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Other Views: The ‘right person’ for higher ed

December 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

As members of the North Dakota Board of Higher Education wrestle with a redefined role for a new university system chancellor, they might want to heed the wisdom of one of their own. Fargo’s Don Morton got to the heart of the matter this week when …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Other Views: North Dakota making progress on binge drinking

July 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans should not cheer too loudly about the decline in youth binge drinking, as reported last week by the national Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The rate fell from 41.5 percent in 2001 to 21.9 percent last year. That’s a significant decline,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

After nine months away, Robin returns to WDAY

July 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After nine months off the air, longtime area TV news anchor Robin Huebner will return to the local news market Monday on former competitor WDAY-TV and in a new print venture with The Forum. Continue Reading

Stromsodt named deputy editor at The Forum

March 17, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Kirsten Stromsodt has been named deputy editor of The Forum newspaper. The assigning editor at the Grand Forks Herald, Stromsodt has more than 14 years of newspaper experience. Continue Reading

MATTERS AT HAND: Summit story shows weaknesses of news business

January 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Last week’s dust-up between UND and the commissioner of the Summit League showed off some weaknesses in the news business, Continue Reading

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Businesses deserve spurge

January 14, 2011 in INFORUM

The Forum’s recent dubious leafy spurge distinction to drivers who insist upon driving in horrible weather, thus putting themselves and others in danger, deserves a footnote. Continue Reading

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11 to Watch: The Forum’s future: Think big

December 20, 2010 in INFORUM

Bill Marcil Jr. found a small box left behind when he recently moved into the publisher’s office at The Forum.
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‘Best job in the world’

November 27, 2010 in INFORUM

Marcil reflects on 41 years as Forum publisher

Bill Marcil paused for a moment as he walked through The Forum’s mailroom, where papers roll off the printing press and are stuffed with inserts before delivery.
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Mammoth Thanksgiving Day newspaper to put weight on carriers’ shoulders

November 19, 2010 in INFORUM

Think your turkey will be well-stuffed this Thanksgiving? Just wait until you see Thursday’s copy of The Forum.
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Von Pinnon: Loopholes in Minn. laws help keep public in dark

October 2, 2010 in INFORUM

Because The Forum covers news in both Minnesota and North Dakota, we routinely deal with each state’s open records and open meetings laws.

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