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'This magical life:' Sandy Buttweiler leaving local radio after 35 years
Moorhead passes 'Inclusive Community' resolution
Moorhead hires a Fargo official as assistant city manager
National anthem tradition at pro games started in big way 99 years ago
Teen bicyclist struck, killed by car in Fargo was hit deliberately by vehicle in 2014, parents say
40 years later, downtown Fargo's pioneer of nightlife gets his day
Content with its content: Minnesota Public Radio celebrates 50th anniversary with events in Moorhead
Women's clothing boutique Laurie's moves west to new Fargo storefront
Top 10 attractions college students should check out in Fargo-Moorhead
Fargo native opens children's clothing boutique in south Fargo
Port: Chancellor Hagerott's allegations of political chicanery don't pass the smell test
Mike Jacobs: Trouble bubbles up in ND higher ed
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
Port: Did Obamacare's Medicaid expansion contribute to North Dakota's opioid crisis?
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
Former Bison Braun signs NBA contract with Utah
UND football team hopes player-only meeting is step in the right direction
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
Ground game is suddenly UND's enemy
Former Davies, NDSU athlete Scheel wins men's Wild Hog Marathon in Grand Forks
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Bernice B. Schmidt
Vicki L. Scott
Marlene M. Weippert
September 7, 2017
West Fargo needs crossing guard program
As a mother I tend to worry more than I rightfully should about my son and his well being, and I will admit that my worries aren't always of utmost importance. Sometimes I worry about irrational things as I'm sure all mothers do, but I have always felt that my child was safe crossing...
September 7, 2017 - 12:30pm
August 23, 2017
A great leader was lost, will be missed
I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Rep. William (Bill) Kretschmar this week. He will be greatly missed. Rep. Kretschmar or "Kretsch" as he was known to many of his friends and colleagues was long referred to as the "Dean of the House" of Representatives in North...
August 23, 2017 - 5:23am
Reps. Olson and Koppelman fail to represent their full constituencies
As reported in The Forum, two state legislators criticized the West Fargo Public Library for promoting an LGBT book display during the Fargo-Moorhead...
August 23, 2017 - 5:21am
August 2, 2017
Fire Chief: Thank you residents, who have supported fire department in time of increased calls
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the West Fargo City Commission and the residents of West Fargo for supporting the fire department....
August 2, 2017 - 10:13am
Letter from Waste Management: Sorting out recycling costs in West Fargo
West Fargo's recycling program is vastly different from the Fargo-Moorhead program, making a cost comparison nearly impossible. A recent Forum...
August 2, 2017 - 10:12am
July 27, 2017
Letter: Sorting out West Fargo's recycling costs
West Fargo's recycling program is vastly different from the Fargo-Moorhead program, making a cost comparison nearly impossible. The Forum's recent...
July 27, 2017 - 11:25am
June 13, 2017
Letter: City officials prefer doing business in the dark
As some of you may know, my father was the police chief of West Fargo until January, when he was publicly fired for his "hostile work environment"...
June 13, 2017 - 3:00pm
May 10, 2017
Letter: What is happening to our once great city?
Another disappointment with the decisions made by the leadership of West Fargo. One has to wonder who will be put on administrative leave or be terminated next. Placing Greg Warren on administrative leave is the most unbelievable front page news anyone could imagine.
May 10, 2017 - 10:46am
April 5, 2017
Money speaks louder than health
I would like to commend our North Dakota legislators who voted in support of BreatheND. Lawmakers had some of the strongest push back from SB 2024 than any other bill presented this session. Hours of testimony applauding the agencies successes, emails, calls, and letters to the editors...
April 5, 2017 - 5:48am
March 15, 2017
Ex-Tobacco users want BreatheND to stay
I started smoking when I was 13, and was a two-pack-a-day smoker for many years. I watched both my grandfathers die from smoking, and several aunts and uncles. Last year I had part of my left lung removed after recurring lung disease. Quitting smoking was one of the most difficult...
March 15, 2017 - 5:09am
March 8, 2017
Calling all heros for March American Red Cross Month
The American Red Cross is recognizing the country's everyday heroes during Red Cross Month. Here in North Dakota, Red Cross volunteers assist people during emergencies, teach lifesaving skills, or give financial donations to help people in need.
March 8, 2017 - 6:35am
March 1, 2017
City leaders must be held accountable for their actions
The Mayor was asked why he didn't honor his promise of a public hearing to allow the citizens of West Fargo input into the [Mike] Reitan suspension. He claimed he didn't remember saying that. Not only did he say it but he said it on more than one occasion — after the suspension...
March 1, 2017 - 5:29am
THANK YOU WEST FARGO VFW
The parents of the West Fargo Packer Boys' Basketball team organized a pancake feed fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 19, and it was hosted by the West...
March 1, 2017 - 5:27am
February 22, 2017
Hoeven, Cramer got it wrong
The U.S. Senate voted recently to confirm Betsy DeVos as education secretary. The U.S. Department of Education is now led by a person who does not support public schools, particularly the rural public schools that are the backbone of North Dakota. For the first time in our nation's...
February 22, 2017 - 5:19am
Legislators should support public health
I'm looking forward to an impactful career in public health while I work towards a Master's in Public Health at North Dakota State University. My professors there have opened my eyes to the incredible benefits local public health units bring to our communities.
February 22, 2017 - 5:08am