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From The Forum:
Forum Communications Co. has eliminated one of its two political reporting positions at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Scott Wente, who has worked for Forum Communications C... Posted on 5/22/09 at 9:09 AM
The Fargo Marathon has changed its primary media sponsor.
Forum Communications Co. reached an agreement with the marathon’s race committee Wednesday to become the primary media sponsor for next year’s event.
After 19 years with the Herald, Managing Editor Matt Cory has accepted a job as editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. Cory will start his new job in mid-April. He replaces Steve Wagner, who was named editor of the Herald earlier this month.
In an agenda item that at times had the competitiveness of a sporting event, the North Dakota High School Activities Association on Friday took a major step in flipping its five-year television rights contract.
A same-sex couple whose wedding announcement was turned away by The Forum told the editor Tuesday that the newspaper is on “the wrong side of history.” The couple told The Forum's editor, Matthew Von Pinnon, the paper’s policy to refuse publication of same-sex wedding announcements is based in hatred and bias.
North Dakota voters appear ready to reject Measure 2, a proposal to eliminate property taxes, by a margin of almost 3 to 1.
A Forum Communications poll of 500 likely voters found 74 percent planned to vote against Measure 2 in the June 12 primary, with 26 percent saying they will vote yes.
Bill Marcil, owner of Fargo-based Forum Communications Co., will be guest speaker at the Grand Forks Region Economic Development Corp.’s annual meeting 4 p.m. Thursday at the Alerus Center, the group said Tuesday.
Mike Jacobs is stepping down as editor of the Herald, a role he has filled since 1984, to lead the launch of a new Upper Midwest news service by Forum Communications Co., the company announced Wednesday. But Jacobs, 64, said the change “is not a retirement” from the Herald. “I’ll continue as publisher, and that job is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the paper and its business success,” he said.
Responding to a Forum Communications story about ex-anchor Robin Huebner’s allegations of gender and age bias in the wake of her resignation Monday, the head of 'Valley News Live' said in a Tuesday newscast that Huebner wasn’t forced out and chose to take a pay cut.
Grand Forks' WDAZ-TV returned to the airwaves Tuesday afternoon after being knocked off the air. WDAZ and Fargo's WDAY-TV and AM 970 stations both had been knocked off the air after Monday’s storm but for different reasons. The radio station remains off the air.
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