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Jeremy Fugleberg

Editor, The Vault

Pronouns: He/Him | Language spoken: English

Jeremy Fugleberg is an editor of The Vault for Forum Communications Co., and is a member of the company's Editorial Advisory Board.

  • The Vault: As editor of The Vault, Forum Communication Co.'s home for Midwest history, mystery, crime and culture, he leads a remote team of reporters who create written, audio and video stories and works with editors at the company's 20+ community news sites to source and generate local "Vault-type" stories of regional interest. He also supervises two podcasts: "Dakota Spotlight," an investigative true-crime podcast that is the company's most popular show (he co-produced Season 6), and "The Vault," which repurposes Vault articles into podcast episodes.
  • Editorial Advisory Board: As a member of the Editorial Advisory Board, he works to build trust with readers and viewers by inviting dialogue, soliciting and supporting diverse opinions and explaining editorial decisions.
  • Previous Roles: NewsMD editor: December 2021-September 2022, Forum News Service South Dakota state news editor: October 2020-December 2021, NewsMD regional health correspondent: August 2019-December 2021

Background: Fugleberg has worked as a reporter, editor and opinion writer at news outlets across the Midwest and West, including the Watertown Public Opinion, Rapid City Journal and Argus Leader in South Dakota, Casper Star-Tribune in Wyoming and Cincinnati Enquirer in Ohio. His coverage has included the energy industry in Wyoming, business and politics in South Dakota and presidential races and city changes in Ohio. He's also freelanced for a wide variety of publications and sites as a writer and social media coordinator.

A native of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Fugleberg was raised in Washington and North Dakota. He has a dual B.S. in journalism and political science from South Dakota State University, where he was editor of The Collegian student newspaper and was a Gilman Scholar at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, and an M.A. in international diplomacy and commerce from the University of Kentucky's Patterson School, where he interned in Yemen with an organization that trains and equips women journalists.

Contact email: jfugleberg@forumcomm.com

Latest articles by Jeremy Fugleberg
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Jaden Woodworth describes his memories of his mother, and tells how police claims drove a wedge between him and his father -- and how Dakota Spotlight's debunking of those claims might help reconnect them.

Sanford Health has begun construction on a 60,000-square-foot Virtual Care Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The facility will cost between $50-$60 million and will serve as a hub for a network of virtual clinics and telehealth services across the health system's footprint.
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Wes and Linda Julson haven't yet given up on the hope of finding their daughter, Michele "Shelly" Julson, who went missing from Bismarck on Aug. 2, 1994, they tell the Dakota Spotlight podcast, which is reinvestigating the cold case aided by the police file on Shelly's disappearance.
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In this episode of Dakota Spotlight, retired Bismarck Police Detective Bill Connor speaks frankly about the details of the case, still sharp in his memory, and his encounters with those connected to Michele "Shelly" Julson as he re-investigated the case from 2005 to 2010.
State health officials identified two cases, in Minnehaha and Spink counties. South Dakota has reported more than 2,681 human cases and 47 deaths since West Nile virus was first reported in the state in 2002.
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In the latest episode of Dakota Spotlight, Forum Communications premier investigative true crime podcast, Bismarck Police continue to chase clues in the mysterious disappearance of Shelly Julson in 1994, and try to nail down the importance of several interesting sightings and reports.
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The Kjellsens started off with borrowed equipment, making food for events across the Midwest, including the Sturgis motorcycle rally and a lot of powwows (Kjellsen is an enrolled member of the Oneida Nation in Wisconsin).
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Investigator Cliff Emmert stopped into bars, casinos, bingo halls and bowling alleys, seeking a better understanding of 26-year-old Shelly Julson's world. What he found raised some troubling questions about what might have happened to her.
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On August 2, 1994, 26-year-old Michele "Shelly" Julson dropped off her young son at his paternal grandparents home so she could run some errands in Bismarck, North Dakota. She was expected back in just hours but never heard from again.
Monkeypox can spread when a person comes into contact with the virus by having direct contact with the infectious rash, scabs, or body fluids. Minnesota has reported nine monkeypox cases, while Nebraska and Iowa have reported two each. North Dakota has yet to report a case, according to the CDC case tracking map.
South Dakota is one of 13 states with what's known as a trigger law, meaning the state enacts an abortion ban under its own authority when the Supreme Court overturns its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.