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Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., talks to retired truck drivers about the pension crisis that threatens their livelihood Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Marlin's restaurant in Fargo. Tu-Uyen Tran / The Forum

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Didn’t Show up for Her First Debate With Congressman Kevin Cramer

Senator Heidi Heitkamp Didn’t Show up for Her First Debate With Congressman Kevin Cramer

Over the weekend the North Dakota Newspaper Association held their first debate between North Dakota’s candidates for federal office. Well, two of those candidates anyway. Republican state Senator Kelly Armstrong squared off with Democratic opponent Mac Schneider. Each are seeking North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat. Observers in the room tell me the two were

Democracy Now reporter Amy Goodman addresses protestors Monday, Oct. 17, 3016, across the street from the Morton County Memorial Courthouse in Mandan, N.D., where arrested protestors were expected to appear in court. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

ND Newspaper Assoc. Attorney: Journalists at #NoDAPL Protests Shouldn’t Be Charged

I had Jack McDonald, a lawyer for the North Dakota Newspaper Association, on my program today to talk about the treatment of journalists at the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline. “They’re doing the best they can,” McDonald told me of the state’s law enforcement officials, but added that he didn’t think charges should be

North Dakota Newspaper Association: The University System Is "Out Of Control"

Over the weekend the North Dakota Newspaper Association held their annual conference, and they handed out some awards. A reporter friend forwarded me the list of winners, noting that the Fargo Forum won the 1st Amendment award for their coverage of the North Dakota University System. “Seems like you should get some of that [credit],”

NDNA Will Hold Debates For House, Ag Commissioner Races In May

According to North Dakota Newspaper Association President Steve Andrist, his group will hold debates in the US Hosue race and the Agriculture Commissioner races  on May 1st. It’s kind of interesting which races the NDNA chose for debates. The federal race is a given. It’s the top of the ticket. Even if it isn’t looking

I Got Kicked Out Of An "Independent Media Convention" Today

I was in Jamestown today to attend an “independent media convention” put on by the North Dakota Free Press, among other groups, which was described on the registration page promoting “fair, impartial, and independent news media.” I’m passionate about independent media. I’ve been publishing SAB for ten years now. I knew this was being put

North Dakota House Kills Another Transparency Bill

The North Dakota House doesn’t have a lot of love for transparency this session, it seems. Coming on the heels of a defeat a bill, introduced by Rep. Blair Thoreson, creating a statewide database for local government spending the House has voted down another transparency bill. HB1255, also introduced by Rep. Thoreson, would have changed

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