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West Fargo Pioneer
Tuesday Night Forecast Discussion
Fair Association offers winter storage beginning Oct. 5
West Fargo court (Aug. 27)
Fall Parade of Homes Sept. 11-12, Sept. 18-19
Cold as ice: West Fargo firefighters, families take ALS challenge
Exchangite of the Year
Building permits (Aug. 27)
Business digest (Aug. 27)
Business briefs (Aug. 20)
Firehouse Subs opens
Alderman: Will your children inherit your debt?
Letter: Measure 2 is good for North Dakotans
Letter: Support amendment for clean water, parks
Letter: Good Samaritan laws to get look in session
Chief's Corner: Police department is working to keep community’s trust
West Fargo Parks Dog Show winners
Library News (Aug. 27)
Senior menu (Aug. 27)
Nursery News (Aug. 27)
North Dakota pageants accepting applications
Mustangs mascot a two-sport athlete
Ex-NFL quarterback tells WF team it’s all about having fun
Football team ready to tackle special season
WF looking to serve up better volleyball season
West Fargo returns three standout tennis players
Flight Lines: Lanky shorebird a delight to find anywhere
Flight Lines: Shorebird stories are almost mythical
Courting laughs: ‘Spamalot’ showcases WF’s theater program
home & garden
August 19, 2014
Bonanzaville fundraiser offers peek at the past
August 19, 2014 - 2:43pm
Soil issues adding costs to city projects
Soil problems are costing the city extra money and slowing down the construction of the new city hall and police station. The City Commission approved a change order Monday night after consultants said a change to the foundation of the city hall addition was needed to combat underlying...
August 19, 2014 - 2:25pm
Pioneer Days crowds down, but ‘not bad’
About 1,800 people enjoyed Bonanzaville’s annual Pioneer Days last weekend. Emily Wehlander, interim executive director of Bonanzaville, said attendance of Bonanzaville’s biggest fundraiser has steadily declined in the past five years. This year’s attendance was down slightly...
August 19, 2014 - 2:24pm
Independence day: A peek inside West Fargo’s newest school
West Fargo School Board members got the first peek at the district’s newest school, Independence Elementary, on Monday. Board members and administrators toured the building at 3700 54th St. S. in Fargo that will be the district’s ninth elementary school. The roughly $11 million...
news / education
August 19, 2014 - 2:21pm
August 16, 2014
Saturday Night Forecast Discussion
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms continue to move slowly through parts of the area. Heavy rainfall will be the main concern through the...
August 16, 2014 - 9:37pm
August 15, 2014
Friday Evening Forecast Discussion
Evening: Good Evening! We’ve made it to Friday, and the weather today has been nearly perfect! Well “perfect” if you like warm and humid...
August 15, 2014 - 6:59pm
August 14, 2014
Thursday Afternoon/Evening Forecast Discussion
Afternoon/Evening: Good Afternoon! The cloud cover continues across the area this afternoon, but we will see some sunshine through the afternoon....
August 14, 2014 - 2:17pm
August 13, 2014
Wednesday Afternoon/Evening Forecast Discussion
Afternoon/Evening: Good Afternoon! We’re halfway through the week, and weather is still looking perfect for today! Basically, a repeat of...
August 13, 2014 - 1:57pm
August 12, 2014
Scholars (Aug. 13)
Doll to receive honor from UND Ethan Doll of West Fargo, a student at the University of North Dakota, is eligible to receive the D.J. Robertson Award for earning “straight A” averages for the 2014 spring semester. The award is presented to students who earn 4.0 grade-point...
news / education
August 12, 2014 - 3:50pm
West Fargo courts (Aug. 13)
Week of July 30 Driving Under Suspension or Revocation: Ryan Richard Kappel, no permanent address, $500 fine, 30 days in jail with 26 days suspended. Driving Under the Influence: Kenneth David Larson, West Fargo, $750 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Ricky Dean...
August 12, 2014 - 3:07pm
Mobile park program coming to West Fargo
A new mobile park program is coming to West Fargo on Fridays. The “Play Outside Daily” vehicle, or P.O.D., is a 15-foot box truck full of outdoor play equipment that will show up at selected parks on scheduled days and times. Each weekday, the P.O.D. will make two-hour stops...
August 12, 2014 - 2:19pm
After fire, fund for Bonanzaville church created
Bonanzaville opened an account at Bell State Bank & Trust specifically to raise money for a replacement of St. John’s Lutheran Church, which was destroyed by fire on Aug. 9. To donate, make checks out to Bonanzaville and mark them for the church fund. Donations can be made...
August 12, 2014 - 2:16pm
Pioneer Days this weekend
Bonanzaville will host its annual Pioneer Days event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The 56th annual Pioneer Days is a tradition to learn about the rich history of the pioneers who settled North Dakota. Demonstrators will teach visitors how to weave...
August 12, 2014 - 2:13pm
West Fargo schools to increase mill levy
The West Fargo school board will increase its mill levy by 4.86 percent, which will help account for the more than 450 new students expected to attend West Fargo schools in the 2014-15 school year. But, unless a taxpayer’s property values were raised in the last year, residents...
news / education
August 12, 2014 - 2:03pm
A tale of two cities: 25 years since Riverside and West Fargo merged
An area of north West Fargo was once a whole other city. And it wasn’t Fargo. A portion of homes and businesses north of Main Avenue was once a part of Riverside, a small North Dakota town. It’s been 25 years since the communities of West Fargo and Riverside became one city. Until...
August 12, 2014 - 1:09pm