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January 16, 2018
The Oasis Stage Bar and Package Store, 512 Dakota Ave., is asking the City Council to consider changing existing cabaret licensing to allow for contact between dancers and patrons. Existing cabaret licenses allow for topless entertainment, but no contact. Kim Hyatt / The Forum play button
Wahpeton bar owner requests permission to allow lap dancing
2 hours 43 min ago
Terry Barnes
Third contender announces bid for Bismarck mayor
3 hours 8 min ago
Cameras are mounted on all four corners of a light bar on top of a West Fargo squad car in this file photo from 2010. The cameras scan and check every license plate the device encounters. Forum file photo
Fargo cops getting more license plate scanners for squad cars
6 hours 12 sec ago
Judy Lee
Sen. Lee of West Fargo to run for re-election
7 hours 43 min ago
Jenny Olson is the managing director of North Dakota's Office of Recovery Reinvented. Photo provided by Gov. Doug Burgum's office.
Microsoft veteran tapped to lead new ND office on addiction recovery
8 hours 9 min ago
‘The demand is there’: Dilworth to build first new housing development in eight years
19 hours 36 min ago
January 15, 2018
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party governor candidate and State Auditor Rebecca Otto stands to answer a question on health care in a forum Monday evening in the Beaux Arts Ballroom at Bemidji State University. Candidates from left are: St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman; District 64A Rep. Erin Murphy, St. Paul; Otto, May Township; District 61B Rep. Paul Thissen, Minneapolis; and U.S. Congressman Tim Walz, MN-01.
Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
Candidates questioned on big issues from a rural perspective
January 15, 2018 - 10:29pm
Macy Hornung was asked to leave Fargo’s new Chick-fil-A restaurant for breast-feeding her 7-month-old daughter, Ziggy, setting off a social media firestorm. David Samson / The Forum
Breast-feeding advocates: Chick-fil-A flap exposes inadequacies of ND law
January 15, 2018 - 8:27pm
The new John Deere 9620 RX drew plenty of interest Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015, during the Big Iron Farm Expo at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. File photo by David Samson / Forum News Service
ND to appeal ruling on farm equipment dealer law
January 15, 2018 - 2:27pm
January 14, 2018
Duluth city councilors aim to restrict flavored tobacco sales, prevent new generation of smokers
January 14, 2018 - 7:48am
Idling vehicles create clouds of exhaust Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, as shoppers return to their cars in the Northport Hornbacher's parking lot in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Push to curb vehicle idling gains little steam in frigid North
January 14, 2018 - 3:29am
January 12, 2018
Christian presentation at public ND high school criticized by civil rights group
January 12, 2018 - 11:16pm
Gov. Doug Burgum listens during the first meeting of the Task Force for Higher Education Governance Friday, Jan. 12, 2018 at Bismarck State College. North Dakota Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman, left, and Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle smile in the background. John Hageman / Forum News Service
ND task force on higher education governance meets for first time
January 12, 2018 - 6:30pm
Horace begins search for its first city administrator
January 12, 2018 - 5:39pm
Julie Robbins, co-owner of Pinch & Pour in downtown Fargo, worries that online rivals who don't have to collect sales taxes pose unfair competition for her business. Patrick Springer / The Forum
U.S. Supreme Court to take on SD case, reconsider whether internet sales should be taxed
January 12, 2018 - 4:46pm
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