Forum staff reports
FARGO — Customers of the city's water utility are getting postcards in the mail letting them know faulty equipment that allowed elevated bromate levels in the water in December has been fixed, the city said Tuesday, April 24, in a news release. It also revealed that bromate levels were elevated for nine days from Dec. 7 to 15. The city had already warned customers in January that drinking water sampled on Dec. 11 exceeded the 0.010 milligrams of bromate per liter allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The city's sample was 0.088 milligrams per liter.
WADENA COUNTY, Minn. – A 70-year-old Menahga man was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle collision Tuesday, April 24, on U.S. Highway 71 in Wadena County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Larry Libra was driving north at about 11:50 a.m. in a Dodge Avenger on Highway 71 when his vehicle crossed the centerline and hit a southbound semi, the patrol said in a news release.
FARGO—Tabby Kelsch scored three first-half goals to lift Fargo Shanley to a 3-2 high school girls soccer win over West Fargo Sheyenne Monday. Abby Promersberger, Lydia Mattern and Hannah Hansen each had assists for Shanley. Goalie Caira Berg had 10 saves for Shanley. Sheyenne got two goals from Madison Urlaub, with assists from Faith Tenold and Shelby Weber.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.—North Dakota State's women's golf team increased its lead by three shots to 13 strokes and sophomore Sierra Bennion took over sole possession of first-place in the second round of The Summit League Championship Monday at Arbor Links Golf Club.
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.—North Dakota State's women's golf team fired an opening-round 3-over par 291 and sits atop the leaderboard after the first day of The Summit League Championship Sunday at ArborLinks Golf Club. NDSU's score of 291 is its second-lowest 18-hole round score of the season. The Bison have a 10-stroke lead over second-place Denver, which tallied an 18-hole 13-over par 301. Western Illinois rounds out the top-three in third at 18-over par 306.
OMAHA, Neb.—Fargo's fast start Sunday night ended with a flurry of three Omaha goals in less than nine minutes as the Lancers defeated the Force 6-3 in Game 2 of their United States Hockey League Western Conference semifinal series. Omaha's victory before a Ralston Arena crowd of 3,014 evened the best-of-five series at 1-1 as the series heads to Fargo for Games 3 and 4 Tuesday and Wednesday at Scheels Arena. If necessary, a decisive Game 5 would be played at Ralston Arena Friday at 7:05 p.m.
OMAHA, Neb.—Western Illinois posted a 4-0 shutout win over the North Dakota State Sunday in Summit League baseball action. Sophomore Tucker Rohde tallied NDSU's only hit of the game—a single to right field. Redshirt sophomore Mitch O'Connor suffered the loss after giving up three earned runs on four hits with two strikeouts and one walk in 2 ⅓ innings. NDSU is now 14-18 overall and 7-9 in the Summit. Western Illinois improved to 9-22 overall and 7-7 in the Summit.
SOUTH ROUND LAKE TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Two people were killed and two others were injured Friday, April 20, in an early morning single-vehicle crash near here.
FARGO – The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority will ask a federal judge to partially lift an injunction on construction of the flood diversion to allow more work on the ring dike in Oxbow, N.D., and flood protection near downtown Fargo, the authority said Friday, April 20.