Forum staff reports
FARGO — Beginning Wednesday, March 21, 18th Avenue South between 11th Street and 10th Street South will close to through traffic. The closure is necessary to allow for the repair of a private sewer line. Westbound traffic will reopen on Friday, March 23, with eastbound traffic allowed on Monday, March 26.
NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. – A New York Mills woman was hurt when the vehicle she was driving spun out and rolled into the median on U.S. Highway 10 at 7:38 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, the Minnesota State Patrol said. Grace Elizabeth Jenson, 27, was driving a 2004 Buick Rainier eastbound on U.S. Highway 10 between Perham and New York Mills when it spun out on the ice and snow, entered the median and rolled, the patrol said.
LAKE PARK, Minn. – A Fargo man was injured when the car he was driving struck the back of a semi on U.S. Highway 10 when the road was covered with snow and ice Tuesday morning, March 20, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. James Harold Huether, 55, was driving a semi with a trailer eastbound in the left lane of U.S. Highway 10 at 8:54 a.m., when he slowed to turn north onto Becker County Road 7, the patrol said.
MOORHEAD – Fire investigators have concluded that arson was to blame for a house fire that injured a Moorhead woman, police Capt. Tory Jacobson said in a news release Tuesday, March 20. The fire at 1924 29th St. Circle S., near Ridgewood Park, was called in by the homeowner about 9 p.m. Monday, March 19, police said. The homeowner was the only person at the residence, and she suffered injuries from the fire that were not life-threatening, police said. The woman’s name was not released.
Bowling 6 League results The Bowler Men High series: 1. Jon Matter 834. 2. John Urbanac 779. 3. Larry Bormann 770. 4. Tim Barrus 733. 5. Chris Carico 724. 6. Thomas Sandvig 707. 7. Scott Handlos 702. 8. Ted McKinney Jr. 698. 9. Scott Roesler 694. 10. Casey Holowell 684. High game: 1. John Urbanac 300. 2. Jon Matter 300. 3. Tim Barrus 287. 4. Jeremy Schmid 275. 5. Greg Laffen 269. 6. Scott Roesler 269. 7. Larry Bormann 268. 8. Shawn Briss 267. 9. Scott Handlos 266. 10. Casey Holowell 259. Women
FARGO – A rash of graffiti appeared on properties in parts of the Village West and West Acres areas over St. Patrick’s Day weekend, and police are asking for help tracking down the vandals. “The graffiti appears to be juvenile in nature, and not gang related,” police said in a news release Tuesday, March 20. The suspects are boys ages 11 to 14 wearing dark hoodies, according to police.
Fargo hospitals: Erin and John Lubitz, Fargo, daughter, Essentia Health, Sunday, March 18; Madison Korf and Davey Kosen, Moorhead, son, Essentia Health, Saturday, March 17 ...
FARGO – An equipment failure caused over 2,600 Xcel Energy customers to lose power in the Fargo-Moorhead area on Monday evening, March 19, a utility spokesperson said. The outage started at 5:18 p.m. Power for nearly 2,000 customers was restored about 6:40 p.m., and the remaining customers regained power shortly after 8 p.m., the spokesperson said. The affected customers were in Fargo and the Minnesota cities of Moorhead, Sabin, Baker, Barnesville, Comstock, Dilworth, Glyndon and Wolverton.
BLUEBERRY TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A Nevis, Minn., man was injured when a turkey flew out of a ditch and smashed through the windshield of a moving pickup near here Sunday afternoon, March 18, the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
BRADENTON, Fla.—Pittsburgh produced 13 hits—including three home runs—to post an 11-8 spring-training baseball win over the Minnesota Twins Monday. Josh Bell, Jose Osuna and Christopher Bostick each had home runs for the Pirates The Twins belted out 14 hits as Miguel Sano went 3-for-3 with a home run and two RBI. Brian Dozier also homered for the Twins, whose spring training record falls to 11-12.