Herald Staff Report
ROSEAU, Minn.—A Warroad, Minn., man was not wearing a seat belt when he was killed Thursday in a crash in northwest Minnesota.
THOMPSON, N.D. -- Two people were killed and two injured in a two-vehicle crash between Thompson and Northwood, N.D., Thursday morning. North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Ben Kennelly said a 2008 Chevrolet Uplander minivan with three occupants and a 2007 Nissan Altima sedan collided head on near the intersection of state Highway 15 and Grand Forks County Road 13. Two passengers of the van were killed. One was dead at the scene of the crash and the other was declared dead at Altru Hospital, Kennelly said.
The Grand Forks Police Department is investigating elusive burglars after multiple reported break-ins over several months. Officers responded Wednesday to three reported burglaries between the 1500 block of Hammerling Drive and the 1400 block of 14th Avenue South, according to a news release. Police said the break-ins are similar to ones previously reported: They happen in the evening hours, someone forces his way into the home and steals jewelry and other small items.
Boys hockey GF Central 5, West Fargo Sheyenne 0: Lucas Kanta scored two goals and added an assist to lead Grand Forks Central to a win over West Fargo Sheyenne at Purpur Arena. Cole Hanson, Mitchell Idalski and Dalton Koland scored for the Knights. Central outshot West Fargo Sheyenne 33-8. Girls Hockey East Grand Forks 5, Moorhead 1: Nicole Schlenk scored two goals to lead East Grand Forks to a road win over Moorhead on Tuesday. Meghan Weber, Grace Beck and Tiffany Hanson also scored for the Green Wave.
Boys hockey 6 Tuesday's results Lake of the Woods 5, Red Lake Falls 0 Park Rapids 8, Bagley-Fosston 1 GF Central 5, WF Sheyenne 0 Second period—1. Cole Hanson (Lucas Kanta) 3:50; 2. Kanta (Hunter Bjorge) 11:05 Third period—3. Mitchell Idalski (Zach Murphy, Hanson) 1:11; 4. Dalton Koland (Hanson) 3:30; 5. Kanta PP (Murphy) 6:52 Goalie saves—GFC: Caleb Johnson 8; WFS: Cole Nissen 28 Roseau 4, EGF Senior High 1
DEVILS LAKE—A Fargo man has been accused of forcing a young child to touch him for sexual gratification. James Christopher Armentrout, 39, appeared Tuesday in Ramsey County District Court on a Class A felony count of gross sexual imposition. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. Court documents reveal few details about the alleged incident, which prosecutors say happened "on or about the summer or fall of 2011 or 2012." The charging documents describe the victim as younger than 8 at the time.
The Grand Forks Police Department has released images from video depicting a suspect in a convenience store robbery involving a knife. Officers are investigating the robbery reported at 7:30 a.m. Friday. Police were dispatched to the Valley Dairy at 2401 S. Columbia Road, where a suspect showed a knife, demanded money and fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to a news release.
NDGF to offer 502 nonresident bow tags The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will offer 502 any-deer bow licenses to nonresidents in 2018. Applicants must apply online at the Game and Fish website, gf.nd.gov. Paper applications are not available. The deadline for applying is March 1. As many as five applicants can apply together as a party. A lottery will be held if more applications are received than licenses available. Any remaining licenses after March 1 will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
WARREN, Minn.—A Saturday garage fire near Warren likely was caused by a wood furnace, law enforcement said Sunday. Firefighters responded to the garage fire 10 miles southeast of Warren, where the garage was declared a "complete loss," according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office. The adjacent house on property owned by Dan Veselka was damaged by "the heat of the fire," the news release said. No one was injured.