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Forum Editorial Staff Admits to Being Dumb as a Plank

Forum Editorial Staff Admits to Being Dumb as a Plank

Fargo Forum Editorial Staff uses broad strokes to assail anyone not aligned with “their version” of “remedies” or “realities” of the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion to be as “dumb as a plank”.

5 Years Ago Today, Keeping Fear Alive

5 Years Ago Today, Keeping Fear Alive

Lack of spring 2014 flooding prompts the Fargo Forum to solicit readers into sharing stories and fears about 2009 flood memories in a shameless attempt to keep the Fargo Dam and FM Diversion project in limelight.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 27th, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 27th, 2014

The snow-making that’s been a part of the Diversion Authority’s public relations mantra, systematically understates costs and impacts and overstates benefits of their project.

Michael Redlinger Moorhead City Manager Discovers Superpowers

Michael Redlinger Moorhead City Manager Discovers Superpowers

How is possible for Moorhead, Clay or MN watershed districts to participate in voting where MOU’s, land acquisition or future development related to the proposed Fargo Dam and FM Diversion are included?

Letter: Retention an Important Flood Control Component

Letter: Retention an Important Flood Control Component

Red River Basin Commission co-chairmen John Finney and Gary Thompson stress the importance of retention as a vital component to flood protection in the Red River Valley.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 20th, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 20th, 2014

If Fargo is in effect buying votes by unwise use of funds, what are we going to get in the end? That will leave the people of North Dakota and Minnesota footing the bill for millions of dollars to provide nothing.

MNDak Upstream Coalition Fundraiser April 5th, 2014

MNDak Upstream Coalition Fundraiser April 5th, 2014

        Beef Brisket & Roasted Pork Dinner ____________________________   Fundraiser to Promote Fair, Affordable Flood Control for Fargo – Moorhead  Saturday – April 5th, 2014 5pm – 8pm CW Valley Agronomy Center (NW corner of Hwy 75 & Clay 2) Comstock, MN Free Will Offering Donations will be used by the MnDak […]

Self Serving Media Upstaged by Real Journalism

Self Serving Media Upstaged by Real Journalism

As I re-read the Agweek article by Mikkel Pates, it’s easy to realize who the hero’s and zero’s really are, by their responses. The shameless “economic engine”, often touted by the pro-Fargo Diversion Authority ilk, is a direct assault on small towns and rural economies.

Time to Get Real

Time to Get Real

Oddly, citing – “as designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers” is reminiscent to those – “as seen on T.V.” infomercials, wherein a misleading problem can be fixed with the latest and greatest huckster science – with the whole intent of getting into your wallet.

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 13th, 2014

Defending Richland and Wilkin counties March 13th, 2014

We have been accused of being against flood control for Fargo and Moorhead, but when we put forward a plan that could lessen the impacts in the counties and utilize the flood plain south of Fargo as a flood plain, it is insinuated that we don’t know or understand what we’re proposing.

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