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Fargo area among America's fastest growing cities for combination of population, employment, and rising median wages
Of over 475 larger cities, the FM Metro is one of the fastest growing when combining these three categories: Population, employment, and median income. While not all growth is good, growing well where...
6/13/13 at 5:39 AM What to do about $4.00 gas? 5/17/13 at 6:33 AM
Join the May Bike Month Challenge 5/1/13 at 6:52 AM
'High Five' Can Make a Big Difference
Ive spent a lot of time this past week thinking about how much I love Fargo. Sure, its cold. And windy. And snowy. But the love that I have for Fargo lies in the heart of its people. My work, gym, s...
4/16/13 at 11:54 AM Surprise gift makes princess Abigail’s dream come true 3/24/12 at 8:33 AM
Impact of Kind Act Lingers 60 Years Later 3/17/12 at 8:24 AM
meaningful mondays: exploring joy
[So that I can share my weekly faith columns that run in our daily newspaper, Meaningful Mondays will be a duplication of those essays, published Saturdays in The Forum and reprinted here with permiss...
1/21/13 at 1:08 AM forum column august 2010: a really grand summer 8/9/10 at 8:17 PM
forum column (december 09): 12 days of christmas and chaos 12/8/09 at 3:41 AM
Here's what he said...
My husband, Al, who is the editor of the Echo Press newspaper, wrote about his experience running the half-marathon in Las Vegas. The story, along with a picture of him running the race, ran in the Op...
1/20/13 at 4:10 PM When one door closes, another one opens 2/11/11 at 7:02 AM
Struggling 2/7/11 at 8:25 AM
The Bridges of Booneville, New York
Located in Oneida County in north central New York State, the Town(ship) of Boonville is one of the forgotten relicts of the b...
12/10/12 at 11:16 AM
DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Corps officials: 'Don’t wait’ to lobby for project on Capitol Hill
FARGO Regional officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are advising Fargo-Moorhead leaders to resume their lobbying efforts in Washington as early as this fall. The Diversion Authority suspe...
8/26/12 at 9:05 AM DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Legislative debate looming in 2013 over F-M diversion funding 8/19/12 at 9:15 AM
DIVERSION DISCUSSION: Authority seeks to hire property management firm 8/12/12 at 11:50 AM
Today's Ask Your Government
Dear Teri, Can gays legally be fired in North Dakota just because they are gay? Someone said that a person can be fired just for that reason, and I just find it hard to believe. Raymond Mason Fargo...
8/25/12 at 6:52 PM Today's Ask Your Government 7/28/12 at 6:54 PM
Bonus holiday edition Ask Your Government 7/3/12 at 7:15 PM
I love my strange children!
In my "Parenting Perspectives" column this week, I talk about my "delightfully strange" 8-year-old, twin daughters, Ariana and Talia. I make reference in that column to the Maybuddy song they sing. ...
7/23/12 at 6:30 PM Video: '4.5 minutes (or so) with The Forum's Tammy Swift' 8/10/11 at 8:53 AM
Flood proved worth of electronic media
Duluth was treated to Mother Natures softer side during Grandmas Marathon weekend so much so that the News Tribune pointed it out in the headline of a follow-up story Monday. What she brought out ...
6/24/12 at 12:00 AM Facts in alleged beating are few, but that doesn’t stop cyber mobs 6/3/12 at 12:00 AM
Death isn't funny, but Twitter and Kim Jong Il changed that 12/20/11 at 1:00 AM
Write Like Mike (Royko)
In my specialty writing class at NDSU I recently learned of former Chicago newspaper columnist Mike Royko. Here are a few of his columns that I read; I especially liked his story How Slats Lost His ...
4/24/12 at 2:45 PM
Stadium backers don't believe everything they read
Dont believe everything you read, especially in sports blogs and columns about government issues. That is what some Minnesota politicians say after dealing with Vikings stadium issues for months, or ...
4/23/12 at 3:13 AM
Plagiarism in North Dakota, Minnesota
One of the biggest stories of the day is this sad tale of a 28-year journalism veteran who allegedly plagiarized most of the columns he wrote in North Dakota and Minnesota. Jon Flatland even won an a...
3/9/12 at 12:09 PM Games, Laughs and Generational Speculation 11/25/10 at 12:00 AM
Halloween Horrors 10/21/10 at 12:00 AM
Saying goodbye to great players at tournament time
Monday is the most heartbreaking day of any region high school basketball tournament in North Dakota. Its win-or-go-home day and almost every year, there are great players and teams who end up hand...
2/21/12 at 4:34 PM
A various assortment of links on the Minnesota Twins, plus a thought on the team's biggest need: Minneapolis Star Tribune columnist Sid Hartman says that Twins manager Ron Gardenhire is inte...
11/10/09 at 4:58 PM
A Carrot Salad for a Veteran
In about 10 days, between 50 and 100 World War II veterans from the area will embark on a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the memorial to their wartime service and sacrifice. I'm sure if my dad, Er...
4/7/09 at 3:23 AM The Many Faces of Chili 4/6/09 at 4:19 AM
Stroganoff Beyond Beef 4/5/09 at 6:41 AM