Forum staff reports
CASSELTON, N.D. — A fast-thinking truck driver is being credited with preventing a two-vehicle injury crash here Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, from becoming even more tragic.
BECKER COUNTY, Minn. — Two 17-year-olds were hurt in an ATV crash Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the Toad Mountain area, near Big Toad Lake, according to the Becker County Sheriff's Office. Tony Scott Gunderson and Maddison Kay Hruby were riding an ATV on a trail, lost control and were thrown from the vehicle, the sheriff's office said.
JUD, N.D. — An 89-year-old man died Monday, Sept. 10, after suffering injuries in a Sept. 3 crash five miles northwest of Jud, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. About 12:10 p.m. Sept. 3, Albert Oberlander was driving south on LaMoure County Road 65 when he fell asleep at the wheel, the patrol said. The vehicle entered a ditch and flipped over a field fence before coming to a stop, the patrol said.
GLYNDON, Minn. — A surveillance camera captured video of an intruder entering a home here and sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 5, according to documents filed in Clay County District Court. A criminal complaint charging Dakota William Michael Moran, 26, of West Fargo, with second-degree criminal sexual conduct and two counts of first-degree burglary states that police were called to a home in Glyndon about 2:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7.
A front-page story published Sunday, Sept. 9, (“Fargo bishop calls allegations against former colleague ‘disturbing’”) incorrectly described the grand jury that looked into priestly abuses in Pennsylvania. It was a state grand jury.
FARGO — Fargo Davies defeated Valley City, winning 25-14, 23-25, 25-21, 25-20 to remain undefeated. Grace Solberg led Davies with 16 kills. Both Averi Beyer and Madi Langlie recorded 26 digs. Keely Terry was the lead blocker at three blocks and Madaline Cooper got three aces. Grace Scheer recorded 28 digs for Valley City and Macy Olstad had 12 kills. Davies rose to 11-0 overall, while Valley City fell to 7-4 overall.
FARGO — William Hoehn’s request to have his murder conspiracy trial moved out of Fargo has been denied. Hoehn, 33, had asked that his trial on conspiracy to commit murder be relocated to Burleigh County because of media coverage of the case. Cass County District Judge Thomas Olson rejected the request in an order filed Monday, Sept. 10.
FARGO — People living in a north Fargo neighborhood are upset about a gruesome find that recently came to light: the remains of a squirrel that appeared to have died from a crossbow arrow. The incident was the subject of a discussion on the Nextdoor private social media site, where a number of people from the Horace Mann area of Fargo were talking about it over the past several days. Fargo police confirmed they received a report on Sunday, Sept. 9, from a caller who said their young child found a dead squirrel in their backyard with a crossbow bolt in it.
FARGO — A Fargo man will spend more than a decade behind bars for possession of child pornography, according to information released by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Fargo. Damian Scott Olvera, 26, was sentenced in federal court on Monday, Sept. 10, to 15 years in prison on charges of possession of materials containing child pornography and receipt of materials containing child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office news release.
MOORHEAD — Moorhead High School girls' volleyball team went 3-1 (18-25, 25-18, 25-12, 27-16) against West Fargo Sheyenne on Monday night at the MHS gymnasium. For the Mustangs, Jadyn Feist led with 11 digs and nine kills. McKenzie Newton had 11 assists and eight digs. Brooke Prochaska had 19 assists, three digs and four kills. Cady Borchardt also had nine kills. Sheyenne fell to 7-4 overall.