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FARGO — South-Shanley stunned Grand Forks Central to end the Knights’ 80-game unbeaten streak against North Dakota opponents on Tuesday night with a 3-2 victory in Eastern Dakota Conference boys hockey at Scheels Arena. Central had gone 78-0-2 against in-state opponents prior to Tuesday’s game. South-Shanley rose to 8-3-1 overall and 6-2-1 in the EDC.
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MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — A female resident of an apartment complex in Montevideo died as the result of an early morning fire Tuesday, Jan. 14, according to the Montevideo Police Department. The name of the victim was not released. According to the Police Department, the Chippewa County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting a fire at 1:13 a.m. Tuesday at the Lincoln Apartments.
FARGO — North Dakota State’s dramatic victory against James Madison for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision national title was the most-watched televised Bison football game, also drawing the largest audience for an FCS game. An average of nearly 2.7 million viewers watched NDSU hold off the Dukes for a 28-20 victory at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. Those numbers are according to showbuzzdaily.com , a website dedicated to TV ratings.
LAKE PARK, Minn. — Authorities are investigating two incidents on Monday night, Jan. 13, in which a man impersonating a law enforcement officer reportedly forced vehicles to pull over on rural roads in Becker and Clay counties. According to Clay County Sheriff Mark Empting, a man claiming to be an officer pulled over a person near the intersection of 290th Street North and Junction Avenue about 5 miles east of Hawley on Monday night. It’s the second such incident reported on the same night, and on Tuesday, Empting had a message for the alleged cop impersonator.
SAUK CENTRE, Minn. — A Sauk Centre man is in custody after a standoff Sunday morning, Jan. 12, when he allegedly shot and hit an armored SWAT vehicle with officers inside. No one was injured and the suspect, identified as Ryan Timothy Kellen, 27, was taken into custody. Officers were called to a Sauk Centre home in response to a report from a woman who said Kellen had assaulted her earlier in the morning and was allegedly making threatening statements while a 9-year-old child was in the house with him.
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- An 18-year-old Rochester man was charged with second-degree murder Monday, Jan. 13, in a shooting last week that left a 24-year-old man dead.
DICKINSON, N.D. — The Dickinson Press announced Monday, Jan. 13, that it will adjust print frequency of the newspaper from five days per week to a weekly publication beginning Wednesday, March 4. In addition to the weekly print publication, the newspaper will enhance its focus to publish local news and information on its website, thedickinsonpress.com .
FISHER Minn. — Authorities in Polk County arrested a man for leading them on a chase in a snowmobile Sunday morning, Jan. 12. Joel Novak, 44, is being held at Tri-County Community Corrections in Crookston, Minn., on pending charges related to fleeing from law enforcement. A deputy tried talking to Novak and another snowmobile driver at a rest stop in Fisher, just off U.S. Highway 2. The drivers then took off on their snowmobiles and the deputy lost sight of one.