Skip to main content
Morris Sun Tribune
Nick Milbrandt named Volunteer of the Year
MnDOT project to improve Main Street rolls forward
Peterson to run again in Minnesota’s 7th District
Tonight's Cafe Scientifique looks at oilseeds and bees
UMM photography project to be featured on Postcards
Reimers sinks 1,000th point in OT loss
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Storm shutout by Marshall
Benson edges Tigers gymnasts
Tigers edged by Mainstreeters
Talking it over: Life in a small town
Troy Goodnough: Can we really afford to rely on coal for our future energy needs?
Letter: Jeff Backer is off to a good start in the House
Letter: Republicans should follow through on campaign promises
Letter: Is Rep. Jeff Backer waving the white flag on transportation?
Kennedy Jane Ruprecht
Tanner Michael Curfman
John Luke Boon
Area Student Accomplishments 012415
Features from the Farm 012415
Features from the Farm 010315
May 16, 2009
Bishop Samuel Aquila speaks out on Obama honorary degree on TV news show
Samuel Aquila, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo, spoke up Thursday against the University of Notre Dame's decision to award an honorary degree to President Barack Obama on the Fox News TV show "On the Record With Greta Van Susteren." In a brief interview with the host, Aquila...
May 16, 2009 - 4:39am
May 14, 2009
Fargo bishop to speak on Fox News program
Samuel Aquila, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Fargo, will appear on the Fox News program "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" about 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Aquila will discuss the University of Notre Dame's invitation to President Barack Obama to speak at its commencement exercises...
May 14, 2009 - 4:04am
May 9, 2009
Fargo police arrest suspect in elementary school bomb threat case
FARGO - A Fargo man has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat scrawled on windows at Hawthorne Elementary earlier this week. Richard Harold Schneider, 53, was arrested by Fargo police Wednesday, police officials reported today. Schneider faces a felony terrorizing charge...
May 9, 2009 - 4:51am
Zipping back to Zap: Tiny ND town to celebrate event's 40th anniversary
You'd think the annual reminder of an event that supposedly scarred a small town would call for reverence, silent reflection or even complete...
May 9, 2009 - 4:46am
May 7, 2009
Fargo flooded with free beer
Fargo faces a new kind of flood, but this one is being welcomed with open arms - and mouths. One thousand cases of beer from Dixie Brewing Co. in New Orleans are on the way to Fargo to help Mayor Dennis Walaker fulfill a promise. Tonight, everyone 21 and older who attends the post-flood...
May 7, 2009 - 9:36am
May 2, 2009
Homebuilder Larry Villella pleads guilty in property case, two charges dropped
FARGO - Fargo homebuilder Larry Villella pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit misapplication of entrusted property in exchange for two other charges being dropped. Villella had previously entered not guilty pleas to the Class B felony charge, as well as felony charges of...
May 2, 2009 - 4:15am
April 30, 2009
RedHawks hand out 4,082 tickets to flood fighters
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks have distributed 4,082 free tickets for its May 17 game against Gary SouthShore to honor local flood fighters. The "Cheers for the Volunteers" event will begin with a 1 p.m. game. The first 5,000 flood volunteers at the game will receive a t-shirt commemorating...
April 30, 2009 - 9:27am
April 24, 2009
Fargo contractors upset levee removal work goes to Minnesota firm
FARGO - Levees began leaving the streets of Fargo on Thursday, irritating some of the locals who helped build them. Area contractors weren't...
April 24, 2009 - 10:58am
April 13, 2009
Marian (Mikki) Henrietta Brauer passed away April 8, 2009 at Rapid City, S.D. Regional Hospital. Marian was born July 30, 1923 in Hawley to Martin and Minnie Reitan. She was placed in an orphanage at 1 month and at the age of 2 1/2 she was adopted by Peder and Hilda Sandness of...
April 13, 2009 - 11:25am
April 10, 2009
Funeral mass for Nicholas F. "Nick" Axtmann, age 89 of Rugby, N.D. was held Thursday, March 26, 2009 at Little Flower Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery in the spring. Nicholas Axtmann was born May 17, 1919 in the home of his parents in Tuscarora Township, Pierce...
April 10, 2009 - 9:09am
April 6, 2009
Detroit Lakes' Ed Schutlz land MSNBC TV show
FARGO - Big Ed's a talking head. Fargo talk-show host Ed Schultz, the righty-turned-lefty who has a progressive radio show syndicated on more...
April 6, 2009 - 4:35am
March 31, 2009
No. 3 and rising
The 2009 flood became the third-largest event in the history of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks on Monday. And it may be the second-largest flood event before the Red River hits its crest later this week. The Red River first topped the previous third-largest event when the river...
March 31, 2009 - 11:08pm
Red River surge expected at Fargo after blizzard
As a blizzard howled its way toward the flood-stricken Red River Valley Monday, officials were warned of yet another threat on the horizon: a second crest in two weeks that could send the Red River back to 40 feet. The National Weather Service said there is a good possibility the...
March 31, 2009 - 10:21am
March 30, 2009
Drones, helicopters aid in flood fight
By Brittany Lawonn Forum Communications FARGO - Authorities began planning the use of military aircraft technology to fight the flood two months before the waters even hit record level. North Dakota officials got word just last week that they would be allowed to use a Predator...
March 30, 2009 - 11:27am
March 28, 2009
Fargo, Moorhead go into watch mode
Moorhead and Fargo battled levee leaks and breakouts and ordered more evacuations Friday, as primary sandbagging efforts shut down and the cities...
March 28, 2009 - 7:34pm