana into Pennington County. Drug task force agents said they found 44 grams of meth, almost 15 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in a vehicle driven by Kristi Arlene Anderson, 60, according to court documents. Anderson and her passenger, Tammy Jean Hunt, 64, were arrested during the Oct. 5 traffic stop in Pennington County, the court documents said.
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has confirmed the first cases of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease—known as EHD, for short—in Minnesota deer. Six of seven animals in a small herd of captive white-tailed deer in Goodhue County in southeast Minnesota died of the disease earlier this month. The remaining buck appears healthy at this time and is showing no clinical signs associated with the disease.
Prep volleyball 6 Tuesday's results Hawley def. Dilworth-G-F 25-21, 25-22, 25-16 Park Rapids def. EGF Senior High 25-14, 25-10, 25-13 West Fargo 25-25-25, Grand Forks Central 12-15-22
Volleyball West Fargo 3, GF Central 0: Hallie Erickson had 10 kills and 19 assists to lead West Fargo to a 25-12, 25-15, 25-22 road win over Grand Forks Central on Tuesday. Katie Noreen recorded nine kills and 14 digs to pace Central. Sofie McGee had seven kills for the Knights. Devils Lake 3, GF Red River 1: Chiara Olson and Kyleigh Toso each had 10 kills as Devils Lake beat visiting Grand Forks Red River 25-22, 23-25, 25-17, 25-17 on Tuesday. Red River was led by Kaylee Lancaster (12 kills), Karlie Robson (11 kills) and Jada Steen (eight kills).
ST. THOMAS, N.D.—A St. Thomas teenager was injured Tuesday afternoon in Pembina County after striking a car with an all-terrain vehicle, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol.
ADA, Minn—An Ada man could spend 25 years in prison if found guilty of sexually abusing a young child. Miguel Jose Macias, 27, appeared Tuesday for a bail hearing in Norman County District Court on a second-degree felony count of criminal sexual conduct. The charge was brought against Macias after the Ada Police Department was told on Sunday the defendant "had sexual conduct with" a child less than 10 years old, according to court documents.
College hockey 6 USCHO.com poll The USCHO.com Poll consists of 50 voters, including coaches and beat writers and sports professionals from across the country. The weekly poll is a production of USCHO.com. Ranking, team, first place votes, record, points, last week