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Fargo Housing and Redevolopment Authority Executive Director Lynn Fundingsland holds a rotten cast iron pipe from the Lashkowitz High Rise in his office in 2007. The piping in the building had been in use since 1971. Jay Pickthorn / The Forum
Leader of Fargo housing agency to retire this spring
5 hours 56 min ago
November 16, 2017
Wind turbines generating electricity. File photo.
ND regulators advance wind projects
November 16, 2017 - 5:02pm
Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. Al Drago / copyright 2017 The New York Times
Amy Klobuchar calls for ethics investigation of Al Franken: 'This should not have happened to Leann Tweeden'
November 16, 2017 - 3:50pm
Senate majority leader Sen. Rich Wardner (R-Dickinson), left, and House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson (R-Fargo) review amendments for legislation before a meeting at the state capitol. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
ND lawmakers to examine sexual harassment policy
November 16, 2017 - 1:49pm
November 15, 2017
North Dakota Guard unit returning from Afghanistan
November 15, 2017 - 7:03pm
Carolyn Nelson
Fargo's Sen. Nelson says she's retiring at end of term
November 15, 2017 - 4:59pm
Minn. loses bid for 2023 World Expo
November 15, 2017 - 11:49am
November 14, 2017
Lori Jensen of West Fargo and her daughter Haley appear with a check Jensen won by playing a Minnesota lottery game.
West Fargo woman wins $75,000 in Minnesota scratch-off game
November 14, 2017 - 9:35pm
Tax code books sit on a table as the House Ways and Means Committee begins markup of the GOP tax bill on Nov. 6, 2017. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg News
Proposed elimination of tax deduction worries ND county association
November 14, 2017 - 6:44pm
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., reviews details of an omnibus budget plan passed by Congress during a 2014 meeting. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Hoeven says Moore should drop out of race, but declines to 'speculate' on potential expulsion
November 14, 2017 - 4:29pm
November 13, 2017
Officer Michael Bloom accepts a donation from Matt Knight of Walmart on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Fargo to support the community trust officers’ outreach program with at-risk youth in the community. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Walmart boosts Fargo police effort to build trust among at-risk kids
November 13, 2017 - 6:48pm
Sen. Tom Campbell, R-Grafton, is the co-founder of Campbell Farms. He is seeking the North Dakota Republican endorsement in an effort to unseat U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
From Walsh County to Washington? Campbell makes run at Heitkamp in race with national interest
November 13, 2017 - 8:14am
November 10, 2017
Crews put the finishing touches on the new North Dakota governor's residence, right, while the current residence awaits demolition next door Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Public tours of ND governor's residence planned before demolition
November 10, 2017 - 4:04pm
November 8, 2017
House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson (R-Fargo) outlines details of an amended lease agreement between North Daktoa State University and Sanford Health on Apr. 12, 2017, in the state capitol in Bismarck. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
House leader Carlson to seek re-election next year
November 8, 2017 - 1:20pm
November 7, 2017
Jodi Smith has been offered the position as Commissioner of the North Dakota Department of Trust Lands. Smith was one of three finalists interviewed in the state capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, by a five-member board. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Land Board selects new commissioner in split vote
November 7, 2017 - 5:31pm