Al-Jazeera pays $500M for Current TV, giving Gore hefty payday

LOS ANGELES - With its $500 million purchase of left-leaning Current TV, the Pan-Arab news channel Al-Jazeera will soon be seen in tens of millions of U.S. homes. It's a steep price, but the acquisition helps the network in its aim to quickly spread its message to more Americans.

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A different kind of ‘twin cities’Comments Off

Fargo, Sioux Falls share business connections, other similaritiesSIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Some call them the twin cities, Sioux Falls and Fargo. The two Dakota stops on Interstate 29 have so many similarities that more Sioux Falls businesses have headed no…

Thousands hunt for eggs at Fargo children’s museumComments Off

FARGO – Saturday’s sunny skies and mild temperatures were welcomed at the 25th annual Easter Egg-stravaganza at The Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm.

How many Easter eggs did we hide? Grab a print edition and add them upComments Off

We’ve hid Easter eggs in Sunday’s print edition of The Forum. Pick up a copy, count the eggs with the Sunmart logo and submit your total.

Pelican Rapids woman, 63, seriously hurt in head-on crashComments Off

PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. – Jacquelyn Burrows, of Pelican Rapids, was driving her 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser southbound on Highway 59 near 450th Street about 8:25 p.m. when she crossed over the center line and struck a 2001 Mercury Sable traveling northboun…

Occupant escapes house fire south of West Fargo; home is a total lossComments Off

HORACE, N.D. – Kim Beckius was in the backyard of his home north of here enjoying the warm weather Saturday morning when he first saw the smoke and the flames.
They were coming from next door, the home of Henry and Gail Walkin, a retired couple who …

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