Forum staff reports
GLYNDON, Minn. — F-M Ambulance has established a new posting site in Glyndon to better serve rural Clay County. An ambulance will be stationed outside the Glyndon Fire Hall every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., when it is not called out for an emergency.
FARGO — Tobacco prevention coordinators at Fargo Cass Public Health have seen an increase in the number of youth using electronic cigarettes and want parents to be aware, specifically about the use and popularity of an e-cigarette called a Juul.
FARGO — William Hoehn pleaded guilty on Tuesday, Sept. 4, to charges of kidnapping and providing false information to authorities in the death of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind, but he is still scheduled to stand trial later this month for conspiracy to commit murder. During a pretrial hearing Tuesday, Hoehn was ordered to be held without bail pending sentencing on the kidnapping and false information charge.
BISMARCK — A 76-year-old man was pronounced dead after a one-vehicle crash at 10:17 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, on 97th Avenue NW, about 5 miles northwest of Bismarck. According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the man's vehicle was traveling east on 97th Avenue NW, a quarter mile west of Highway 1804. His vehicle failed to negotiate a curve and entered the south ditch, where it struck two large trees. The vehicle, a 2014 Chevrolet Impala, was totaled. The crash remains under investigation.
LAKOTA, N.D. — One man was injured in an accident at 3:53 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, 5 miles west of Lakota on U.S. Highway 2,. Hunter Hanson, 21, of New Rockford, was traveling west on Highway 2 from the Stump Lake area to Leeds, N.D. According to a report by the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Hanson was distracted by a device in his car and failed to realize a vehicle driven by Jason Sorlein, 47, of Lakota, was slowing to turn into a driveway. Hanson's Ford F-350 pickup, which was pulling a trailer, struck the rear of Sorlein's GMC pickup.
FARGO — Legalize ND, a group backing Measure 3, which aims to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota, issued a statement Friday, Aug. 31, casting doubt on a poll released the day before that suggested there’s little public support for the measure.
BISMARCK — A recount of the votes cast in the primary for the North Dakota secretary of state race resulted in one additional vote for Roland Riemers— not enough for the Libertarian candidate to advance to the November election. The current secretary of state, Al Jaeger, said the recount showed one vote was added in Burleigh County, increasing the statewide vote total for Riemers from 247 to 248.
FARGO — One man was injured and a woman was arrested following an altercation in Fargo on Friday afternoon, Aug. 31. The incident took place about 1 p.m. near Main Avenue and 16th Street South, close to the train tracks.
MOORHEAD — Moorhead police arrested a Fargo man during a traffic stop Tuesday evening, Aug. 28, that yielded nearly 8 pounds of marijuana. According to documents filed in Clay County District Court: An officer stopped a car in the 600 block of Main Avenue in Moorhead about 6:17 p.m. Tuesday after noticing the car’s registration had expired.
FARGO — Police here are alerting the public that registered sex offender Aaron James Kulink is now living at 319 9th St. S., Unit 5, in Fargo. Authorities have deemed Kulink, 29, as a high risk to re-offend, according to the Fargo Police Department. He must register as an offender for the rest of his life. Kulink is 5-foot-11 and 300 pounds, with hazel eyes and blond hair, police said.