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BOSTON — NewEnergyBlue, a Boston-based clean energy producer, announced future plans to convert 280,000 tons of North Dakota wheat straw into clean, low-carbon fuel to power California automobiles, the company said in a news release Monday, Sept. 24. That amount of straw, the company says, will equate to an annual production of 16 million gallons of low-carbon fuel ethanol that will be sold in California, the world's fifth largest market for renewable energy.
FARGO — Police here have identified the victim of a fatal shooting Sunday morning, Sept. 23, outside a McDonald’s restaurant. The man killed was Gabriel Perez, 20, of Fargo, according to Fargo police. At 5:23 a.m. Sunday, Perez was shot while sitting on a curb outside McDonald’s, 905 Main Ave., when a vehicle pulled up. The shooter remains on the loose, but police have impounded a vehicle they believe is linked to the case.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Riley Miller has never dealt with a hurricane before in her life. Her first is shaping up to be one of the biggest the Carolina coast has ever seen. With an estimated landfall of late Thursday night or Friday, Sept.
FARGO — Casey Hillebrand can’t remember the last time he cooked. “Boy, I’d have to think,” Hillebrand said. “August 3, I think?” If you’re doing the math at home, Hillebrand, 34, of Fargo, says he hasn’t fired up his stove, turned on his oven, opened his microwave, or set his Pizazz in over a month. “My fridge is still empty,” said Hillebrand.
GRAND FORKS — Golfers at the pristine King’s Walk golf course in Grand Forks will soon have the choice of ordering food and beverages and having it delivered via drone on the golf course. Flytrex, an Israeli drone logistics company, announced a partnership Wednesday, Sept. 5, with King’s Walk and Ease Drones to begin a four-to-six-week trial of the food delivery system, which is set anticipated to debut Saturday, Sept. 15.
FARGO — Grand Forks, the proud home of the University of North Dakota, is the best college town in North Dakota, a newly released study revealed. The study, which was conducted by the website reviews.org, compiled the results using data from the United States Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
FARGO — Joey Mellows had never been to North Dakota before. A native of Portsmouth, England, Mellows, 33, arrived in Fargo for the first time on Monday, Aug. 27, just in time to catch the spectacle he came here to witness: the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks versus the Chicago Dogs at Newman Outdoor Field.
People living in the Upper Midwest, including Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota, can expect teeth-chattering cold and plentiful snow amounts this upcoming winter, according to predictions made in the Farmers’ Almanac Winter 2019 outlook. The annual Farmers’ Almanac weather outlook, which was released Monday, Aug. 28, contradicts a similar winter weather forecast predicted by the Climate Prediction Center.
PARAMUS, N.J. — Fargo native Tom Hoge fired a 1-over 72 at the second round of the Northern Trust Friday, Aug. 24, at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. Hoge struggled out of the gate, recording five bogeys on the front nine to shoot a 3-over-par 38. Hoge then turned his play around on the back nine, firing a 2-under 36, which included an incredible par save on the par-4 16th.
FARGO – A Fargo man has been upgraded to fair condition after being struck by a vehicle while crossing a downtown Fargo street early Sunday morning, Aug. 12, a Sanford Health spokesperson tells Forum News Service. Joe Swegarden, unknown age, was in “very serious condition” after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Fargo on Sunday morning, his mother, Barb Swegarden, said in a Facebook post Monday morning, Aug. 13. At approximately 2:04 a.m. Sunday, Fargo police officers responded to a hit-and-run injury accident at 6 Ave. N. and Roberts St. N., police said. Upon arrival, an officer observed a male lying on their back in the middle of the road unconscious but breathing. The driver of the vehicle left the scene of the accident, but later called dispatch stating they were the responsible party, according to police.