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A front-page story published Monday, Sept. 17, ("Homicide of NDSU freshman still a deep wound 4 years later") incorrectly described the location of the RV sales lot where Tommy Bearson's body was found. The lot is in south Moorhead.
A story published Friday, Sept. 14, on Page A3 gave an incorrect number of new citizens and number of countries represented at a naturalization ceremony held Thursday, Sept. 13, at Minnesota State University Moorhead. There were 103 new citizens from 34 countries.
FARGO — The Cass County Commission has lowered the assessed value of a property that was formerly home to a Gander Mountain store in Fargo, but the reduction in value was not as much as the property owner wanted. Store Master Funding VI, owner of the property that once housed Gander Mountain at 2121 43rd St. S., had asked that the assessed value of the property be reduced from about $7.4 million to $5.7 million for the taxable year 2017.
MOORHEAD — Two roads near Moorhead High School will be closed for more than a year to make way for construction of an underpass.
FARGO, ND - North Alabama, in its first year of NCAA Division I reclassification, was looking for a gauge on Saturday on where it fits into the FCS. The Lions left Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome with a 38-7 loss. But they also may not be that far off from being competitive at their new level. The Bison defense was its salty self, highlighted by linebacker Jabril Cox, who returned an interception 43 yards for a touchdown for the dagger.
MINNEAPOLIS—Concordia rolled up 433 rushing yards to claim a 54-7 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football opening win at Augsburg Saturday. Rylie Sheridan carried the ball seven times for 134 yards and two touchdowns. Dane Ringquist had seven carriers for 128 yards and two touchdowns—including a 72-yard scoring run.
MOORHEAD—Jakup Sinani threw for 238 yards and ran for 70 yards to lift Minnesota State Moorhead to a 42-28 Northern Sun Conference football win over Northern State Saturday at Scheels Field. Sinani completed 23 of 36 passes with three touchdowns and no interceptions. Grady Bresnahan caught 11 passes for 97 yards and one touchdown while Jake Richter caught four passes for 84 yards and one touchdown.
FARGO – Police are investigating reports of shots fired in south Fargo Friday, Sept. 14, that led to the arrest of one suspect. Steven Geely, 30, is in custody for reckless endangerment after admitting to discharging a handgun in the 1600 block of East Gateway Drive, according to Deputy Chief Joe Anderson.
BISMARCK — The North Dakota National Guard is sending three helicopters and 15 personnel to the East Coast to assist the emergency response to Hurricane Florence if needed. The helicopters and personnel will depart Saturday morning, Sept. 15, from Bismarck to Maryland to be near the disaster area in case they are asked to assist with life-saving or life-sustaining efforts, Gov. Doug Burgum’s office said.