Forum staff reports
MOORHEAD – An air quality alert has been issued for the northern half of Minnesota effective through noon Sunday, Aug. 19, due to wildfire smoke heading south from Canada, according to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The affected area includes Moorhead, Detroit Lakes, Brainerd, Bemidji, Duluth, Ely and the tribal nations of Mille Lacs, Fond du Lac, Grand Portage, Leech Lake and Red Lake.
FARGO — Theatre NDSU, the North Dakota State University student performance company, has announced its lineup for the 2018-19 season.
FARGO — Tickets are now on sale now for the New Life Center's third annual fundraising social and program event, The Untold Story, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Avalon Events Center, 2525 Ninth Ave. S.
FARGO — The Anne Krapu-HPR Journalism Scholarship Foundation announced Wednesday, Aug. 15, that it will award financial and mentoring support to one or two young North Dakota writers who are interested in becoming journalists.
FARGO -- Police are seeking the public's help in identifiying two males in connection with a burglary at an underground parking garage in south Fargo. The burglary took place between 3:30 and 4 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, in the 5300 block of 27th Street South, Fargo police said in a Facebook post. Surveillance video showed two males in the garage. One is seen carrying an object. Anyone who can identify either male is asked to call police at (701) 241-1405, text a tip to (701) 730-8888, or call the police tip line at (701) 241-5777.
FARGO – Fargo police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three men in connection with an aggravated assault that happened in downtown Fargo on July 27. Images of the three were captured on surveillance footage and posted to the Fargo police Facebook page. Anyone with information is asked to call (701) 241-1405, or text a tip to (701) 730-8888, or call the police tip line at (701) 241-5777.
FARGO—Bite Squad, an on-demand restaurant delivery service, will launch this weekend in Fargo. To celebrate, the company says it will waive booking fees for one year to customers who place a delivery order between 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 17, and 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19.
MOORHEAD — A 25-year-old man is accused of stealing items from the campus of Minnesota State University Moorhead when he was reportedly a student there. Jeremy Lafromboise is charged with receiving stolen property and second-degree burglary of a government or school building, both felonies. According to Clay County District Court documents: MSUM officials alerted Moorhead police in July that multiple reports had been received from faculty that offices and other moderately restricted areas had been accessed and property was missing or moved.
FARGO – A $32 million North Dakota National Guard Readiness Center is expected to be built here as part of a bipartisan defense bill signed into law Monday, Aug. 13, by President Donald Trump. The center’s funding, part of the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, was announced separately by members of the state’s congressional delegation – Democrat Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Republican Sen. John Hoeven and Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer.
MOORHEAD — An 18-year-old man faces charges in Clay County District Court after allegedly leading authorities on a chase in a stolen car that reached speeds of 130 mph.