Forum staff reports
The trial of William Hoehn on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind is to resume Monday, Sept. 24, in Cass County District Court. Prosecutors say witnesses expected to be called this week include Hoehn’s former girlfriend and co-defendant, Brooke Crews. Crews is expected to take the stand no sooner than Tuesday.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The name was released in a fatal crash that occurred at 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. The victim,. initially reported as a 49-year-old man, was actually 59-year-old Gary Oram of Devils Lake. He died after his truck that was transporting cattle in a trailer crashed on State Highway 20 about three miles south of Devils Lake, N.D. He was traveling north in his 2018 Chevrolet Silverado when he veered off the right edge of the roadway. Oram was transported to St. Alexius Hospital in Devils Lakes where he later died.
FARGO—Carpet World of Fargo will celebrate 50 years in business with customer appreciation days Sept. 28-29 at its showroom, 4601 17th Ave. S. According to a Carpet World press release, the business was Fargo's first carpet retailer when Jerry Kautzman opened the store in the fall of 1968. A decade later, additional flooring lines such as wood, tile and laminate were added.
U.S. Bank has launched Simple Loan, a new program designed to help customers deal with unexpected or short-term cash needs. With Simple Loan, U.S. Bank checking account customers can borrow between $100 and $1,000 with no hidden fees. Repayment takes place over three months via three fixed payments. The cost is $12 for every $100 borrowed for account holders who use autopay or $15 for every $100 if paid manually. For more information, visit www.usbank.com/simpleloan .
UPDATE: The Stark County Sheriff's Office is now reporting Caylee has been found safe. They thank everyone for their shares and help.
A story published Wednesday, Sept. 19, (“West Fargo high-rise demolition on track; new public housing complex planned,” A1) was not clear on which part of the high-rise complex will be demolished. The high-rise complex includes both high-rise and low-rise buildings. Housing officials will demolish the low-rise part of the complex in the spring.
MOORHEAD — A state district court judge in Clay County is on the short list to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota Court of Appeals, Gov. Mark Dayton’s office said Wednesday, Sept. 19. Judge Michelle Lawson was recommended to the governor by the Commission on Judicial Selection, along with Judge Jennifer Kurud Fischer in Kandiyohi County and Judge Randall Slieter in Renville County.
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Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2711 7th St. E., will again be hosting a fellowship and food gathering of women in Christ from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. This event is for all women of all faiths 16 years and older. The event starts with a rosary, adoration and reconciliation. The meal and speaker starts at 6:45 p.m. The featured speaker will be the pastor at Holy Cross, Rev. James Meyer. His topic will be "Make Room for Prayer." A freewill offering will be collected to cover cost of food. RSVP by Monday, Oct. 8 to 701-282-7217. Those attending should park on Bluestem Drive.
A front-page story published Monday, Sept. 17, ("Homicide of NDSU freshman still a deep wound 4 years later") incorrectly described the location of the RV sales lot where Tommy Bearson's body was found. The lot is in south Moorhead.