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Hukun Abdullahi, executive director of the Afro American Students Association speaks during a meeting where the Somali Council of Elders was introduced to local Moorhead leaders and the Somali community on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. Rick Abbott / The Forum

Head of Fargo-Moorhead Refugee Group Owes the Community an Apology

In my Sunday print column I wrote that an ugly incident in the parking lot of a Fargo Walmart between a white woman and three Somali women has “served as a sort of bat signal for political opportunists eager to swoop in and use this anecdote as leverage.” Consider these comments, as quoted by my

Fardoso Mohamed talks Monday, March 20, 2017, in Moorhead about how another customer harassed her and shouted at her to remove her hijab when she went grocery shopping Saturday. Forum file photo.

It’s Not a Crime to Be a Jerk

UPDATE: The original headline to this post used a profane word I felt accurately described this man’s behavior. I’ve changed it to something less apt, but also less profane, at the request of my bosses at Forum Communications. There was an ugly incident alleged in Moorhead recently which saw a man at a grocery store

On Television: “The Rosa Parks Of Exposed Breasts”

Chris Berg invited me to participate in his Friday roundtable discussion on Valley News Live last night, and as always I was happy to oblige. Our topics of discussion for the show were the Island Park lurker controversy, the breastfeeding controversy in Moorhead, and the seemingly cozy flood diversion buyouts happening on Oxbow. The breastfeeding

Activists Plan Protest After Mother Politely Asked To Cover Up While Breastfeeding

One side effect of America’s growing prosperity and economic efficiency over the years is that we have a lot more leisure time than ever before. “Since the mid-1960s, the amount of time that the typical American spends working fell by almost eight hours per week,” the Heritage Foundation reported in 2007, “while the time spent

Did Law Enforcement React Appropriately In Car Chase Across Golf Course?

Yesterday in the Fargo area law enforcement was trying to serve a warrants on a man suspected of dealing meth. He fled, leading police on a chase that ended at the West Acres Mall in Fargo. Along the way, the chase went across the Village Green Golf Course in Moorhead. Post by Terry Kragero. The

Moorhead Considers Ordinance Pretty Much Making It Impossible For Sex Offenders To Live Anywhere

For perfectly understandable reasons people tend to have an emotional reaction when they learn about sex offenders moving into their communities. In Moorhead, Minnesota, citizens have become so upset that they’re pushing for ordinances that would make it impossible for sex offenders to live pretty much anywhere in their city: MOORHEAD – With residents angered

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