General Agrees: N.D. Veterans Cemetery Is Not A Parking Lot

UPDATED at 5:30 p.m. with Gen. Sprynczynatyk rejecting lights at cemetery. You can read Mike Nowatszki’s story at www.inforum.com by clicking here: Sprynczynatyk rejects lighting at veterans cemetery. Veterans cemeteries are hallowed ground, not amusement parks or shopping mall parking lots. Thankfully, Gen. David Sprynczynatyk agrees. Sprynczynatyk on Friday rejected a proposal to install 48 light…
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‘Yellow Cards’ To Be Given To Unruly Fans In N.D. Region 1

If you’ve been around high school sports long enough, you’ve been exposed to That Guy. That Guy who is overly loud and obnoxious toward the referees. That Guy who berates the opposing coach. That Guy who acts like a basketball game between 16- and 17-year-olds is a matter of life, death, family honor and hometown…
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Guns In Yearbook Photos Are Not Unheard Of In Some Areas

The hot story in Fargo-Moorhead today is that of Josh Renville, a Fargo North senior who wants a photo of him posing with an assault-style rifle to be published in the yearbook. Principal Andy Dahlen blocked it, calling it inappropriate and citing school policy. Josh’s dad, Charlie Renville, has called for Dahlen to be fired. This…
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Yes, We Can Have Some Place Where Alcohol Isn’t

Fargo city commissioner Dave Piepkorn says he’s received about 20 messages from residents opposed to allowing the sale and consumption of alcohol in movie theaters. He’s received zero messages in support. Commissioner Melissa Sobolik says she’s heard from 40-60 people opposed to booze at the movies. She had one message of support. Piepkorn also says…
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Hard To Imagine NDSU, Illinois State Or Northern Iowa Not Being National Champ

Some quick leftovers and stream-of-consciousness thoughts from Saturday’s 37-6 North Dakota State victory over Montana. Been watching Illinois State’s and Northern Iowa’s games the last few weeks on ESPN3 and, combined with watching NDSU week-in and week-out, I have to say I’d be shocked if the Redbirds, Bison or Panthers didn’t win the FCS national…
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