Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522.
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Two farmers signed agreements Thursday allowing their land to be used for a small water retention project in a kickoff highlighting new conservation programs to help mitigate flooding in the Red River Valley.
North Dakota has been shooting blanks when it comes to submitting mental health records to the background check system used to screen gun permit applications.
A new federal directive requiring criminal investigators to record interrogations of suspects while in police custody has the support of North Dakota’s top federal prosecutor.
Patients at the Fargo Veterans Affairs Medical Center face an average wait of 16 days to get in for an appointment, and primary care patients get in within the 14 days set as a goal, officials said Thursday.
FARGO – Alfonso Rodriguez once boasted of reading hundreds of books, but dropped out of school at the age of 18 without graduating. The man convicted of the 2003 kidnapping...
Xcel Energy’s top leader, who addressed shareholders Wednesday in Fargo, said he wants to tap North Dakota’s growing natural gas supplies and has directed his managers to seek opportunities.
E-cigarettes find themselves under a cloud – enthusiastically embraced by some as a safer alternative to conventional cigarettes, while under fire from health officials who vehemently warn the unregulated products can make no scientifically valid safety claims.
Paul von Ebers, fired last week as chief executive of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota after the insurer reported multimillion-dollar losses, has not received a severance payout.
The board behind the proposed Red River Valley Water Supply Project once again endorsed a pipeline route that follows a corridor that already has much of the right of way secured.
A search by foot patrols and an airplanes today failed to find any sign of a North Dakota State College of Science student who vanished early Thursday morning.