FARGO – Saturday’s Fargo Marathon courses snake through 26.2 miles of Fargo.
So as part of his yearly preparation for photographing runners, Forum Photo Chief Michael Vosburg put together the 2013 Vosmometer, which predicts just when the greatest numbers of people, or swells, would flood an area.
GRAND FORKS – An annual report, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, says an independent audit and study found 2012 had the biggest drop in allegations of sexual abuse by priests in a decade.
But the report also singles out one diocese as the only one that refuses to take part in the annual audit and data collection of compliance with the conference’s own 2004 Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People: the Diocese of Lincoln, in Nebraska.
Attributed in part to recent accidents at oil refineries
FARGO – Gas prices here are on pace to reach an all-time high this weekend after shooting up 40 cents in less than a week, and in some places jumping by 30 cents in a matter of hours.
Most schools in Fargo, West Fargo fail to meet all proficiency standards
FARGO – Nearly three-quarters of North Dakota’s public school districts – including Fargo and West Fargo – failed to meet federal Annual Yearly Progress requirements, the state Department of Public Instruction announced Friday.
MOORHEAD - With his white beard and dressed in dusty boots and denim overalls, Larry Longtine certainly looks the part of a woodcarver as he stands near the sleek, to-scale carousel horse he made.
A carving project of that magnitude can be intimidating.
“You have to think about one part at a time, then they aren’t so bad,” Longtine said.
Mother’s Day was different this year. Mother’s Day was different this year.
The burnt toast, sloppy bowl of oatmeal and lukewarm coffee never arrived. Pictures of stick characters with word bubbles of “I love you, Mom” didn’t appear. No crumpled dandelions were offered.
FM’s Finest will take its finale to the streets this summer. The concert, sponsored by The Forum, music promoter Jade Presents and the Downtown Community Partnership, is set for 5-10 p.m. on June 14 on Second Avenue N. between Broadway and the alleyway.
Fargo - The work day on Friday started around 11 a.m. when the Fargo Marathon introduced Ivan Castro to the community. He has quite a motivating story, from almost being killed and blinded in the Iraq War to running 24 marathons, all within the last six years.
OIL PATCH DISPATCH WITH FORUM COMMUNICATIONS' AMY DALRYMPLE Radioactive waste on the N.D. monitor
WILLISTON, N.D. Landfill employees here discovered at least two hot loads this week, illustrating why a group of North Dakota citizens is worried about the proper disposal of radioactive waste that ... 5/18/13 at 12:03 AM
HORSE SHOES Orb, Ruffian and the Triple Crown I didnt bet on Orb, this years Kentucky Derby winner, but I should have.
I should have noticed Orb was wearing the colors of one if not the greatest fillies of all time: Ruffian.
Then, there would h... 5/17/13 at 10:46 PM
CAPITOL CHATTER Budget pieces slowly begin moving toward governor's office
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislators have taken baby steps in passing a $38 billion, two-year budget that must be finished by midnight Monday.
The biggest step so far was set to come late Friday or ear... 5/17/13 at 8:49 PM
EVERYTHING ELSE Broadway, a blue-night sky and smokey streaks of car lights Here's look at Broadway in downtown Fargo from a few weeks ago. It's a long exposure, of course.
I had to do a lot of cleanup to the sky on this one because of some wicked lens flare. Happy with the ... 5/17/13 at 5:06 PM
THE CHRISTOPHER GABRIEL PROGRAM Friday, May 17th Today on The Christopher Gabriel Program: 1500 ESPN's Phil Mackey joins me to discuss the Twins, Vikings stadium, the Wild and more. Dr. John Cooley will break down the coming invasion of cicadas. Jea... 5/17/13 at 11:58 AM
COURAGE IN THE KITCHEN: REMINISCENCES AND RECIPES Pan-Fried Asparagus Chuck, Ive found a real good place for brook trout, said my father when he picked me up at the bus station in Hayward. The spring semester was over and I was home for a few days before heading back to... 5/18/13 at 8:15 AM
SLOWINGTHERACINGMIND If He Can Forgive Her… On Monday, I posted an entry about playing the roll of the woman at the well in a sketch at an evening worship service on Sunday night. I had a lot of positive feedback from readers, and I fully belie... 5/18/13 at 6:18 AM
FAR SIDE OF 50 Dakota RIP The grand girls dog died on Wednesday May 15th.
Dakota was a Sheltie and they got her when they lived in Illinois.
She must have been about twelve years old. She didnt do old age well, she suffere... 5/18/13 at 5:05 AM
ASTRO BOB Aurora alert tonight May 17-18, 2013
If it were clear here in Duluth, I'm sure we'd be seeing northern lights. The Kp index, an indicator of magnetic activity around the Earth, shot up to "5" or minor storm level around 11 p.m. Central... 5/17/13 at 11:57 PM
THE NEW FORTY Speaking the truth... Kevin Cramer, North Dakota's new addition to the U.S. House is committed to speaking the truth and says society needs more people to stand up and speak the truth. The most recent "truth" that Cramer s... 5/17/13 at 11:34 PM