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If you have special needs, emergency preparedness plan should be high priority
With flood risks about to increase quickly in parts of the Northern Plains, and with a spring and summer of weather warnings ahead, the need for emergency preparedness becomes more apparent. Thats es...
4/24/13 at 1:02 PM Program provides financial option for life-enhancing gifts 11/27/12 at 3:57 PM
Twists And Turns
Are you ready for the 2013 racing season? The Racing Life is. But with all the snow STILL on the ground here in North Dakota is seems like spring will never get here. So to get you in the mood... we m...
4/7/13 at 1:19 PM Who's On The First Episode? 12/21/11 at 6:45 PM
The Racing Life Promo 12/3/11 at 12:20 AM
Forum Communications Co.'s interactive team releases six updated iPad apps
FARGO, N.D. - Forum Communications Co. now has available in the Apple store updated iPad news apps for six of its newspaper properties in North Dakota and Minnesota, company officials announced. Th...
12/18/12 at 1:24 PM The Forum wins Sweepstakes award in annual North Dakota Newspaper Association contest 5/8/12 at 2:50 PM
Forum Communications Co. papers win awards in the 2012 Great Plains AP News and Photo Contest 4/4/12 at 9:35 AM
The Whole Story in 12 Words
A while back I was working on a story about the massive 2009 flood here in Jamestown for a company-wide project. The story ended up not getting used, but before it ended, we asked the project leader h...
9/25/12 at 9:24 AM Happy Birthday, White Cloud! 7/8/12 at 1:53 PM
White Buffalo Are Out! 6/25/12 at 4:27 PM
A Small Step into a Giant World: A Tribute to Neil Armstrong
"That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind." Those few words created waves that would shap the way we think of exploration. From the moment Earth was created, man wanted to explore ne...
9/3/12 at 7:35 AM
A Job for Carl
Our son Carl spent four weeks in Jamestown with my sister Debbie and her family, and returned last week a changed person. I have a fairly good idea what some of the major contributing influences were...
8/5/12 at 8:31 PM Thankful for James, Jacob, and Carl 11/26/11 at 11:19 PM
Debbie Going to Fargo 10/29/11 at 11:13 PM
Letter to Dave
Dear Dave, This week, you sent me an article from a North Dakota newspaper, the Jamestown Sun. It detailed the incredible amount of traffic that passes through your home town of Carrington, North Dak...
4/21/12 at 5:56 AM
Today's Ask Your Government
Greetings Teri!!!! Are public colleges and universities required to provide any transitional assistance to students enrolled in a program and the program is closing prior to their degree completion? ...
10/15/11 at 8:22 PM Sneak peak: The impact of 9/11 10 years later 9/8/11 at 9:21 AM
Today's Ask Your Government 7/23/11 at 8:20 PM
Photo by Amber Backstrom of Jamestown, N.D. She writes, "I took this picture on a trail by our house."...
10/11/11 at 10:45 AM
Headlines: Pregnant Minn. mom kicked in stomach
* Woodburry woman hospitalized after she was assaulted at work: A pregnant group home caretaker was hospitalized June 26 after a resident of the Woodbury group home allegedly kicked her in the stomach...
7/6/11 at 10:53 AM $avings news: Inexpensive Father's Day gifts - a $100 wardrobe 6/13/11 at 2:34 PM
$avings news: $1 off peanut buster parfaits, $5 salads at Grizzly's 6/9/11 at 2:31 PM
AREAVOICES DIGEST #8 - NOV 10, 2010
it's been an exciting week here on areavoices. Not only did we host our first ever "areavoices walkthrough" yesterday, but we're welcoming some new individuals and organizations to the platform. Check...
11/10/10 at 12:31 PM
*It turns out that the Jamestown buffalo doesn't have a name...yet. A contest is being held this summer to give it a name and the good people of Jamestown would like to hear your suggestions.&nb...
6/24/10 at 3:00 AM Travelogue: Jamestown 6/22/10 at 3:00 AM
the future of fur-taking
Modern day society forgets what founded the West and North Dakota as well, the fur-trade. Hard to argue about the history, but the future of fur-taking needs more emphasis. And here's one way: Fur Ha...
6/8/10 at 7:26 AM field trip 4/16/10 at 11:44 AM
Getting near to Anne Carlsen
My mother has always encouraged me to look for the miracles. Sometimes, I have to squint to see them, and even then I'm not always sure. Was it, or wasn't it? Other times, they pass by without my noti...
5/6/09 at 3:22 PM