Forum staff reports
WAHPETON, N.D. – Authorities have identified an 84-year-old woman who was killed and two people who were injured in a home explosion Saturday, Aug. 4, west of Wahpeton. Mavis Onchuck, of Wahpeton, was killed in the blast, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office. Cole Defries, 22, and Danielle Faller, 25, both of Wahpeton, were injured and were taken to a local hospital where they were treated and released, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.
FARGO—The RedHawks tallied four runs in the third inning en route to a 7-4 win over Cleburne on Sunday in American Association baseball at Newman Outdoor Field in front of 3,033 fans. Michael Tamburino gave up two earned runs on eight hits with two walks and six strikeouts over 5 1/3 innings to earn the win in his RedHawks debut. The right-hander was acquired by Fargo-Moorhead in a trade with Lincoln on Saturday.
FARGO — Fifth Street North between First Avenue and Second Avenue North is closed while crews work to repair pavement. Traffic will be detoured to Fourth Street North during the project. The road is expected to reopen by the end of the day Monday.
WEST FARGO—West Fargo will soon be home to a new Wurst Bier Hall location. A Wurst Bier Hall West Facebook post July 19th announced: "Hold on to your lederhosen. Wurst is putting their stamp on West Fargo!" Co-owner Burt Meyers confirmed this week that the bar and restaurant will open Oct. 1 in the former home of Loren Lee's at 3179 Bluestem Drive, in a building also home to a Bottle Barn Liquor store.
FARGO – Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash shortly before 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 3, in south Fargo.
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.