Herald Staff Report
T he 17th annual Great Backyard Bird Count will take place Presidents Day weekend, Feb. 14-17, and birdwatchers across North America are invited to participate. The National Audubon Society, the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology and Bird Studies Canada invite anyone who is interested to participate in the bird count.
The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education is now accepting applications for two board positions. The spots will be vacated by current board President Kirsten Diederich and board member Duaine Espegard in June. The board is the governing body of the state’s 11 public colleges and is composed of seven members, all of whom serve four-year terms.
Alaska FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Topping the list of approved sites was Alaska, which wasn’t much of a surprise to those who follow drones: Alaskans have had a long-standing love affair...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Coaches claim that a split on the road during conference season is an OK weekend. But UND may not totally agree with that after coming close to pulling off a Big Sky Conference road sweep Saturday night. But Portland State managed to rally from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat UND 70-68 at the Stott Center. UND dropped to 6-4 in the league and 9-11 overall. North Dakota’s four-game win streak was also snapped. Portland State improved to 6-4 and 11-8.
Park River Bible Camp to hold winter fun day Park River (N.D.) Bible Camp will hold a Winter Fun Day for grades one through three from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. today. Children will play games, make crafts, sing songs, enjoy puppet shows and have fun Bible studies.
Men’s hockey NCHC Record SW Pts. GF GA St. Cloud State 8-3-2 0 26 44 31
Girls hockey Friday’s results Thief river falls 3, egf senior high 1 First period — 1. TRF, Kora Torkelson (Brandi Malwitz) 9:25 Second period — 2. TRF, Torkelson 3:45; 3. EGF, Riley Koberinski (Courtney Nelson) 15:09 Third period — 4. TRF, Morgan Martell (Emily Bergland) 15:39
Women’s basketball Friday’s results East Cornell 82, Brown 68 Harvard 78, Princeton 68 Hofstra 55, NC-Wilmington 43 James Madison 92, Charleston 59 Pennsylvania 71, Dartmouth 53 Yale 76, Columbia 51...
Girls basketball Friday’s results Minnesota Norman Co. East/Ulen-Hitterdal 45, Park Christian 39 Ada-Borup 60, Norman Co. West 37 Pelican Rapids 79, Frazee 59 Norman Co. East/UH 45, Park Christian 39 West Central Area 52, Swanville 38 B-G-MR 64, Red Lake Co. Central 45
Boys basketball Friday’s results North Dakota Beach 60, Hettinger/Scranton 51 Beulah 66, Richardton-Taylor 27 Lakota/Edmore 60, Carrington 57 Thompson 51, Dakota Prairie 47 Dickinson Trinity 47, New England 42 Trenton/Trinity Christian 63, Divide Co. 40