DNR: No Charges In Case Accusing Walter Palmer Of Herding Deer In Clay County

There will be no charges filed or warnings issued in the case of Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, who was accused of herding/chasing deer with a motor vehicle near Barnesville on the opening of the firearms deer season, the Department of Natural Resources said Thursday. Palmer earned famed earlier this year after being accused of illegally…
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Blog Readers React To Post About Boozing In Frisco

Wrote a blog post Wednesday that got lots of traffic. Topic was booze in Frisco, Texas, for the North Dakota State FCS championship games and whether my referencing to all the partying was misguided, as a reader suggested. I asked for response from readers and got it, both through e-mail on and Facebook. Here are…
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Too Much Emphasis On Boozing In Frisco?

I received a Facebook personal message from a Forum reader after my column from Friday’s North Dakota State victory over Richmond in the FCS semifinals was published. The column was a general/overall view of the game, won by the Bison 33-7, and a look ahead to the title game in Frisco, Texas. The third paragraph…
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Valley News Live Tries To Change The Narrative Away From Its Screw-up

Nice try, Valley News Live, but the story is not about me. It’s about you. In response to my column in Sunday’s Forum, which called out VNL and reporter Nicole Johnson for getting a story about an assault and attempted rape in Mapleton wrong in a very important way, Johnson posted a response on the…
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Vraa, Bison Losses, The Value Of The Regular Season And Other Leftovers From Friday Night

Football games that begin at 7:09 p.m. don’t leave much time for postgame writing in the newspaper business, other than trying to crank out words to meet deadline. Jeff Kolpack, Eric Peterson, Kevin Schnepf did a great job under pressure Friday night to get most elements of North Dakota State’s 33-7 FCS semifinal victory over…
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