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Meghan Arbegast


Meghan Arbegast grew up in Security-Widefield, Colorado. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from North Dakota State University in Fargo, in 2021.

Arbegast wrote for The Spectrum, NDSU's student newspaper, for three years and was head news editor for two years. She was an intern with university relations her last two semesters of college.

Arbegast covers news pertaining to the city of Grand Forks/East Grand Forks including city hall coverage.

Readers can reach Arbegast at 719-235-8640 or

Pronouns: She/Her

Languages: English

Cramer says the United States needs a "strategic decoupling from China."
Howe has 63.05% of the vote, with 327 of 398 precincts reporting
Sainab Yussuf, who runs the Safari Market and Restaurant on Gateway Drive, said business has been down as she has noticed Somalis moving to Fargo, Moorhead and the Twin Cities.
The announcement came via a statement issued Thursday by the base that was sent to "civic leaders," according to a base spokeswoman.
Joel Lovelien, 38, was beaten to death outside of the Broken Drum Bar in Grand Forks the weekend before Halloween on Oct. 27, 2007, while in costume as a hockey player.
The weapon recovered from the scene was a .357 caliber revolver
Local farmers are coming together to help harvest the fields owned by those involved in the incident.
Also in recent days, CNN has reported that equipment placed at sites in the U.S. by the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei has raised concern by the FBI. The city administrator, however, counters that the Huawei issue is much different since it's a telecommunications company, and not an agribusiness.
Evidence indicates 39-year-old Christina Lynn Melvin was struck and killed between 4:45 and 4:59 a.m. on April 7, 2019, in Grand Forks. It was later determined that Melvin, a resident of Bedford, Pennsylvania, had been passing through Grand Forks on the Amtrak train.
The ordinances include simple assault-hate crime, criminal mischief, criminal mischief-hate crime, harassment, and harassment-hate crime