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West Fargo man injured after falling off friend's truck
1 killed, 2 injured after crash north of Beulah, ND
Top Alerus Center officials put on paid leave
Rural trauma patients more likely to die before reaching hospital
What's next for Drew Wrigley?
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Port: This is what Standing Rock Chairman David Archambault did to get himself arrested
Port: Candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the ND PSC
Port: What was the point, President Kennedy?
Cartoon by Trgyve Olson
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Community events coming up
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From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over fans
National grouse gathering puts hunters in prime habitat
Duluth woman takes trophy buck as part of Becoming an Outdoors Woman class
Small bird creates a mystery, causes a backyard stir
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
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
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
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
August 5, 2015
NY-based crew films at Bonanzaville; 50 extras needed for movie keg party scene
Bonanzaville made its silver screen debut Monday after a New York-based film crew set up inside the museum to shoot part of a movie. The film,...
August 5, 2015 - 5:12am
July 8, 2015
Old Fashioned 4th of July at Bonanzaville
Pioneer Assistant Editor Wendy Reuer was named Honorary Mayor of Bonanzaville at the annual 4th of July celebration on Saturday at Bonanzaville. The...
July 8, 2015 - 5:21am
July 1, 2015
Volunteers reviving Hunter Times newspaper at Bonanzaville
The hum of century-old presses, clickety-clack of type-casting machines, aroma of molten lead and printers inks are returning to West Fargo's...
July 1, 2015 - 5:27am
June 30, 2015
Senior picnic at Bonanzaville promises more than just eats
The West Fargo Park District invites all West Fargo Senior Citizens to an afternoon picnic on July 30. A fun-filled afternoon will be hosted at noon at the Bonanzaville Event Center, 1351 Main Ave, West Fargo. The picnic will feature a free chicken dinner, entertainment and bingo. All...
June 30, 2015 - 2:27pm
June 24, 2015
Daylong live entertainment planned for Bonanzaville Fourth of July celebration
West Fargo's Bonanzaville will be touting its pioneer spirit on Independence Day. "We're going to have live entertainment all day," said Brenda Warren, executive director of the 12-acre pioneer village at 1351 Main Ave. in West Fargo. "We're going to have crafts for the kids. We're...
June 24, 2015 - 5:32pm
June 22, 2015
Voting opens for mayor of Bonanzaville
It’s time to elect a new mayor for Bonanzaville, the 12-acre pioneer village operated by the Cass County Historical Society in West Fargo. This...
June 22, 2015 - 11:40am
June 10, 2015
Bonanzaville in full fundraising mode; Mayoral election open
WEST FARGO – The Cass County Historical Society, which operates Bonanzaville, hopes to raise $150,000 so it can move in a replacement for the...
June 10, 2015 - 3:46am
December 2, 2014
Bonanzaville to host Christmas on the Prairie
Bonanzaville will hold Christmas on the Prairie on Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. Santa’s Workshop will be open for making crafts and decorations. Kids can practice cookie decorating and gingerbread house construction in Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen. Participants can make phone calls to...
December 2, 2014 - 3:12pm
Bonanzaville to host longtime Jamestown tradition for holidays
“We’re in the Christmas Mood,” a 19-year Valley City, N.D., Christmas tradition, is coming to Bonanzaville at 6:30 p.m. Saturday for its...
December 2, 2014 - 1:40pm
October 14, 2014
Hundreds drawn to Bonanzaville auction
More than 300 people arrived in Bonanzaville on Saturday to bid on the hundreds of Cass County artifacts up for sale. Executive Director Brenda...
October 14, 2014 - 5:06pm
September 23, 2014
Bonanzaville church demolished
WEST FARGO – The Bonanzaville church damaged by fire here in July was demolished last week as volunteers try to raise money for its replacement. St....
September 23, 2014 - 3:37pm
A believer in Bonanzaville
Brenda Warren went from being a volunteer at Bonanzaville to executive director in a matter of months. Warren took the reins of West Fargo’s...
September 23, 2014 - 3:21pm
September 9, 2014
Bonanzaville hires facilities manager
Bonanzaville in West Fargo has hired Dale Wentland as the new facilities manager. Wentland graduated from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with a degree in liberal arts. He previously operated a small landscaping business for eight years.
September 9, 2014 - 5:03pm
August 19, 2014
Bonanzaville fundraiser offers peek at the past
August 19, 2014 - 2:43pm
August 12, 2014
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