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Pope's popularity is plummeting in the U.S. after sexual abuse scandals
'They remain puppets': 'Sesame Street,' once again, shuts down speculation over Bert and Ernie's sexual orientation
Trump says Kavanaugh 'doesn't deserve' what is happening after sexual assault allegations
Senate passes massive defense, health spending bill, punts border wall fight
Day 1 of William Hoehn trial: Prosecutor says jury selection will likely be done today
crime and courts
Delaware coach knows the drill in preparing his team for the Fargodome
Vikings bring back defensive tackle Tom Johnson, sign kicker Dan Bailey
Wild's Nate Prosser always fighting for, and winning, roster spots
Will 'College GameDay' ever come back to Fargo? Next week could work
high school sports
Letter: Middle class people are going nowhere in a hurry in the Trump economy
McFeely: Ya got trouble, North Dakota
Letter: What do college students have against crosswalks?
Trygve Olson cartoon: Oil Patch flaring
Commentary: ND's Senate race far from over
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Netflix sets record with 23 Emmys, tying HBO for TV awards
William Elliott Whitmore to play Fargo Brewing Co.
PTFS sets dates for 'Funky Little Christmas' shows in Fargo
Sexton to return to Fargo for Sanctuary show
Anderson Cooper accuses Donald Trump Jr. of 'tweeting lies' with old hurricane photo
'We're absolutely lost': Falling prices, health issues force small southern Minn. dairy farming family to sell 55-year operation
Did safari hunter kill a co-op? Minnesota elevator manager accused of stealing $2 million
North Dakota sales tax collections continue to increase
Prairie Business magazine accepting nominations for '40 under 40'
Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market
"what is that"
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American eating habits are changing faster than fast food can keep up
Away from Home: Beijing, China
Veeder: Love and seasons
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I turned sandwich crusts and my 5-year-old's other food rejects into new favorites
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Roger and Patty Blakeway
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Hager Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, selected to Command
Morris and Inez Cossette
Cleo N. Brown
Francis "Lucille" Newton
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December 9, 2017
Some business items now paid content, giving contributors more control
FARGO—Readers will notice some changes in our Saturday Business section beginning today. Business announcements—which include the...
December 9, 2017 - 12:05pm
February 10, 2017
From the editor: We owe Catholics an apology
We owe the Catholic Church, its parishioners and the members of St. Mary's Cathedral in Fargo an apology. Last Saturday, we published a front-page...
February 10, 2017 - 7:32pm
July 19, 2015
Von Pinnon: Decision to ban photographer should concern all of us
When I was a tot growing up in Moorhead in the 1970s, a Forum photographer snapped a photo of me and my friends pushing toy dump-trucks up a...
July 19, 2015 - 3:27am
May 10, 2015
From the Editor: If you get the chance, show Mom you love her
EDITOR'S NOTE: Forum Editor Matthew Von Pinnon wrote the following column four years ago this weekend. Today marks five years since his mother's...
May 10, 2015 - 6:14am
November 21, 2010
Von Pinnon: Extreme airline security tests our values, priorities
With all the travel associated with Thanksgiving and the holiday season fast approaching, there's been a lot of attention paid lately to the new, more-invasive airport security measures. Be it full-body pat-downs or full-body scanners, it seems more air travelers are starting to...
November 21, 2010 - 12:00am
September 26, 2010
Von Pinnon: If laughter is love's elixir, couple has a happy future
Austin DeCock had his reservations. But like any man who's trying to keep his bride-to-be happy, he went along with fiancée Tara Wang's desire...
September 26, 2010 - 12:00am
September 5, 2010
Von Pinnon: Everybody knows more after bankruptcy dialogue
After lots of reader feedback and much discussion on our end, The Forum has chosen to continue running bankruptcy filings in the paper and on our website, inforum.com. Our decision comes three months after we first asked readers if they valued knowing who files for bankruptcy. We...
September 5, 2010 - 12:00am
August 29, 2010
Von Pinnon: Public has right to know how jail funds are spent
Occasionally, it's a fine line between a person's right to privacy and the public's right to know. Consider the following story that broke last week: Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney informed county commissioners that his department's $300,000 annual allocation to pay for jail inmates'...
August 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 22, 2010
Von Pinnon: Readers' response large; bankruptcy decision soon
Two months ago, I wrote a column seeking reader feedback on this question: Is there value in us publishing bankruptcy filings? I had hoped to share back in short order a few of the responses from our large audience. But we were not prepared for the volume of response that question...
August 22, 2010 - 12:00am
August 15, 2010
Von Pinnon: Emergency alert systems should get with the times
This summer's excessive severe weather - some of it deadly - has really awakened us to a much bigger issue that has more to do with how we live today. After all, dangerous and deadly weather is as old as weather itself. But how we learn about it before it potentially harms us largely...
August 15, 2010 - 12:00am
July 18, 2010
Von Pinnon: Meet the six new members of The Forum Readers Board
Meet the six new members of The Forum's Readers Board. They join five returning members whose terms expire in December. Members stay on for a year, but terms are staggered by a half-year. The paper's community sounding board chooses its own successors. The Forum thanks the members...
July 18, 2010 - 12:00am
July 11, 2010
Von Pinnon: Search engine results don't always tell a complete story
Every once in a while, a person whose run-ins with the law have been written about in The Forum calls or writes us to ask that we remove their name from our newspaper and online archives. Sometimes, they make compelling arguments: The original complaint against them was eventually...
July 11, 2010 - 12:00am
May 30, 2010
Von Pinnon: Learn about candidates, their positions, this week
"All politics is local." That's how Tip O'Neill, longtime speaker of the U.S.
May 30, 2010 - 12:00am