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Alex Hilzendeger, left, and Norton Lovold hold a banner in front of boxes of petitions outside the state capitol in Bismarck TOM STROMME/Bismarck Tribune

Of Course Ethics Investigations Should Be Secret

Of Course Ethics Investigations Should Be Secret

During the last election cycle a left-wing, Democrat-aligned group filed an ethics complaint against Republican candidate Tom Campbell because one of his campaign ads featured him standing in front of a truck with his business logo on it. The complaint was announced to the media by the left wing groups filing it. The complaint went

Podcast: Democratic State House Candidate Brandon Medenwald Talks Net Neutrality, Congressman Cramer Takes Calls

Brandon Medenwald, a candidate for the state House in Fargo’s District 41, joined the radio show today to discuss net neutrality regulations. He also discussed the challenges of applying state sales taxes to online sales. Congressman Kevin Cramer also joined for his weekly open phones segment and took questions from callers. The full audio of

North Dakota District 41 legislative candidate Brandon Medenwald talks about the repeal of net neutrality while flanked by Nick Horob, Clint Howitz, Tim Hoye and Karla Rose Hanson at the office of Simply Apps in downtown Fargo on Monday, April 23, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service

North Dakota Democrats Outraged When the Federal Government Does a Rare Thing: Give Back Power

Yesterday a rare thing happened in our federal government. It gave back some power. Specifically, the FCC’s repeal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations began. It’s not very often we see the federal government voluntarily give up regulatory authority like that, and it’s something to be applauded. Not happy about the move, unfortunately, was a group

Simply Made Apps is a fast-growing app developer with offices in downtown Fargo. Bill Burgess, left, and Brandon Medenwald, right, founded the company. Also pictured is Stephen Ruda, who develops apps for Android devices. Dave Olson / The Forum

Organizer Behind Blue Laws Ballot Measure Not Ruling Out a Run for Seat in Battleground Legislative District

During the legislative session earlier this year our lawmakers narrowly rejected a bill reforming the state’s so-called “blue laws.” The “blue laws,” for those of you not in the know, are those archaic laws prohibiting some businesses from opening before noon on Sundays. In response to the legislature’s failure to act, Fargo businessman Brandon Medenwald

Audio: Fargo Businessman Says He’ll Put North Dakota Blue Laws Repeal on the Statewide Ballot

Yesterday the state Senate, amid a lot of talk about religion, shot down a bill repealing the state’s blue laws. Today the Senate could have reconsidered the vote – anyone on the prevailing side, or who was absent for the vote, can call for a reconsideration on the next legislative date – but it didn’t