Forum staff reports
MINNEAPOLIS—No. 4-ranked Minnesota defeated North Dakota State 3-1 and 6-0 to sweep a non-conference college softball doubleheader Wednesday, April 26. Minnesota improves its overall record to 45-3 while NDSU falls to 20-28.
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. -- A late April return to winter weather made made roads slick Wednesday morning, April 26, and likely contributed to a fatal crash in Otter Tail County.
FARGO—Former North Dakota State men's basketball standout Dexter Werner is trying his hand at another sport for the Bison. Werner has joined the men's track and field team to throw javelin, the school announced Wednesday, April 26. Werner was the North Dakota Class A state runner-up in javelin for Bismarck High School as a senior in 2012, when he posted a personal-best throw of 188 feet, 3 inches.
MOORHEAD – A 53-year-old man was charged Wednesday, April 26, with robbing a gas station convenience store in south Moorhead earlier this month. Dwayne Murray of Moorhead faces felony counts of second-degree aggravated robbery and simple robbery, according to documents filed in Clay County District Court. The robbery was reported about 11:50 a.m. April 15 at Brady's Service Center, 2404 8th St. S.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn.—A 60-year-old Detroit Lakes man suffered a gunshot wound to the leg in an incident reported around 10 p.m. on Monday, April, 24, according to a report released by Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander. Glander said authorities were called to residence at 15356 E. Munson Drive and found Terry Tyge with a gunshot wound to the leg. Tyge was taken to a hospital in Detroit Lakes before being transferred to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo with non-life threatening injuries, said Glander, who added the incident remains under investigation.
MOORHEAD—In its home opener at Matson Field, Moorhead posted a 7-6 win over Fergus Falls in high school baseball action Monday. The Spuds even their record to 3-3 with the win. Fergus Falls falls to 3-4.
FARGO—Elena Linster hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to give Fargo Shanley a 13-3 high school softball win over Fargo South Monday. Taylor Erholtz, Ingrid Swanson, Mady Reimche and Hope Roeber each went 2-for-3 for Shanley. Swanson was the winning pitcher, striking out seven South batters.
FARGO—North Dakota State fell to Omaha 6-3 in a Summit League series finale Sunday at Newman Outdoor Field. With the loss, the Bison drop to 19-20 on the season and 10-8 in Summit League play while the Mavs improve to 10-29 overall and 7-11 in league action. The Bison were limited to four hits with freshman Bennett Hostetler producing one hit and driving in one run.
FARGO—Sam Palensky led Omaha's offense with three hits and one run scored in the team's 3-1 win over North Dakota State University in college baseball on Friday, April 21. Ryan Cate, Cole Patterson, and Adam Caniglia each drove in one RBI for the Mavericks. Tucker Rohde scored the lone run for NDSU. With the loss, the Bison fall to 18-19 overall and 9-7 in the Summit.
BISMARCK—A 52-year-old Rugby man has been sentenced in U.S. District Court to five years and three months for his conviction on a charge of bank robbery. Rondal Franklin Heitsch had earlier pleaded guilty to the charge, according to information released by U.S. Attorney Christopher Myers. After serving his time, Heitsch will be on supervised release for three years. According to Myers, Heitsch robbed the Bremer Bank in Bismarck on Sept. 21.