Pontoon Runs Aground On I-29 Near Wahpeton

WAHPETON, N.D. — That’s going to leave a mark. A pontoon being transported to a local lake busted loose from its trailer Monday, May 7 and came to rest on Interstate 29 near the Wahpeton exit, according to Trooper Luke Hendrickson of the North Dakota Highway Patrol. Hendrickson said a local resident was moving the…
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It Not Even Tax Day And N.D. U.S. Senate Race Is Getting Nasty

There was no doubt the U.S. Senate race between Democrat incumbent Heidi Heitkamp and Republican challenger Kevin Cramer was going to get nasty. With Republicans holding a narrow 51-49 majority and Heitkamp the only Democrat holding a statewide office in deep-red North Dakota, the national GOP has targeted her as particularly vulnerable. But getting nasty…
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LISTEN: Former U.S. Attorney Says Trump Doesn’t Have Power To Fire Mueller

Former U.S. Attorney for North Dakota Tim Purdon was a guest on the “Mike McFeely Show” on 970 WDAY Tuesday and explained the FBI raid on President Donald Trump’s lawyer in very easy-to-understand terms — including an explanation about whether the raid was an attack on attorney-client privilege. Near the end of the interview, Purdon…
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Former Moorhead Superintendent Finalist Arrested For Suspected Indecent Exposure

A one-time finalist for the Moorhead Area Public Schools superintendent job was arrested for suspicion of misdemeanor indecent exposure. Scott Staska, current superintendent at Rocori near St. Cloud, Minn., was arrested by Waite Park police Tuesday, March 20, and booked into the Stearns County jail, according to the St. Cloud Times. Waite Park Police Chief…
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Underappreciated Stick Looks An Awful Lot Like Jensen For Bison

I’ve been working on a column about North Dakota State senior quarterback Easton Stick as the Bison opened spring practice this week. It will run in Friday’s editions of The Forum. The gist is that Stick has worked his way into becoming an NFL prospect and enters 2018, by some accounts, as the top-ranked FCS…
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