I’ve Become ‘That Guy,’ And I’m Proud Of It

FARGO — My column for Sunday’s Forum is about Bazzil, the grand marshal of this year’s Homeward Animal Shelter PAWS Walk. Bazzil is a 95-pound Lab/Great Dane/bloodhound mix who is a member of the Simon and Liz Alexander family of Fargo. I wrote about Bazzil because I believe it’s important to tell the story of…
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VIDEO: Carson Wentz Says He’ll Avoid Bathrooms In New Jersey From Now On

FARGO — Former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz says he’ll stay away from New Jersey bathrooms from now on. Probably a good decision, given his history. The Philadelphia Eagles’ first-round draft choice laughed when asked about it during a session with the Fargo media Wednesday. “I am now,” Wentz said when asked if he’ll avoid…
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Four Decades Ago, Huebner Had Her Olympic Shot

FARGO — Robin Huebner would someday like to attend the Summer Olympics as a fan, with her daughter, just to get a taste of the world’s largest sporting spectacle. It might make up, at least a little, for coming up short of her own Olympic dream. “I never got that experience as an athlete and…
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VIDEO: Catfishing The Red With Guide John Dickelman

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Forum reporter Tu-Uyen Tran and photographer Dave Wallis recently took a catfish trip on the Red River north of Fargo-Moorhead with local guide John Dickelman of J & K Cats. This quick video gives a good, basic primer on how to catch cats on the Red. Here is the story that appeared…
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VIDEO: Dad Catches Big Muskie On Pelican Lake While Son Provides Commentary

PELICAN LAKE, Minn. — Sean Bertie of Moorhead was on the pontoon with his family recently on Pelican Lake near Detroit Lakes, Minn., when he hooked into a nice muskie. It was 51 3/4 inches long and weighed an estimated 30 pounds. Not a state record, not a monster … but a big fish. With…
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