Forum staff reports
FARGO – Police here are asking for help in identifying and locating the armed robber who held up Royal Liquors on Main Avenue last week. The robbery happened just before midnight Wednesday, July 11, when a man reportedly pointed a gun at two store employees and demanded money from two cash registers. The robber made off with an unknown amount of cash, and a police dog was unsuccessful in tracking him down.
MANDAN, N.D.—The West Fargo Spikes won the North Dakota 9U Cal Ripken state baseball tournament last weekend, earning a trip to Denver for the Midwest Regional Tournament. West Fargo defeated the West Fargo Rattlers 14-1 in the championship game. Team members are: Brody Tollefson, Hudson Mapes, Trace Mattson, Kylan Pulkrabek, Lucas Christianson, Cruz Gellner, Brayden Nayes, Trevor Retterath, Ethyn Bye, Max Zenker, Calan Kliniske, Grayden Peterson and Landon Zink.
FARGO – Fargo police arrested two men early Thursday, July 19, after a victim reported he was being attacked by people with baseball bats, according to Fargo police.
FARGO – Police here arrested one of two suspected burglars as they attempted to break into garages at about 12:50 a.m. Thursday, July 19, according to a Fargo Police Department Facebook post. Police arrived at the 3000 Block of 34th Avenue South after witnesses claimed to see a male and a female trying to enter garages and had gained access to one.
FARGO — Downtown Fargo Street Fair goers and amateur treasure hunters will have the chance to become $500 richer if they find a hidden Northern Plains Coin. Here's how it works: • The Forum will hide one Northern Plains Coin token each day of the fair. Tokens will be hidden in a spot accessible to the public and somewhere between the boundaries of Sixth Avenue North and Sixth Avenue South; the Red River to the east and 10th Street on the west, north of First Avenue South; and Seventh Street to the west.
FARGO — In celebration of the Downtown Fargo Street Fair, which takes place this year Thursday, July 19, through Saturday, July 21, LinkFM has expanded its bus service and is offering free rides.
Baseball 6 Professional Standings/Results/schedule North Division St. Paul 33-24 .579 -- RedHawks 30-26 .536 2.5 Gary 29-26 .527 3 Winnipeg 25-33 .431 8.5 Sioux Falls 23-33 .411 9.5 Chicago 22-35 .386 11 South Division Sioux City 40-15 .727 -- Kansas City 37-20 .649 4 Wichita 35-22 .614 6 Lincoln 29-27 .518 11.5 Cleburne 19-36 .345 21 Texas 16-41 .281 25 Tuesday, July 17 Lincoln 8, Wichita 7 Gary SouthShore 3, RedHawks 2
FARGO—Fargo Post 2 swept the Williston Keybirds on Wednesday, winning 4-1 and 3-1 in an American Legion baseball doubleheader at Jack Williams Stadium. In Game 1, Brandt Kolpack went 3-for-4 and Chandler Ibach went 2-for-3 with two RBIs to lead Post 2. Taylor Parrett threw a complete game in Game 2 to pick up the win. Parrett and Kolpack each went 2-for-4 at the plate. Post 2 plays Fargo Post 400 at 5 p.m. Thursday at Jack Williams Stadium.
FARGO—Alex Crosby and Tillman Pugh each homered to lift the Gary SouthShore RailCats to an 8-2 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Wednesday in American Association baseball at Newman Outdoor Field. Chris Jacobs went 2-for-3, including his fifth home run of the season to lead the RedHawks (30-26). Leo Pina drove in Brennan Metzger in the bottom of the ninth inning for F-M's second run. DJ Brown (6-1) gave up six earned runs on eight hits with four walks and four strikeouts over 4 1/3 innings to pick up his first loss of the season.
MOORHEAD—The Moorhead Blues swept Mandan on Wednesday, winning 15-3 and 5-4 in an American Legion baseball doubleheader. In Game 1, Carter Howell went 3-for-4 with two doubles and five RBIs to lead the Blues. Sterling Haphey added a pair of doubles and four RBIs. Moorhead scored four runs to rally in the bottom of the seventh in Game 2, capped by Wyatt Gunkel's walk-off two-run homer. Tommy Horan had a two-run double in the inning.