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 – Between mid-March and May of this year, Fargo police officers responded to 27 reported graffiti incidents resulting in an estimated $15,000 in damages.
REILE’S ACRES, N.D. – The bicyclist killed in a collision with an SUV Wednesday, June 20, has been identified. A death notice submitted to The Forum by a funeral home confirmed that Kathy M. Hettenbaugh was the victim of the fatal crash. Hettenbaugh, 56, of Fargo, died at the scene from injuries suffered in the crash on Cass County Road 20 near 47th Street North.
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.
COLFAX, N.D. — Voter turnout was high Tuesday, June 12, for the Richland 44 School Board election — a possible indication of what's to come during August's special recall election.
MOORHEAD — Center Avenue is getting a facelift and along with that, the Moorhead City Council has approved a $112,000 tax break for a new mixed-use redevelopment project along the downtown corridor. The council on Monday, June 11, OK'd nearly $950,000 in street improvements to Center Avenue, stretching from the Red River to Eighth Street.
MOORHEAD — The quiet neighborhood of Brentwood Acres in Oakport Township was bustling with firetrucks and emergency vehicles Monday, June 11, as firefighters battled a basement fire. Assistant Fire Chief Rich Eggert said crews responded to a 6:12 p.m. call of smoke coming out of the house at 6202 12th St. N. When crews arrived, Eggert said they found the house full of smoke. The fire originating in the basement was knocked out within 15 minutes, he added, and after that crews were busy ventilating and overhauling the home to ensure there were no extensions of the fire.