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This season's West Fargo Packatahnas dance team poses dressed in various old uniforms alongside some of their many trophies.

Packatahnas - the definition of dedication

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Twenty-five years ago, a fledgling dance team out of West Fargo made its debut.

No one could have guessed just how far it would go.


Today, the Packatahnas are considered one of the elite dance teams in the region, if not the nation.

"They've built a name for themselves," said Sonja Butenhoff, a former Packatahnas dancer and assistant coach. "When they go to nationals, everyone knows who West Fargo is."

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