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Cass County Commission makes no move to change term limits despite former candidate's plea
White nationalist ‘shocked’ after Fargo Republican group gives him the boot
Bala files lawsuit against ND, estimates business lost $30.8 million
Housing officials share plans to demolish West Fargo low-rise, redevelop site with 60 to 80 new units
Six arrested in separate drug busts in Red Lake
Northland utility crews take expertise to Puerto Rico
Thank teachers for mastering the art of making a lasting impact
Oneok announces new gas processing plant for Bakken core
West Fargo-based Spitfire Bar & Grill in negotiations to open second location in Detroit Lakes
Spud industry going on offensive, think 'performance vegetable'
Place a Business Announcement
We must admit it: This is who we are
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
McFeely: They are teachers, not gunslingers
Choice Ready Aligned with District Strategic Plan
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
Supporting Denny McNamara
Great Plains Food Bank launches long-term effort to end hunger
Passing through: Presidents have visited North Dakota to give comfort, sell agendas, promote candidates
Senior menus (Feb. 19)
YMCA launches new survey to shape strategic goals
Old news rich in history: Thousands of newspaper clippings in Forum library offer window to the past
Top seed Fargo North-South reaches title game
Grand Forks, UND consider ways to honor Lamoureux twins
Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Super semifinal set: Riders win opener, advance to play GF Central
Casey Johnson adjusting to new role as utility man
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
The Iditarod doc: Local veterinarian to mark 18th year caring for sled dogs at Alaska race
SD governor hopefuls battle for birds: Noem, Jackley share five-point plans to boost SD’s pheasant population
Taking the classroom to the lake
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
Hadley R. Haugen
David "Dave" Balvin
David L. Bigelow
West Fargo School Board moves forward with new elementary school
WEST FARGO—By 2019, the West Fargo School District will have opened three new elementary schools in as many years after the School Board...
October 23, 2017 - 9:06pm
June 26, 2017
Third West Fargo high school, middle school effort on back burner for now
WEST FARGO—Efforts to seek voter approval to build a third high school and third middle school in this fast-growing school district are...
June 26, 2017 - 7:44pm
March 21, 2017
West Fargo School District eyes possible building vote while facing program, staff cuts
WEST FARGO — West Fargo School District leaders are considering cuts to staff and programs next year if state lawmakers can't find more...
March 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
December 15, 2016
$1 million bond set for northern Minnesota man accused of killing daughter
AITKIN, Minn.—Unconditional bond was set at $1 million for a Palisade man accused of killing his 5-week-old daughter by throwing her 12...
December 15, 2016 - 5:50pm
December 14, 2016
What's in a name
After receiving just seven submissions, the West Fargo School Board decided Monday, Dec. 12, to go back to the drawing board before deciding what to name the $20 million ice hockey arena. • West Fargo Tundra Arena Zone • West Fargo Tundra Zone Arena • Public School Arena •...
December 14, 2016 - 5:23am
July 25, 2016
First look at West Fargo's hockey facility
WEST FARGO—The School Board here will get its first look on Monday, July 25, at the exterior design of a nearly $18 million hockey facility...
July 25, 2016 - 1:48pm
June 15, 2016
Board looking for way to accommodate both high schools at new hockey facility
The West Fargo School Board will hold a special meeting Monday, June 20, to decide how to move forward with a new hockey facility after finding out that the current design was not conducive for both West Fargo and Sheyenne high schools to compete and practice on.
June 15, 2016 - 7:53am
November 24, 2015
West Fargo school bond referendum passes by 4-to-1 margin
West Fargo School District officials want to get a new pool and elementary school under construction by spring after voters overwhelmingly approved...
November 24, 2015 - 5:30pm
November 11, 2015
Voters head to polls Tuesday on school referendum
The little feedback West Fargo School District officials have received about Tuesday's $98.1 million bond referendum has been mostly positive. Superintendent...
November 11, 2015 - 6:13am
May 13, 2015
Committee to study exploding school enrollment in district
The West Fargo School Board could vote on a facilities plan by Aug. 10 that can accommodate the district's expected 60 percent growth in the next 10 years. Superintendent David Flowers presented the school board with a timeline Monday for a community committee of about 40 staff,...
May 13, 2015 - 2:40pm
May 25, 2011
School building referendum passes by wide margin
It required a 60 percent majority to pass, but received quite a bit more. On Tuesday, the West Fargo School District successfully got the public's consent for an $82.5 million building bond referendum. It was the third time the district had tried to pass a bond referendum in as...
May 25, 2011 - 10:29am
May 18, 2011
West Fargo public to vote
In less than a week, West Fargo residents once again will be asked to return to the voting booth. On Tuesday, an $82.5 million West Fargo Public Schools building referendum will be on the ballots. If this sounds familiar, that's because it is: this is third time a school building...
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
May 11, 2011
Letter to the Editor: Don't give the West Fargo School Board a blank check with vote
As the summer begins the citizens of the West Fargo school district are going to vote on the third school bond referendum in as many years. This is almost becoming an annual ritual in West Fargo. I have read an email indicating that there are possible alternatives to building,...
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter to the Editor: Bond plan as perfect as it gets
Dear Editor: West Fargo Public Schools patrons and voters, I hope you're not waiting for the perfect bond plan to come along because there is no such thing. The salient factors as I see them: 1) Our district's student population is growing by leaps and bounds and shows no signs...
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am
Letter to the Editor: Overcrowded conditions not acceptable starting point
Letter to the Editor: I have two young children, one in kindergarten in West Fargo. I grew up in West Fargo. Since my son was born, I have been closely paying attention to the school crowding issue. Last fall, my husband and I decided we would enroll our son in West Fargo kindergarten...
May 11, 2011 - 12:00am