The family of Dylan Cox has been on my mind a lot this past week. Dylan is the 17-year-old Amor, Minn., teen who last Monday night killed Tabitha Belmonte, his 16-year-old girlfriend and mother of his 7-month-old child. Dylan then turned the gun on himself.RELATED CONTENT
Early Thursday, a couple hours before the sun rose in Cooperstown, N.D., 16-year-old Cassidy Joy Andel posted a note on her Facebook page: “My time has come, and so I’m gone. To a better place, far beyond. I love you all as you can see. But it’s better now, because I’m free.”RELATED CONTENT
After lots of reader feedback and much discussion on our end, The Forum has chosen to continue running bankruptcy filings in the paper and on our website, inforum.com.
Publishers, editors and advertising managers of Minnesota’s daily newspapers met here for two days last week to brainstorm ideas meant to better help our readers and advertisers get what they want.RELATED CONTENT
Eleven years ago next month, while working as a Forum reporter, I wrote a story that divided the community like no other story I’d reported before.RELATED CONTENT
Meet the eight new members of The Forum’s Readers Board, a group of area people who advise and provide feedback to us.
Today, The Forum debuts its new Sunday Variety section. It’s something our readers have said they’ve wanted for a while.RELATED CONTENT
I hid The Forum from my first-grader on Saturday. Coming from the editor, that may seem strange. I’ve never done it before, even when the news was really bleak, and we’ve had a lot of bleak news around here in recent weeks.RELATED CONTENT
Thanks a lot, Tom Hanks. Now that the A-list actor and his family dropped in on TNT’s Diner in West Fargo on Friday morning, the place will never be the same.RELATED CONTENT
Starting today, The Forum will accept for publication the announcements of gay marriages, engagements and anniversaries if the marriage takes place in a state or country where it’s legally recognized.RELATED CONTENT
Meet the five new members of The Forum’s Readers Board. They join seven returning members whose terms expire in December.RELATED CONTENT
I’m a dad, so I ended up at the Red River Valley Fair last week. But as I chaperoned my kids around the grounds this year, it dawned on me that they are no longer exposed to the freak shows that were always part of the fair when I was a kid.RELATED CONTENT
If you had only moments to leave your home – possibly for good – what would you grab?RELATED CONTENT
Fargo and West Fargo both have their respective monthly downtown cruise nights, when folks with cool cars show them off and the rest of us ogle or take a trip down memory lane.RELATED CONTENT