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UPDATED: Single-sort recycling starts, garbage routes change in West Fargo
No bids has final phase of city reconstruction project in jeopardy
Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Two qualify for state geography bee
This week in history (March 25, 2015)
Harwood man honored for logging 36 accident-free years with UPS
Element Fargo opens as 130-room 'green' hotel in West Fargo
Business digest (March 25, 2015)
City's tax incentives a big draw for Magnum Electric
New Harley-Davidson revved to open April 17
Trygve Olson cartoon (March 25, 2015)
Chief's Corner: City sets rules for pet ownership
Koppelman: More fiscal caution this ND session
Letter: Don’t give water resource district a blank check
Letter: Thanks to Hoeven for calling out Obama on Iran
Nursery News for West Fargo (March 25, 2015)
Library News (March 25, 2015)
Senior menu (March 25, 2015)
YMCA partnering with Legacy school
Catholic churches set cooking contest
Sheyenne track teams looking to clear hurdles in first season
Packers center Cassidy Nelson gets all-state honors
West Fargo to name new athletic director in April
West Fargo track and field teams have ambitious goals for season
Athlete spotlight: Heisler and Schock
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
Cat show strives for purrfection
Garden Club meeting scheduled Thursday
Red River Valley Fair announces musical acts
Rotary Club recital March 24 in Fargo
Sunrooms great for gardeners
home & garden
December 17, 2014
West Fargo couple brings back 1950s drive-in favorite sloppy joe sauce
Back in the 1950s, customers flocked to Jumbo’s Drive In at Mandan, N.D., to dine on sloppy Joes. Today, West Fargoans don’t have to go quite so far to get that same sloppy goodness. John and Patty Lindquist of West Fargo have launched Jumbo’s Sloppy Joe Sauce, replicating...
December 17, 2014 - 12:25am
Building permits (Dec. 17)
West Fargo Titan Homes, 118 35th Ave. E., residential remodeling, $35,000 Kallod Construction, 301 W. Main Ave., foundation, $55,000 Innes Construction, 801 5th St. NE, commercial, $455,100 Rivers Edge Construction, 307 6th Ave. E., residential remodel-ing, $27,000 Rice Building...
December 17, 2014 - 12:05am
Business digest (Dec. 17)
Six sales associates join Advantage Realtors Arnie Kuhn, Bryan Vidger, Cornelius Kooren, Jim McEvers, Mary Scherling and Maren Day Woods have joined Advantage Realtors in West Fargo as sales associates. Kuhn has been a real estate broker in the Fargo-Moorhead area since 1976. Vidger...
December 17, 2014 - 12:04am
Lemon laws help consumers resolve vehicle issues
Paying a hefty price for a new vehicle only to discover that it doesn’t live up to promised standards can be frustrating. Fortunately for consumers, all states have a lemon law in place to help those who purchase new cars with unfixable flaws. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota...
December 17, 2014 - 12:03am
In their Element: New upscale hotel planned near Veterans and I-94
A new hotel will soon be opening at what is becoming a neighborhood nightlife hot spot on the corner of Veterans Boulevard and Interstate 94. The city approved a liquor license Monday for Stay Sharpe, West Fargo LLC, the parent company of what will be an Element hotel at 925 19th...
December 17, 2014 - 12:01am
December 10, 2014
Quality Meats and Seafood a longtime supplier of meat, seafood products to restaurants, grocery stores
For almost half a century, a West Fargo business has been supplying select meat and seafood products to regional restaurants and grocery stores. Quality Meats and Seafood, 700 Center St., serves as a processing center for Certified Angus Beef cut steaks and ground beef patties. “Our...
December 10, 2014 - 1:41am
Fargo Harley-Davidson takes first in parade
Fargo Harley-Davidson, 600 Main Ave. W. in West Fargo, won first place in the recent Fargo-Moorhead Holiday Lights Parade. The float consisted of five pseudo-reindeer (Harley- Davidson motorcycles) pulling a sleigh. Rudolph was played by a Harley Breakout, Dasher and Prancer were...
December 10, 2014 - 1:12am
Rahman credit analyst at Western State Bank
Braden Rahman has joined Western State Bank in West Fargo as a credit analyst. Originally from Moorhead, Rahman earned a bachelor’s degree in economics with a concentration in finance from Concordia College.
December 10, 2014 - 1:11am
West Fargo's SWEN Products turn metal into more than just weather vanes
When Gene Schobinger couldn’t repair a farmer’s broken cast iron weather vane, he made a new one out of steel. That cut the pattern for SWEN Products Inc., a rapidly growing home and garden decor company that Schobinger launched in his Gardner, N.D., garage in 1998. SWEN now...
December 10, 2014 - 12:58am
December 2, 2014
Bethany’s annual silent auction, food fest Dec. 11
The Bethany Auxiliary will be hosting the 29th annual Silent Auction and Food Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Resident Center at Bethany Retirement Living, 201 S. University Drive, Fargo. The Christmas Food Fest will feature Scandinavian and other ethnic specialty foods....
December 2, 2014 - 4:03pm
Wangen new president of veterans association
Lonnie L. Wangen of Horace has been named the 67th president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs. Wangen is the third area director to be named president of NASDVA. The last local representation was North Dakota Commissioner Lloyd Zander, who was named...
December 2, 2014 - 4:01pm
West Fargo guitar store offers gear, repair, lessons
David Hirsch wanted to build a guitar in high school shop class. His instructor nixed the idea. Now, 30 years later, Hirsch sells, modifies and repairs guitars at Tone Syndicate, 2111 Main Ave. E. in West Fargo. He and good friend Kevin Schmidt opened Tone Syndicate in 2010. The...
December 2, 2014 - 3:57pm
November 25, 2014
Business digest (Nov. 26)
Tallman Enterprises opens in West Fargo Tim Tallman has opened Tallman Enterprises in West Fargo. The company offers videotaping services for special events, including weddings and anniversaries, and a personal shopper and delivery service in North Dakota, Minnesota and South...
November 25, 2014 - 3:58pm
West Fargo retailers offer Black Friday specials
While the majority of retail chains in the metro area are located east of West Fargo, those on the west side will still be offering a number of “Black Friday” special sales. Two of West Fargo’s largest retailers, Costco and Menards, will be closed on Thanksgiving. However,...
November 25, 2014 - 3:56pm
November 19, 2014
Building permits (Nov. 19)
West Fargo Titan Homes, 3713 4th St. E., new residential, $400,000 Gateway Building Systems, 1816 4th Ave. NW, new commercial, $350,000 Debbie Johnson, 3405 19th Ave. NW, foundation, $27,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 2622 7th St. W., new residential, $162,000 Pro-Mark Services,...
November 19, 2014 - 9:58am