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FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead area received a quick hit of snow Thursday afternoon and evening that was expected to taper off by late Thursday night, Nov. 15. The strong winds that accompanied the snow Thursday afternoon were expected to calm Thursday night into Friday morning, Nov. 16, according to Dan Riddle of t he National Weather Service in Grand Forks. Riddle said about an inch of snow was expected from Thursday's snowfall in the Fargo-Moorhead area.
FARGO — Forum Communications Co., which owns The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, has agreed to dismiss a federal lawsuit it brought against a book author and the book's publisher for using copyrighted photographs of NFL quarterback Carson Wentz. The suit claimed the book, "Carson Wentz: a Beacon Biography," written by Peter DiPrimio and published by Purple Toad Publishing Inc., used two original photos of Wentz, a quarterback with the Philadelphia Eagles and a former North Dakota State University football standout, that are owned by Forum Communications.
FARGO — A West Fargo man pleaded guilty in Cass County District Court on Tuesday, Nov. 13, to a felony charge of negligent homicide in connection with the death in March of an 8-month-old child in a bathtub. Spencer Warren Foner, who was 27 when he was charged last spring, was originally charged with manslaughter and child neglect. On Tuesday, the child neglect charge was dropped and the manslaughter charge was amended to negligent homicide.
FARGO — William Hoehn's attorney has filed papers in Cass County District Court indicating Hoehn plans to appeal the life sentence he received for helping kidnap the child of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind by challenging a judge's finding that he's a dangerous special offender. In October, a jury found Hoehn, 33, not guilty of conspiracy to commit murder in the death of LaFontaine-Greywind, whose body was discovered in the Red River in August 2017.
FARGO — A Fargo man is accused in Cass County District Court of driving more than 100 mph on Interstate 94 during a chase that occurred on Aug. 30. According to court documents: The incident began about 2 p.m. on Aug. 20 when a West Fargo police officer heard over his radio that a vehicle that was a suspect in a chase in Clay County the night before was being chased again and heading toward West Fargo on I-94.
FARGO — Sarah Fisher and her husband, Arlin Fisher, lost their son, Cameron Bolton, to a fatal car crash on June 28. The Fishers view the crash as a tragic accident that not only took the life of their son, but also plunged his close friend, Levi Allmaras, into a dark well of remorse and guilt. "To crucify Levi is not the right thing. The better thing is to actually help this young man get help, maybe mandated help, to be put back on the right track," Arlin Fisher said.
FARGO — A Fairmount, N.D., man is accused in Cass County District Court of abandoning a construction project after receiving about $7,000 to do the work. According to court documents: Timothy Willis Jacobson, 54, is charged with one felony count of construction fraud and one misdemeanor count of contracting without a license. The charges allege Jacobson abandoned a construction project after accepting payment of about $7,700.
FARGO — As the days grow shorter and cooler this time of year, one perennial consolation has been the dramatic explosion of autumnal color.
FARGO — The driver of a car that crashed near Mapleton, N.D., in June killing a 22-year-old Fargo man faces a charge of aggravated reckless driving. Levi Allmaras, of West Fargo, has pleaded not guilty to the Class A misdemeanor charge in Cass County District Court. Allmaras was 23 when the crash happened about 8:40 p.m. June 28 on 42nd Street Southeast near Mapleton, west of West Fargo. The car he was driving entered a controlled intersection and struck a van carrying a basketball team from Lisbon, N.D., authorities said. Both vehicles went into the ditch.
FARGO — An intriguing aspect of the murder of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind is the fact Fargo police made three consensual searches of the apartment where she was murdered and her baby was cut from her womb, but nothing suspicious was found during any of them.