Herald Staff Report
Lake of the Woods Look for walleyes and saugers in 19 to 31 feet of water, with the best action in water that's 27 feet or deeper, Lake of the Woods Tourism reports in its weekly update. Actively jig one line and run a plain hook or jig tipped with a minnow below a bobber on the second line. A plain hook-and-minnow combo has been particularly productive in recent days, Lake of the Woods Tourism said. Ice is 14 to 20 inches thick where resorts are fishing.
Women’s basketball 6 Wednesday’s results UND 68, Omaha 57 OMA 11 11 21 14 -- 57
HALLOCK, Minn.—Prosecutors have dropped a sexual assault charge against a Hallock man after he admitted to sending inappropriate photos to a minor. Matthew Mark Glad, 22, was sentenced Monday in Kittson County District Court to 100 days in jail for distributing via electronic communication material that relates to or depicts sexual conduct to a child, a felony. After he pleaded guilty to the charge in September, prosecutors dismissed a fourth-degree felony charge of criminal sexual conduct.
ST. PAUL—The USA High School Clay Target League is adding the clay target discipline of skeet shooting to its program, league officials announced Tuesday. The inclusion of skeet shooting as an option to the hundreds of schools that participate in the league will expand clay target shooting opportunities for tens of thousands of students nationwide. Nearly 26,000 student athletes participated in the league during the 2017-2018 school year.
Men's hockey 6 USCHO poll The USCHO.com Poll consists of 50 voters, including coaches and beat writers and sports professionals from across the country. The weekly poll is a production of USCHO.com. Ranking, team, first place votes, record, points, last week 1 St. Cloud State, (25), 14-2-2, 968, 1 2 Massachusetts, (22), 15-3-0, 964, 2 3 Denver, (3), 12-4-2, 846, 8 4 Ohio State, 12-4-4, 814, 7 5 Minnesota Duluth, 11-5-2, 791, 4 6 Quinnipiac, 15-4-1, 758, 5 7 Providence, 12-4-4, 660, 10
Minnesota's new big game program supervisor will be Barbara Keller, an experienced wildlife researcher and manager who begins Feb. 1 overseeing the state's deer, elk and moose populations with the Department of Natural Resources.
BISMARCK—The Sand County Foundation, a leading voice for conservation of private land, is seeking North Dakota nominees for the Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, author of the influential 1949 book, "A Sand County Almanac," the award is presented in 14 states to private landowners who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat management on private, working land.
Minnesotans interested in being more actively involved in deer management can apply to serve on a Deer Advisory Committee that will help foster dialogue between the public and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. "We're following through on the commitment we made this past summer in our statewide deer management plan, which calls for us to form this committee," said Paul Telander, wildlife section chief for the DNR in St. Paul. "Committee members will play an important role in representing the breadth of deer management issues and discussing them with the DNR."
Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found sitting in a vehicle near Interstate 29 in north Grand Forks. Officers responded at 5:30 p.m. Monday to 1200 N. 47th St. to conduct a welfare check on a man in a vehicle, according to a news release. Police found the man had died, though it’s unclear how long the vehicle was at the location, the release said.
ROSEAU, Minn.—A Baudette, Minn., man will spend six months behind bars for sexually assaulting an underaged teenager last year in Roseau County. Chad Vincent Reed, 27, was sentenced Monday in Roseau County District Court to 180 days in jail after pleading guilty to a third-degree felony charge of criminal sexual conduct. He faced up to 15 years in prison for the charge