Coming Out Of The Closet About Panfish

(Lightning has temporarily driven me off a Minnesota lake, where I’m chasing my favorite finned species — crappies. So I’ll repost something I wrote a couple of years ago. I really love catching panfish ….) Do you have a second? I need to talk with you. It won’t take long. I just need to, I…
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Another Winner Because Of Burgum’s Victory: Heidi Heitkamp

FARGO — Doug Burgum, of course, is the biggest winner of Tuesday’s primary election in North Dakota. By beating Wayne Stenehjem, he’s all but guaranteed himself a spot as the state’s next governor. Bob Harms, who worked as Burgum’s campaign adviser, is a close second. The former chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party and…
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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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