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 — North Dakota's congressional delegation responded Wednesday, June 20, after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to keep more families together and stop children from being separated from their parents at the Mexican border.
HUNTER, N.D. – The cause of this spring’s fire that destroyed the C & I Bar here was ruled undetermined after an investigation by the state fire marshal.
WEST FARGO – Police here are trying to figure out what caused a driver to crash head-on into two parked cars around 3 p.m. Monday, June 18.
WEST FARGO — Gwen Sailer is a thrill-seeker, and the evidence is wrapped around her right wrist. Already this summer the 15-year-old Fargo native has collected nearly a dozen speedway entry wristbands for racing in the sport mod class. On Friday, June 15, before zooming around the Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, she was racing to the microphone to perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" on her viola. "It's not a hard song, but it means a lot," she said.
FARGO — Whatever becomes of Block 37, residents told Kilbourne Group at an input session Wednesday, June 13, that they want future developments to support families and strengthen neighborhood schools. Kilbourne invited the community for feedback on the project expected to kick off in phases starting next spring. The project at this point is essentially a blank canvas, but focuses on residential developments like owner-occupied townhomes or courtyard apartments while exploring commercial opportunities, such as a coffee shop, hardware store or day care facility.
FARGO — Downtown was full of endless applause and high-fives on Thursday, June 7, for more than 500 athletes from across North Dakota competing in the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Special Olympics this weekend. Fans lined the sidewalks with motivational signs as teams for the annual state summer games were escorted down Broadway by North Dakota State University student athletes during the parade of athletes.
MOORHEAD — It's full speed ahead for the long-anticipated underpass near Moorhead High School now that City Council members signed off on agreements without adopting special assessments—yet. On Monday, June 4, the council unanimously passed resolutions with MnDot, BNSF and Otter Tail Valley railroad tracks. The lowest bidder for the $66 million project, Burnsville-based Ames Construction Inc., was awarded the contract and will start work on the three-year project this summer.
FARGO — Although the June 12 primary election is a week away, more than 21,000 ballots have been cast already by residents across the state who voted early by mail or absentee.
COLFAX, N.D. – Several families from the Richland 44 School District have retained attorneys from a Fargo law firm to ensure their victimized children will be protected when they return to school this fall with their offenders. Attorney Timothy O’Keeffe said his firm sent letters to the district Thursday, May 31, requesting information on behalf of more than five families whose students were victims of sexual assault and hazing this school year.
MOORHEAD — The developer who built the Red Door Townhomes between Concordia College and Minnesota State University Moorhead is moving ahead with expanding the property while also applying for a $52,800 tax break from the city to construct another apartment building along Eighth Street South. Mike Graham, CEO of T&M Graham Management, built Red Door, 808 7th Ave. S., in 2016, after demolishing two single-family homes in the historic neighborhood. Red Door consists of 12 units in two three-story buildings.