Fargo Mayor’s Push For Paid Holiday On MLK Jr. Day Fails

Who is the mayor going to force to pay the cost of this?ย  FARGO โ€“ For now, City Hall will remain open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, after two city commissioners voted Monday night against a proposal to establish a paid city holiday to commemorate the civil rights leader. With one commissioner absent, four…
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Letter: There Is No Place In F-M For Hanson’s Bigotry

Does Jerry even know what the word “bigotry” means? I suspect not. Letter: There is no place in F-M for Hanson’s bigotry By Jerry Baldwin from Fargo After reading the letter Dec. 18 submitted by Lonny Hanson, I felt it was my duty to reply to such a bigot. As a physician at Sanford Health,…
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Forum Editorial: North Dakota Can Handle Oil Slide

This would be risible, if it wasn’t so ludicrous. ๐Ÿ™   Of course, there always will be Chicken Littles in the blogosphere and on talk radio who breathlessly wheeze that the state spends too much, taxes are too high, and state government has grown too big. Itโ€™s a litany of ideological claptrap from a cabal…
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Letter: Unfounded Fear, Hatred Disheartening

What really disheartens Baird is that he may have to wait to cash in on the influx of foreign nationals into the area and add them to his list of clients.   Letter: Unfounded fear, hatred disheartening By Stephen Baird from Fargo Since the attacks in Paris, there has been a spike in anti-refugee sentiment.…
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Letter: Fargo Need Not Be A โ€˜denseโ€™ City

Matt is going to make Mike Williams and his fellow travelers cry! ๐Ÿ™ The Fargo area is rich in good people and plentiful land. Why would we want to model ourselves after crowded, densely populated cities with high crime, political corruption, clogged roads, lack of recreational areas and ever-expanding welfare rolls? People are not commodities…
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