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Straight shooters: Student trapshooters not fazed by gun debate
Prescribed burns planned for 4,000 acres in Sheyenne National Grassland
ND student trapshooters not fazed by gun debate
ND cities look at regulating potential sites for medical marijuana facilities
Psychological evaluation ordered for north Fargo murder suspect
ND Health Department pulls proposed cottage foods rules
Duluth Trading Co. hopes to join West Fargo neighborhood with first N.D. location opening
Moore Engineering hires two
Wage and Hour Half-Day Seminar presented by Fredrikson & Byron on April 19
Two North Dakota women named 2018 Bush Fellows
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Dem. AG candidate says Stenehjem, Dalrymple 'violated bribery statutes'
Commentary: In veto fight, Burgum is about to learn that government really isn't a business
Schools of thought: Local sports media is refreshing
Commentary: 'Only thing Grindr is good for is making sausages and hamburgers,' ND House candidate says
Commentary: Campbell campaign won’t say if they’re paying for delegates to attend state convention
Fargo Neighborhood Coalition to meet Saturday to discuss Hawthorne projects
Two North Dakota women named 2018 Bush Fellows
Moorhead police ask for help finding runaway teen
Snowmen, roll out: 13-foot snow Transformer patrols Moorhead family’s yard
Police find missing elderly man with dementia after issuing phone alert
McFeely: Underappreciated Easton Stick looks an awful lot like Brock Jensen for Bison
Forum prep sports podcast recaps Class B boys basketball tournament, Minnesota basketball
Packers track and field has shoes to fill this season
Mustang track and field teams have high hopes with new faces
Sheyenne High School raises money for Special Olympics
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
home & garden
red river valley fair
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
Kenneth "Bud" Koenig
James "Jim" Dueker
Victor "Bob" Wolter
Esther K. Hummel
February 24, 2016
Heitkamp: Celebrating the farm bill, and fighting to protect it
Two years ago, after painstaking negotiations and bipartisan compromise, I was proud to help get the 2014 farm bill across the finish line –...
February 24, 2016 - 12:43am
February 9, 2016
Letter: Illinois fourth-graders reach out to region
Illinois fourth-graders reach out to region The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary, located in southern Illinois, is learning about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region. The kids in the class think it would be fun...
February 9, 2016 - 4:36pm
February 3, 2016
Letter: Track West Fargo's plows from home
As we inch closer to spring, the possibility of major winter storm still exists. If you are stuck at home and wondering about those darn plows, Public Works has the perfect answer. We have a GPS-based tracking map that can be accessed at our website at www.westfargond.gov. Look for...
February 3, 2016 - 5:04am
Letter: Vote Jerod Tufte for ND top court
Jerod Tufte recently announced that he is running for election to the North Dakota Supreme Court. With the retirement of Justice Dale Sandstrom, the court will lose a technology leader who brought greater public accessibility to the high court. Jerod’s background as a computer...
February 3, 2016 - 12:01am
Letter: Petersons thank you for supporting Braelyn
We would like to extend a huge, heartfelt “Thank You” to everyone involved with the fundraising benefit for our daughter, Braelyn Peterson, on Friday, Jan. 22 in Fargo. It was an overwhelming and humbling evening and we couldn’t be more appreciative and grateful for the support...
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 27, 2016
Letter: Succeed 2020 provides unique opportunity for ND education
In 2012, Hess Corp. made a $25 million grant to North Dakota in a new effort termed Succeed 2020. This is an initiative to improve the state’s education and workforce development systems and increase students’ achievement in middle grades and high school, access to and success...
January 27, 2016 - 12:08am
January 20, 2016
Letter: Residents’ interests weren’t represented at pipeline meeting
What does it say about a situation when residents don’t even show up to a hearing in their community? In my experience, it means residents have been so ignored to this point they’ve quit attempting to reason with interests that refuse to represent their own. I must say, I can...
January 20, 2016 - 2:46am
Letter: Reitan’s actions regarding employees aren’t consistent
In the Jan. 6 issue of the West Fargo Pioneer, there was an article about a West Fargo police officer who had been arrested for DUI. Any time a law enforcement officer is arrested for a crime, it is a very serious matter. Unfortunately, Chief Mike Reitan doesn’t think so. He is...
January 20, 2016 - 12:51am
January 13, 2016
Letter: Marsy's Law protects victims
I am chairing a statewide initiative called Marsy’s Law for North Dakota, which establishes constitutional protection for victims of crime. While we live in a safe and special place, none of us in North Dakota is immune from the possibility of becoming a victim. Once thrust into...
January 13, 2016 - 1:04am
January 5, 2016
Letter: Thank-you from Bud Reitan family
The family of Bud Reitan would like to extend our thanks for the memorials, cards, flowers and expressions of sympathy. Thanks to the ladies of Martin’s Church for the food served after the service. Thank you to Pastor Pete for his visits and words of comfort. Undesignated memorials...
January 5, 2016 - 5:23pm
December 30, 2015
Lee: North Dakota can weather downturn
Over the past several years, North Dakota has had countless “firsts”: First among states in economic performance, first in job creation,...
December 30, 2015 - 12:40am
Heitkamp: December was a month of progress in Congress
In North Dakota, we know how to work together to get things done. We put aside our differences to help our communities sandbag before and during...
December 30, 2015 - 12:30am
Letter: CodeRED system efficient, effective warning tool
I learned from the West Fargo police chief’s weekly article in the West Fargo Pioneer that a number of area residents asked to be removed from the CodeRED system after being awakened recently by late evening CodeRED alerts regarding two missing children. Chief Mike Reitan extolled...
December 30, 2015 - 12:30am
December 23, 2015
Letter: School district still has growing pains
The West Fargo School District continues to suffer from “growing pains.” As a result, voters recently demonstrated recognition of the need for more space and, as a recent news article noted, ours received the largest share of funds set aside by the Legislature for fast-growing...
December 23, 2015 - 5:02am
December 16, 2015
Letter: State should help fund Sheyenne Street work
My husband and I live in the Eagle Run neighborhood of West Fargo. Sheyenne Street is part of our weekday commute. Anyone who uses Sheyenne on a regular basis can’t help but cringe when they think about the chaos that happens every morning and afternoon. The traffic has gotten to...
December 16, 2015 - 1:39am