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Gift drive all about homeless children
Packatahnas’ season starts Saturday
Honor roll (Dec. 4)
School menu (Dec. 4)
Legislative Report District 22: Legislation has huge impact on townships around state
Award of excellence for Cargill work
Area seniors focus of giving tree program
Slumberland donates beds, bedding
Cass County Electric hires two, four accept new positions
New auto dealership cleared for Eagle Run
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Daytime burglaries hit West Fargo homes
Omdahl: Food Stamp critics deserve responses
Huber: When winter hits, how quickly we forget
Candy collection for troops huge success
Omdahl: Checking out the quirks of seniors
The Packer Weekly: West Fargo helps ease pain in Philippines
Benefit for Don Metzger set for Dec. 12
Holy Cross presents Holiday Craft Fair
Monsanto volunteers help combat hunger
Nursery News (Dec. 4)
Packer girls trounce Firebirds, Midgets
Bowling (Dec. 4)
Wrestling wins big in first match
Boys hockey team earns season's first win
With plenty of size, chemistry, Packer girls look to build on past success
Flight lines: Change the land, change the inhabitants
Shellfish-eating duck somewhat rare in North Dakota
Eating Well: Bring on the desserts this holiday season
Eastward Autumn road trip rich with fall colors
Eating Well: Chicken Parmesan perfect paired with fresh Caesar salad, warm bread
home & garden
Committee making quiet progress in Carnegie fundraising
BEMIDJI –The Save the Carnegie committee is making some quiet progress in its fundraising efforts to restore the aging building. The committee found out that their application for a grant from the George W. Neilson Foundation was approved a couple weeks ago, netting $150,000....
news / local
September 5, 2012 - 11:30pm
Inspired writer: BSU honors grad finishes sci-fi trilogy
BEMIDJI – Sometimes Minnesota author Gordon Sirvio searches the internet for links to his pen name, S. A. Gorden. One search revealed a link to NASA and, much to Sirvio’s surprise, he found out that the first book in his science fiction trilogy is reading material on the international...
September 5, 2012 - 10:15pm
Headwaters Youth Orchestra members practice outdoors
Members of the Headwaters Youth Orchestra practice outdoors Tuesday afternoon at the Headwaters School of Music and the Arts. From left, Melanie Hanson, the school’s orchestra director, leads Ian Kruse, Clarissa Masse, Lily Michalicek, Betty Wolfkoff, Caitlin Pickett and Isaac Kruse...
news / local
September 5, 2012 - 1:23am
August 25, 2012
Danny Tyree: Conservatives, let’s save PBS
I guess Mitt Romney thought he was preaching to the choir when he told Fortune Magazine some juicy details of his economic plan. But the choir is not a monolith; it’s made up of distinct individuals. Romney indicated that his actions as president would include COMPLETELY ELIMINATING...
opinion / commentary
August 25, 2012 - 11:33pm
Pioneer Previews for August 26
By GRACE GOUKER firstname.lastname@example.org Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park....
August 25, 2012 - 11:31pm
August 24, 2012
Pioneer Previews: Benson to headline last Summer Concert Series today
Local singer-songwriter Lance Benson will perform today at the Lake Bemidji State Park Amphitheater for the final installment of the park’s Summer Concert Series. Concert admission is free. A vehicle permit is required to enter the park. For details, call 308-2300. Monday “Totally...
August 24, 2012 - 9:07pm
August 23, 2012
Young artist’s work attracts attention along Sculpture Walk
BEMIDJI – A young artist who graduated from TrekNorth High School this spring is one of the featured artists on the Bemidji Sculpture Walk for 2012. Ivan Smith, who was mentored by Bemidji sculptor Albert Belleveau last year, is one of the youngest artists to have been chosen to...
August 23, 2012 - 12:53am
August 21, 2012
Bemidji City Council: Upstream TV requests $40K, bumping cable fees for customers
BEMIDJI – The city’s public access television channel has requested the city’s help in expanding and improving its services. Mike Bredon, the executive director of Upstream TV, appeared before the Bemidji City Council Monday evening to request $20,000 in fees and $20,000 in...
news / local
August 21, 2012 - 11:24pm
August 15, 2012
Odegard’s hockey sculpture moves downtown
BEMIDJI – When the statue of the hockey player from the Bemidji State University John Glas Fieldhouse reappeared on the Bemidji Sculpture Walk this spring, it was spruced up and ready for action. The 9-foot-tall hockey player was sandblasted and sprayed with automotive paints to...
August 15, 2012 - 11:19pm
May 4, 2010
West Fargo native nominated for two Tony Awards
A West Fargo native who has a career on Broadway has been nominated for two Tony Awards. Jan Maxwell, a West Fargo High alumni has received nominations for best performance by leading actress in a play for her role in "The Royal Family" and best performance by a featured actress...
May 4, 2010 - 1:12pm
October 1, 2009
WFHS art department participates in Studio Crawl
The 6th annual Studio Crawl will be held Saturday, Oct. 3, and Sunday, Oct. 4, from noon to 6 p.m., hosted by the FM Visual Artists to support the visual arts in our community. The event will feature a variety of studios throughout the metro area that open and exhibit works for the...
October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 30, 2009
West Fargo family passionate about Trollwood
Joan Degerness has passed along her passion for Trollwood Performing Arts School to her family. Jordan, 15; Walker, 13; and Parker, 7; are all involved in Trollwood programs this summer, and Joan, herself, has been directly involved with Trollwood for over 30 years. Her kids think...
July 30, 2009 - 9:48am
Totally Trollwood to perform original musical review
Totally Trollwood, a program for students in grades 6-8, will present "A New Home Companion," today (Thursday, July 30) at 2:30 p.m., at Trollwood Performing Arts School's new IMAGINE Theatre, located at 801 50th Ave. S.W., Moorhead. The free matinee performance is open to the public. "A...
July 30, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Bonanzaville hosts Fiber Arts Festival
Learn how to Tie Dye a T-shirt, or brush up on knitting or weaving skills during the annual Fiber Arts Festival on July 25-26 at Bonanzaville. The two-day event will feature over 50 demonstrators, offering opportunities to learn about virtually all facets of fiber arts, all in one...
July 23, 2009 - 9:39am