Ryan Johnson is the Features Editor for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He previously wrote for The Forum and the Grand Forks Herald.
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FARGO — A fourth season of the hit FX show "Fargo" is going to happen — and Chris Rock will play a mob boss this time around in the TV series known for surprising twists and time jumps.
FARGO — The local Chamber of Commerce is excited about its keynote speaker for an event that's still more than five months away — but they have a good reason to be excited.
WEST FARGO – Scorching temperatures led to a drop in attendance at this year’s Red River Valley Fair.
FARGO — More than 150 people gathered here Tuesday morning, June 12, to celebrate the role of the arts in the community and talk about a stronger vision for the future during The Arts Partnership's annual State of the Arts.
FARGO — Fourteen months after West Acres lost its Sears store, the large vacancy at Fargo's mall is back in business. Best Buy will celebrate its grand opening at 9 a.m. Friday, June 8, occupying just over 50,000 square feet of the roughly 90,000-square-foot former Sears building. It's a small move for the electronics retailer, which has operated since 1994 in a 45,000-square-foot standalone building just south of West Acres at 1615 38th St. S. But Chris Heaton, West Acres' vice president of property management, said it'll mean big things for Best Buy's Fargo presence.
BISMARCK – The Republican-endorsed candidate for North Dakota secretary of state is out of the race just two days after The Forum reported on his 2006 window-peeping incident on the North Dakota State University campus.
FARGO — A steel company based here recently went to the White House to talk about how recent tax reforms influenced its decision to grow its workforce.
FARGO — Candidates are eager to tout their qualifications before the June 12 primary election in North Dakota, but some aren't as likely to bring up another part of their backgrounds: their criminal records. With voters' interests in mind, The Forum combed through North Dakota, Minnesota and federal court records, checking for the names of candidates who will appear on ballots in Cass County. Several offenses were found, including DUIs, a decades-old felony theft conviction and a recent minor in possession or consumption charge for a first-time legislative candidate.
FARGO — A Fargo School Board candidate is suing the Bismarck Police Department for $75 million and an apology for allegedly violating his civil rights during a 2007 arrest that came after his then-teenage son told authorities the man hit and threatened him. The candidate, 58-year-old Radomysl Twardowski, told The Forum on Thursday, April 12, that the 2007 arrest represented an "illegal, vicious, violent attack" on him.
FARGO – When the votes are tallied June 12, Cass County will have a new sheriff and county commissioner, and there could be a new mayor in West Fargo. Ballots were solidified Monday, April 9, the final day would-be candidates could file to run for open offices, including spots on Fargo and West Fargo elected boards as well as several positions in Cass County.