St. Patrick’s Parade a Sure Sign of Spring

Thanks to all the wonderful organizers of this family friendly community event. Thousands turned out again for the 22nd Annual St. Patrick’s Parade in Fargo. Ellen Mahli is the matriarch of the parade along with her family and many friends starting many years ago with a small march around their neighborhood blocks. It’s evolved and […]

Former Fargo City Commissioner Announces Run for 2018

Former Fargo City Commissioner Mike Williams is missing his old job. He announced this morning on KFGO that he will run again for a seat on the commission in 2018. Williams served three consecutive four-year terms on the board and left at the end of June 2016 due to term limits. But the city allows […]

Former Fargo City Commissioner Mike Williams to run again

Mike Williams says he will run again for Fargo City Commission. Williams served three consecutive terms on the commission, the maximum allowed by city term limits before leaving the board this past June. The 61-year old Williams calls himself a citizens advocate and says he’s eager to return. He made his announcement on KFGO’s News […]

After two-year break, Williams will run again for Fargo City Commission

Mike Williams served three straight terms on the Fargo City Commission, and in June he hopes to be elected to his fourth after a two-year hiatus. Williams has declared his candidacy for the commission spot to be determined in the June 2018 city election. “I’d like to build on some of the good work that […]

Oil and Coal Subsidies/incentives Are Baked Into Pseudo US Energy “Market”

A recent blog featured in the Forum Opinions page erroneously stated the Production Tax Credit for wind energy is (as he states it in the article) a “Completely perverse 23 cents kwh”.  This is simply not true, the PTC before 12-31-16 was 0.023 or 2.3 cents/kwh and now it’s 0.0184 or 1.8 cents/kwh. Here is […]