MOORHEAD – Students who survived the shooting in Parkland, Fla., are embarking on a nationwide summer campaign, and their next stop is Moorhead’s Woodlawn Park to register young voters and push for gun reform. Jaclyn Corin, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, told The Forum that 10 of her classmates will be in Moorhead on Tuesday, June 26, along with two students from Chicago and another from Milwaukee.
REILE’S ACRES, N.D. – A 56-year-old woman riding a bicycle was killed Wednesday, June 20, in a collision with an SUV on a rural road near this Cass County town, northwest of Fargo, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash happened about 6 p.m. on County Road 20 near 47th Street Northeast.
FARGO – The city of Fargo announced Tuesday, June 19, that Elm Street North will be temporarily closed due to rising Red River levels from recent heavy rains. Public Works Supervisor Lee Anderson said the timing of the closure is typical and the street between 14th and 15th avenues could reopen by the weekend. It doesn’t take much to close Elm, he added.
FARGO – Stacey Griggs came in third place when she first ran for the Fargo Park Board in 2016. That wasn’t enough to win one of two open seats on the board of commissioners then, but this year it was. “I’m really excited to be third this time,” Griggs said Tuesday, June 12. She garnered 17 percent of the vote in complete but unofficial results to grab one of three open seats on the park board.
COLFAX, N.D. – The wife of the Fargo School District’s new superintendent has taken a job as Richland 44 School District’s junior and senior high school principal. Britney Gandhi’s contract was unanimously approved during a special Richland 44 School Board meeting Thursday, June 7. The board agreed to pay Gandhi $72,000 for the coming school year. She’s the wife of Rupak Gandhi, the incoming Fargo superintendent, who starts his new role July 1.
MOORHEAD – Ian Berry woke up from an afternoon nap Friday, May 4, to concerned neighbors pounding on his front door, telling him that his house was on fire.
MOORHEAD — The city's two municipal golf courses will have a different food and beverage vendor for the first time in more than a decade. Holly Heitkamp, Moorhead Parks and Recreation Department director, said O'Leary's Irish Pub was contracted for food and beverage service of the city-owned golf courses starting this season. The Moorhead City Council approved the lease agreement with O'Leary's at its meeting Monday, Feb. 26.
COLFAX, N.D. – Five boys are facing a slew of charges in connection with reports of sexual misconduct at the junior and senior high schools in the Richland 44 School District. Collectively, the five boys are charged with 13 misdemeanor counts of hazing, 11 misdemeanor counts of sexual assault, nine felony counts of felonious restraint and one felony count of terrorizing, the Richland County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday, Feb. 15, in a news release.
FARGO – The body of a man was discovered Monday, Feb. 5, underneath a dump truck parked in a lot behind a Fargo auto repair business, city police said. Officers were dispatched about 5 p.m. to the lot behind Bilal Auto Repair Workshop, 1902 1st Ave. S. Yellow tape was set up around several vehicles, and officers were investigating the area before the body was removed from the scene.
FARGO – After a quarter century of the same Republican serving as North Dakota’s secretary of state, Democratic state Rep. Josh Boschee says it's time for a change. “Our current secretary of state and GOP Legislature have had two decades to bring this office up to current technology standards – something they have failed to do effectively while wasting taxpayer dollars in their failed attempts,” Boschee said.