THE GAY AGENDA That's Debatable
Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend a debate discussing legalizing same gender marriage. Former Fargo Mayor and retired economics professor Jon Lindgren discussed the topic with Ryan T Anderson,... Posted on 2/12/14 at 8:23 AM
NORTH DAKOTA DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS Capitol Letters - Week 16
Governor Bill Guy: 1919 - 2013
As we were putting the final touches on this weeks Capitol Letters, we received the sad news of Governor Bill Guys passing. Much will rightly be said about this giant of... Posted on 4/26/13 at 3:04 PM
REAL OILFIELD WIVES Snail Mail: Send A Little Love
The summer before my sophomore year of high school, my family and I moved from northern New Jersey, to Indiana. Even though I grew up moving a lot, this was the first move that was really hard on me.... Posted on 4/17/13 at 8:09 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE What Does It Take to Be an Expert?
I have no letters after my name.
Okay, officially I have a B.A., which in today's climate stands less for Bachelor of Arts as it does for Buy Additional -- credits, tuition, college time -- leading t... Posted on 4/5/12 at 1:19 PM
By the end of this year, the U.S. will have fewer than 10,000 troops left in Afghanistan. The U.S. won’t technically be at war with any country. So why does President Barack Obama want to increase the amount of money our country allocates to war funding?
Like many North Dakotans, we too would like to know who knew what and when about the extent and importance of the Killdeer Mountain Battlefield as this information relates to Basin Electric’s proposed Antelope Valley-to- Neset transmission line.
G. Edward Dickey, Dickinson, N.D.
, March 09, 2014
A long time ago, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police called my house. That was up in a remote Cree community in northern Canada, where I lived with my husband and children. The RCMP inspector asked for me and said they would like to talk to me about a missing person case.
Based on a requirement of the 2009 North Dakota Legislature, the Fargo Board of Education has scheduled a special election to be held Tuesday. This is a critically important election for residents in the Fargo School District, and I strongly encourage everyone’s participation.
On Tuesday: schoolchildren and the future of public education in Fargo. You, the Fargo School District voter, must decide on the quality of the education our children will receive and who is best qualified to determine what that education looks like.
I know Tuesday’s special Fargo school election question could have been placed on the June ballot, but the school board knew they would get more teacher participation by holding it during the school year at school locations.
A recent Forum article noted that 115 parking spaces would be eliminated to make way for the costly new City Hall. A city that finds itself in need of a Downtown Parking Task Force has no business eliminating any portion of what little parking it does offer
Because of the active participation of Fargo parents and strong support of the community, students in the Fargo Public School District enjoy an excellent student-to-teacher ratio and a rich curriculum taught by a faculty at least 60 percent of whom hold master’s degrees.
The March 4 Forum editorial, “Fargo tax structure ranks well,” follows Erik Burgess’ article on the study that included comment from Fargo City Commissioners Tim Mahoney, Melissa Sobolik and Mike Williams.
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