Forum staff reports
Fargo hospitals Gabrielle and Benjamin Asplin, Moorhead, son, Essentia Health, Sunday, Aug. 13 Cassandra Desrocher, Twin Valley, Minn., and Jamie Elsner, Marion, N.D., daughter, Essentia Health, Sunday, Aug. 13 Laura and Justin Kolling, Moorhead, daughter, Essentia Health, Monday, Aug. 14 Sarah and Jan Mevold, Fargo, daughter, Essentia Health, Tuesday, Aug. 15 Cassie and Jason Murphy, Mapleton, N.D., daughter, Essentia Health, Monday, Aug. 14 Jade and Steven Rosenfeldt, Moorhead, daughter, Essentia Health, Tuesday, Aug. 15
FARGO — An annual clothing giveaway will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Woodrow Wilson/Agassiz High School in the gyms. Youthworks of North Dakota is hosting the event to provide free back-to-school clothing for middle school and high school students who might not otherwise be able to afford new clothing. Those attending can park in the school's main lot.
NaCaria Mix was found safe in south Moorhead, policed said shortly before 4 p.m.
MOORHEAD — Thirteen candidates will face off in a Nov. 7 special election for a one-year seat on the Moorhead School Board. A raft of candidates submitted their paperwork this week before the filing deadline of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15. They are Brian Mancini, Lisa Holter, Amy Arel, Ruel C. Johnson, Elijah J. Dee Sr., Angie Dannewitz-Johnson, David Thingvold and Lisa Hage. They joined earlier filers Kara Gloe, David Marquardt, Keith Vogt, Tanya Kunza and David Hallman.
ULEN, Minn. — Aerial spraying for mosquitoes is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, weather permitting. If the spraying is rescheduled, it will take place the following evening. The spray is designed for use in residential areas. However, as a safety precaution, residents may want to remain indoors while the application is taking place.
FARGO — The American Heart Association will host its annual Heart Walk beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Island Park. The annual event, which includes non-competitive 1-mile and 3-mile walks, raises funds to help address strokes and heart disease. The event will also feature the Heart Festival which includes healthy snacks, educational booths and activities for children. For more information on the event or to register, visit www.RedRiverValleyHeartWalk.org .
FARGO — The Fargo Park District will host its last Park It! event from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, at Centennial Park, 4101 25th St. S. Park It! is a free event that encourages participants to create take-home arts and crafts. Adult supervision is required, and art supplies are provided. For more information, visit FargoParks.com or call 701-499-7788.
MOORHEAD — The annual Cobber corn feed is set for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23. The community event will be held at Prexy's Pond on the Concordia College campus. Corn will be provided with burgers and hotdogs available for purchase. Face painting and inflatable obstacle courses are available for kids.
BISMARCK — The deadline for the 2017 North Dakota Governor's Photo Contest is Thursday, Aug. 31. All North Dakota photographers are encouraged to submit photos that capture the unique things to see and do in the state. Photographers can submit photos in one or more of the following categories: adventure and recreation, places to visit, communities and events, fun with family and friends, scenery and wildlife.
FARGO — The last BMX Jam of the summer is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at Dike West Skate Park. Registration for the free event begins at 1 p.m., with the competition starting at 1:30 p.m. Riders can compete in beginner, intermediate and advanced divisions, with awards given to the best trick for each division. All riders must wear a helmet and should bring their own bike. This competition is open to BMX riders only. For more information, contact the Fargo Park District at 701-499-7788 or visit FargoParks.com.