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Tyler and Lydia Zahana, West Fargo, are the parents of a girl, Rylie Mae, born on August 12, 2018, at Essentia Health. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Dori Amundson and Chad Dahl, West Fargo, are the parents of a boy, Gryffin Allen, born on August 13, 2018, at Sanford Medical Center Fargo. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 22 inches long. Brittany and Mike Peschel, West Fargo, are the parents of a boy, Cal Michael, born on August 13, 2018, at Sanford Medical Center Fargo. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.
WEST FARGO — The southbound lane of Sheyenne Street from 24th Avenue to 26th Avenue West will be closed for one day on Tuesday, Aug. 21. The closure is needed for crews to widen the road at 26th Avenue West for more room to detour traffic, city officials said in a news release. Southbound traffic will need to turn west at 24th Avenue , turn south at Fifth Street West and then connect with 26th Avenue to head west to the Ninth Street West detour. Only the southbound lane in this area will be closed.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The affiliation between Sanford Health and Good Samaritan Society has cleared government reviews without objection and the organizations now plan to unite Nov. 1. The two organizations announced the latest in their planned union in a joint statement.
WEST FARGO — A judge has ruled that a West Fargo contractor violated North Dakota's consumer fraud law and has ordered him to pay clients more than $45,000 in restitution. Cass County District Judge John Irby found that Joshua James Vance was doing business without a contractor's license and diverted consumer funds. Irby ordered that Vance must pay $45,669.42 in restitution and $7,000 in civil penalties, fees and costs.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — Patrick Smith scored two goals to lead West Fargo Sheyenne to a 6-1 win over Jamestown on Friday in North Dakota boys soccer. The game was season opener for Sheyenne.
The JL Beers located at 518 1st Ave. N. in downtown Fargo is now serving breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. seven days a week. A few of the new signature breakfast sandwiches include The Morning Humpty, The Hampty Dumpty, For the Love of Bacon, Big Benny and Good Gravy. JL Beers will also serve orange juice, pour over coffee and Brewmosas. JL Beers also has pubs in south Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead.
FARGO — A 24-year-old man is accused of causing thousands of dollars worth of damage to buildings in downtown Fargo, including a fire station. Juan Antonio Arce is charged with two felony counts of criminal mischief. Arce, who is representing himself in this case, was being held Friday, Aug. 17, at the Cass County Jail. According to Cass County District Court documents:
Update: Kody Watson has been located and is safe, according to the Fargo Police Department's Facebook page.
BISMARCK – North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring is warning farmers to look out for people impersonating state employees in order to take photos and samples of grain.
FARGO — Tickets are now on sale now for the New Life Center's third annual fundraising social and program event, The Untold Story, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Avalon Events Center, 2525 Ninth Ave. S.