There Are Always Critics…

There are always critics who will chastise area school districts, universities, and businesses when they choose to close or continue operations when inclement weather is forecast.  I know, I am one of those critics.  I tend to lean toward caution, so my criticism is typically leveled at those who do not pay heed to the…
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Wrongdoers Do Not Have A Compliance Mindset…

I am becoming a tad exasperated with the discussion of the young KVLY reporter, Mellaney Moore, who was able to enter and walk around three area elementary schools with little or no interference from school staff.  The point of Moore’s efforts was to illustrate the vulnerabilities of school security.  The recent article in The Forum…
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Who Is This Cheyenne She Speaks Of?

I received a letter in the mail yesterday from one of Cheyenne’s teachers.  The letter, from Cheyenne’s Spanish teacher Katie Germscheid, was handwritten and said nice things about Cheyenne.  She said Cheyenne is “always on task, polite, and helpful to those around her.” I read Ms. Germscheid’s letter aloud to Mike. When I was done…
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Uneasy Lies The Head That Wears A Crown…

I must give props to those in the area who are responsible for making the decisions about school and college closings.  It is not an easy job and it is often thankless. This is one crown that I do not envy.  There always seem to be some folks who will question the decision that has…
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Thank You Mrs. Klundt.

This evening was the Sheyenne High School holiday orchestra performance.  It was held in the Commons area of the high school.  The area is nicely suited for smaller performances like the one this evening.  The group seems to get smaller each year.  There were 60 9th and 10th graders performing tonight (of note, there are…
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