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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CANDO, N.D. — An unidentified 6-year-old boy was ejected from a vehicle and died Thursday, May 4, after the vehicle he was riding in with two other adults attempted to pass another car. The North Dakota Highway Patrol reports the fatal crash happened at 3:33 p.m. just 3 miles north of Cando on U.S. Highway 281 in northeast North Dakota. Cando is about 30 miles northwest of Devils Lake.
MOORHEAD — Minnesota's fishing season is about to start, and those renewing their license online will have a chance to save lives through a new, first-of-its-kind program. Minnesota is the first state to allow would-be anglers to register as organ, eye and tissue donors as they sign up for a fishing permit.
MOORHEAD, Minn. — U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., met with constituents in Moorhead Monday evening, April 10, to come up with a "magical" health care solution during a time when he says the country has never been more polarized . "I'm here to see if anybody has got the magic solution," Peterson said in front of a crowd of more than 100 people. "If you do, I would love to hear it. We need to do something to help these people who are hurting.
NOME, N.D. -- A 108-year-old church recently bought by an unwelcomed white supremacist burned to the ground Wednesday, March 22, in this small rural town. White supremacist Craig Cobb was listed on a recent deed as an owner of the church at 295 3rd Ave. in Nome, which is about 70 miles southwest of Fargo. Nome residents said earlier this week it didn’t appear as if Cobb had moved in yet.
MOORHEAD, Minn.—On the verge of his mandatory and legally disputed retirement, Clay County District Court Judge Galen Vaa is fighting to continue his career after his next birthday. The Moorhead judge will turn 70 years old March 5, 2018, and the Minnesota Constitution requires judges to retire the last day of the month they turn 70—despite voters electing Vaa to a term that doesn't expire until 2021. He tried to dispute the statute, filing a lawsuit against Gov. Mark Dayton July 2016 in Clay County District Court, where he has served the past 16 years.
ROCKFORD, Minn. — Following the sudden death of a mother of five and Kindred, N.D. native, hundreds of acquaintances and strangers are showing support through crowdfunding and prayer. Allison (Berg) Moline, 34, died Friday, March 10, from a blood infection caused by kidney stones. She was married to Wahpeton native and pilot Brandon Moline and together they lived in Rockford with their children: 9-year-old Isaac, 7-year-old Carter, 5-year-old Graham, 3-year-old Clara and 3-month-old Sheppard.
FARGO — A city of Fargo employee will keep his job after saying on social media that Dakota Access Pipeline protesters should be shot and drowned. Enos Lien, a meter technician, was placed on administrative leave last week after city officials became aware of Lien's comments on a local news station's Facebook page. Lien commented that if protesters don't want to leave before the spring flooding, "fence them in, shot (sic) them if they try and leave and let them drown in the flooding."
FARGO — Fallen Fargo police Officer Jason Moszer is not forgotten and Fargo Force fans made that evident Friday night at a sold-out Scheels Arena where 1,500 blue lights were shining — the same symbolic glow of support still found on front porches throughout the community after Moszer's death one year ago. On Friday, Feb. 10, the Fargo Force game against the Green Bay Gamblers included a special ceremony remembering the one-year anniversary of the fatal shooting that shook the community.
FARGO — Students and staff at North Dakota State University just started marching on Thursday evening when news broke about the U.S. federal appeals court upholding a suspension of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The event, "Stand As One NDSU," on Thursday, Feb. 9, drew a crowd of more than 150 people who were against Trump's executive order issued two weeks ago that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries.
FARGO—Jay Thomas doesn't have much of an office now due to an overflow of donations from the community to support law enforcement at the Dakota Access Pipeline protest near Cannon...