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Theft of mother's tombstone worsens split as family enters court battle in western Minnesota
300 of more than 2,500 migrant children reunited as scramble underway to meet judge's deadline
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Alcohol-related liver deaths have increased sharply
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July 15, 2018
Editorial: Yes, Fargo, there is a Santa Claus and his name was Palmer Forness
We talk a lot about the spirit of Christmas. Throughout his long and devoted life, Palmer Forness actually embodied the spirit of Christmas....
July 15, 2018 - 7:00am
July 8, 2018
Editorial: Let's do more so every child learns how to swim
The metro area mourns two children who recently drowned, and a troublesome question lingers after the funerals: What more can be done to prevent these tragedies? The circumstances of each fatality show how difficult it can be to save a person from drowning, once in the water. Grace...
July 8, 2018 - 10:00am
July 3, 2018
Editorial: Trump puts on a good show, but how will it end?
We'll acknowledge this: President Donald Trump, a former reality television performer, certainly knows how to rile up his supporters. His rally speech at Scheels Arena on Wednesday, June 27, was enthusiastically received by the audience, whose members had waited outside for hours...
July 3, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 24, 2018
Editorial: Let’s make affordable housing a ND legacy
Fargo and surrounding communities have an impressive track record in fighting floods. Severe floods are dramatic. They threaten catastrophe and arouse a united fight to hold back the river. But many of the stubborn issues this community faces are more like a drought: slow in materializing,...
June 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 17, 2018
Editorial: Dardis understands growing West Fargo’s business base is critical
Bernie Dardis has been called Mr. West Fargo. Soon he will be called West Fargo’s Mr. Mayor. In a changing of the guard at City Hall, Dardis...
June 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 11, 2018
A wake-up call for new approaches to suicide prevention
This editorial appeared in Monday's, June 11, Washington Post. Days after the suicide of renowned fashion designer Kate Spade, chef and world-traveling TV storyteller Anthony Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in France, another apparent suicide. Spade was 55, Bourdain was 61,...
June 11, 2018 - 7:49am
June 10, 2018
Editorial: Let's brand Fargo-Moorhead as a family friendly workforce haven
Fargo-Moorhead is engaged in a constant competition with other cities to attract a skilled and talented workforce. The metro cities for years have consciously worked to provide amenities to improve quality of life to make the area more welcoming for young people. But other challenges...
June 10, 2018 - 10:30am
June 4, 2018
Editorial: Jahner is the right choice for Cass County sheriff
Jesse Jahner, a long-time deputy who has performed a variety of duties and held several management positions during his law-enforcement career,...
June 4, 2018 - 7:00am
June 3, 2018
Editorial: Forum endorsements for Fargo city races
We endorse two candidates who stand out in the hotly contested Fargo City Commission race: Linda Boyd and Tim Flakoll. Both have demonstrated...
June 3, 2018 - 7:00am
June 2, 2018
Editorial: Forum endorsements for West Fargo city races
Bernie Dardis has long been involved in business and civic groups in West Fargo. He's best known for his many years at the helm of Indigo Signworks....
June 2, 2018 - 7:00am
May 20, 2018
Forum editorial: How to ruin a perfectly good park
It's appalling to learn that the Fargo Park District is even considering the possibility of expanding the campground at Lindenwood Park, which...
May 20, 2018 - 2:47pm
May 13, 2018
Time to invest in Minnesota State campus support and capital projects
The importance of Minnesota State colleges and universities is being driven home this graduation season, when 40,000 students will receive degrees from the system's campuses in 47 communities throughout the state. We're well aware of the system's importance here at home, with the...
May 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 6, 2018
Editorial: Thinking inside the big box
Those who've visited Austin, Minn., might know the SPAM Museum, an homage to the famous canned cooked pork that people seem to love or hate, which once occupied a former Kmart. As it happens, offices for the maker of SPAM, Hormel Food Corp., grew so much that they took over the entire...
May 6, 2018 - 10:30am
April 22, 2018
Editorial: Criticism of Burgum's travel spending misses the mark
It seems that nothing stokes populist anger more quickly than perceptions that public officials are traveling irresponsibly on the public dime. That's especially true in North Dakota, where prairie frugality is engrained in the culture. But sometimes perceptions can gallop well ahead...
April 22, 2018 - 10:00am
April 15, 2018
Editorial: Dismiss charges against journalists covering the Standing Rock protests
Sara Lafleur-Vetter was filming the arrest of protesters demonstrating against the Dakota Access Pipeline when police tackled her to the ground, with one officer placing his knee on her back. On a video of the arrest, demonstrators can be heard telling police that LaFleur-Vetter is...
April 15, 2018 - 10:30am