Herald Staff Report
Prep football 6 Thursday’s results Minot 33, Dickinson 0 Fargo Davies 33, Fargo South 14
A longtime leader for the Grand Forks Community Violence Intervention Center is leaving her post to join Altru Health System. CVIC President and CEO Kristi Hall-Jiran announced Thursday she has accepted Altru's offer to become the hospital's executive vice president and chief philanthropy officer. "I have such mixed emotions leaving CVIC," Hall-Jiran said in a statement. "My work here was never a job, but rather a calling, and it is something that I felt privileged to be a part of every single day."
CROOKSTON—A woman will avoid further jail time for forcing her way into the Crookston home of a man who previously took her in. Amy Sue Clausen, 43, was sentenced Thursday in Polk County District Court to 180 days at the Tri-County Community Corrections Center for a first-degree felony count of burglary, but she received 696 days credit for time served. She will be on probation for four years, according to the judgement. Four other charges filed against Clausen on Nov. 17, 2016, including an additional count of first-degree burglary and felony theft, were dismissed.
Ross Dress for Less will open this weekend in Grand Forks. The soft opening is set for 9 a.m. Friday, and the public is welcome, said store manager Peggy Murphy. The official opening of the store will be 9 a.m. Saturday. The owner of the building previously had told the Herald an earlier opening date.
A Grand Forks man has died after hitting a support column for an overpass in East Grand Forks. The unnamed 30-year-old was southbound at 2:22 a.m. Thursday on River Road just east of the Kennedy Bridge when he drove a 2008 Honda Accord onto the center median of the street, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. He then hit the support column of an overpass where River Road goes under Gateway Drive, the release said. The man was not wearing a seat belt, a news release said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Ice and snow were a factor in the crash.
Boys soccer 6 Minn. Section 8A Tuesday's play-in games Walker-H-A 5, TrekNorth 0 Minnewaska Area 3, St. John's Prep 1 Melrose Area 3, Sauk Rapids-Rice 2 Today's first round Walker-H-A (North No. 8 seed) at Bemidji (North No. 1), 4 p.m.; Detroit Lakes (North No. 5) at Pelican Rapids (North No. 4); Minnewaska Area (South No. 7) at St. Cloud Cathedral (South No. 2), 7 p.m.; Alexandria (South No. 6) at Little Falls (South No. 3), 4 p.m.
Boys soccer 6 Minn. Section 8A Tuesday’s play-in games Walker-H-A 5, TrekNorth 0 Minnewaska Area 3, St. John’s Prep 1 Melrose Area 3, Sauk Rapids-Rice 2 Today’s first round
UND head track and field coach Kevin Galbraith announced Wednesday that the 2018-19 season will be his final one leading the program. Galbraith, who arrived in Grand Forks in 2011, played an integral role in the planning of the UND Athletics High Performance Center.
Prep volleyball 6 Tuesday's results West Fargo def. Fargo North 25-19, 25-21 Valley City def. Wahpeton 25-11, 25-16, 25-20 WF Sheyenne def. Shanley 25-22, 20-25, 25-16, 26-24
Sacred Heart extended its dominance in East Grand Forks volleyball Tuesday. The Eagles swept visiting East Grand Forks Senior High 25-17, 25-10, 25-9, marking the fifth consecutive season Sacred Heart won the intracity match. Ivy Edwards had 14 kills, Jessica Remer 12 and Maddi Mitzel seven kills to go with three blocks as 20-1 Sacred Heart had a strong showing at the net. Dana Walski had 31 assists.