Forum staff reports
FARGO—Speakers and performers at this year's TEDxFargo event, slated 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 26 at the Fargo Civic Center, will reflect on the theme of "forth." Over 20 local, national and global thought leaders will share their ideas on the main stage for the ninth TEDxFargo event held here over the past seven years. Speakers and performers include: • Barry Batcheller — Founder of Integrated Technology Systems Corporation, Phoenix International Corporation and Appareo Systems
ST. PAUL—DJ Brown pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to a 4-0 victory against the St. Paul Saints on Monday in American Association baseball at CHS Field. Brown (5-0) allowed five hits, struck out nine batters and walked two to lower his ERA to 2.79 this season. Tim Colwell went 2-for-4 with one RBI and two runs for F-M. Brennan Metzger went 1-for-3 with two RBIs.
FARGO – The southbound I-29 off-ramp at Colfax, N.D., Exit 37, will temporarily close for the day Tuesday, July 3.
FARGO—Legacy Sweets, an old-fashioned candy and retro soda store, opened Saturday, June 30, at the West Acres Shopping Center. The store fills the space formerly occupied by Stabo Scandinavian Imports, which moved to 406 Broadway in downtown Fargo this spring. Legacy Sweets is owned by Brad and Mistaya Ruoho, the same couple who opened Legacy Toys at the shopping center in November. For more information, search for "legacy sweets" on Facebook.
CAMPBELL, Minn. – A house in Wilkin County caught on fire early Monday, July 2, according to a Wilkin County Sheriff’s Office press release.
FARGO — Beginning Monday, July 2, the Fargo Public Library has eliminated overdue fines for all children's materials.
WEST FARGO – The City of West Fargo will close all departments on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
GRAND FORKS – The body of a 23-year-old Grand Forks man was recovered in a pond in rural Grand Forks County on Sunday morning, July 1, after kayakers found the man’s belongings in the water, according to the sheriff’s office. The name of the man has not been released pending notification of his family. The death remains under investigation.
CHICAGO—Trey Vavra belted a three-run home run to help lead the Chicago Dogs to a 6-3 victory against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Sunday in American Association baseball before 1,439 fans at Impact Field. Vavra went 2-for-3 with four RBIs. The RedHawks (20-20) have lost three consecutive games. Leo Pina went 3-for-4 with two RBIs to lead F-M. Devan Ahart went 3-for-5, including a double and triple. The RedHawks next play at the St. Paul Saints (22-20) at 7:05 p.m. Monday.
CHICAGO—Michael Baca had a two-run single in the fifth inning to help vault the Chicago Dogs to a 4-1 victory against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Saturday in American Association baseball. Brennan Metzger paced the RedHawks, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run. Keury De La Cruz and Leo Pina added two hits each for F-M.