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Michelle Griffith

Michelle (she/her, English speaker) is a Bismarck-based journalist for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and Report for America, a national service organization that places journalists in local newsrooms to report on under-covered topics and communities.

Griffith joined The Forum in 2020 to cover rural issues in North Dakota. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a degree in journalism. Readers can contact her at mgriffith@forumcomm.com and follow her on Twitter at @michellemgriff.

The Abner O'Neal, built in 1884, hauled freight and passengers on the Missouri River for a few months before primarily transporting grain between Washburn, North Dakota, and the Bismarck-Mandan area, according to the North Dakota State Historical Society.
In November, blue ribbon schools will be recognized at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., where they will get a plaque and honorary blue flag to display at their schools.
The state has confirmed one case of the Delta COVID-19 strain so far, and the person was not hospitalized.
Robert Albright, 52, has received more than 10 million views and 2 million likes for a TikTok video he posted over Memorial Day weekend.
The ex-coworker told police that he was scared for his and his family's well-being, according to court documents.
A college in Latvia still teaches a curriculum on this outdated programming language, so North Dakota opted to hire two Latvians to help manage and maintain the state's unemployment insurance mainframe.
BISMARCK — Thanksgiving will be a complicated holiday for many this year, with people opting for small gatherings to limit the spread of the coronavirus and, for those who have lost loved ones to the pandemic, setting one less spot at the dinner table.
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health said on Wednesday, Nov. 11, that some residents have tested positive for COVID-19 more than once, but further investigation is needed to determine whether they are in fact cases of reinfection.
BISMARCK — No arrests have been made after a fight erupted Saturday, Nov. 7, on the grounds of the North Dakota Capitol in Bismarck, where multiple people received minor injuries during a pro-Trump demonstration.
BISMARCK — The North Dakota Department of Health on Friday, Nov. 6, reported the state's first case of a child developing multisystem inflammatory syndrome after they contracted COVID-19.