Forum staff reports
Forum sports reporter Chris Murphy, WDAY sports report Joel Sipper and West Fargo Pioneer sports reporter Colton Pool discuss the Fargo Force and spring high school sports for North Dakota and Minnesota. CLICK HERE FOR PREVIOUS EPISODES OF THE PODCAST
FARGO – Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Fargo on Friday, April 27, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. Sessions will make an announcement on law enforcement as well as deliver remarks on the drug crisis. The announcement will happen at 9:05 a.m. Friday at the Quentin N. Burdick United States Courthouse in downtown Fargo, the news release said.
Local athletes from American Gold Gymnastics of Fargo qualified for the Women's Level 8-10 Region IV Championships Meet this month in St. Paul. Britany Young of West Fargo Sheyenne High School qualified at Level 10, Sydney Robinson of West Fargo High School qualified at Level 9, and Taylor Tang of Cheney Middle School and Jaedyn Thornton of Liberty Middle School qualified at Level 8.
FARGO — Customers of the city's water utility are getting postcards in the mail letting them know faulty equipment that allowed elevated bromate levels in the water in December has been fixed, the city said Tuesday, April 24, in a news release. It also revealed that bromate levels were elevated for nine days from Dec. 7 to 15. The city had already warned customers in January that drinking water sampled on Dec. 11 exceeded the 0.010 milligrams of bromate per liter allowed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The city's sample was 0.088 milligrams per liter.
FARGO — Three men are accused of having sex with two girls, ages 12 and 15, in a Fargo hotel in late February, according to Cass County District Court documents. Augustine Addy, 23, of West Fargo, and Hutchingson Davies, 21, and Daniel Gowah, 20, both of Fargo, were each charged Thursday, April 19, with one felony count of gross sexual imposition and one misdemeanor count of sexual assault. Gowah was also charged with a misdemeanor count of marijuana possession. According to court documents:
WEST FARGO – Firefighters extinguished a large blaze Thursday, April 19, that destroyed two houses and damaged a third on the eastern edge of West Fargo.
FARGO—North Dakota State football fans going to the annual Spring Game scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 20, will get their first experience with the new metal detectors at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome. The dome this week released a few guidelines for fans: • It is recommended and encouraged that no unnecessary bags should be brought to the facility. The maximum size for a bag is 13 inches by 13 inches. A clear bag is encouraged but not required.
Forum sports reporter Chris Murphy and West Fargo Pioneer sports reporter Colton Pool di
FARGO — Game On, an arcade-style entertainment venue, and Legacy Sweets, a bulk candy and retro soda store, are the latest businesses to announce plans to open in West Acres Shopping Center. Game On will open in the space formerly home to Johnny Rocket's in the food court. According to a West Acres blog post earlier this month, the arcade will feature the "latest in themed video games, innovative redemption games, self-merchandisers and more."
WEST FARGO – A 33-year-old man was found unconscious in an apartment where police officers and firefighters were dispatched Friday, April 13, after a report of smoke coming from the unit, West Fargo authorities said. At 5:43 p.m., emergency workers were sent to the 2400 block of Fifth Street West. They removed the man from the apartment, and he regained consciousness and was taken to a local hospital. His condition is unknown, authorities said.