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Fargo on its way to the new American dream
People from all over the country are intrigued by what's going on in Fargo. We're consistently topping lists for quality of life and vibrant economy. Perhaps some of the reason we're attracting more ...
4/21/14 at 7:24 AM Fargo series debut piquing interest in the real Fargo story 4/13/14 at 8:09 AM
Congratulations to the history making Bison! 3/23/14 at 4:46 PM
Learn Kindness from Jesus- Regardless of Religion
This is the hardest week of the year to write my column. An entire Holy Week culminates with the celebration of Easter. It should be a piece of cake: Say something about the gift of salvation or tell...
4/19/14 at 8:09 AM Community of Kindness Eases Goodbye 4/12/14 at 6:04 AM
Is Kindness Your First Reaction? 3/29/14 at 10:02 AM
The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds
It's time to get seriousthe countdown to the Fargo Half-Marathon is on. There is a countdown timer on the website and I have to admit, it kind of freaked me out. 32 days. THIRTY-TWO DAYS! How the ...
4/8/14 at 8:27 AM Whoa…time flies, doesn't it? 3/12/14 at 4:42 PM
What's been going on... 2/6/14 at 10:07 PM
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
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