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C.S. Hagen

C.S. Hagen

C.S. Hagen is an award-winning journalist currently covering the education and activist beats mainly in North Dakota and Minnesota. Spending half his life abroad, primarily in Tianjin, China, spawned his fascination with loose leaf teas, language and the beauty of diverse cultures.

Despite a nomadic youth, C.S. Hagen is a graduate of Wheaton College near Chicago, and has more than eight years experience working as a journalist and photographer. An author of several books focused on his Asian experiences, C.S. Hagen has won multiple writing awards including: 2020 North Dakota and Minnesota Newspaper Association awards, and the 2018 Arc of Justice Award for journalism.

Excluding the ever-evolving English language, C.S. Hagen is fluent in Mandarin, Chinese.

Commissioners debated the benefit of the Downtown Engagement Center while Fargo police shared crime reports of the area.
Fargo City Commission debated whether to purchase one of the homes at 714 12th St. N., but tabled a decision until the commission's next meeting on Oct. 17.
Fergus Falls-based Ringdahl EMS has sent three ambulances to Ukraine, and a fourth is on the way.
The Mobile Therapy Unit is a state-of-the-art mobile sensory/motor gym that drives to underserved communities to help, and is the only mobile therapy unit in the Midwest, according to LaDonna Bannach, president and CEO of Beyond Boundaries Therapy, a private occupational therapy that facilitates the programming for the nonprofit House of Everyday Learning.
The Fargo Memorial Honor Guard and others made sure the Vietnam War veteran was laid to rest with full honors.
The student spit on the aide before being slapped, according to Valley Bus management.
Dumpster fires, a garage fire, a mobile home fire and other blazes kept Fargo firefighters busy in early September.
On Sept. 4, the International Market Plaza at 1345 Main Ave, which is home to about 17 immigrant-owned businesses, was hit by stenciled spray paint onto murals outside the building.
Cleanup volunteers are welcome, and donations are needed to add surveillance cameras to the building's exterior, said Fowzia Adde, executive director of the Immigrant Development Center, the organization that owns the building.
Four elected officials across Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota appeared on the list of registered members of the Oath Keepers.