Less A “bad Coincidence” And More An Accident Waiting To Happen…

Let’s chat about the train derailment this past week in Casselton, North Dakota.  The derailment that Governor Dalrymple referred to as a “bad coincidence.”  The derailment that became a hazardous material event and necessitated an evacuation of the area.  The derailment, that by the grace of God, happened in a place where the explosions did…
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A Resolution You Can Live With…

This is the time of year that we reflect upon changes we would like to make in our lives.  These changes can be ridding ourselves of bad habits, making different lifestyle choices, setting new goals, or a hundred other things that denote a fresh start or new outlook for a new year.  I love the…
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Travel Smarter – There’s An App For That.

Well, apparently winter has arrived.  Our extended vacation from snow is over.  It is time to break out the winter gear and prepare ourselves for the dangerous conditions that winter can bring.  It is time to be more alert to travel advisories and road conditions. I know some folks are delighted when winter rolls around…
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I Hear You Rachel Thomas…

Rachel Thomas wrote a letter to the editor of The Forum.  Well, she actually wrote an open letter to the impatient drivers that she would not allow to pass her on the right while she makes a left hand turn on 40th Avenue.  She explained that the reason that she does not hug the center…
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I’ve Got Your Back Dr. Schatz!

I have to give a hearty round of applause to Fargo School District Superintendent Dr. Jeff Schatz who decided to cancel classes through Wednesday at five Fargo elementary schools due to the temperatures in the buildings.  He made this decision after he visited a number of the sites on Sunday and confirmed that daytime temperatures…
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