Extraordinary Places…

I have always liked North Dakota’s Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.  He appears to me to be a level-headed and fair guy.  But I must say, having learned of Stenehjem’s proposal to the North Dakota Industrial Commission to try and protect a number of “extraordinary places” in North Dakota by putting in place rules to minimize…
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The Promised Land?

Amy Dalrymple used to be on The Forum’s education beat when she was in Fargo.  I came to like Amy from my interactions with her on that beat.  When she shipped off to become The Forum’s reporter in the patch I was nervous for her (of course I would be, as my risk lens is…
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2.3 Million Gallons In 22 Months…

My reference point for a gallon is a milk jug. I imagine we go through somewhere close to 50 gallons of milk a year around here.  Not really an awful lot a week, but it seems more substantial when I consider the amount per year. I don’t usually think too much about milk gallons, but…
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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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Well Now, That Is Concerning.

The lovely Amy Dalrymple, The Forum reporter in the oil patch and formerly a local education beat reporter (which is how I came to know her), recently penned an  article about oil well blowouts.  The article hit InForum late in the day on Labor Day – which I thought was entirely appropriate given that it…
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