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
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
As the father of a 2-year-old girl, I disdain automatic-flushing toilets.RELATED CONTENT
Last week, Forum Communications Co., parent company of The Forum, rolled out over four days the results of a North Dakota political poll focusing on two weighty state measures and two hotly contested candidate races.RELATED CONTENT
I rarely, if ever, respond to letters to the editor that are critical of The Forum.
There are several reasons for this.