FARGO — Police were still hunting for a homicide suspect Friday night, Sept. 21, after a man was found shot dead at a south Fargo apartment earlier in the day. Christopher B. Riley was identified as the suspect, according to Deputy Chief Joe Anderson of the Fargo Police Department. It’s unknown whether Riley is still in the Fargo-Moorhead area, police said.
FARGO — Although the crowd was notably smaller than the last time President Donald Trump touched down in Fargo, demonstrators showed up with signs and chants on Friday, Sept. 7, to welcome and protest him.
FARGO – Preliminary numbers from North Dakota State University show the institution, now bustling in its first week of classes, is experiencing a 10-year enrollment low. The Forum requested an overall preliminary enrollment total at NDSU for the 2018-19 academic year that, as of this week, stands at 13,650. Enrollment at NDSU hasn’t dipped below 14,000 since 2008.
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.