Forum editorial: Restoring downtown Moorhead’s former glory

Fargo’s downtown began a transformation two decades ago. It’s easy to forget that what’s now a bustling entertainment and retail destination in the heart of the city once had deteriorated into an uninviting eyesore. Moorhead’s downtown has suffered from similar problems, common to many downtowns that were hollowed out during the misguided “urban renewal” period of the 1960s and ’70s. […]

Forum editorial: The right choice to lead MSUM

Published 04/24/2014, INFORUM The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead Anne Blackhurst is the right choice to take over as president of Minnesota State University Moorhead on July 1. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board of trustees Wednesday named her to replace Edna Szymanski, whose tenure included the unenviable task of presiding over painful program and staffing cuts required by declining enrollment. […]