Correction: Mindt Not On Valley City Petition

Valley City’s Brian Mindt was not on theĀ proposed sponsoring committee petition handed into the city Friday, as reported earlier on this blog. Mindt’s name was on a earlier draft petition, but was not part of the petition that seeks to disband the Valley City police department. The petition calls for a vote that would eliminate…
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If You Haven’t Tried A Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwich, You Haven’t Lived

  Tried a sandwich the other night that I’d never even heard of, much less eaten. It’s called the Kentucky Hot Brown. Remarkable. Not for anybody on a diet or looking to lower their cholesterol, but if you’re looking for comfort food that’ll warm your belly and set you up for a nice nap afterward,…
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N.D. Dems Will Field Governor Candidate, Because They Have To

Jim Shaw’s column in Sunday’s Forum was 99.9 percent correct. Things are bleak for North Dakota Democrats when it comes to … no, let’s just stop there. Things are bleak for North Dakota Democrats. Jim’s main point was that it doesn’t look like Democrats will field candidates to appear on the ballot for governor (likely…
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Pelican Lake Property Owners Sue DNR Over Muskie Stocking

The Great Pelican Lake Muskie War has gone to court. And it has reached the point of silliness, with anti-muskie residents of Pelican Lake saying some residents have avoided swimming in the lake for fear of being bitten by a muskie. It also says some peopleĀ are considering selling their property if the Minnesota Department of…
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Moorhead’s Progressive Chops Cemented

Moorhead still takes plenty of hits in this area as being Fargo’s poor little sister. The Minnesota city is assailed as being a poor place to shop, with rough streets, few restaurants, high taxes … etc., etc. This narrative has been there since I first moved to Fargo-Moorhead 30 years ago to attend what was…
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