Matthew Von Pinnon
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LAPORTE, Minn. -- A 45-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed on the shoulder of a highway near here early the morning of Sunday, Nov. 20, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A driver in a GMC Acadia was headed eastbound on highway 200 in Hubbard County when just after midnight it struck 45-year-old Luke Prescott of Princeton, who was standing on the shoulder of the road after walking away from a vehicle that had just gone off the road.
MOORHEAD, Minn. – Westbound Interstate 94 re-opened to traffic Saturday night near Downer after a semi-truck was removed from a ditch. The interstate was closed for a time near mile...
FARGO - Speculation has been running hot that ESPN's popular College GameDay football show might return to Fargo for a third time on Oct. 1. After all, it's five-time FCS...
IOWA CITY -- "The Mike McFeely Show" airs live from Iowa from 8:30-11 a.m. today on 970 WDAY radio. He's there in the lead-up to Saturday's 11 a.m. football matchup...
PHILADELPHIA - President Barack Obama mentioned Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, the former North Dakota State star, while speaking in Philadelphia Tuesday, Sept. 13. "Some of you may have seen Joe...
I knew Tim and Tammy Hagensen before their TNT's Diner in West Fargo was famous. A foursome of Forum writers—Chuck Klosterman, Tammy Swift, Ross Raihala and me—would frequent for lunch north Fargo's Trollwood Cafe, an out-of-the-way little diner featuring Tim's homestyle cooking and Tammy's friendly hospitality. Years later, that dynamic duo took their recipes for success to West Fargo, where their diner became one of the hotspots for breakfast and lunch.
Nathan died this morning. Those four words mark the end of Lynne Olien's journal, marking the end of her 5-year-old son's battle with Batten disease, an inherited and fatal neurological disorder striking about one in 50,000 infants.
WEST FARGO - Fourteen years ago, Lynne and Curtis Olien's 5-year-old son Nathan died after an excruciating battle with an inherited and fatal neurological disorder known as Batten disease. Nathan suffered through an ever-growing number of seizures and sight loss as his body and brain deteriorated. His siblings—9-year-old Ryan, 3-year-old Justin and 1-year-old Rebecca—would stroke his hand as they all watched TV, or dance around him as he lay on a mat in the livingroom of their home in his final days. Nathan was always part of the family, even after his death.
FARGO—Events associated with the 12th annual Scheels Fargo Marathon continue to create great images. People striving for their best, their fans lining the streets and an entire community engaged in one of the region's biggest annual events. From the cyclothon to the dog run to the kids run to the road races later in the week, there is an event for just about anyone who wants to take part. Here are some of the images captured by The Forum's award-winning photographers Dave Wallis, Dave Samson and Nick Wagner.
FARGO – A second self-described semi-pro soccer team is entering the metro market.