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Joey Gaarsland

May 16, 2018
Laura Gaarsland sits in her family’s Fargo home on Monday, May 14, 2018. The 33-year-old mother of four will graduate from the East Central Judicial District Drug Court this week, three years after her husband, Joey, died following a beating outside a Fargo bar. Ann Arbor Miller / The Forum
'I refused to quit fighting': Fargo woman celebrates recovery milestone three years after husband's death in bar fight
May 16, 2018 - 12:56pm
January 17, 2017
Scott Moen listens Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Cass County District Court during his sentencing for his role in the beating death of Joey Gaarsland. Dave Wallis / The Forumplay button
Judge exceeds prosecution's recommendation, gives 20-year sentence in Fargo beating death
January 17, 2017 - 11:06am
January 6, 2017
Jason Oien listens to the proceedings during his sentencing Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Cass County District Court in the beating death of Joey Gaarsland. Oien pleaded guilty earlier to a manslaughter charge and conspiracy to commit aggravated assault.Dave Wallis / The Forum
‘He’s going to kill someone’: Man sentenced in Fargo beating death long considered deadly, prosecutor says
January 6, 2017 - 6:02pm
October 31, 2016
 Jessy Olson speaks to his attorney, Patrick Rosenquist, after his sentencing Monday, Oct. 31, 2016, in Cass County District Court for his part in the fatal beating of Joey Gaarsland. David Samson / The Forum
Second defendant sentenced in Fargo beating death, gets 20 years
October 31, 2016 - 2:07pm
October 17, 2016
In this file photo, Nicholas Morris, one of four men charged with killing 35-year-old Joey Gaarsland at Rick’s Bar in May 2015 in Fargo, appears with his attorney Mark Blumer in District Court to change his plea Friday, March 11, 2016. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
First of four men charged in fatal Fargo beating sentenced to 20 years
October 17, 2016 - 1:56pm
September 27, 2016
Jason Oien appears Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Cass County District Court in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
In last-minute guilty plea, fourth defendant in slaying outside Fargo bar avoids trial
September 27, 2016 - 1:10pm
September 26, 2016
In this file photo, Jason Oien appears Sept. 9, 2015, in Cass County District Court in Fargo.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Defense in Oien murder case wants testimony from witnesses tossed out
September 26, 2016 - 3:51pm
September 25, 2016
Jason Oien appears Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Cass County District Court in Fargo.  Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Trial starts Tuesday in fatal Fargo bar attack
September 25, 2016 - 2:14pm
September 19, 2016
Jason Oien appears Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in Cass County District Court in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Potential complications loom as Fargo murder case heads for trial
September 19, 2016 - 4:15pm
June 6, 2016
Jason Oien appears Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Cass County District Court in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
New trial date set in Fargo murder case
June 6, 2016 - 2:37pm
May 10, 2016
The murder trial for Jason Wayne Oien, originally set to begin on Tuesday, June 21, will likely be delayed because he has a new attorney. Forum file photo.
Fargo murder suspect gets new attorney; trial date to be pushed back
May 10, 2016 - 3:42pm
April 26, 2016
Jason Oien appears Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Cass County District Court in Fargo. File photo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
June trial date set for man accused in Fargo beating death
April 26, 2016 - 9:36am
March 24, 2016
Jason Oien appears Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, in Cass County District Court in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Co-defendants in Fargo murder case expected to testify against plea holdout
March 24, 2016 - 10:40pm
March 18, 2016
Jessy Duane Olson turns to listen to his attorney during a preliminary hearing Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Cass County District Court.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Third person pleads guilty in fatal beating outside Fargo bar
March 18, 2016 - 9:03am
March 12, 2016
Nicholas Morris, one of four men charged with killing 35-year-old Joey Gaarsland at Rick’s Bar in May 2015 in Fargo, appears with his attorney Mark Blumer in District Court to change his plea Friday, March 11, 2016.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Second man pleads guilty in fatal beating outside Fargo bar
March 12, 2016 - 6:02am