Assistant News Director
Gretchen is the Assistant News Director. She worked at Valley News Live as a reporter, producer and news manager from 2007-2017, then returned to the team in 2021. Prior to being promoted to Assistant News Director, Gretchen produced lifestyle show North Dakota Today, various newscasts and managed digital content. She has degrees in Broadcast Journalism & Mass Communications Technologies, and Sociology from North Dakota State University.
Updated: Jan. 25, 2023 at 9:24 AM AKST|
By Ashley Brovold and Gretchen Hjelmstad
Police in Fargo, North Dakota, said they responded to a call at St. Mary’s Cathedral for a topless woman damaging property.
Updated: Jul. 12, 2022 at 4:08 PM AKDT|
By Gretchen Hjelmstad and Jordan Gartner
Authorities in North Dakota say a total of 700 animals were seized from multiple counties after they received an anonymous complaint regarding possible animal neglect.