UPDATE: Anti-Diversion Zealot Gave Campaign Donation To Gehrig, Too

UPDATED June 11. According to campaign finance disclosure forms filed by Fargo City Commission candidate Tony Gehrig, he received a campaign contribution from Cash Aaland, a lawyer who is one of the leading opponents to the Red River diversion. Gehrig’s filing — turned in about three weeks late, for which he’s been fined $100 —…
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End Of The Road For Shirvani? He Withdraws From Consideration For Guam Job

Controversial former North Dakota University System chancellor Hamid Shirvani has withdrawn as a candidate for the president’s job at the University of Guam, according to media reports. The Guam Daily Post reports Shirvani told the University of Guam presidential search committee Tuesday, June 5, he will “not be visiting the campus.” Shirvani was one of…
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‘The Whopper Replaces The Big Mac’ In Pelican Rapids

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. — This Minnesota lakes country town is swapping burgers. After losing its McDonald’s restaurant this spring, the Park Region Cooperative convenience store/gas station at the south end of Broadway is replacing it with a Burger King. “The Whopper replaces the Big Mac in Pelican Rapids,” said Greg Larson, general manager of the…
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Moorhead Schools Highlight Former Students With #SpudRoleModel Campaign

Moorhead’s public schools are active on social media, particularly Twitter, where various accounts follow and highlight sports teams, speech and debate competitors, academic achievements, teachers, administrators and the arts. As the school year winds down, some of the Twitter accounts are doing a #SpudRoleModel campaign to highlight what past students are now doing now in…
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For Conservative Radio Host’s Benefit, Here Is NDSU Police Report On Will Gardner

Fargo-based radio host Scott Hennen raised the specter that teen-aged female victims of window-peeper Will Gardner might have “tried to lure somebody in to watch” by leaving their curtains open. Hennen also dismissed the one-time North Dakota Secretary of State candidate’s 2006 citation for peeping into numerous windows at a North Dakota State University freshman…
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