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Liberty sixth-grade team’s project wins ‘Best of State’
Study shows city may need third high school, more elementary schools
Cass County Sheriff’s Office promotes several employees
Board approves new boundaries for southside elementary schools
Temps close to setting a record in F-M
Reclaimed wood company Grain Designs building on success of NDSU memorabilia
Business digest (Jan. 28)
Stitch in time: West Fargo business doing embroidery and more since 1994
High Point Networks honors top employees for 2014
BioLife sets grand opening date in West Fargo
Trygve Olson cartoon (Jan. 28)
Silbernagel: Oil prices at forefront in ND session
Reitan: North Dakota considers issues related to legalizing marijuana
Steve Stark cartoon (Jan. 21)
Omdahl: Fears raised with Common Core not new
Winter Days contest winners
Calling all artists for Phelps Mill Festival
Alzheimer’s presentation slated Thursday in Arthur
Senior menu (Jan. 28)
Nursery News (Jan. 28)
Ellenson's first goal of the season propels Packers to upset of Central
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Packers boys put away Sheyenne in second half
Flight lines: Modern living takes heavy toll on birds
Flight Lines: Anything can happen during Christmas Bird Count
Swift: Parents, ‘just say no’ to birthday party madness
Home & Garden: The problem with squirrels
Where are my keys? And other musings of an aging mind
home & garden
September 30, 2014
West Fargo race car builder on track
As a fourth-grader, Jason Smith loved watching race cars duel it out at West Fargo’s former Red River Valley Speedway Now, he builds them. Over the past 10 years, Smith has built 123 Elite Chassis Race Cars for drivers in North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana,...
September 30, 2014 - 3:00pm
September 23, 2014
Business digest (Sept. 24)
Western State Bank promotes 1, hires 1 Western State Bank, West Fargo, has promoted Brad Jacobson to president/ chief operating officer, and Matt Kouba recently joined the bank as a customer care banker. Jacobson has served on the company’s board of directors since 2004....
September 23, 2014 - 3:54pm
Better Business Bureau’s tips on avoiding pyramid schemes
High school students and young adults pursuing their college degrees may be targeted by schemes preying on their lack of real-life experience. Some of these schemes are called pyramid schemes. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota warns that this shady business model...
September 23, 2014 - 3:47pm
Cargill Cares donates $50K to Cullen children’s charity
Members of the Cargill Cares Volunteer Council of West Fargo donated $50,000 to the Cullen Children’s Foundation. The money will go toward “Cully’s Kids Cabin” playroom to be built in the new Sanford Medical Center in Fargo. Cargill in West Fargo donated $25,000 of their...
September 23, 2014 - 3:45pm
Building permits (Sept. 24)
West Fargo Jordahl Custom Homes, 1301 12th St. W., new twinhome, $189,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1305 12th St. W., new twinhome, $189,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1211 Westport Beach Way A, new townhome, $140,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1211 Westport Beach Way B, new townhome, $140,000 Jordahl...
September 23, 2014 - 3:42pm
Stars and Strikes elevates bowling with alley remodeling, promotion of youth teams
When Julie Wells bought West Fargo’s bowling alley in 2006, it needed help. Over the past eight years, Stars and Strikes’ soft, high-friction wood lanes have been replaced by harder, lower-friction “synthetic” bowling lanes. Mechanical equipment was upgraded and automatic...
September 23, 2014 - 3:11pm
September 17, 2014
Building permits (Sept. 17)
West Fargo Jordahl Custom Homes, 3272 9th St. W., new multi, $1.4 million Designer Homes of FM, 4765 Lilac Lane, new residential, $425,000 Dabbert Custom Homes, 954 31st Ave. W., new residential, $160,000 JV Hough Inc., 804 23rd Ave. W., new residential, $180,000 Century...
September 17, 2014 - 12:07pm
Business digest (Sept. 17)
Local attorneys named to Super Lawyers list Three attorneys with Ohnstad Twichell Law Firm in West Fargo have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2014 Great Plains Super Lawyers list. They include Robert G. Hoy, Susan L. Ellison and Robert E. Rosenvold. Hoy is a trial...
September 17, 2014 - 12:06pm
September 16, 2014
Attendance down at Big Iron Farm Show
Attendance at this year’s 34th annual Big Iron Farm Show was down. Red River Valley Fairgrounds officials said attendance was estimated at about 64,000, which is down from 87,000 in 2013. Although the numbers were down, exhibitors and attendees were pleased with the quality of...
September 16, 2014 - 3:37pm
September 10, 2014
Big Iron one of top 100 events in North America
West Fargo’s own Big Iron show has earned a national destination award. The American Bus Association announced that the 2015 Big Iron Farm Show, scheduled Sept. 15-17, will be designated as one of the top 100 events in North America for 2015. This year’s show starts today and...
September 10, 2014 - 9:45am
September 9, 2014
Gate City one of 50 Best Places to Work
Gate City Bank has been named by Prairie Business magazine as one of the 50 Best Places to Work in the region. The bank operates 34 offices across North Dakota and western Minnesota and employs 500 people. Nearly 2,000 surveys were submitted for this year’s Prairie Business contest...
September 9, 2014 - 5:04pm
Two WF standouts on Parade of Homes
This year’s Fall Parade of Homes will feature some of the metro’s grandest and newest homes and includes two West Fargo standouts: one of the metro’s few $1 million homes and the featured remodeled home. The 7,000 square-foot remodeled home in the Carmell Place development...
September 9, 2014 - 3:23pm
Early bird gets the grant from Target Corp.
South Elementary School’s Early Bird Readers program was awarded a $2,000 grant from Target Corp. The grant, given in recognition of the efforts of South Elementary School to accomplish the district mission of educating today’s learners for tomorrow’s world, will allow the...
September 9, 2014 - 3:01pm
September 2, 2014
Cash Wise expanding into West Fargo
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Coborn's, Inc. is planning to build a Cash Wise Foods in West Fargo as part of a 65,000-square-foot grocery, liquor and convenience center. The building is planned for the Oak Ridge development. The supermarket is expected to open by April 1, according...
September 2, 2014 - 5:29pm
Business digest (Sept. 3)
Bonanzaville hires events coordinator Ashley Boyko has been named education coordinator and special events coordinator at Bonanza-ville. Since June, Boyko was a sales and marketing intern at Bonanzaville. She is a graduate of Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich. Western...
September 2, 2014 - 5:20pm