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FARGO – There will be “no immediate change” to how Hornbacher’s operates following the sale of its parent company, Supervalu, a company spokesperson confirmed to Forum News Service. The grocery retailer made the clarification following a Thursday, July 26, release saying that Supervalu, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., is selling itself to United Natural Foods Inc. in a $2.9 billion deal that also includes debt and liabilities. As part of the deal, United Natural Foods, a distributor of natural and organic foods, offered Supervalu shareholders $32.50 per share in cash, a 67 percent premium to Supervalu’s closing price from Wednesday, July 25.
CASSELTON, N.D. – No one was injured after a train collided with a passenger vehicle Wednesday morning, July 25, at a railroad crossing 2 miles east of here, police said. An initial investigation found a westbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe train struck a trailer being towed by a northbound passenger vehicle at a rural railroad crossing at approximately 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, according to police.
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — Four years ago, Karen Odens buried her precious 4-year-old daughter. Now, friends and family are mourning the death of Karen. Odens, 39, is being described as someone “with a gentle smile who could melt the hearts of those around her.” She died Saturday, July 14, her obituary said. Odens had been hospitalized 30 times in the last five years, and it all started when her 4-year old daughter Sophia contracted an aggressive form of E. coli bacteria and died one day after her birthday.
FARGO — An opportunity to play college football brought Ed Schultz to the Fargo-Moorhead area. His impact with a microphone made him stay. From former Division II All-American quarterback with the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dragons, to hosting a talk news show on Russian-based television network "RT America," Schultz's talent and persona was polarizing. This is a timeline of his life and career:
FARGO—A flag-raising ceremony was held at Fargo's Sanford Medical Center Tuesday morning, July 3, to honor and remember the life of 22-year-old Cameron Bolton. Bolton, of Fargo, died early Tuesday morning, according to his CaringBridge site, from injuries sustained in a crash south of Mapleton Thursday, June 28.
FARGO — A pair of local families dealing with the sudden, tragic deaths of a loved one have turned to crowdfunding campaigns to help cover related costs. Grace Elizabeth Bettie, 9, died Wednesday, June 27, while on a swimming trip with others at the pond in Buffalo River State Park near Glyndon, Minn. A GoFundMe campaign was created the day after Bettie's death by Genevieve Kerkula of Moorhead. As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, the crowdfunding campaign had raised $5,623 from 125 different donors. The campaign has a total fundraising goal of $15,000.
The family of a 22-year-old man injured in a serious crash Thursday, June 28, says he no longer has brain activity, according to an update on his CaringBridge page. On Monday afternoon, testing was done on Cameron Bolton to determine if there was any brain activity. The Fargo man’s body was brought back to a normal temperature where a test was done and determined tha
NEW YORK —It was the (awkward) embrace seen around the nation. During President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Fargo Wednesday, June 27, GOP Senate hopeful U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., was called to the stage by the president to say a few words. Then, after Cramer finished speaking to the red-hatted crowd of supporters, he turned around to walk back towards the president. And then, it happened.
FARGO—The 11 basketball players that were injured in a serious crash south of Mapleton Thursday evening, June 28, were members of a Lisbon Courts Plus team traveling to Fargo to play a game, a friend of the girls told Forum News Service. All members of the team are reportedly doing OK and are expected to fully recover from their injuries.
GLYNDON, Minn. — In April 2002, the Buffalo River State Park broke ground on a state-funded $1.2 million renovation to completely overhaul its swimming area. After multiple setbacks, the renovation was finally completed in June 2004. The renovations to the swimming pond included the addition of extensive landscaping and a water filtration and chlorination plant.