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Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
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Cartoon by Steve Stark
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Fellow hockey parents, help me understand costs of participation
Results for Oct. 26, 2016
Cubs even up World Series at a game apiece
UND hockey using heart-rate monitors to aid management of players
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Ruth E. Anderson
Jerald "JD" Thone
Gail R. Washburn
September 30, 2015
Letter: Thank you to Class of 1994 for flowers
Our family would like to thank the class of 1994 for the beautiful bouquet of flowers that were ordered for the funeral of our son, Brian Bommersbach. All the support that was given to our whole family, Amissa and Kya through this ordeal has been amazing that their aren’t enough...
September 30, 2015 - 12:28am
Letter: North Dakota United congratulates Rydell
North Dakota United would like to congratulate Heath Rydell, a physical education teacher in West Fargo, for being named a finalist for the 2016 North Dakota Teacher of the Year Award. Rydell has taught physical education at South Elementary in West Fargo for seven years. Rydell...
September 30, 2015 - 12:15am
September 23, 2015
Letter: A big West Fest thank you
This past weekend, our community celebrated another West Fest – our 24th. We had beautiful weather, a good turnout and excellent support for this great community event. A great deal of work goes into the planning and execution of the plan for this celebration. The planning committee...
September 23, 2015 - 2:12am
Letter: Heitkamp makes the rational choice
I would like to thank Senator Heitkamp for wading through the political shouting match and making the rational choice to keep our nation safe while giving diplomacy a chance. Unlike so many in our political system these days, Senator Heitkamp reserved judgment, listened...
September 23, 2015 - 12:05am
Letter: Local Hospice hosting event, attend to help with grief
The topic of grief and healing is not an easy one. Perhaps you’ve felt societal expectations to grieve the “right” way and have been greeted with messages to “carry on,” “keep your chin up” “and keep busy.” Our culture’s discomfort with grief often inhibits those...
September 23, 2015 - 12:03am
September 16, 2015
Letter: Continue help for schools to combat obesity
Congress will be debating the reauthorization of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act in the coming weeks, so this year’s National Childhood Obesity Awareness month couldn’t be better timed. I applaud school districts across North Dakota for doing their part to combat childhood obesity,...
September 16, 2015 - 12:14am
September 2, 2015
Letter: Work ongoing after North Dakota legislative session
Activity has not slowed down after the end of the legislative session. Interim committees have been established and most have had their first meetings. The Health Services committee will continue its study of access to dental services throughout North Dakota. We heard from the director...
September 2, 2015 - 2:40am
Letter: Keeping kids safe in back-to-school season
There’s no greater proof of the value of education in North Dakota than the photos in every family scrapbook of the first day of school. As the dog days of summer come to a close, I’m reminded of some of my favorite moments as a parent in snapshots of my own son and daughter,...
September 2, 2015 - 12:39am
July 22, 2015
Letter: North Dakotans should demand smoke free
If you have not read the June 30 New York Times article titled, “U.S. Chamber of Commerce Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures,” please do so. While we acknowledge there is, at times, a disconnect between national, state and local organizations such as the Chambers of...
July 22, 2015 - 12:09am
July 15, 2015
Letter: Conference to be good opportunity for policymakers
This year, North Dakota has a wonderful opportunity as it serves as host for the 70th annual meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference. The conference reflects the long-held idea that states should be our nation’s “laboratories of democracy.” This is an important conference...
July 15, 2015 - 1:23am
Letter: City never asked state for help with water plant
I was very concerned with the comments made by West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern following the city’s July 6 decision to rely on Fargo for additional water supply. Speaking about West Fargo’s decision to contract with Fargo for water, Mattern blamed the State Water Commission, the...
July 15, 2015 - 12:22am
June 24, 2015
Letter: Keep supporting kidney disease programs
I was diagnosed with kidney disease in January 2010. This is the toughest thing that I ever went through in my life, and I want to help others avoid what I am going through. Over 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD), yet only 10% are aware they have it....
June 24, 2015 - 3:57pm
June 10, 2015
Letter: Renaissance Program grateful to sponsors
The West Fargo High School Renaissance Program would like to thank and recognize the area businesses and organizations that helped sponsor our activities this year. The donations received helped our organization to reward extraordinary West Fargo High School students and staff throughout...
June 10, 2015 - 12:10am
June 3, 2015
Letter: Knodel holds NDU, WFEA memberships
I am writing to clarify some of the remarks made by Ivan Opp in his letter published May 28. Aaron Knodel is indeed a member of North Dakota United, the association formerly known as the North Dakota Education Association, as well as the West Fargo Education Association, which is...
June 3, 2015 - 7:40am
May 27, 2015
Letter: Appreciating the work of police
I was running late Friday morning bringing my 15-year-old to school at Sheyenne High School and the cops were standing at one entrance and one exit of the high school drop off. I thought, ‘Here we go, tickets for no seat belts.’ As usual, there's that moment of no return...
May 27, 2015 - 12:43am