Morning headlines: Fargo teacher accused of having sex with student resigns

Follow this Fargo-Moorhead news and weather podcast on Apple, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

We are part of The Trust Project.

Here is your InForum Minute for Monday, Dec. 12.

Sebastian Michael Tackling.
Sebastian Michael Tackling.
Cass County Jail photo

FARGO — A band teacher is resigning from his position at Fargo South High School after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student .

Sebastian Michael Tackling, 43, was charged Nov. 28, with corruption of a minor and possession of prohibited materials relating to photos and videos that included sexual conduct by a minor, both Class C felonies, according to Cass County District Court records. Full story here.

New Prairie St. John’s psychiatric hospital will add beds, services in more efficient space

A backhoe and several stacks of pallets sit outside a new, rectangular building.
Construction continues on the new Prairie St. John's Hospital in downtown Fargo.
David Samson / The Forum

FARGO — Workers are applying the finishing touches and moving furniture and equipment into a new Prairie St. John’s psychiatric hospital that will add bed capacity and space for expanded outpatient care.


Administrators have scheduled Jan. 10 as the day to move patients to the new $48 million hospital, located next door to the current hospital, which will be demolished in the spring. Full story here.

What To Read Next
Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber event gathered experts in manufacturing, finance, agriculture, technology, health care and energy.
Follow this Fargo-Moorhead news and weather podcast on Apple, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.
A select rundown of stories found on InForum.
The artwork's theme "Together, we are stronger united as one," has a total budget of $8,000, and could feature one artist, or a range of different artists.