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September 17, 2017
Editorial: Charles Beck, the artist who was a folksy modernist
Charles Beck was an interesting contradiction, the folksy modernist. The subjects of his art were decidedly rural and rustic: willow trees, farmsteads, shelterbelts. But his style was bold, with a sharp eye for the graphic patterns of nature. One of his visual signatures was a thicket...
September 17, 2017 - 8:00am
September 3, 2017
Editorial: Savanna's death should have us all asking questions
One week ago, on a beautiful late-summer evening, the body of 22-year-old Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind was found on the east bank of the Red...
September 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 27, 2017
Editorial: Downtown convention center needs City Hall leadership
The old Townhouse Motor Hotel, which ended its life as a Howard Johnson, was a fixture of downtown Fargo for six decades. It was built in 1961-62, and offered 114 rooms, restaurant, lounge and swimming pool. Located near the Red River, it was a full-service hotel that added vitality...
August 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 20, 2017
Editorial: Burgum's outreach to ND tribes is important, must be sustained
Relations between the state and North Dakota's American Indian tribes were badly frayed when Doug Burgum became governor in December. Massive protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which crosses the Missouri River just upstream of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, caused...
August 20, 2017 - 12:05pm
August 13, 2017
Editorial: Moorhead needs a strong Human Rights Commission
The Moorhead Human Rights Commission sputtered and ground to a quiet halt two years ago. Several problems contributed to the unfortunate decline. It became very difficult to recruit volunteers to serve on the commission, especially given a requirement to meet quotas for members representing...
August 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 6, 2017
Editorial: Voters should decide Sunday closing law's fate
One of the perverse joys of living in North Dakota is trying to figure out what is and isn't legal on Sunday. It's legal to have your car fixed on Sunday, but not to buy a car. It's legal to buy soup on Sunday, but not to buy a can opener before 12 noon. It's legal to buy clothing...
August 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 30, 2017
Editorial: Hybrid vigor is healthy for communities too
In the constant rush of events that swirl around us, it's easy to forget that Fargo-Moorhead has always dealt with immigrants settling the area in search of better lives. Norwegians were prominent in the early settlement era. Other northern and western Europeans, including Germans,...
July 30, 2017 - 9:46am
July 27, 2017
Editorial: The 'unhealthy obsession' goes both ways
A survey released last month shows more than half of Americans feel the media is biased. The media received a better grade than it has in recent years, according to the 20th annual State of the First Amendment survey, which comes from the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The survey showed...
July 27, 2017 - 10:30am
July 18, 2017
Editorial: Zuckerberg's visit good for North Dakota
Mark Zuckerberg has the look of a presidential candidate. The founder of Facebook is touring the country, learning all he can about things that...
July 18, 2017 - 3:30pm
July 9, 2017
Editorial: Unacceptable risk to Fargo's backup water supply
Now that Fargo finds itself on the cusp of drought it's worth recalling that, for most of the city's history, leaders have fretted more about the lack of water than flooding. For decades the city has been interested in bringing water from the Missouri River to augment local water...
July 9, 2017 - 11:00am
July 2, 2017
Editorial: Career workforce academy idea offers real promise
The area's chronic shortage of workers is an impediment to economic growth of the region. Although the area's low unemployment rate is fortunate in many respects, it imposes an invisible drag on the economy. Businesses have been limited by the scarcity of workers. The problem is so...
July 2, 2017 - 11:08am
June 25, 2017
Editorial: Crucial help for single mothers and their children
One of society's biggest challenges is helping single mothers escape poverty. Single mothers are much more likely to live in poverty than single fathers. About 60 percent of the children of single mothers are poor. Even worse: Too often, the cycle is perpetuated. Children of single-parent...
June 25, 2017 - 9:35am
June 22, 2017
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
Those who believe newspapers are becoming a relic of the past should update their thinking. Survey after survey shows that today's local newspapers...
June 22, 2017 - 8:21am
June 11, 2017
Forum editorial: Bank of North Dakota entrepreneur program falls short
The Bank of North Dakota recently announced a new lending initiative for entrepreneurs at a 1 Million Cups gathering of business people at the Stage at Island Park. Eric Hardmeyer, president of the state-owned Bank of North Dakota, said the bank will devote $1.5 million toward seed...
June 11, 2017 - 10:30am
June 7, 2017
Editorial: City of West Fargo should redo process to select police chief
The city of West Fargo should stop and start over its process to select a new police chief. We say this not because the finalists for the job...
June 7, 2017 - 3:00pm