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Lawmaker seeks more Minnesota railroad oil safety oversight
By Don Davis Western North Dakota's oil boom puts Minnesota in a dangerous position, a key Minnesota lawmaker says, and the state should increase its rail oil safety oversight. Most of the highly vol...
3/6/14 at 9:11 AM Negotiators reach deal on farm bill 1/27/14 at 7:44 PM
Shutdown over, farm bill up next 10/21/13 at 8:32 AM
Celebrating the farm bill
If you watch a lot of team sports on TV, you're probably familiar with the post-game interview with the winning coach. It usually goes something like like: Interviewer: "This was a big win for you, r...
2/5/14 at 12:45 PM Where were you when you heard about the farm bill? 1/31/14 at 1:38 PM
The farm bill and pro wrestling 1/20/14 at 3:22 PM
Farm Bill plays well among conservation groups
Not surprisingly, the Farm Bill passed this morning by the U.S. House of Representatives is playing well with conservation groups across the country because of its provisions aimed at protecting soil ...
1/29/14 at 11:18 AM Conservation groups laud Farm Bill compromise 1/28/14 at 4:18 PM
Conservation groups praise Senate farm bill 6/11/13 at 8:51 AM
Programmable Thermostats – The Best Way to Save Energy At Home
Did you know that by turning your thermostat back 10 to 15 for eight hours while you are away at work or sleeping you can save as much as 5%-15% a year on your heating bill? Now, we are not talking ...
1/24/14 at 12:18 PM
Forum creates initiative to encourage healthy living among employees
By Rylee Nelson Forum News Service FARGO, N.D. - The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead is taking aim at common health problems by creating a diverse team of employees focused on developing strategies for healt...
1/15/14 at 3:21 PM Lasting legacy: Retired Forum executive instrumental in growth of company 1/13/14 at 1:10 PM
MARCIL COLUMN: A valued mentor, leader 1/2/14 at 9:53 AM
2013 Ammann Awards Results Part I
Robert (Bob) Frame III elected overwhelmingly for Lifetime Achievement; same result for Riverside Bridge (Ozark, Missouri) for Best Preservation Example. Halle (Saale) and Flensburg (Germany) number...
1/13/14 at 7:27 AM Something Old and Something New at the Historic Bridge Weekend 8/30/13 at 4:16 AM
Presidential Elections and Historic Bridge Preservation: An Interview with James Garvin 10/22/12 at 9:55 PM
A thrilling re-mix of Earthrise on the moon as seen by Apollo 8
Recreation of the historic earthrise seen by the Apollo crew from the moon This has been circulating for several days on the Web, but in case you missed it, take a few minutes to re-live the first p...
12/26/13 at 8:47 PM Fireball explodes over Columbus, Ohio - 2nd Midwestern light show in 2 days 9/28/13 at 5:01 PM
Why Are We Voting?
It seems very odd Bill Gronseth, Superintendent of Duluth Public Schools, would have the citizens of Duluth vote on a levy that will not affect property taxes. How come this levy isn't just put into e...
10/10/13 at 1:41 AM
Farmers stand strongly in downtown Fargo
Jessica Jasperson, MSUM Mass Communications and English FARGO, N.D. Those searching for less-traveled foods search no longer. For over 30 years the Farmers Market at Dike East Park has been dedic...
9/26/13 at 6:51 AM
Resources for Constitution Day Sept. 17
September 17th is Constitution Day.Did you know all U.S. public schools kindergarten through university level are required to teach about the Constitution on Constitution Day on Sept. 17? According...
9/12/13 at 9:13 AM
In my travels on the internet I sometimes run across great stuff that I wasn't looking for, but feel obliged to grab and share on my blog. Such is the case with aheartwarming tribute comic strip creat...
8/31/13 at 9:28 PM Senate Bill 2326...don't drink the Kool-Aid! 2/17/13 at 11:22 AM
I speak out... 2/16/13 at 9:00 PM
Leading Change: Bill Gates at Concordia
Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and co-founder of Microsoft, spoke at Concordia College, Moorhead, on April 27 as part of dedication festivities for the newly renovated...
4/27/13 at 2:59 PM Vaccines for Africa 4/9/13 at 9:28 AM
MSUM professor honored at Addy Awards
Bill Hall, Professor of Mass Communications, was awarded the 2012 Silver Medal award by the American Advertising Federation of North Dakota (AAF-ND) at the Addy Awards on Feb. 22. The Silver Medal r...
3/11/13 at 10:03 AM
The people's business, done behind closed doors
Perhaps the most important piece of legislation to come before the South Dakota Legislature received a hearing Monday. It was the first, and likely last, public discussion of SB 235,a plan empowering...
3/4/13 at 3:12 PM Remembering Dick Kneip 1/7/13 at 4:31 PM
Reports: Deal on farm bill reached 12/30/12 at 8:00 PM
The right one for the job
By Director of IT Services Bill Westrick As the plan for 1:1 student computers for the secondary schools began to take shape several years ago, we collected information from our teachers and studen...
1/25/13 at 8:05 AM Don't Look At Me! 1/10/13 at 12:57 PM
New permit requirements for North Dakota teen drivers 4/20/12 at 10:55 AM