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April Baumgarten

April Baumgarten

April Baumgarten joined The Forum in February 2019 as an investigative reporter. She grew up on a ranch 10 miles southeast of Belfield, N.D., where her family raises Hereford cattle. She double majored in communications and history/political science at the University of Jamestown, N.D.

Baumgarten started her journalism career in 2011 with The Dickinson Press as a city government and energy reporter. She also was the editor of the Hazen Star and Center Republican, as well as a news editor for The Press and Grand Forks Herald. Her field of coverage includes crime and courts.

Readers can reach Baumgarten at 701-241-5417 or abaumgarten@forumcomm.com. Follow her on Twitter @aprilbaumsaway.

This is the second time Aaron Lambert was charged with driving under the influence while a child was in his vehicle, court records show.
Hopefuls will come to campus starting Monday, Jan. 24.
Kyle Ruben Sanchez, 34, appeared Tuesday, Jan. 18, in Cass County District Court on a Class AA felony of continuous sexual abuse of a child.
Judge Amber Gustafson was appointed as a Seventh District judge in Minnesota by then-Gov. Mark Dayton in April 2018.
“I wasn’t Arthur that time,” Arthur Prince Kollie said as he stuttered through his testimony. “I was Prince.”
“I believe I deserve whatever punishment I get for the crash that I created,” the defendant said. “I caused the death of one of my best friends, and I’ll have to live with that mistake for the rest of my life.”
CARTWRIGHT, N.D. — A Montana man who died after a semi crash in northwest North Dakota has been identified.
Last week, the university reported 209 COVID-19 cases, including 192 students.
Vehicles parked on avenues after 2 a.m. Monday will be impounded, city says.
Timothy Peter Solberg was booked Sunday, Jan. 16, into the jail on domestic violence and preventing arrest charges. He is on unpaid administrative leave, the city of West Fargo confirmed.