Forum staff reports
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – A 49-year-old woman is the latest person to be charged in connection with a shooting authorities say stems from a $750 drug debt.
FARGO — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two people suspected of using stolen credit cards and possibly stealing a vehicle. Fargo Police posted photos to Facebook Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 16, of a man and a woman they say are suspects. The man was said to be driving a red Dodge Ram pickup, and the woman wearing a Bison sweatshirt was a passenger in the vehicle, according to the post.
COLFAX, N.D. — A man was found near here suffering from "extreme hypothermia" Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, after apparently walking about 6 miles from his vehicle that was stuck in a ditch, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a person lying on the road shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday on County Road 3 a half mile north of County Road 4, which is about 6 miles west of Colfax.
FARGO — A Fargo man was sentenced to six months in jail Tuesday, Jan. 16, after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. Christopher Kim Colwell was given a six-month sentence, with credit for six days already served, during a sentencing hearing in Cass County District Court. Colwell was ordered to forfeit two computers, complete treatment, continue to take medications prescribed by a therapist and register as a sex offender until 2033. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised probation and $500 in fees.
FARGO — A Fargo man was sentenced to 30 days in jail Tuesday, Jan. 16, in connection with a 2017 traffic stop that led to the discovery of an illegal explosive device in the vehicle. The sentence handed to Shaun A. Duciaume, 53, in Cass County District Court included credit for three days already served and an order to pay more than $1,300 in fines.
FARGO — Nineteenth Avenue North has been re-opened to traffic from Dakota Drive North to 18th Street North, the city announced Tuesday morning, Jan. 16. The stretch of road had been closed since Monday morning because blowing snow was reducing visibility.
FARGO – An electrical device was the likely culprit of a Monday morning, Jan. 15, fire that caused minor damage at a strip mall under construction here. An employee of a Jimmy John’s restaurant at 2815 13th Ave. S. saw smoke about 8:30 a.m. as he walked past the rest of the strip mall, which is still under construction and will eventually house three other commercial tenants, said Battalion Chief Jason Ness of the Fargo Fire Department.
FRAZEE, Minn. – Three people were injured after their vehicle was rear-ended about noon Sunday, Jan. 14, on U.S. Highway 10 near Frazee, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. The driver, Jeffrey Allan Miron, 46, and passengers Julie Ann Miron, 46, and Jacob Dale Miron, 13, all from Brooklyn Center, Minn., were taken to a medical center in Perham with injuries that weren’t life-threatening.
HONOLULU—Tom Hoge posted a birdie on the 18th hole to help him take the lead after the third round of the PGA's Sony Open on Saturday. Hoge, a Fargo South High School graduate who went on to golf at Texas Christian University, carded a six-under par 64 on Saturday at the Waialae Country Club. After five-under rounds of 65 on Thursday and Friday, Hoge sits in first place with a three-round score of 194—one shot ahead of patton Kizzire.
FARGO – Barbacoa, a Southwestern-style restaurant in the city’s south end, is closing after a little more than two years. “It is with both sadness and gratitude that we announce that tomorrow, Saturday January 13, will be the last day that we are doing business as Barbacoa,” the restaurant’s management said on its Facebook page Friday, Jan. 12.