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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North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has encouraged Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to hear directly from local officials in his state about their position on the proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion.
Work continues on the $640 million CapX2020 high-voltage power line that will connect a new substation near Mapleton to the Twin Cities early next year.
Gov. Mark Dayton and his administration will “do everything to ensure that Minnesota’s best interests are not trampled” by the proposed diversion project to protect Fargo-Moorhead from severe Red River floods, a spokesman said.
FARGO – Several state organizations were improperly included in a list of agricultural interests aligned in a coalition against the proposed Clean Water, Parks and Wildlife Amendment. The state entities...
FARGO – David Berg will have to wade into the sour legal dispute between the sugar and corn syrup industries despite his efforts to avoid testifying. U.S. District Judge Ralph...
Lots of light landing on porcelain tiles and wood-paneled walls will greet patients and visitors in the airy lobby of the new Sanford Medical Center.
About 430 Essentia Health patients recently received notice of a “breach of patient information” resulting from a marketing firm’s involvement in promoting an education seminar for patients.
North Dakota finds itself in the midst of a gigantic experiment concerning the sustainability of its wildlife populations. The unknown: At a time of unprecedented pressures as varied as intensive energy development and plummeting conservation acreage, will susceptible wildlife species be able to rebound from inevitable stresses, such as severe winters or droughts?
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued an opinion Friday concluding that some plans offered by two major health insurers likely fail to comply with federal law by excluding coverage for residential treatment of adults for substance abuse.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the federal flood control project?