Ryan Johnson has been a Forum reporter since 2012 and previously wrote for the Grand Forks Herald.
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FARGO—A paragraph in an employee handbook isn't much, but Lisa Edison-Smith said some employers may have become "complacent" into thinking that's enough to address sexual harassment. That could change with recent allegations leveled against everyone from entertainment personalities like Harvey Weinstein and Louis C.K. to U.S. Senate nominee from Alabama Roy Moore and Minnesota state Sen. Dan Schoen and Minnesota state Rep. Tony Cornish.
FARGO—A new analysis is shedding some light on the growing economic impact of immigrants who live and work in North Dakota and Minnesota as questions of immigration policy, especially for refugees, continue to split opinions locally and nationally. Newly compiled data released Tuesday, Feb. 21, morning by national organization New American Economy crunched the number of foreign-born residents in each of the country's 435 congressional districts and added up their purchasing power, paid taxes and more.
A week ago, in a banquet room not far, far away, a couple tied the knot after 12 years together. But first, David Bye had to put a forceful stop to insolent comments by a groomsman that threatened to halt the ceremony. “I find your lack of faith disturbing,” Bye said, squeezing his hand together and causing the groomsman to fall to his knees, gasping for breath, until officiant Leland Whitehurst II urged Bye to stop.
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At least 10 concerts are on tap for the Bluestem Center for the Arts that will bring the likes of Bret Michaels, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Wilco and Brandi Carlile to town. During a press conference Wednesday, April 6, Trollwood Performing Arts School and Jade Presents unveiled the 2016 Bluestem Summer Concert Series lineup. The series is presented by Dakota Magic Casino, The Forum and several other sponsors. The concert series bookends Trollwood’s mainstage musical. This year, “The Little Mermaid” will be staged July 14-16, 20-23 and 26-30.
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The 2015 summer concert series at Moorhead’s Bluestem Center for the Arts will feature performances by the likes of Gary Allan, Primus, Pat Benatar, Night Ranger, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson and John Prine, organizers announced Tuesday. A news conference at Bluestem unveiled nine events at the Moorhead amphitheater for the summer and early fall. Promoter Jade Presents also announced concerts by Hairball, American Authors and a stop by the Happy Together Tour, which features several artists who were radio mainstays in the 1960s. During Tuesday’s news conference, Minnesota State U
Nick Fink was already getting close to landing plum roles with nothing on his resume. Now, after a busy end of 2014 that saw the 2009 graduate of Fargo South...