NDSU Work Group Recommends Cutting Administrators

FARGO — A work group at North Dakota State University recommended eliminating some administrative positions and reconsidering tuition waivers as ways to deal with potential budget reductions. Other recommendations included: Reducing hiring of part-time academics and adjunct professors. Reducing operating expenditures. Reducing or delaying funding for the Grand Challenge initiative. Encouraging the development of programs…
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Minnesota DNR Survey: Muskies Not Hurting Fish Populations In Pelican Lake

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released a fisheries survey for Pelican Lake near Pelican Rapids, Minn., that indicates walleye and other game fish populations have not been damaged by the lake’s population of muskies. The survey also estimates the muskie population is below the density the DNR defines as “low.” The information was collected, in…
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Is Schafer Angling To Do At NDSU What He’s Done At UND?

I think Ed Schafer wants to be the interim president at North Dakota State University. It is only a feeling. Only a hunch. Only a guess. Let me make that clear. This blog is based on pure speculation. It might even be considered conspiracy theory. But after sitting through a Forum editorial board meeting with…
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Kinzler Says $840,000 Deal To Move Historic Home ‘very Fair’

FARGO — Don Kinzler says a deal with the city of Fargo to move his and his wife’s historic home is a win for everybody. The Don and Mary Kinzler and Fargo reached an agreement that will allow the family to move its 1895 Victorian home about 20 blocks south of its current location on…
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Moorhead Area Legislative Races Set

MOORHEAD — A last-day filing will give Rep. Ben Lien a Republican opponent in November’s election. Lien, a two-term DFLer representing House District 4A, will face off against Jordan Idso. Idso filed to run Tuesday, the last day to enter legislative races in Minnesota. Idso is a 2014 graduate of Moorhead High School. His Facebook…
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