Gov. Schafer Opposes Gay Marriage, Except In The Case Of His Daughter

Great article in The Forum on Sunday about Ellie Schafer, daughter of former North Dakota governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Schafer. The gist of the article is Ellie Schafer’s rise in President Obama’s circle, from campaign workhorse to the director of the White House visitor’s office. I highly suggest reading the full article…
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Jerry Kill Still A Major Figure At Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Mike Reis has been the play-by-play voice for Southern Illinois football for 37 years. That includes, of course, the years 2001-07 when Jerry Kill was the Salukis head coach. Kill was a guy who was known a never-take-a-pause work ethic and intensity. He expected the same of everybody else in the program.…
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It’s #cummingsnation And The Rest Of Us Just Live In It

FARGO — Brad Schlossman is best known in this area¬†as a sportswriter for the Grand Forks Herald who covers University of North Dakota hockey for that publication. He is the author of the high-traffic University of North Dakota hockey blog. Schlossman is also a long-time friend of Mike Cummings, who is an assistant director of…
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Some Educated Speculation About Thursday’s Wetterling News

When social media started blowing up Thursday afternoon about a press conference regarding an arrest connected to the Jacob Wetterling abduction case, most people likely believed the case had been solved. It would’ve been the biggest news story of the year — easily — in Minnesota and would’ve led the national news for the next…
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And Now, The Blog

The fine folks at The Forum have set up a blog for me. So now, not only can I talk on 970 WDAY from 8:30-11 a.m. and write 3-4 columns a week for The Forum, I can blog when I’m just sitting around doing nothing. My intent for the blog is to be pretty free-wheeling…
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