Forum staff reports
FARGO – The brother of a Fargo woman charged with embezzling more than $80,000 is now charged with accepting stolen money. Court records filed Thursday, Aug. 2, show Michael Rollins Milbrett, Fargo, faces a Class B felony charge of conspiracy to commit theft of property in Cass County District Court.
FARGO - The "Happy Hooligans" are getting a new commander, the first non-pilot to ever lead the 119th Wing of the North Dakota National Guard.
West Fargo defeated Minot 8-5 Wednesday to win the North Dakota Class AA American Legion state baseball tournament. The Patriots last won the state title in 2012.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A 60-year-old man has died from injuries he suffered when the motorcycle he was driving crashed over the weekend near Fergus Falls. According to a report released by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office: The crash happened about 4:45 p.m. Saturday, July 29, on County Highway 111 when the motorcycle failed to negotiate a turn.
MINOT, N.D.—Fargo Post 2 and West Fargo will play each other Wednesday for a chance to advance to the North Dakota Class AA American Legion state baseball tournament. After West Fargo eliminated Dickinson with a 6-0 win, Fargo Post 2 handed Minot its first tournament loss with a convincing 12-2 win in six innings. West Fargo and Post 2 will play at 2 p.m. The winner will advance to the 4:30 p.m. championship game against Minot.
MINOT, N.D.—The West Fargo Patriots suffered their first loss at the North Dakota Class AA American Legion state baseball tournament with a 6-3 setback Monday to Minot. West Fargo jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning but was unable to score again. "We came out and put some pressure on their defense with some bunts and forced a couple of errors," said West Fargo coach Jordan Rheault. "After that, we got runners in scoring position but couldn't execute. I guess that's baseball."
MINOT, N.D.—Fargo Post 2, the top seed in the North Dakota Class AA American Legion state baseball tournament, stayed alive Monday with an 8-1 win over Grand Forks. Post 2 scored four runs in the second inning when Taylor Parrett hit a two-out, bases-loaded two-run single. Brandt Kolpack followed that with his own two-run single.
MOORHEAD — Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams has been recognized for her work with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC). She received the Jack Murray Award, which is given to city officials who demonstrate knowledge and leadership over their public service career, during the coalition's three-day conference late last month in Mankato, Minn., according to a news release from the city of Moorhead.
FARGO — A registered sex offender, Dustin Ray Fredrickson, is living at 2113 Ninth Ave. S., No. 2, in Fargo, according to a posting on the Fargo Police Department's Facebook page.
FARGO -- A fire heavily damaged a home at 704 2nd St. N. in Fargo Monday afternoon, July 30, but people who were home at the time all escaped safely, according to Fargo Fire Chief Steve Dirksen. Dirksen said the Fargo Fire Department responded to a call at approximately 1:15 p.m. at the single family home.