This Story About Two Handball Friends Made Me Happy

  There was a lot of heavy news today over at InForum. Gov. Jack Dalrymple joined with a growing chorus of governors wringing their hands over the possible threat of terrorism from Syrian refugees. Jamar Clark, the man whose shooting by Minneapolis police over the weekend prompted a swift outcry from Black Lives Matter protesters, died. And…
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It’s Like Getting An Extra Ball: Fargo Pinball Is Back

I’m not a frequent pinball player, but I do have a soft spot in my heart for it, so I was glad to hear that Fargo Pinball is coming back. I played a couple times at the downtown location. The only downfall? A pinball addiction on a journalist’s wage can be dangerous. Source: Fargo Pinball set…
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How Fargo Built Its Downtown Fire Station

If you like to know how cities are made and how they recognize and solve problems, today’s InForum Throwback Thursday is for you. This week, the Fargo City Commission approved $2.5 million toward improvements to the fire station at the corner of Roberts Street and NP Avenue where Fargo’s City Hall once stood. One of the…
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Throwback Thursday: When The Spuds Won It All In Football

This week’s Throwback Thursday was a little out of my comfort zone–I harbor no fantasies of being any kind of sports writer, although the imagery and lingo are a lot of fun. But as a resident of Moorhead with a couple little Spuds running around my house, it was great to pitch in on a…
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Try This On For Size: The UND Dakotaraptors

Yesterday, we reported some flippin’ awesome science news: researchers found fossil evidence of a 17-foot raptor that once roamed the western Dakotas. “Popularized by “Jurassic Park” movies, raptors are known for being fast, nimble, small dinosaurs with stiff tails and feet equipped with wicked sickle-like claws of 10 inches,” the report says. So a 17-foot predator…
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