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, and helped launch the national sports television network, Fox Sports 1, as national college basketball reporter. Most recently, Forgrave worked at 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.

54 years after his father's plane crashed in Laos, Minneapolis man still searches for answers

In a pre-Memorial Day ceremony, Chris Walsh will tell the story of his father, Richard Ambrose Walsh III, an Air Force pilot shot down during the Vietnam War.

Trans woman Ellie Krug changes hearts from unlikely place: a suburban Minnesota school board

Krug bridges the nation's heated gender debate with a deceptively simple strategy: human familiarity.

Military improving policies for new mothers

Recruiting and retention become top priorities as the military competes with near-record low unemployment.

Suspect dead after Wisconsin deputy's killing had extensive criminal history

Jeremiah D. Johnson was on supervised release following a years-long prison stint for two felonies: kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct.

Helping Minnesota veterans transition to civilian careers

One man's journey — adrift a year ago, now recruiting other vets — illuminates challenges and successes of looking for civilian jobs.

N.D. firefighters rush to rescue after family's SUV slides into flooded ditch

After weather conditions turned quickly north of Fargo, the traveling family found themselves in a desperate situation.

Fargo area hoping for a routine spring after severe flooding of years' past

The region has undertaken a slew of mitigation measures to protect from the Red River of the North.

Former Bagley school resource officer pleads guilty in sex abuse cases

Neil Henry Dolan, a former Clearwater County sheriff's deputy, already is serving a sentence in an earlier case.

Western Wisconsin towns mourn 2 slain police officers

Some 95 law enforcement vehicles, lights flashing but sirens off, accompanied the two flag-draped coffins to a local funeral home.

Longtime Fairmont city attorney temporarily suspended from practicing law

Discipline comes after attorney never made charging decision in more than 135 criminal cases.