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State-tribal relations may suffer into the future after pipeline protests
In historically rare move, Forum Communications doesn’t endorse Republican for president
Dickinson man killed in crash near Beulah
Montana judge targeted for impeachment for 60-day incest rape sentence
Daycare not linked to child obesity
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
Bishop Ryan overcomes slow start to steamroll Heart River
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
Blue Hawk seniors bid the BAC a possible adieu
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Our View: This time for president, none of the above
Port: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Anne Short Johnson
Donna Marie Schmidt
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
July 30, 2016
McFeely: Dear NDSU athletic department overlords ...
FARGO—Dear North Dakota State University Athletic Department Overlords: It is with great humility and respect I write this column. I must...
July 30, 2016 - 10:34pm
June 3, 2016
Politico senior correspondent calls 2016 election her 'Super Bowl'
FARGO -- Anna Palmer has had the makings of a reporter since the second grade. She read the newspaper as a farm kid growing up a half-mile from Kindred in southeast North Dakota and says she was "a pretty precocious kid." "I liked to ask questions and wasn't afraid to go up to people...
June 3, 2016 - 10:56pm
October 20, 2015
Talk radio's Mike McFeely returning to Forum Communications
FARGO -- After more than six years on KFGO, popular talk radio host Mike McFeely is bringing his show back to its roots on 970 WDAY and his column back to The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead and inforum.com. Beginning Monday, "The Mike McFeely Show" will air Monday-Friday on 970 WDAY...
October 20, 2015 - 2:05pm
May 16, 2015
Other Views: Oil safety lawsuit not helpful
While the primary purpose of the American Petroleum Institute is to advocate for its member oil companies, it is disappointing that the institute’s narrow focus all but dismisses matters of public safety. So when the oil lobby this week asked a U.S. Court of Appeals to block rules...
May 16, 2015 - 9:03pm
April 25, 2015
Man rescued from Red River
FARGO — Jim Dovenmuehler just got done with his shift in The Forum’s mailroom at 12:15 p.m. and was walking home across the First Avenue Bridge over the Red River into Moorhead, Minn., when he heard something. “I heard somebody talking, then I heard a splash, and I kind of...
April 25, 2015 - 9:25pm
December 13, 2014
Other Views: The ‘right person’ for higher ed
As members of the North Dakota Board of Higher Education wrestle with a redefined role for a new university system chancellor, they might want to heed the wisdom of one of their own. Fargo’s Don Morton got to the heart of the matter this week when he told the board, “The right...
December 13, 2014 - 5:44pm
December 11, 2014
Other Views: New ND oil standard is sensible
North Dakota has taken a significant step toward making crude oil movement by railroad safer. The Industrial Commission this week approved a rule that gives the industry reasonable flexibility to achieve a reasonable volatility standard. In unanimously imposing the rule, the three...
December 11, 2014 - 10:08pm
July 8, 2014
Other Views: North Dakota making progress on binge drinking
North Dakotans should not cheer too loudly about the decline in youth binge drinking, as reported last week by the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The rate fell from 41.5 percent in 2001 to 21.9 percent last year. That’s a significant decline, but it still puts North Dakota...
July 8, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 4, 2014
Other Views: The U.S. founders gave us a blueprint
Americans are a contentious lot. They scrap and scrabble over most everything. In politics, they draw lines, point figures, assign malicious motivations to adversaries, fight like hell to get elected to public office, and then brutally criticize public service. They cast a jaundiced...
July 4, 2014 - 11:19pm
May 31, 2014
Other Views: North Dakota jobs are amazing
North Dakotans have gotten used to monthly employment statistics that rank the state first in job creation in the nation, and for having the lowest unemployment rate among the states. It’s a remarkable achievement, driven not only by obvious job growth in the Oil Patch but also...
May 31, 2014 - 9:49pm
May 3, 2014
Other Views: Good call on special session
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple made the right call when he declined to call a special session of the Legislature to address needs in communities impacted by the Bakken oil boom. Several Democratic legislative leaders had urged the governor to convene the assembly in May. Dalrymple,...
May 3, 2014 - 12:04am
March 29, 2014
Other Views: Minnesota’s oil pipeline opposition simmering
At a time when more pipeline capacity is being touted as one answer to the glut of oil on the rails, an uprising against more pipelines is simmering. In rural Minnesota, the simmer has boiled over into outright opposition. It’s a serious and troubling development because, on balance,...
March 29, 2014 - 10:57pm