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David Olson

Reporter

I'm a reporter and a photographer and sometimes I create videos to go with my stories.

I graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead and in my time with The Forum I have covered a number of beats, from cops and courts to business and education.

I've also written about UFOs, ghosts, dinosaur bones and the planet Pluto.

You may reach me by phone at 701-241-5555, or by email at dolson@forumcomm.com

A fire at the same farm on Christmas Eve 2020 caused the deaths of about 1,000 milking goats, 15 peacocks and a dog.
At one point, the DFL party had announced candidates for the 7th District seat, but those individuals are no longer eligible to run in the district after the redrawing of Congressional districts in Minnesota.
Timothy Kath was married and had 10 children, according to his obituary.
One assailant used a 10-year-old girl as a human shield before a Clay County deputy ended things by shooting the suspect in the face. The suspect survived and was sentenced to life in prison. The deputy and the girl whose life he saved became friends and remain so to this day.
Laverne Nigg, "Budd" to his family and friends, will be buried next summer after eight decades of anonymity come to an end
Cost of transporting glass to recycling centers cited as impetus for project
Latest accomplishment adds to long list of firearms permits from various states.
Jupiter Paulsen was skateboarding from her father's house to her mother's house around 7 a.m. on Friday, June 4, when she was randomly attacked, according to her father and court documents.
Charge carries mandatory minimum sentence of life in prison
Nesting sites in N.D. have soared since early 2000s.