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Forum editorial: Retention alone isn’t adequate

Anyone who still clings to the fantasy that retention alone will solve Fargo-Moorhead’s severe flooding problems is in for a sobering dose of reality when confronting the facts.

Trygve Olson cartoon April 23

Trygve Olson cartoon April 23

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Letter: Health meeting slated for Fargo

The interim legislative Health Services Committee will be meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Fargo City Commission chambers, and we encourage interested residents to attend.

Forum editorial: Uff da, Fargo’s ‘killing it’

Fargo once again finds itself in the national spotlight, thanks to the recent launch of “Fargo,” the television series airing on FX, a nod to the 1996 Coen brothers movie “Fargo.”

Trygve Olson cartoon April 22

Trygve Olson cartoon April 22

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Steve Stark cartoon April 22

Steve Stark cartoon April 22

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Letter: Minimum wage hikes hurt those they’re meant to help

Minnesota recently passed legislation raising its minimum wage to $9.50 by 2016 compared to the federal level of $7.25. Also, President Barack Obama has proposed raising the federal level to $10.10 per hour by 2015.

Letter: Tale of two Earth Days

There are two very different ways of recognizing Earth Day in the Northern Plains and Washington, perhaps illustrating what Native people call the choice between two paths – one well scorched and worn, the other green.

Letter: Ad for Venue is disappointing

I was so disappointed to read the ad for the performer known as Excision in the City Briefs in the April 17 Forum.

Letter: A democrat introduced bill

I appreciate The Forum’s April 15 editorial highlighting what’s happening with these small steps forward that would significantly help a booming industry comprised exclusively of small businesses.

Letter: Considering the record, ‘demon’ fits Kochs well

Kathleen Parker (The Forum, April 10) wants you to believe that the Koch brothers are not demons but simply good American citizens who are advocating free-market principles. She is right when she says that “the vast majority of Americans probably have no idea who the Kochs are.” This is no accident. Charles and David Koch prefer to remain anonymous while providing massive funding to organizations that attack public education, social programs, worker salaries, business regulations, the environment and government in general.

Letter: What did they know, and when did they know it?

When the first quart of freshly fracked Bakken crude was drawn from the Earth a few years back, a white-coated chemist swished the sample around the beaker, took a sniff, and said to his associate, “I’d put your cigarette out, if I were you.”

Opinion: Young farmers win roses

PRAIRIE ROSES: To young farmers Hanna Sergent and Jonathon Moser, who are trying their skills at their new Forager Farm near Windsor, N.D.

Forum editorial: Christians celebrate great gift

Today the darkness and profound melancholy of Good Friday fades in the light of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s Easter Sunday, and believers around the world are celebrating the most important day on the Christian calendar.

Trygve Olson cartoon 04.20.14

Trygve Olson cartoon 04.20.14

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