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Race, gender gaps broad among area law enforcement agencies
Bus troubles leave Shanley students stuck near Chicago for 6 hours
Three cars involved in Sunday crash in north Fargo
Casselton man killed in Saturday rollover
ND Political Notebook: Bipartisan bill to replace gov’s residence has leadership backing
Von Pinnon: Four of the top five women's teams in the world coming to Winnipeg for Cup
Paul Millsap leads Atlanta Hawks past Timberwolves
Fargo North’s Schroeder to play basketball at Concordia
Women's hockey: North Dakota 5, Bemidji State 1
UND will pursue stipends for men's hockey team
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Matthew Von Pinnon: Forum continues to take watchdog role seriously
Forum editorial: Taxing, clashing values
From the publisher: Savoring a simple grace
From the publisher: Savoring a simple grace
Jack Zaleski: A strong theme in president's speech
matthew von pinnon
Positively Beautiful: Sometimes Mom needs to work, even on sick days
Helpful hint: Newspaper helps absorb fridge odors
Roach approach: NDSU student invited to present research in Washington
Coming Home: Seeing a hero in person is still inspiring
Minding our Elders: When late-stage dementia patients cannot articulate pain
Meet the local filmmakers behind the popular ‘Joker Blogs’
AppSnap: Sushi Cat game provides cute, mindless fun for a mental break
Artists explore North Dakota oil fields at Plains Art Museum
Making a Scene: Tom Johnson picks his way into North Dakota Music Awards
Sentimental items add warmth to airy, 125-year-old home
Fargo game designer chasing his dream with game meant for Wii
Fargo man enjoys managing dart, pool leagues
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January 23, 2015
Weather Talk: Our planet is currently in an interglacial stage
The term “ice age” refers to a long length of time in which much of the world is periodically covered in ice. These periods are known as glacials. Warmer interglacials occur during ice ages when the ice retreats. Earth is currently in an interglacial stage of an ice age that...
January 23, 2015 - 11:40pm
Meager F-M snowfall three days away from smashing 71-year-old record
FARGO – Rob Geigle thinks there’s something deeply wrong when a foot of snow falls on Amarillo, Texas, and Fargo gets barely a sprinkle. “We’ve got like, what, 3 inches all year so far?” said Geigle, 51, as he looked out a window at the Fargo Public Library. “Very...
January 23, 2015 - 6:52pm
Ice forces delayed start in several area schools
MOORHEAD – School children in Moorhead and many other communities in western Minnesota got to sleep in a little Friday morning, thanks to ice on the roads. Moorhead, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, Ulen-Hitterdal, Detroit Lakes, Norman County West, and Bagley were amongst those districts...
news / education
January 23, 2015 - 10:01am
Weather Alerts: Freezing Rain Advisory
Fargo, ND (WDAY-TV) - A Freezing Rain Advisory is in effect across parts of North Dakota and Minnesota. Cities included are Fergus Falls,...
January 23, 2015 - 5:44am
January 22, 2015
Weather Talk: Black ice isn’t black, but it makes roads dangerous
Perhaps this goes without saying, but black ice is not actually black. It is clear. Maybe it is the dark-colored road surface visible through the clear ice that gives it its name. Maybe it is because it is so dangerous to people driving at night. But whatever the reason for the...
January 22, 2015 - 11:40pm
Freezing Rain Advisory
The National Weather Service has issued a Freezing Rain Advisory for parts of the region tonight. Rain will continue, heavier along and north...
January 22, 2015 - 11:24pm
January 21, 2015
Weather Talk: Natural, anthropogenic changes influence climate
During the 1600s and 1700s, much of the world, Europe and eastern North America in particular, was very cold likely due to a series of volcanic eruptions and the sun going through a very cool period. This time is known as the Little Ice Age and is renowned for advancing glaciers...
January 21, 2015 - 11:40pm
January 20, 2015
Weather Talk: Earth is going through a very warm period
NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration both reported last week that 2014 is the warmest year in Earth’s temperature record since at least 1880. These studies are separate analyses of the instrument record from around...
January 20, 2015 - 11:40pm
Travel alert issued in south central ND due to snow, ice on roads
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Department of Transportation issued a travel alert at about 6 a.m. Tuesday for south central parts of the state because of icy and snowy roads. The travel alert areas include Bismarck, Glen Ullin, Washburn, Jamestown, Ashley and their surrounding...
January 20, 2015 - 8:32am
January 19, 2015
Weather Talk: Snow showers more likely in second half of winter
Snow showers defy proper characterization. Because they tend to be of short duration and tend to produce only modest snow totals, they fail to meet criteria for winter storm warnings or winter weather advisories. Nevertheless, a good snow shower looks just like a really bad snowstorm,...
January 19, 2015 - 11:40pm
Rain then Snow
An Area of light rain showers is moving southeast across southern North Dakota. Air temperatures are well above 32 so this should only affect...
January 19, 2015 - 4:18pm
January 17, 2015
MATBUS resumes routes in Fargo and West Fargo
FARGO - Road conditions improved enough by early Saturday afternoon for MATBUS to resume its Fargo and West Fargo routes. The Ground Transportation Center in downtown Fargo also remains in full operation. Moorhead's fixed routes and MAT Paratransit services were canceled for the...
news / accidents
January 17, 2015 - 1:48pm
Freezing rain makes for slick Saturday around region
FARGO – Freezing rain created extremely icy conditions Saturday in Fargo-Moorhead and surrounding areas. Local law enforcement saw dozens of accidents between midnight and about 10 a.m. Saturday. Fargo police responded to about 50 accidents because of slick conditions, said Sgt....
news / accidents
January 17, 2015 - 10:50am
Forum deliveries delayed due to icy conditions; subscribers can access free online issue here
FARGO - Due to icy conditions Saturday morning in Fargo-Moorhead and the surrounding areas , newspaper deliveries are running late. Subscribers can access the e-paper online: Access from computer Access on mobile
January 17, 2015 - 10:20am
January 16, 2015
Weather Talk: Lack of snow causing few problems at the moment
Drought is a deficiency of precipitation over a period of time long enough to cause water shortage problems. Agricultural drought is when a lack of water has a significant effect on crops. Hydrological drought is when a lack of water causes shortages in streamflows, reservoirs or...
January 16, 2015 - 11:40pm