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Legalize ND poll shows 51 percent favor recreational marijuana, but opponents doubt numbers
North Dakota's Measure 3: High time for marijuana?
Was it necessary? Parties weigh in on the criminal case involving Enbridge pipeline “valve turners”
Fire crews called to garage fire in Fargo
AgweekTV: Ashby Elevator Fraud Update
Dakota Access Pipeline expansion takes step forward
Landlords get creative redeveloping large retail amid national sales slump
Will a robot do your job one day? The Forum talks to experts about careers safe from shift to robotics, artificial intelligence
Ace Hardware is likely new tenant of former Zimmerman's furniture store
Scheels to open 29th location in Colorado Springs
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Commentary: Heitkamp has yet to answer serious questions about campaign ad victimizing sexual assault survivors
Commentary: Heitkamp’s defense of her attack on Cramer’s salary was so dumb it was kind of funny
Commentary: Over 700 sign open letter asking Governor Burgum to restore North Dakota old “Legendary” logo
Commentary: Governor Burgum’s Super Bowl trip couldn’t have happened under his office’s new ethics policy
Commentary: Senator Heitkamp needs to be clear about how her campaign re-victimized those sexual assault victims
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Dr. Rev. Peter & Vicki Schmidt
Firefighters finish mowing lawn after Fargo man suffers heart attack
One of a Kind: Graver Barbers continues to thrive on local growth and regular clients
'No days off': Kindred man running 5K a day, for a year
Above and Beyond: 16-year-old senior helps bring change with Fargo Youth Initiative
Moorhead water tower up for tank of the year
Watch the Bison Media Zone Pre-Game Show Saturday: NDSU vs. Illinois State
UND QB Nate Ketteringham set for Sac State return
Wentz returns to practice for Eagles
New Kids on the Bench: Brykaliuk, Krause cut playing careers short to coach Bulldogs
UND football lands another ND prep player
Minnesotans caught in the act of kindness at WE Fest
Paramotor pilots take in unique views from tiniest of aircraft
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
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red river valley fair
Tougher pheasant hunting the new normal in North Dakota
As hunters track down pheasants, ND game officials ask them to look for Palmer amaranth too
Hawk migration underway, delighting watchers
North Dakota pheasant numbers similar to last year; Huns up slightly and sharptails decline
Commentary: Wishing for rain as fall approaches
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Eleanor M. Punton
September 2, 2018
Letter: Ideas for eliminating abuse in the Catholic Church
It is with disdainful eyes that I have read recent Forum reports of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. News stories and commentator opinions...
September 2, 2018 - 10:44pm
August 8, 2018
West Fargo Public Schools: The District of Choice
Today, I have exciting news to share regarding two opportunities recently afforded our district. The first is receipt of a $4.3 million grant...
August 8, 2018 - 7:14am
July 18, 2018
Schools of Thought: Technology and sports
Just a few weeks ago, the first Sprint Triathlon in West Fargo took place. It was well attended and very well run and I am proud to say I was...
July 18, 2018 - 5:53am
May 9, 2018
Bending the Bow
Hooray, it's May! May is one of the most exciting months around schools—for both students and educators. All of us remember the excitement...
May 9, 2018 - 7:41am
April 30, 2018
Commentary: Hiring comedians to insult Republicans is not how journalists will regain the trust of Americans
In January of this year Gallup released a poll showing 84 percent of Americans thinking the press is very important to the health of our democracy,...
April 30, 2018 - 12:29pm
March 28, 2018
Commentary: Would Senator Heitkamp support the use of secret lists to deny women abortions?
It’s an election year, and Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp is facing re-election in an increasingly red state as one of the most endangered...
March 28, 2018 - 10:09am
March 22, 2018
Commentary: North Dakotans could enjoy an additional $33.8 million in savings thanks to the Trump tax cuts
I had to laugh a bit when I saw this headline over my colleague John Hageman’s piece about the impact of federal tax reform on state-level...
March 22, 2018 - 12:12pm
January 5, 2018
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
FARGO — We often consider it a "strength." We boast about it on our resumes and refer to it when asking for a raise or proving our worth...
January 5, 2018 - 7:40am
November 3, 2017
Commentary: Governor Doug Burgum is Netflix and NDSU President Dean Bresciani is the cable company
My colleague Patrick Springer wrote a very astute article recently about two different visions for higher education presented by Governor Doug...
November 3, 2017 - 12:31pm
October 26, 2017
Commentary: Shocker: After lawmakers shut them down, BreatheND gave employees a massive golden parachute
The Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control – you know them from their preachy, ubiquitous advertising as “BreatheND” – was an anti-tobacco...
October 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 18, 2017
Sellout politics led to an early hunting opener, but it's not a good thing
For the two of you who regularly read this column, thank you and you know I like to reference music or musicians in the column. Past columns have referenced the likes of AC/DC, Lynrd Skynrd and even Pearl Jam and hopefully Tom Petty. If I have not referenced Petty, I should have....
October 18, 2017 - 5:00am
October 11, 2017
Commentary: If Harvey Weinstein were a powerful Republican he’d have gone down years ago
I, like the rest of you, have been watching the stories about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein roll out with an amazed sort of disgust. There’s...
October 11, 2017 - 10:46am
September 24, 2017
Sam Cook: Damp weather, lots of foliage slow grouse opener
This is not how opening day of grouse season is supposed to be. It isn't supposed to be dark and dreary, still dripping from overnight rain....
September 24, 2017 - 6:26pm
September 11, 2017
Port: Can we expect political extremists to attack the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Project now?
Back during the violent demonstrations against the Dakota Access Pipeline one casus belli of the political extremists perpetrating them was the...
September 11, 2017 - 9:46am
August 31, 2017
Port: 'When two enemies are talking, they’re not fighting'
Not so long ago I had as a guest on my radio show Fargo-area citizen Peter Tefft. You can listen to the interview here.
August 31, 2017 - 10:28am