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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FARGO — The city of Fargo may be the first municipality in the country to implement approval voting, according to a recent poll conducted by supporters of the new election system. The Center for Election Science, a national proponent of approval voting, used Fargo-based polling service Prime46 to conduct the poll, which found: • 43 percent were in favor of approval voting. • 36 percent were not sure how they would vote or what approval voting is. • 21 percent were opposed to approval voting.
FARGO — Cold, wet weather wasn't a deterrent Monday, Oct. 8, for demonstrating United States Postal Service workers used to dealing with inclement conditions. In fact, it's right there in their motto: "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds." Monday marked a nationwide movement from Florida to Minnesota and Oregon to Washington, with all four major postal unions saying "no" to talk of privatizing America's mail service.
CASSELTON, N.D. — Central Cass Schools is unveiling a $26 million upgrade and remodel of its K-12 school that Superintendent Morgan Forness describes as "mindblowing." "It's a new dawn and new beginning for education in Central Cass," he said. "Now that it's complete and seeing the end result, I've heard nothing but positive comments." Funding the school renovation and new elementary was a two-year process combining public and private dollars.
FARGO — Sixty students without the right vaccines were barred from class this week in the Fargo and West Fargo public school districts as North Dakota schools are becoming stricter on enforcing immunization rules. In West Fargo, 42 students were excluded from school for not complying with immunization requirements, according to district spokeswoman Heather Leas. The number of exclusions wasn't as high in Fargo, where 18 students were excluded district-wide.
FARGO — This is the second episode of “Who Killed Tommy?” a true crime podcast exploring the unsolved homicide of Tommy Bearson, an 18-year-old North Dakota State University freshman.
FARGO — The second episode of The Forum-produced true crime podcast “Who Killed Tommy?” will be available Friday, Sept. 28. The podcast explores the unsolved homicide of Tommy Bearson, who was an 18-year-old North Dakota State University freshman.
FARGO — A fire destroyed a large detached garage and a pickup truck in Fargo's historic Hawthorne neighborhood Tuesday, Sept. 25.
FARGO — This is the first episode of “Who Killed Tommy?” a true crime podcast exploring the unsolved homicide of Tommy Bearson, an 18-year-old North Dakota State University freshman.
FARGO — The Forum is producing a true crime podcast called “Who Killed Tommy?” exploring the unsolved homicide of Tommy Bearson, an 18-year-old North Dakota State University freshman.
FARGO — It's been four years since Tommy Bearson was mysteriously killed, and investigators have yet to name a single suspect or motive behind the homicide of the 18-year-old North Dakota State University freshman. Bearson was only four weeks into nursing school at NDSU when he went missing Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Three days later, his body was found in an RV sales lot in Moorhead, far from his Reed Hall dorm room.