LISTEN: Eastern Washington Beat Writer Jim Allen

FARGO — Jim Allen, who covers Eastern Washington for the Spokane Spokesman Review, was a guest of the “Mike McFeely Show” today on 970 WDAY. He previewed the eighth-ranked Eagles’ game Saturday against No. 1-rated North Dakota State at the Fargodome. Give a listen:

Sales Tax Proper Way To Pay For Clay County Jail

(NOTE: This is my column that ran in the Monday, Sept. 5 edition of The Forum. I didn’t see it posted online, so here it is ….) MOORHEAD – Clay County will build a new jail and law enforcement center. That is not in question. The question is how residents choose to pay for them.…
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WATCH: 17-Pound Red River Catfish

MOORHEAD — My fishing buddy Calvin, his brother Cole and I tried one last spot before we had to get home Monday. It paid off. Calvin caught a 17-pound channel catfish, his biggest fish ever. Listen to that joy. We released it immediately. Thanks to John Dickelman and Brad Durick for teaching me a couple…
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Problems Continue For Charleston Southern

One week after losing to North Dakota State 24-17 in overtime in a nationally televised game, problems are mounting for the Charleston Southern football team. Starting quarterback Kyle Copeland, the trigger for the Buccaneers’ triple-option offense, suffered a season-ending knee injury in CSU’s 57-7 victory over NCAA Division II Kentucky State. Also injured in the…
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Viewership Drops For Bison Game On ESPN

FARGO — Good news/bad news for TV viewership of the North Dakota State-Charleston Southern football game on ESPN last weekend. Good news: It was the most-viewed college football telecast of the weekend — out of two — beating out California-Hawaii game from Australia. An estimated 797,000 people watched the Bison defeat the Buccaneers 24-17 in…
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