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Meghan Arbegast


Meghan Arbegast grew up in Security-Widefield, Colorado. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from North Dakota State University in Fargo, in 2021.

Arbegast wrote for The Spectrum, NDSU's student newspaper, for three years and was head news editor for two years. She was an intern with university relations her last two semesters of college.

Arbegast covers news pertaining to the city of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks including city hall coverage.

Readers can reach Arbegast at 719-235-8640 or MArbegast@gfherald.com.

Pronouns: She/Her

Languages: English

Joel Lovelien, 38, was beaten to death outside of the Broken Drum Bar in Grand Forks the weekend before Halloween on Oct. 27, 2007, while in costume as a hockey player.
The weapon recovered from the scene was a .357 caliber revolver
Local farmers are coming together to help harvest the fields owned by those involved in the incident.
Also in recent days, CNN has reported that equipment placed at sites in the U.S. by the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has raised concern by the FBI. The city administrator, however, counters that the Huawei issue is much different since it's a telecommunications company, and not an agribusiness.
Evidence indicates 39-year-old Christina Lynn Melvin was struck and killed between 4:45 and 4:59 a.m. on April 7, 2019, in Grand Forks. It was later determined that Melvin, a resident of Bedford, Pennsylvania, had been passing through Grand Forks on the Amtrak train.
According to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency enforcement investigation, RJ Zavoral & Sons, Inc. of East Grand Forks exceeded air pollutant emissions, failed to complete equipment performance tests for up to four years and failed to keep various required equipment inspection records
CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein called for an FBI probe of the incident and for federal hate crime charges to be brought against the suspect in the case, Suzette Gay Thompson, during a news conference held Thursday in the Islamic Center
Investigators believe the victim was the same subject reported in the Red River on April 8
Several rivers have remained steady since Sunday going into Monday
The National Weather Service is projecting the Red River will crest at 46.5 feet by the middle of the week