State/Regional Reporter | Minnesota/Upper Midwest

Prior to his foray into sportswriting, Forgrave wrote people-focused feature stories for several newspapers around the country, most recently The Des Moines Register. In Iowa, Reid was a general assignment reporter focusing on long-form storytelling. He wrote a narrative on a tornado-wracked small town and its inspirational high school football team, covered every angle of Iowa's gay marriage debate, and wrote a series about a woman who was seven months pregnant with her fifth child when her husband died in a plane crash. After his stint in Iowa, he worked as a national sports feature writer for FOXSports.com, and helped launch the national sports television network, Fox Sports 1, as national college basketball reporter. Most recently, Forgrave worked at CBSSports.com and CBS Sports HQ covering college hoops and the NBA. He also has written for The New York Times Magazine and GQ magazine. His first book, based on a piece he wrote for GQ, will be published in 2020. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons.


2 dead in fiery crash at new 35W Metro Transit station

It appeared that a car hit the new bus station and burned. By 8:15 p.m., the fire was out.


All Minnesota driver's testing stations to be open by end of January

Just a few of the sites have been reopened during the pandemic.


Minnesota Guard commander details mission to evacuate Afghan refugees

Twelve days at the Kabul airport were a sleepless time of never knowing if, or when, their security mission could turn deadly.


Allina's Plymouth nurses to begin 3-day strike Sunday

50 expected to be on picket lines stressing work hardships during pandemic.


Veterans ask public to help Afghans who helped them

Navy veteran Art delaCruz felt a lot of emotions as the U.S. military pulled out of Afghanistan this summer, but strongest among them was a…


Why do military cargo planes regularly fly in pairs over the Twin Cities?

The large aircraft with four propellers are easy to distinguish from passenger air traffic.


Minnesota military vets hit 100 miles of trail in support of fellow veterans

With packs and a banner, they raise funds for Project Got Your Back


9/11 remembered in St. Paul, with a look to lessons learned and hope for future

The state observed the 20th anniversary with a tolling bell, speeches, patriotic songs and a miliary flyover.


Twenty years later, 9/11 stirs deeply personal emotions

Two women who lost loved ones in the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath pledge to use the tragedy to make the world a better place.


Stillwater sues, St. Paul turns to transit amid bus driver shortage

St. Paul ready to ask some high-schoolers to take Metro Transit.