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Cold air funnels sighted
Prosecutors stand firm on mistrial request in Aaron Knodel sex case
Element by Westin opening celebration set
North Dakota Autism Center is bustling
West Fargo school building committee tackles enrollment explosion
West Fargo Cash Wise set to open May 22
Pioneer does well at NDNA
Western State Bank promotes Stoppler
Building permits (5-20-15)
Business digest (May 6, 2015)
Editorial: Witham was voice of West Fargo
Koppleman: Witham will be missed
Chief's Corner: Parking enforcement a must
Chief's Corner: Change in possession law
Flowers: District celebrates its teachers
Funny business: The silliness goes on for WF's "Helma and Selma"
This week in history (May 20, 2015)
Scholars (May 20, 2015)
Exchange Club student of the month
Horace American Legion holding dedication services
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
May 13, 2015
Benefit for Richard Burkhard slated for Saturday
A cancer benefit for Richard Burkhard will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Fargo VFW, 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo. Burkhard, owner of Burckhard Trucking, West Fargo, was diagnosed with ampullary cancer in 2010 and was cancer free for five years. The cancer...
May 13, 2015 - 4:24pm
April 7, 2015
Biniek benefit planned Saturday at Holy Cross
A benefit for Ed Biniek will be held Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1420 16th St. E., in West Fargo. Biniek, 42, has been diagnosed with ataxia. Proceeds from the pulled pork dinner and silent auction will help with medical costs, hyperbaric oxygen therapy...
April 7, 2015 - 11:08pm
April 1, 2015
Blankets for kids project
Students from Freedom Elementary in West Fargo have been working hard to make fleece blankets that were donated to Sanford Children’s Hospital. Hillary Mork, a representative from Sanford, came to the school Friday to accept 52 fleece blankets and a check for $2,203.92, which was...
April 1, 2015 - 6:29am
Bowl-a-Thon raises funds for Live-to-Give project
Seventh- and eighth-grade students on Team Explore raised almost $5,000 for four Cheney Middle School students who have lost a parent this year. For this Live-to-Give project, the students solicited pledges from the community as well as from other students at Cheney Middle School...
April 1, 2015 - 6:01am
February 10, 2015
18-year-old working to gain custody of younger siblings
The community has come together to help an 18-year-old and the two siblings she hopes to become a legal guardian for after they were orphaned in January. MacKenzie Jackson has been working for the past month to gain custody of her siblings: Meagan Jackson-Metcalf, 16, and Spencer...
February 10, 2015 - 5:06pm
January 16, 2015
West Fargo teen reaching out to gain custody of siblings
WEST FARGO – A West Fargo teenager is stepping up to try and fill some big shoes. In 2012, the 18-years-old’s mother passed away of a heart attack. On Jan. 4, her father died suddenly, leaving her two younger siblings in foster care. MacKenzie Jackson made a promise to...
January 16, 2015 - 10:34am
November 11, 2014
Pink It Forward formed to support those battling breast cancer
West Fargoan Deanne Leier was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 at age 39. Due to family history – her mother, grandmother and three aunts previously diagnosed with breast cancer – she religiously had mammograms done starting at age 21. In 2011, cousins Tammy Gimbel-Svalen...
November 11, 2014 - 5:49pm
October 28, 2014
This year’s Team Ian event supports athlete
The 4th Annual Team Ian Event will be on Saturday. The Team Ian Event: Keegan’s Run will raise money for West Fargo High School senior and cross-country and wrestling athlete Keegan Cronin. Cronin was diagnosed with stage III testicular cancer in early January. All proceeds from...
October 28, 2014 - 2:37pm
West Fargo woman raises money for flood victims
WEST FARGO – Devastating floods that swamped the Indian province of Kashmir hit close to home for Shazia Khan, who now lives here. Khan, who along with her husband is a native of Kashmir, has established a local fund, “Helping Hands for Kashmir,” and is organizing a benefit...
October 28, 2014 - 2:30pm
October 21, 2014
Benefit for Rob Hasse Saturday in West Fargo
A benefit for Rob Hasse will be held Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Triumph West Church, 3745 Sheyenne St., West Fargo. Hasse was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer in 2010. A year later, he was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic melanoma, which had spread to his lung. Since then,...
October 21, 2014 - 3:44pm
September 23, 2014
Vicki Meyer benefit slated for Oct. 3 at VFW
A benefit for West Fargo resident Vicki Meyer will be held on Oct. 3. The benefit has been organized to help Vicki Meyer and her family as she faces her sixth cancer diagnosis. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. at the West Fargo VFW, 308 Sheyenne St, West Fargo. Marco’s...
September 23, 2014 - 4:00pm
August 26, 2014
Cold as ice: West Fargo firefighters, families take ALS challenge
August 26, 2014 - 2:47pm
Brewer’s Ball Oct. 3 in Fargo
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s fourth annual Brewer’s Ball will be held Oct. 3 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fargo. More than 20 local breweries and restaurants will be featured along with a silent auction and raffle. The event will include a VIP reception from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m....
August 26, 2014 - 2:44pm
WF woman reflects, raises money on rides
WEST FARGO – Riding bike is a spiritual journey for Vicki Schmidt, whether it’s a simple spin around a West Fargo block or the euphoric rush descending Minnesota’s 57-mile Gunflint Trail. “I’m a leisure biker,” said Schmidt, who lives in West Fargo. “It’s a recreational...
August 26, 2014 - 2:12pm
July 15, 2014
Benefit scheduled for Sylstad family
A benefit will be held Friday for the Michael and Brittany Sylstad family. The benefit will begin at 6 p.m. at the Hartl Ag Building at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in West Fargo. The Sylstads were expecting triplets in July. The babies were born April 10. Two of them, Olivia...
July 15, 2014 - 2:27pm