Kim Hyat 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 — The Mid America Steel riverfront site in downtown Fargo has the potential to bring the city closer to achieving a vision included in its developing master plan focused on the future.
MOORHEAD — A developer has been selected by the City Council to bring a four-story, mixed-use building to the second busiest intersection in Moorhead.
MANVEL, N.D. — A service truck transporting 2,000 gallons of diesel driven by a 27-year-old man from East Grand Forks, Minn., caught fire Friday, May 19, on Interstate 29. Jacob Hendrickson was driving a 1987 GMC service truck northbound on I-29 about 1 mile south of Manvel at 5:30 a.m. when a mechanical problem occurred, said North Dakota Highway Patrol Sgt. Ryan Panasuk in a media release.
MOORHEAD — After a pastor and nonprofit director from here visited Jordan two months ago to aid in the refugee and human trafficking crisis, they wanted the Fargo-Moorhead community to hear from an international activist who is leading such efforts in the Middle East. On Thursday, May 18, a small crowd gathered at the Bluestem Center for the Arts in south Moorhead for a presentation from Charmaine Hedding, who escaped apartheid in South Africa as a child.
FARGO — Just two weeks after a student at Discovery Middle School injured a staff member, another altercation involving a staffer and student occurred at the school Thursday, May 18.
FARGO — What would the community here be without the YMCA of Cass and Clay Counties? The answer is different depending on who you ask, said president Paul Finstad, who is retiring this month from his four-decade career at the Y following a retirement party Thursday, May 18.
FARGO – One person was found dead in a north Fargo home Tuesday afternoon, May 16, after police responded to a call 911 dispatchers described as a suspected drug overdose. Police responded to the 911 call Tuesday shortly after 1 p.m. to the apartment at 1024 Broadway to provide medical assistance, said Fargo Deputy Police Chief Joe Anderson. The cause of death and the gender or age of the person who died is not being released at this time, Anderson added.
FARGO — Depending on when Nicole Dahl's first child decides to enter this world, the birth will occur either at Sanford's downtown clinic or at the new Sanford Family Birth Center. Dahl, of Verona N.D., has a July 23 due date, just two days before the opening of the birth center that will offer mothers spacious rooms designed to feel more like a hotel than a hospital. Amenities include large jet bathtubs, massages, full-size beds, nice linens and robes. What's more, the birth center is on the 10th floor, the top of the new $494 million medical center in south Fargo.
FARGO — At least one member of the Fargo City Commission is expected to change his "no" vote on a $23 million housing and retail complex near North Dakota State University in order for the project to move forward. The overall development has the green light from elected officials. Changes in zoning and ordinances were previously approved and work is already underway on the 1600 block of North University Drive, just east of the NDSU Sanford Health Athletic Complex.
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — A 77-year-old man died Wednesday, May 10, after the malfunctioning tractor he was driving crashed into a tree, trapping him in between. Larry Mahlon Jones was driving the tractor at his home, 28998 Tower Road in Detroit Lakes, when at 2:51 p.m., Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander received a report of a man trapped under a tractor, according to a press release issued Wednesday evening.