Herald Staff Report
• The final shows of "Peter and the Starcatcher," a production by the Empire Theatre Company, are set for 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday in the Empire Arts Center, downtown Grand Forks. Tickets are $22 for adults, $17 for students or military and $12 for ages 12 and under. Info: empireartscenter.com. • The thirteenth annual Knight for a Princess Daddy Daughter Dance is from 6 to 9 p.m. tonight and Saturday and also March 31 and April 1 at the Alerus Center, Grand Forks. Cost is $60 per couple or $30 per person, with check-in beginning at 5:30 p.m. Info: gfparks.org.
MINNEAPOLIS—Kiley Borowicz opened the Minnesota state Class AA girls basketball tournament in a big way Wednesday afternoon. Borowicz pulled off a rare quadruple-double to help Roseau beat New Richland-HEG 82-64 in the state quarterfinals at Mariucci Arena. The No. 1 seed Rams improved to 30-0. Borowicz, a senior, scored 28 points, snagged 13 rebounds, handed out 10 assists and grabbed 10 steals.
GULLY, Minn.—The Minnesota State Patrol has released the name of a Gonvick, Minn., man killed in a Polk County crash Tuesday. Kyle William Rouland, 31, was driving a 2006 Chrysler 300 west on Minn. Highway 92 just east of Gully when he went off the road at 12:23 a.m., according to a news release. The vehicle rolled and came to rest on its tires. It's unclear if Rouland was wearing a seat belt or if alcohol was involved. Gully is about 60 miles east of Crookston.
One person is dead following a house fire Monday near Badger, Minn., in Roseau County. According to a news release from the Roseau County Sheriff's Office, an occupant of the home told 911 dispatchers her house was on fire and an adult male was inside around 3:50 a.m. Monday. Emergency responders found a male victim dead at the scene, according to the statement. A woman and a male juvenile escaped without injury. The Badger and Greenbush fire departments responded to the blaze, along with Greenbush Ambulance and Roseau law enforcement.
After missing for almost three hours Grand Forks Police have found 13 year old Julian Romero. Romero was lost around 9 p.m. in the 800 block of 15th Avenue South in Grand Forks but has since been found in downtown Grand Forks, according to the press release by the Grand Forks Police Department.
Police are investigating allegations of sexual abuse at a Grand Forks day care. Grand Forks Police Lt. Brett Johnson confirmed a complaint has been filed regarding the Little Rascals child care facility alleging "inappropriate touching" of a sexual nature. Johnson said the alleged victims and suspect in the case are all juveniles. He did not specify how many victims had been named. A parent of an alleged victim filed the complaint last Wednesday and did not specify when the incident occurred, Johnson said.
A Fargo man who threatened to stab his victim if he didn't give up his wallet was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison, but he'll only have to serve less than half of that. Judge Jon Jensen suspended five years of a sentence for Derrick William Longie, 29, who pleaded guilty to robbery, a Class B felony. Longie, who faced at most 10 years in prison, was given 103 days' credit for time served.
Individual honors went to Macey Kvilvang this past weekend, but the North Star senior came up one win shy of team goals. "You know senior athlete of the year is a great accomplishment and I couldn't be more thankful. But we're really team oriented and it would have been really nice to get the state championship. But I'm not going to complain,'' Kvilvang said.
A Sunday evening crash at one of the busiest intersections in Grand Forks shut down traffic for a half hour. Officers responded to at 7:05 p.m. Sunday to DeMers Avenue and South Washington Street, where police determined a northbound 2011 Dodge Journey turning west onto DeMers was struck by a southbound 1991 Chevrolet Tahoe, according to a news release. Officers did not release the name of the juvenile female driving the Dodge, which got stuck in the median west of the intersection. She was cited for failure to yield.
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