Forum staff reports
MOORHEAD – A blaze destroyed a detached garage here on Friday, June 22, and slightly damaged a neighboring garage, a fire official said.
FARGO—Ethos Care, an organization formed by Bethany Retirement Living, Eventide Senior Living Communities and Knute Nelson of Alexandria, Minn., is now offering hospice services in Fargo-Moorhead and within a 30-mile radius of the metro area. Ethos Care is a Medicare-certified hospice agency and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care.
BURNSVILLE, Minn.—Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota is warning consumers shopping for vehicles on the internet to be on alert if the seller suggests using a third party to handle the transaction. Based on information provided by BBB St. Louis and a concerned area business owner, the local BBB is now aware of two suspect entities with websites claiming physical addresses in North Dakota, both of which are believed to be involved in a nationwide scheme.
WEST FARGO — Steve Gillespie, a comedian who recently performed on TBS' "Conan," will perform July 13 at West Fargo's Bar Nine.
MOORHEAD — Horizon Middle School Flagship Summer Theatre, in conjunction with Moorhead Community Education, will perform "High School Musical, Jr." at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. June 27 and 28 at Moorhead High School, 2300 Fourth Ave. S.
WEST FARGO — Police officers here were busy Thursday evening, June 21, responding to two separate car crashes. Around 6:40 p.m., the West Fargo Police Department were called to a crash involving a semi traveling north on 9th Street East, which was narrowed to one lane in each direction due to construction in the area. Police said the semi attempted to make a right turn onto 13th Avenue East and the trailer struck a traffic light pole. There was only minor damage and no injuries reported.
OMAHA, Neb.—Fargo Post 2 won two games at the Locker Room tournament on Thursday, beating Sioux Falls West 5-1 and Piedmont, Okla. 8-0 in American Legion baseball. In Game 1, Colton Frey was 2-for-4 with an RBI while Blake Anderson earned the win with 10 strikeouts in eight innings of work. Taylor Parrett threw a complete game no-hitter with nine strikeouts for Post 2 in the second game. Ben Bryant went 2-for-4 with three RBIs to lead Fargo at the plate. Post 2 (11-2) plays KB Omaha Westside and Colchester, Vt. on Friday.
DES MOINES, Iowa—North Dakota State senior Alyssa Olin concluded her college career with a fifth-place finish in the javelin at the USA Track & Field Championships on Thursday evening at Drake Stadium. Olin's top throw of 176 feet, 4 inches came on her second of six attempts. She also had three additional throws that surpassed 168 feet. Olin improved one spot over her sixth-place finish in the javelin at the USATF Championships in 2017. She is ranked 43rd in the world this year. American record holder Kara Winger won the event with a throw of 206-3.
FARGO – Two towns surrounding the metro will get sprayed for mosquitoes depending on the weather.
WEST FARGO – The Red River Amateur Radio Club will host its annual 24-hour radio field day event Saturday, June 23, and Sunday, June 24, at the Cass County Highway Department in West Fargo and the city park in Sabin, Minn.