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Mike McFeely is a columnist for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He began working for The Forum in the 1980s while he was a student studying journalism at Minnesota State University Moorhead. He's been with The Forum full time since 1990, minus a six-year hiatus when he hosted a local radio talk-show.

You can reach Mike via email at mmcfeely@forumcomm.com.

Scott and Ollenburger were front and center in the flopped recall of four board members last year over the district's mask mandate. The recall failed because more than 6,000 petition signatures were deemed invalid, mostly because they were signed by people who didn't live in the Fargo school district. It was a stunning show of incompetence.
Minnesota State Moorhead recently hired Chad Markuson as athletic director and Tim Bergstraser as head men's basketball coach.
6-foot-6 wing has always wanted to play for NDSU, so he called Bison coach and asked to be on team
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Popular Lund boats made in New York Mills factory will be common on Minnesota lakes on fishing opener Saturday, May 14.
Luke Yoder comes from Illinois Wesleyan. It might be a sign NDSU coach Dave Richman is taking a different approach to the transfer portal rather than strictly pursuing the most sought-after players.
U.S. Senator is throwing his hat into the anti-LGBTQ ring by being among a group of Republican senators who want the country's television ratings system to warn parents about "sexual orientation and gender identity content" on children's shows. TV-PG, TV-14 and TV-GAY?
Patterson's size and speed brought an added dimension to an offense that was already filled with dynamic players like Hunter Luepke, Kobe Johnson, Noah Gindorff and Tamerik Williams. If Patterson had returned for 2022, with the Bison's offensive line, NDSU would have been close to unstoppable against most FCS teams — even after losing Christian Watson to the NFL.
The longtime Moorhead resident has jumped into the District 4 race and hopes to fill seat held by retiring DFLer Kent Eken.
When Jim Roers complains that a rear-end chewing he received from the Fargo City Commission over a stalled development near North Dakota State University is politically motivated because his daughter is running for mayor, well, it's best to not be too sympathetic.
Minnesota State Moorhead has named three finalists for its head men's basketball opening.