N.D. Republican Power Broker Tells TV Show: We Choose The Presidential Nominee, Not The Voters

You can’t make it up. Curly Haugland, a longtime Republican activist in North Dakota and a member of the Republican National Committee, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” Wednesday morning that party bosses choose presidential nominees, not primary voters. This lends credence to Donald Trump supporters who believe the GOP power players will find a way to…
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Grindberg Running For Fargo City Commission

Former North Dakota state senator Tony Grindberg will run for the Fargo city commission. Grindberg will hold a press conference Thursday at 12:15 p.m. at the Fargo Holiday Inn. Grindberg¬†represented south Fargo in the North Dakota legislature for 22 years before not seeking another term in 2014. He was head of the NDSU Technology and…
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AUDIO: NDSU’s Matt Larsen Talks About ESPN “FCS Kickoff” Against Charleston Southern

NDSU athletic director Matt Larsen joined the “Mike McFeely Show” on 970 WDAY Tuesday to chat about the Bison filling their schedule with Charleston Southern on Aug. 27, a game that will be kick off ESPN’s football coverage with a nationally televised game. Loading the player…

Cramer’s Defense Of Trump Is Just Strange

More in tomorrow’s Forum, but I can’t let the day pass without a blog reference to North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer’s odd (and apparently unsolicited) statement to the Say Anything Blog. In it, Cramer says it’s not Trump’s fault that violence is breaking out at his rallies. Cramer launches into weird places and references: “Political…
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Strand Will Announce City Commission Run Monday Morning

FARGO — John Strand will announce he’s running for Fargo City Commission on Monday morning. The longtime School Board member and publisher of the High Plains Reader weekly newspaper has made no secret of his intention to run, but will make it official Monday. Strand narrowly missed becoming a commissioner last year when he finished…
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