Forum staff reports
NEBRASKA CITY, Neb.—North Dakota State's women's golf team fired an opening-round 3-over par 291 and sits atop the leaderboard after the first day of The Summit League Championship Sunday at ArborLinks Golf Club. NDSU's score of 291 is its second-lowest 18-hole round score of the season. The Bison have a 10-stroke lead over second-place Denver, which tallied an 18-hole 13-over par 301. Western Illinois rounds out the top-three in third at 18-over par 306.
OMAHA, Neb.—Fargo's fast start Sunday night ended with a flurry of three Omaha goals in less than nine minutes as the Lancers defeated the Force 6-3 in Game 2 of their United States Hockey League Western Conference semifinal series. Omaha's victory before a Ralston Arena crowd of 3,014 evened the best-of-five series at 1-1 as the series heads to Fargo for Games 3 and 4 Tuesday and Wednesday at Scheels Arena. If necessary, a decisive Game 5 would be played at Ralston Arena Friday at 7:05 p.m.
OMAHA, Neb.—Western Illinois posted a 4-0 shutout win over the North Dakota State Sunday in Summit League baseball action. Sophomore Tucker Rohde tallied NDSU's only hit of the game—a single to right field. Redshirt sophomore Mitch O'Connor suffered the loss after giving up three earned runs on four hits with two strikeouts and one walk in 2 ⅓ innings. NDSU is now 14-18 overall and 7-9 in the Summit. Western Illinois improved to 9-22 overall and 7-7 in the Summit.
FARGO - Fargo police officers aided by a K9 arrested three people early Wednesday on charges related to a reported garage burglary and fleeing, the police department reported. Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of 20th Street North about 3:37 a.m. on a report of a burglary in progress, the department reported. According to the police report: When officers arrived on the scene, they set up a perimeter and started tracking with a K9. During the track, a vehicle fled the area and disobeyed commands by officers to stop.
WEST FARGO – Part of Interstate 94 here was closed for more than an hour early Tuesday, April 10, after a load of bricks covered the road when a semitrailer collided with a van.
JAMESTOWN, N.D. — When an Oregon couple became suspicious about a North Dakota woman who promised to procure a Native American baby for them to adopt, the woman invoked the name of murdered pregnant Fargo woman Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind to buy more time. Now that woman has been charged with theft for allegedly scamming the couple out of $1,800 in adoption fees.
WEST FARGO – West Fargo Police responding to a disturbance here found four people suffering from pepper spray exposure who said a group of suspects forced entry into an apartment and sprayed them before taking money and items.
Tommy Fisher, president of Fisher Sand & Gravel Co., of Dickinson, N.D., will be making an appearance on AM 970 WDAY's "The Jay Thomas Show" Thursday, April 4, at approximately 3:05 p.m. Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. was one of the companies that was awarded a contract to build a prototype for the wall along the southern border between Mexico and the United States. Fisher will talk about new information on what all the border wall will offer as far as security and high-tech technology, as well as how much the border wall will cost.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif.—The first LPGA Tour major of the year has a familiar name near the leaderboard—at least to golf fans in North Dakota and western Minnesota. A North Dakota State graduate from Oxbow, N.D., Amy Olson shot a 4-under-par 68 and sits in second place by herself heading into Sunday's final round in the ANA Inspiration tournament.