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FARGO — A 44-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting outside of a McDonald’s in Fargo was arrested by authorities in southern Minnesota on Monday, Sept. 24. Miguel Jay Cooley Sr., of Moorhead, was arrested at 7:40 p.m. Monday at a home west of Rochester in Mower County by the Austin Police Department SWAT team, according to a news release from Fargo police.
FARGO — Weather permitting, on Tuesday Sept. 25, crews anticipate to open north to south travel through the 45th Street North and 19th Avenue North intersection and access to Interstate 29 from 19th Avenue North as a two-way stop in the afternoon.
PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. -- A 25-year-old man is in custody in connection with the death of a 28-year-old man whose buried body was uncovered by authorities on Saturday, Sept. 22. A man, identified as Jordan Jerome Dalman, came to the sheriff’s office Friday afternoon and told deputies an incident happened at his home about nine miles north of Pelican Rapids and someone died, a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department said.
The trial of William Hoehn on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder in the death of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind is to resume Monday, Sept. 24, in Cass County District Court. Prosecutors say witnesses expected to be called this week include Hoehn’s former girlfriend and co-defendant, Brooke Crews. Crews is expected to take the stand no sooner than Tuesday.
BISMARCK — Minnesota State Moorhead strolled to a 48-20 win against Bismarck-Mary on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football. MSUM quarterback Jakob Sinani threw for 272 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions, and ran for two scores. Zach Simons and Denver Colgrove each rushed for one touchdown. Defensive lineman Darius Woods-Steichen collected two sacks on the night, bringing his season total to four.
FARGO -- North Dakota State linebacker Jabril Cox returned an interception for a touchdown on Saturday afternoon and the Bison took a two touchdown lead on the University of Delaware. The problem for the Blue Hens: their offense had run only one play at that point. It was that kind of an afternoon for Delaware. It was some kind of first half for the Bison. They used an explosive first two quarters to take a 38-10 victory before 18,883 fans at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The name was released in a fatal crash that occurred at 3:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21. The victim,. initially reported as a 49-year-old man, was actually 59-year-old Gary Oram of Devils Lake. He died after his truck that was transporting cattle in a trailer crashed on State Highway 20 about three miles south of Devils Lake, N.D. He was traveling north in his 2018 Chevrolet Silverado when he veered off the right edge of the roadway. Oram was transported to St. Alexius Hospital in Devils Lakes where he later died.
FARGO—Carpet World of Fargo will celebrate 50 years in business with customer appreciation days Sept. 28-29 at its showroom, 4601 17th Ave. S. According to a Carpet World press release, the business was Fargo's first carpet retailer when Jerry Kautzman opened the store in the fall of 1968. A decade later, additional flooring lines such as wood, tile and laminate were added.
U.S. Bank has launched Simple Loan, a new program designed to help customers deal with unexpected or short-term cash needs. With Simple Loan, U.S. Bank checking account customers can borrow between $100 and $1,000 with no hidden fees. Repayment takes place over three months via three fixed payments. The cost is $12 for every $100 borrowed for account holders who use autopay or $15 for every $100 if paid manually. For more information, visit www.usbank.com/simpleloan .