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KENTON-ON-SEA, South Africa—Nearly all that remained at the scene was evidence of probable poachers caught in the act. A high-powered rifle equipped with a silencer, an axe, wire cutters and some food supplies accompanied the nearby human remains that were left. The remains belonged to a suspected group of rhino poachers, according to Nick Fox, owner of the Sibuya Game Reserve in South Africa.
FARGO — An opportunity to play college football brought Ed Schultz to the Fargo-Moorhead area. His impact with a microphone made him stay. From former Division II All-American quarterback with the Minnesota State University Moorhead Dragons, to hosting a talk news show on Russian-based television network "RT America," Schultz's talent and persona was polarizing. This is a timeline of his life and career:
FARGO—A flag-raising ceremony was held at Fargo's Sanford Medical Center Tuesday morning, July 3, to honor and remember the life of 22-year-old Cameron Bolton. Bolton, of Fargo, died early Tuesday morning, according to his CaringBridge site, from injuries sustained in a crash south of Mapleton Thursday, June 28.
FARGO — A pair of local families dealing with the sudden, tragic deaths of a loved one have turned to crowdfunding campaigns to help cover related costs. Grace Elizabeth Bettie, 9, died Wednesday, June 27, while on a swimming trip with others at the pond in Buffalo River State Park near Glyndon, Minn. A GoFundMe campaign was created the day after Bettie's death by Genevieve Kerkula of Moorhead. As of 11 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, the crowdfunding campaign had raised $5,623 from 125 different donors. The campaign has a total fundraising goal of $15,000.
The family of a 22-year-old man injured in a serious crash Thursday, June 28, says he no longer has brain activity, according to an update on his CaringBridge page. On Monday afternoon, testing was done on Cameron Bolton to determine if there was any brain activity. The Fargo man’s body was brought back to a normal temperature where a test was done and determined tha
ANTHEM, Ariz.—A heroic act by a 6-month-old puppy in Arizona Friday morning, June 29, may require a change in the phrase “man’s best friend” to “woman’s best friend.” Paula Godwin, of Anthem, Ariz., said she was walking her dog, “Todd,” early Friday morning on a hiking trail when she says she encountered a rattlesnake. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.faceboo..." width="500" height="744" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true" allow="en
KIMBERLEY, Australia—Shocking video of an Australian woman being pulled into the water after hand-feeding a shark off the back of a yacht in western Australia went viral Monday, July 2. Melissa Brunning, 34, of Perth, Australia, who says she was on a “once-in-a-lifetime” vacation, is lucky to be alive after the unexpected attack.
NEW YORK —It was the (awkward) embrace seen around the nation. During President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Fargo Wednesday, June 27, GOP Senate hopeful U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., was called to the stage by the president to say a few words. Then, after Cramer finished speaking to the red-hatted crowd of supporters, he turned around to walk back towards the president. And then, it happened.
FARGO—The 11 basketball players that were injured in a serious crash south of Mapleton Thursday evening, June 28, were members of a Lisbon Courts Plus team traveling to Fargo to play a game, a friend of the girls told Forum News Service. All members of the team are reportedly doing OK and are expected to fully recover from their injuries.
GLYNDON, Minn. — In April 2002, the Buffalo River State Park broke ground on a state-funded $1.2 million renovation to completely overhaul its swimming area. After multiple setbacks, the renovation was finally completed in June 2004. The renovations to the swimming pond included the addition of extensive landscaping and a water filtration and chlorination plant.