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January 11, 2019
Crane operators Justin Beauchane, right, and Jeff Jerde talk about their work Thursday, Jan. 10, before going to the Block 9 construction site in downtown Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Serviceplay button
'Once you're up, you're up': The elevated world of Block 9 crane operators
January 11, 2019 - 11:29pm
December 30, 2018
Kevin Cramer speaks alongside President Donald Trump on June 27 at Scheels Arena in Fargo. Trump came to the city twice to campaign for Cramer, who unseated incumbent Sen. Heidi Heitkamp in November. Forum file photoplay button
2018 was a big year for news. Find out which stories made our top 10 list.
December 30, 2018 - 1:01am
December 4, 2018
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PHOTO: Largest mobile crane in the upper Midwest scrapes the sky over Fargo
December 4, 2018 - 5:21pm
October 11, 2018
A large boulder-like object, bottom left, was uncovered at the Block 9 building site in downtown Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
'Super bummed': Mystery object unearthed in downtown Fargo turns out to be a dud
October 11, 2018 - 7:32pm
September 16, 2018
A rendering of downtown Fargo's Block 9 high-rise from architects at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill shows a street-level view from the Fargo Theatre. Special to The Forum
High winds, fireproofing, water pressure require special attention for 234-foot, 25,000-ton Block 9 tower
September 16, 2018 - 6:00am
September 6, 2018
Block 9 developers and Prairie Public have reached a deal to move the broadcaster’s antennas so the high-rise doesn’t block the signals to the studios in downtown Fargo. David Samson / The Forum
Prairie Public to move antenna to avoid being blocked by high-rise
September 6, 2018 - 10:34am
September 5, 2018
An architect's sketch of the Block 9 tower that's planned for the corner of Broadway and Third Avenue North in downtown Fargo. Rendering by Skidmore, Owens and Merrill.
Groundbreaking party for Block 9 tower set for next week
September 5, 2018 - 1:20pm
July 31, 2018
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Is downtown Fargo's Block 9 parking ramp a win or loss for taxpayers?
July 31, 2018 - 11:09pm
An architect's sketch of the Block 9 tower that's planned for the corner of Broadway and Third Avenue North in downtown Fargo. Rendering by Skidmore, Owens and Merrill.
Fargo to issue up to $17.8 million in bonds for Block 9 parking ramp
July 31, 2018 - 9:26am
July 30, 2018
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City of Fargo to fund Block 9 parking garage
July 30, 2018 - 10:33pm
July 19, 2018
The Block 9 tower under development in Fargo is expected to obstruct Prairie Public’s TV and radio signal. Forum file photo
Solution to Prairie Public's antenna blockage could come in 2 weeks
July 19, 2018 - 6:48pm
July 18, 2018
Portrait of North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum.
Gov. Burgum on both sides of Prairie Public-Block 9 issue
July 18, 2018 - 6:25pm
July 17, 2018
Kilbourne Group Project Manager Keith Leier explains how the Block 9 high-rise would block Prairie Public's signals during a briefing Tuesday, July 17, at the Fargo Theatre. Tu-Uyen Tran / The Forumplay button
Kilbourne Group faces wrath of public TV, radio fans over Block 9 tower
July 17, 2018 - 7:37pm
Project Manager Keith Leier provides construction details of the Kilbourne Group's Block 9 high-rise in downtown Fargo on Tuesday, July 17. Tu-Uyen Tran / The Forum
Kilbourne aims to lessen impact on downtown traffic while building Block 9 tower
July 17, 2018 - 11:11am
May 4, 2018
An architect's sketch of the Block 9 tower that's planned for the corner of Broadway and Third Avenue North in downtown Fargo. Rendering by Skidmore, Owens and Merrill.
General contractor picked for downtown Fargo high-rise; groundbreaking set for July or August
May 4, 2018 - 2:47pm