Morning headlines: Landline is rolling from Fargo to Minneapolis. Is the new bus service worth it?
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Here is your InForum Minute for Thursday, March 23.
FARGO — I don’t need to tell any of you how to get from Fargo to Minneapolis.
Head east on Interstate 94. Drive for anywhere from three-and-a-half to four hours, depending on road conditions and lead-footedness. Exit where you need to and you are just about done.
That simplicity is why I was a bit surprised to see that a Forum story about a new nonstop bus service from Fargo’s Hector International Airport to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport ranked among the top 10 most popular stories with readers the week it was published. Full story here.
Bill for 80 mph speed limit zips to North Dakota governor's desk
BISMARCK — North Dakota motorists could legally travel the state's interstate highways at 80 mph under a bill headed to Gov. Doug Burgum.
The state Senate on Wednesday passed House Bill 1475 by Rep. Ben Koppelman, R-West Fargo, in a 25-21 vote. The state House of Representatives last month passed it 65-29. Full story here.
Art of locally renowned sculptor trapped under heavy snow in collapsed Moorhead garage
MOORHEAD — A garage roof in a Moorhead neighborhood collected enough snow to cave in early Wednesday morning, March 22, covering not only the homeowner's car but sculptures and paintings from her late father — locally renowned artist Richard Szeitz.
Full story here.