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New Wahpeton office shows our dedication to customer service, job development
We continue to search for ways to better serve our members throughout the state. As North Dakotans' health insurer of choice, we remain committed to providing timely, responsive and high quality custo...
3/14/14 at 2:33 PM
Can you envision a future world without McDonald's restaurants?
The question of the day is: Can you envision a future world without the McDonald's restaurant chain? Yes, I know "restaurant" may not be the best way to describe McDonald's franchises. It is their la...
3/10/14 at 1:36 PM What we have here folks is a five-alarm fire... 2/3/14 at 9:32 PM
Now that is a blue light special! 12/22/11 at 8:05 AM
Recipe: Hot Chocolate -- the Real Thing, not the Powder
Those of us who grew up in the 1970s know that it was not an era of of high taste -- be it in food, fashion, or home decor. The latter brought us avocado green appliances and brown and orange plaid ...
3/4/14 at 1:50 PM Recipe: Lentil Soup 2/18/14 at 2:16 PM
The Simple Life: Adapt, Like a Frog. Or a Finch. 2/7/14 at 5:24 PM
Business leaders express optimism during Fergus Falls economic outlook
The Fergus Falls (Minn.) Economic Improvement Commission hosted an economic outlook session at the Bigwood Events Center in Fergus Falls on Jan. 28 to address opportunities and challenges facing the c...
1/29/14 at 2:36 PM
Notebook: State gets jobs back
By Don Davis Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Th...
9/19/13 at 6:05 PM Update: Education debate about more spending, better economy 4/23/13 at 9:48 PM
Budget notebook: Tax reform discussed, tax increases not so much 12/5/12 at 7:37 PM
Fargo ranks as top city for employment, but........
Fun to see Fargo as a lead story in Wall Street 24/7 and Yahoo for our high rate of employment, however I think they need a few more stock pictures so folks know it's not always blizzarding here. Here...
12/11/12 at 10:14 AM Fargo go Braugh! 3/18/12 at 12:59 PM
Our future's bright with more solar energy 3/11/12 at 9:33 AM
Obesity: The Rising Epidemic
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website, . There has been an increase in obesity in the United States and rates remain high. More than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7...
11/25/12 at 4:20 PM
We have our man for the job! Now let's get to work! Thoughts on the US Elections
What does it take to become the President of the United States? And what does it take to ensure that the man you voted for is elected to office? These are the questions I've been asking myself ever...
11/7/12 at 5:40 AM Annie's Kiosk Coming Soon to Schleswig Holstein 6/12/12 at 4:55 AM
From homemade to wholesale: the rise of c'lizzy's
Samantha Rachuy, MSUM Public Relations Fargo, N.D.--After being faced with a series of struggles, including the death of a loved one, the mother-daughter team of Cari Luchau and Liz Walberg found t...
10/15/12 at 7:01 AM Handbag dreams made real on Broadway 3/22/11 at 7:30 AM
Fargo couple turns downtown building into stylized home 3/1/11 at 8:30 AM
UPDATED: N.D. lawmakers hear about F-M diversion plans, concerns
FARGO - North Dakota lawmakers got a crash course today on the Red River diversion project, the metrowide need for it and the emotional debate over its controversial feature, which threatens residents...
4/19/12 at 4:10 PM
VIDEO INSIDE: Gulleson promotes long-term solutions, calls GOP budget short-sighted
FARGO Democratic U.S. House candidate Pam Gulleson says Congress badly needs to pass long-term plans that will fix the nations challenges. In a visit with The Forums editorial board Thursday, ...
4/12/12 at 7:53 PM N.D. delegation organizing Colombia trade mission for fall 2012 4/12/12 at 12:12 PM
UPDATED WITH FULL STORY & VIDEO: Romney holds up N.D. as a shining example during campaign stop 3/1/12 at 5:30 PM
Anyone But Obama. Really?
Anyone? Consider Hugo Chavez. Would it really benefit the nation to replace Obama witha man who takes medical advice from Cuba? #overreachingabsolutestatement DISCLAIMER: This is not a politica...
3/6/12 at 10:25 PM
Graduates Benefit From Good Local Economy
Danielle Dingmann's internship paid big dividends. After she graduated in 2010, Dingmann transitioned easily into a fulltime position in the same department as her internship at Doosan, the parent co...
3/1/12 at 3:02 PM
Dipping My Toes
They say the four stages of living abroad are as follows: Honeymoonits aaaall good! Hostilitythis place stinks with all its corruption and pollution and no English TV! Humorsettling in allows you to l...
2/25/12 at 9:19 AM
Is there no hope for compromise in Congress? Are the Republicans and Democrats so divided, so far apart, so bitterly opposed to working together that they cannot do business? The failure of the not-s...
11/22/11 at 11:26 AM Should job creation be a governor's No. 1 priority? 6/8/10 at 5:11 AM
GOP battle intensifies 6/4/10 at 11:17 AM