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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.
Activists and tribal leaders hope the totem pole calls President Joe Biden's attention to protect culturally significant sites across the country that are threatened by climate change and the fossil fuel industry.
Kylen Running Hawk said he hopes to be an inspiration to other children growing up on Native American reservations to show them their dreams are achievable.
MINOT, N.D. — The Minot police department and bomb squad responded to a report of an explosion around 5 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, that occurred outside of a home in the southeast part of the city.