Forum staff reports
MOORHEAD -- No one was hurt this afternoon when flames tore up the side of a south Moorhead apartment building. The blaze scorched the exterior of a garden-level unit and...
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers will work late today with hopes of closing out the legislative session on Tuesday, the 77th day of the maximum 80-day session. The House and Senate held floor sessions at 8 a.m. and plan to meet again at 1, 5 and 8 p.m. to pass as many bills as possible before what GOP majority leaders hope will be the final day on Tuesday.
BELCOURT, N.D. - Two people have been arrested after an attempted child abduction near here. The U.S. Border Patrol said a Belcourt police officer and Border Patrol agent were dispatched about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to the location of a vehicle believed to be involved in the abduction of two children earlier in the day. Law enforcement found the vehicle and arrested the driver and a passenger without incident.
ROTHSAY, Minn.—A small grass fire ignited Thursday when a tire fell off a small trailer alongside Interstate 94 near Exit 32. No lanes were shut down, but smoke created low visibility in the area, Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the Minnesota State Patrol said. The fire burned "just shy of a football field" of the right ditch of the eastbound lane, Grabow said.
FARGO – Police are seeking the public's help in finding a girl missing since April 12. Sadie Marie Dunn, 16, was last seen wearing a red Nike shirt and black...
MOORHEAD - A Level 1 sex offender was accused Monday in Clay County District Court of sexually assaulting a woman at his home in Hawley. Jeffery Lee Walz, 40, was charged with one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct with force or coercion, a felony. Court documents say the victim, Walz's co-worker, was in tears as she reported to police that Walz had assaulted her Thursday on the couch at his home after he asked her to visit him there. Walz told police the contact was consensual. Walz was convicted of criminal sexual conduct in 2014 and 1998, of failing to r
WEST FARGO - A Moorhead man is in custody this morning after he allegedly head-butted a police officer during an attempt to arrest him after fleeing from police following reckless driving reports. West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan said officers were called to the intersection of 5th Street and 4th Avenue East on Saturday at about 11:55 p.m.
FARGO — Jasper Schneider is stepping down after five and a half years as the state director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development division, the department said. A former two-term state representative from Fargo, he was also appointed last fall as acting administrator of the Rural Utilities Service. Schneider, an attorney and entrepreneur, will now return to the private sector.
BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. – Two people were hurt in a crash near here overnight, Minnesota State Patrol officials said Friday. State patrol officials said that a 2002 Honda Accord was headed south on Highway 75 at around 2:51 a.m. when it went off the road to the right, hit a post and jumped a field approach. The car came down on its wheels perpendicular to the roadway, said officials. The driver, Brian M. Peterson, of Wahpeton, N.D., and the passenger, Daniel J.
FARGO – A Fargo woman has pleaded guilty to menacing in connection with a criminal conspiracy case involving her and two other people in a series of incidents in a...