STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Congress to investigate rail safety
By Don Davis
The U.S. House and Senate plan separate hearings on railroad safety after a series of derailments produced a flood of safety concerns.
A Senate committee plans a Thursday hearing, while o... Posted on 2/11/14 at 10:48 AM
THE NEW FORTY The promised land?
Amy Dalrymple used to be on The Forum's education beat when she was in Fargo. I came to like Amy from my interactions with her on that beat. When she shipped off to become The Forum's reporter in the ... Posted on 1/13/14 at 10:57 PM
FATHER KNOWS LAST Congratulations Jon Jensen
Ive mentioned on numerous occasions that Red River Runners is the finest group of people Ive ever been associated with. Part of what makes the organization so dynamic is the wide range of career path... Posted on 1/11/14 at 1:24 PM
Despite concerns downstream in Valley City, North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple is supporting plans for a gravity-fed outlet on Stump Lake.
The Devils Lake Basin Joint Water Resource Board endorsed the plan Wednesday.
North Dakota's governor, attorney general and legislative leaders plan to meet with the NCAA next month to see if the University of North Dakota can avoid being penalized for continued use of its Fighting Sioux athletics nickname.
Senators John Hoeven, Kent Conrad and Congressman Rick Berg Friday called on U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and FEMA administrator Craig Fugate to reconsider the agency's denial of Individual Assistance program service to residents of North Dakota affected by flooding this spring.
Gov. urges FEMA to include GF in declaration
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple brought the regional head of FEMA to Grand Forks Tuesday for a tour of existing flood protection in town, and a look at how people just outside of town are battling the rising Red River.
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