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West Fargo High School student injured in hit-and-run

WEST FARGO — West Fargo Police are reporting that a juvenile was struck while crossing the street at 4:04 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Police were dispatched to the intersection of ...

Fargo area, hit with snow Thursday, can expect another round Friday afternoon

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Chuck Glidden cleans off the sidewalks at the Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead during the late afternoon snowfall on Thursday, Nov. 15. David Samson / The Forum2 / 2
FARGO — The Fargo-Moorhead area received a quick hit of snow Thursday afternoon and evening that was expected to taper off by late Thursday night, Nov. 15. The strong winds ...
Dave Olson
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New Pizza Corner changes meet online outcry

North Dakota's homegrown pizza brand is making changes, and some people are not happy about it. Pizza Corner has made changes to their packaging, the label and, unsettling to many ...
Bonnie Meibers

Meibers joined the Herald in September of 2018. She reports on all things business in Grand Forks and the surrounding areas. Have a tip or want to get to know her? Call her at (701) 780-1114 or email her at bmeibers@gfherald.com.

Bell ringers are back: Red Kettle Campaign announces fundraising goal

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The Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign aims to raise $900,000 between now and Christmas Eve. Campaign supporters gathered to kick off the 2018 effort at West Acres mall on Thursday, Nov. 15. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum2 / 4
The Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army is on the hunt for the hands of area residents to volunteer to ring bells as part of the annual Red Kettle Campaign. Supporters of the charity effort gathered for an official campaign kickoff at West Acres Shopping Center on Thursday, Nov. 15. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum3 / 4
Hardy volunteer bell ringers and their red kettles are back for another season. Major Vangie O’Neil and a collection of enthusiastic supporters kicked off this year’s Red Kettle Campaign at West Acres Shopping Center on Thursday, Nov. 15. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum4 / 4
FARGO — A familiar sound is returning to local storefronts and shopping areas thanks to the Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle Campaign. The charity aims to raise $900,000 between ...

2019 live horse racing dates approved for Fargo, Chippewa Downs

Our Gracie, second from right, pulls ahead during a race at the North Dakota Horse Park in Fargo.
BISMARCK -- Live horse racing will likely be back in Fargo over three weekends in July 2019. The North Dakota Racing Commission approved seven days of racing in July at ...
Wendy Reuer

Wendy reports for The Forum and West Fargo Pioneer, where she is also assistant editor. A University of Minnesota Morris graduate from North Dakota, Wendy started her career in television news and entertainment in Minnesota and at CBS in Television City, Calif. before working at newspapers in Minnesota and North Dakota. 

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Fargo man sentenced in north-side fight that turned deadly

Daniel Habiger appears in Cass County District Court on Thursday, Nov. 15. The 30-year-old Fargo man was sentenced in connection with the death of an acquaintance during a fight in March. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum1 / 3
Daniel Habiger, left, listens to a victim impact statement in Cass County District Court on Thursday, Nov. 15. The 30-year-old Fargo man was sentenced in connection with the death of an acquaintance during a fight in March. His defense attorney, Scott Brand, is also pictured. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum2 / 3
Joel Heis of Minot, N.D., was among those who gave a victim impact statement in Cass County District Court on Thursday, Nov. 15. His 32-year-old son, Jarryd Heis, was killed during a fight with Daniel Habiger at Habiger’s north Fargo apartment in March. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum3 / 3
FARGO — Daniel Habiger was sentenced Thursday, Nov. 15, to serve more than a decade in prison in connection with the death of an acquaintance during a fight in March. ...

Packers, Schatz survive Jamestown in state opener

McKenna Becher of West Fargo celebrates a point against Jamestown during their quarterfinal match of the North Dakota Class A state volleyball tournament Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Minot. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor1 / 3
Halle Erickson of West Fargo hits against Jamestown during their quarterfinal match of the North Dakota Class A state volleyball tournament Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Minot. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor2 / 3
Erin Binstock of West Fargo hits against Jamestown during their quarterfinal match of the North Dakota Class A state volleyball tournament Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Minot. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor3 / 3
MINOT, N.D. — With one of the youngest teams in the Class A state volleyball tournament, West Fargo Coach Kelsey Gibbons has stressed the importance of leaning on her team's ...

WATCH: Ware, Patriots too much for Mustangs in state volleyball opener

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Olivia Dobrinz of West Fargo Sheyenne hits against Bismarck Century during their quarterfinal match of the North Dakota Class A state volleyball tournament on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Minot. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor2 / 4
McKenzie Newton of West Fargo Sheyenne hits against Bismarck Century during their quarterfinal match of the North Dakota Class A state volleyball tournament on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Minot. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor3 / 4
Ellie Such, left, and McKenzie Newton of West Fargo Sheyenne block against Bismarck Century during their quarterfinal match of the North Dakota Class A state volleyball tournament on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Minot. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor4 / 4
MINOT, N.D. — For years, West Fargo Sheyenne volleyball players have been desperate for a chance to play in the state tournament. They got the full experience Thursday in the ...

Former ND law officer requests new trial for having sex with 16-year-old boy

Bryton Dahl testifies at his trial that ended Nov. 1 with a conviction. Williston Herald file photo
WILLISTON, N.D. -- Lawyers for a former law officer convicted earlier this month of corruption or solicitation of a minor for having sex with a 16-year-old boy have asked a ...

Support mixed for proposed changes to ND higher ed board model

University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott
GRAND FORKS -- The recommendation to split North Dakota’s higher education governance into three boards is receiving mixed support from legislators and higher education officials. Members of Gov. Doug Burgum’s ...
Sydney Mook

Sydney Mook has been covering higher education at the Grand Forks Herald since May 2018. She previously served as the multimedia editor and cops, courts and health reporter at the Dickinson Press from January 2016 to May 2018.  She graduated from the University of South Dakota with a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science in three and half years in December 2015. While at the USD, she worked for the campus newspaper, The Volante, as well as the television news show, Coyote News. She also interned at South Dakota Public Broadcasting and spent the summer before her senior year interning in Fort Knox for the ROTC Cadet Summer Training program. In her spare time, Sydney enjoys cheering on the New York Yankees and the Kentucky Wildcats, as well as playing golf. If you've got an idea for a video be sure to give her a call!

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