Kim Hyatt is a reporter with The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and a 2014 graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth. She started her newspaper career at the Owatonna People’s Press covering arts and education. In 2016, she received Minnesota Newspaper Association's Dave Pyle New Journalist Award and later that year she joined The Forum newsroom.
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LAMOURE, N.D. -- LaMoure Police Chief James G. Watson has been booked in the Stutsman County Jail on a charge of gross sexual imposition. The 52-year-old chief was arrested Thursday night, according to WDAY-TV. Details were sketchy, but a formal criminal complaint was expected to be released on Friday.
FARGO — For the second time in a month, emergency crews are searching the Red River, looking this time for a Minnesota State University Moorhead swimming instructor thought to have drowned. The missing man, identified by Fargo police as Fanuel Shewarega Asrat, 24, was one of three men who went swimming about 5 a.m. Thursday, June 29, between a floating bridge and the rapids of the dam by Dike West Park in Fargo, said Battalion Chief Bruce Anderson of the Fargo Fire Department.
MOORHEAD — Although categorized as a mill-and-overlay project, the Center Avenue Corridor renovation will encompass changes beyond resurfacing pavement to include the roadway's aesthetics, safety and functionality for the future. "What do you like about the corridor?" read one of the posters on display at the public information session Tuesday, June 27, at the Hjemkomst Center.
FARGO — A red carpet rolled out in front of the Fargo Theatre on Friday, June 2, was there for — of all people — journalists, a group of professionals facing criticism today from our nation's elected leader. "These are tough times," said Marilyn Hagerty, 91, one of the eight notable North Dakota journalists featured in the documentary "Inside Stories" that premiered Friday night. A crowd gathered on Broadway outside the theater, eager to see family and friends on the big screen, compared to a byline.
FARGO — Contrary to the now viral notion that millennials should give up avocado toast and traveling to afford a home or plan for retirement, one Fargo couple is preparing to embark this week on a year-long trip around the world, leaving their house, businesses and pets behind. Matthew and Lindsey Lee, both 26 years old, don't actually eat avocado toast, but they do have a grand adventure in the works — one they can afford and find appropriate at this time in their lives before more inevitable adulting unfolds.
FARGO — Contrary to the now viral notion that millennials should give up avocado toast and traveling to buy a home or plan for retirement, one Fargo couple is preparing to embark this week on a year-long trip around the world, leaving their house, businesses and pets behind. Matthew and Lindsey Lee, both 26, don't actually eat avocado toast, but they do have a grand adventure in the works — one they can afford and find appropriate at this time in their lives before more inevitable adulting unfolds.
FARGO — Depending on when Nicole Dahl's first child decides to enter this world, the birth will occur either at Sanford's downtown clinic or at the new Sanford Family Birth Center. Dahl, of Verona N.D., has a July 23 due date, just two days before the opening of the birth center that will offer mothers spacious rooms designed to feel more like a hotel than a hospital. Amenities include large jet bathtubs, massages, full-size beds, nice linens and robes. What's more, the birth center is on the 10th floor, the top of the new $494 million medical center in south Fargo.
FARGO — The collaborative effort of Fargo-Moorhead churches providing the homeless with overflow shelter during the winter months is concluding, but local advocates say they are ready to help city find other sheltering solutions. Sue Korman, a board member of the Fargo-based Central Cities Ministries, which oversees the F-M Sheltering Churches project, announced to Fargo city commissioners Monday, May 8, that the project is ending after six years.
FARGO — City commissioners once again reviewed a report Monday, May 8, on the cost of refugee resettlement here, and once there was no comprehensive data. That's because refugee status is not information most departments consider or gather, officials say. Commissioner Dave Piepkorn is insistent on getting all the data, saying what's been presented so far is "the tip of the iceberg."
CANDO, N.D. — The 6-year-old boy who wasn't wearing a car seat was thrown from the vehicle and died in a crash in northeast North Dakota was identified Friday, May 5, along with his parents who were also in the car but survived. Eugene Cain, of St. John, was killed in the crash about 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4, three miles north of Cando on U.S. Highway 281.