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Jon Lindgren’s stint in public office shepherded him toward doubt in faith

April 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Jon Lindgren couldn’t have imagined the profound effect the Ten Commandments monument outside City Hall would have on his life the day he first encountered the polished granite slate. But it was as a former mayor that Lindgren would tangle with the Ten Commandments a fateful experience that, ironically, started him on a path that led him to abandon his Christian faith. Continue Reading

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Cass County Commission chairman clarifies e-mail about half-cent sales tax

October 19, 2010 in INFORUM

Cass County Commission Chairman Darrell Vanyo says a claim made last week that the county engineer may have promised to use proceeds from the proposed half-cent sales tax for flood protection to build a road was a misinterpretation of an e-mail message. Continue Reading

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Local leaders say half-cent tax needed for flood protection

October 7, 2010 in INFORUM

Local leaders say the proposed Cass County half-cent sales tax is necessary for metro flood protection with or without a diversion. Continue Reading

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Lindgren clarifies position on sales tax

October 6, 2010 in INFORUM

Former mayor says he first supported, then opposed tax for flood control

Fargo residents who remember former mayor Jon Lindgren appearing in a TV commercial last year to urge voters to support a half-cent city sales tax for flood protection may have been confused when The Forum reported Wednesday that Lindgren said he had opposed the tax. Continue Reading

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Lindgren clarifies position on sales tax

October 6, 2010 in INFORUM

Former mayor says he first supported, then opposed tax for flood control

Fargo residents who remember former mayor Jon Lindgren appearing in a TV commercial last year to urge voters to support a half-cent city sales tax for flood protection may have been confused when The Forum reported Wednesday that Lindgren said he had opposed the tax. Continue Reading

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Group opposes sales tax for F-M diversion project

October 5, 2010 in INFORUM

The co-chairman of a committee opposing Cass County’s sales tax for flood control criticized the ballot measure Tuesday as a “blind tax” with no approved project to fund. Continue Reading

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Group forms to oppose proposed sales tax to fund Fargo-Moorhead area flood diversion

October 5, 2010 in INFORUM

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