Champion, Chief of Fargo, N. D. Frank Champion has been appointed Chief of the Fargo, N. D., Fire Department to succeed Chief Sutherland, who has headed the force since the paid department was organized in 1903. Chief Champion spent most of his boyhood at Albert Lea, Minn. He moved to Moorhead in 1899. When the paid department was organized in Fargo he moved to that city and has been a member of the department ever since. He served as Assistant Chief since 1911.