Joel Heitkamp of KFGO’s “News and Views” has spent considerable air time the past 10 days trying to get listeners fired up about what he thinks is a big story regarding The Forum.
Last Wednesday and Thursday, while floodwaters caused problems along the Missouri and Souris rivers in North Dakota, a first-of-its kind gathering of public agency officials and volunteers met in Fargo to determine how to better protect people and property from routine flooding in the Red River Valley and Devils Lake region.
What we’re talking about here is simply solving the immediate dispute between what the state law calls for and the NCAA’s position regarding it.
REED TOWNSHIP, NORTH OF WEST FARGO - Karen Kraft and her mother, Sandra Scheidegger, are at the crossroads of water politics this weekend.
One year ago tomorrow, the Red River at Fargo-Moorhead crested at 36.95 feet, about nine days after it began rising.
Two years ago today, the Red in Fargo eclipsed 18 feet – minor flood stage – on its way eight days later to a crest of 40.82 feet, the highest level since man began putting a numbered stick in the river at Fargo to record such things.
There’s a saying in the newspaper business that every night is election night in the sports department.
The threat of an uncontrolled spill of gigantic Devils Lake into the Sheyenne River grows with every snowstorm.
Few stories in my 16½ years at The Forum prompted as strong a response as one we published on Feb. 4.
Meet the six new members of The Forum’s Readers Board.
Access to information is a cornerstone of democracy.
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