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Barry Amundson

An almost 50-year veteran of the newspaper business, Amundson has worked for The Forum and Forum News Service for 15 years. He started as a sport reporter in Minnesota. He is currently the city and night reporter for The Forum. 701-451-5665

The two items with an immediate impact were the failure to fund the final stretch of the city's flood control project along the Red River in the bonding bill and to adjust a technicality in a sales tax bill that residents will vote on in November.
Road projects are south of Casselton and near Horace, with the new bridge on the Kindred highway near Interstate 29.
Christopher J. Keeble attacked his former domestic partner outside her home in May 2021.
Rental units, infrastructure, public safety among questions asked in event sponsored by the volunteer Hawthorne Neighborhood Association
Shannon Roers Jones says the donations show the enthusiasm for her campaign.
The shooting suspect was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound south of Hawley, Minnesota, in rural Clay County, authorities said.
Under the plan, people in downtown Fargo could gather at five locations to get rides from taxis, Uber and Lyft from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. from Thursday nights through early Sunday mornings.
Commissioners Tony Gehrig and Dave Piepkorn, along with Mayor Tim Mahoney, opposed the proposal to study what other cities are doing.
Heated debate at last meeting resulted in several follow-up meetings. An offer on building townhomes may be in the works, too.
The Moorhead-to-Sabin highway is to be refurbished; the county also plans to replace five timber bridges.