Forum staff reports
FARGO — Robin Nelson is seeking a fourth four-year term on the Fargo Board of Education in the June 12 election.
Moorhead—A Grand Forks man being held in Clay County Jail is accused of leading officers from North Dakota and Minnesota on a vehicular chase that topped 100 mph at times and ended with him and a woman believed to be a passenger being caught shortly after while they were on foot Monday night, Feb. 5, near Moorhead High School, Moorhead police reported.
FARGO – Police have identified a Fargo man found dead Monday evening under a dump truck in a lot behind an auto repair business in the 1900 block of First Avenue South. Abdelwahab Ashor, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene behind Bilal Auto Repair Workshop, 1902 1st Ave. S., Fargo police said in a statement Tuesday, Feb. 6.
WASHINGTON — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz will be the keynote speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast dinner Thursday, Feb. 8.
MOORHEAD – Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist, who was first elected in 2002 and has a career in law enforcement spanning almost 40 years, will not seek another term.
GLYNDON, Minn.—Natalie Steichen poured in 29 points to spark Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton to a 68-53 high school girls basketball win over Frazee Monday night. D-G-F, which improves to 19-1 overall, also got 14 points from Rae Critchley and 12 points from Grace Steichen. Frazee, which falls to 8-12 overall, got 28 points from Paige Ziegler and 15 points from Paige Oswald.
MOORHEAD—Riley Sharbono hit a jump shot at the buzzer to lift Gustavus-Adolphus to a 69-67 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball win over Concordia Monday night. Gustavus-Adolphus, which improves to 11-11 overall and 9-8 in the MIAC, got 25 points from Kelsey Thomas and 14 from Sharbono. Concordia, which falls to 5-16 overall and 3-13 in the MIAC, got 20 points from Collin Larson.
FARGO – Pedestrians and bicyclists can expect a new bridge over the Red River this fall connecting Moorhead’s Memorial Park and Fargo’s Oak Grove Park. The two cities announced Monday, Feb. 5, that they are teaming up to replace the existing pedestrian bridge with a lift bridge similar to the one linking Gooseberry and Lindenwood parks.
FARGO—North Dakota State won eight of 10 matches to claim a 33-7 college wrestling win over the Air Force Academy Sunday at Scheels Center at the Sanford Health Athletic Complex. No. 9-ranked Clay Ream posted a 5-2 win over Alex Mossing at 157 pounds while No. 19 Andrew Fogarty pinned Alex Lopouchanski at 165 pounds and No. 25 Cam Sykora won by forfeit at 133 pounds.
WINONA, Minn.—Jacky Volkert scored a team-high 25 points, including an important 3-pointer in the fourth overtime, to help lift Minnesota State Moorhead to a dramatic 101-97 victory in four overtimes against Winona State on Friday night in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women's basketball at McCown Gymnasium. The Dragons (18-3, 15-2 NSIC) have won 12 consecutive games. MSUM senior forward Drew Sannes added 22 points and nine rebounds.