Herald Staff Report
The UND volleyball team, the defending Big Sky Conference regular season and tournament champions, are the overwhelming favorite to repeat in the 2017 league coaches poll, which was released Friday. The Fighting Hawks received 10 of a possible 11 first-place votes. Northern Colorado was picked second, followed by Sacramento State, Northern Arizona and Portland State. "These preseason polls are just guessing," UND coach Mark Pryor said. "There are so many uncontrollable things out there that we simply have no say in, so why even waste a second thinking about that?
Lake of the Woods If you like big walleyes, the bite is on, Lake of the Woods Tourism said in its weekly update. Spinners with crawlers, and crankbaits trolled in 28 feet to 31 feet of water are producing numbers of fish and big fish. Deep mud and deep reefs both are producing, the report said. Gold, glow and bright colors continue to be solid choices.
A "vulnerable" adult who walked away from St. Anne's Guest House in Grand Forks has been found. Terrance Brenna, 73, was found safe and sound, the Grand Forks Police Department said in a news release. He briefly went missing Wednesday night.
FARGO—A Devils Lake man was sentenced to a decade in prison by a federal judge Monday for his role in methamphetamine trafficking in central North Dakota. Jeremy Arlen Crist, 40, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and distribution of a controlled substance by U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson.
Authorities have identified the Grand Forks man who was killed in a rollover crash north of Hillsboro, N.D. early Sunday morning. Harold Weivoda was killed when the pickup he was riding in entered the median on Interstate 29, 10 miles north of Hillsboro, and rolled, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. He was 73. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene at 1 a.m. Sunday, where they found a 1995 Ford pickup with a trailer had rolled into the median, according to a news release from the Highway Patrol.
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Authorities have identified Grand Forks man killed in a rollover crash early Sunday morning north of Hillsboro. Harold Weivoda was killed when the pickup he was riding in entered the median on Interstate 29, 10 miles north of Hillsboro, and rolled, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. He was 73. Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene at 1 a.m. Sunday, where they found a 1995 Ford pickup with a trailer had rolled into the median, according to a news release from the Highway Patrol.
Antlerless tags remain for N.D. deer season The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has completed its deer gun lottery, and more than 2,800 antlerless permits are available for residents who weren't successful in the first lottery. The first lottery application process — deer gun, muzzleloader, youth and landowner — had more than 107,000 applicants, and nearly 53,000 were unsuccessful. Here's a look at remaining tags. • Unit 3B3: 37 antlerless whitetail. • 3D1: 132 antlerless whitetail. • 3D2: 87 antlerless whitetail.
HILLSBORO, N.D.—A Grand Forks man has died in an early Sunday morning rollover crash in Traill County. Emergency responders were sent at 1 a.m. to 10 miles north of Hillsboro on Interstate 29, where a 1995 Ford pickup with a trailer had rolled into the median, according to a news release from the North Dakota Highway Patrol. A 59-year-old male driver from Grand Forks was northbound on the interstate on his way home from Minneapolis when he lost control of the pickup, the release stated.
WILLIAMS, Minn.—A 19-year-old has been charged with driving drunk after a one-vehicle crash injured his teenage passenger early Saturday morning near Lake of the Woods. At 5:52 a.m., the Minnesota Highway Patrol responded to the crash at state Highway 11 and Lake of the Woods County Road 2 in the city of Williams. Officers found a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado on its side in the city, according to a news release.
A downtown Grand Forks salon has shuttered its doors. Olivieri’s Salon and Spa announced in late July via Facebook it was closing so owner Robbi Kovar could retire. The salon’s last day was July 22. “Our owner has decided to retire, and believe us, she certainly deserves it!” the Facebook post stated. “Although we're sad to see our journey together coming to an end, our talented stylists are ready and excited for their new adventures.”