Forum staff reports
FARGO — A solution for Prairie Public Broadcasting, which has an antenna that the new Block 9 high-rise will block, could come within a little more than two weeks, the broadcaster and developers said Thursday, July 19.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A former auto dealership employee accused in a fraud involving hundreds of thousands of dollars swindled from police agencies was ordered Thursday, July 19, to serve five years of supervised probation and 30 days in jail. Gerald Worner, the former fleet manager at Nelson Auto Center in Fergus Falls, pleaded guilty in May in Otter Tail County District Court to a felony charge of theft by swindle.
FARGO — An inaugural event taking place at the North Dakota Horse Park here Friday, July 20, will highlight local agriculture in a variety of food and beverages.
FARGO – Police here are asking for help in identifying and locating the armed robber who held up Royal Liquors on Main Avenue last week. The robbery happened just before midnight Wednesday, July 11, when a man reportedly pointed a gun at two store employees and demanded money from two cash registers. The robber made off with an unknown amount of cash, and a police dog was unsuccessful in tracking him down.
FARGO – Fargo police arrested two men early Thursday, July 19, after a victim reported he was being attacked by people with baseball bats, according to Fargo police.
FARGO – Police here arrested one of two suspected burglars as they attempted to break into garages at about 12:50 a.m. Thursday, July 19, according to a Fargo Police Department Facebook post. Police arrived at the 3000 Block of 34th Avenue South after witnesses claimed to see a male and a female trying to enter garages and had gained access to one.
FARGO—Alex Crosby and Tillman Pugh each homered to lift the Gary SouthShore RailCats to an 8-2 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Wednesday in American Association baseball at Newman Outdoor Field. Chris Jacobs went 2-for-3, including his fifth home run of the season to lead the RedHawks (30-26). Leo Pina drove in Brennan Metzger in the bottom of the ninth inning for F-M's second run.
FARGO -- The driver's license office at 503 38th St. S. has re-opened after a plumbing maintenance issue caused it to close Tuesday, July 17, according to the North Dakota Department of Transportation. For more information on hours, online scheduling and renewing your license online, visit http://www.dot.nd.gov/divisions/driverslicense/driver.htm
MOORHEAD – Police are asking the public for help finding a 16-year-old who ran away from home last month, the Moorhead Police Department said Wednesday, July 18. Sundus Abdi is 5-foot-8 and weighs about 110 pounds. She has black hair and dark skin. She left home June 24, and her family has had limited contact with her by phone, according to police. The family believes she’s still in Fargo-Moorhead.
The Fargo Police Department responded to the West Fargo Police Department with a cop lip sync challenge video of its own in a Facebook post Monday. The video begins with three female officers receiving a mission briefing in a “Charlie’s Angels” parody. Their mission: to be the best in a lip sync challenge. And that means being better than the West Fargo police officers who were “attempting to be a well-known boy band that no one listens to anymore,” according to the voice of “Charlie” in the video.