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UPDATED: Single-sort recycling starts, garbage routes change in West Fargo
No bids has final phase of city reconstruction project in jeopardy
Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Two qualify for state geography bee
This week in history (March 25, 2015)
Harwood man honored for logging 36 accident-free years with UPS
Element Fargo opens as 130-room 'green' hotel in West Fargo
Business digest (March 25, 2015)
City's tax incentives a big draw for Magnum Electric
New Harley-Davidson revved to open April 17
Trygve Olson cartoon (March 25, 2015)
Chief's Corner: City sets rules for pet ownership
Koppelman: More fiscal caution this ND session
Letter: Don’t give water resource district a blank check
Letter: Thanks to Hoeven for calling out Obama on Iran
Nursery News for West Fargo (March 25, 2015)
Library News (March 25, 2015)
Senior menu (March 25, 2015)
YMCA partnering with Legacy school
Catholic churches set cooking contest
Sheyenne track teams looking to clear hurdles in first season
Packers center Cassidy Nelson gets all-state honors
West Fargo to name new athletic director in April
West Fargo track and field teams have ambitious goals for season
Athlete spotlight: Heisler and Schock
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
Cat show strives for purrfection
Garden Club meeting scheduled Thursday
Red River Valley Fair announces musical acts
Rotary Club recital March 24 in Fargo
Sunrooms great for gardeners
home & garden
December 15, 2014
Do you have an amazing Christmas display? Tell us about it
The Pioneer is looking for West Fargo homeowners with amazing Christmas displays. If you can point us in the right direction, email Wendy Reuer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
December 15, 2014 - 3:53pm
December 2, 2014
Bethany’s annual silent auction, food fest Dec. 11
The Bethany Auxiliary will be hosting the 29th annual Silent Auction and Food Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Resident Center at Bethany Retirement Living, 201 S. University Drive, Fargo. The Christmas Food Fest will feature Scandinavian and other ethnic specialty foods....
December 2, 2014 - 4:03pm
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
Valley Senior Services to offer holiday meal
Valley Senior Services will serve its annual holiday meal Dec. 16. Community members who are 60 or older may participate in the meal program for the suggested donation price of $5. The deadline for making a meal reservation is Monday for meals served at the West Fargo High Rise,...
December 2, 2014 - 1:49pm
Mitten tree up at library
For the sixth year, the West Fargo Public Library is sponsoring a mitten tree. Throughout December, the public is invited to donate new child-size mittens, scarves or hats to help decorate the library’s holiday tree. The items will then be donated to various West Fargo elementary...
December 2, 2014 - 1:43pm
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 first dinner and concert. Vocalists will be accompanied by the EBC Fraternity Alumni Orchestra from Valley City State University. The show...
December 2, 2014 - 1:40pm
November 25, 2014
West Fargo retailers offer Black Friday specials
While the majority of retail chains in the metro area are located east of West Fargo, those on the west side will still be offering a number of “Black Friday” special sales. Two of West Fargo’s largest retailers, Costco and Menards, will be closed on Thanksgiving. However,...
November 25, 2014 - 3:56pm
Golden Drive children’s charity collecting gifts
The annual Golden Drive Homeless Kids Christmas Gift Event kicked off earlier this month. Gifts for area children will be collected until Dec. 14 at businesses throughout West Fargo and the metro area. Businesses include Applebee’s, Western State Bank, Village Inn, Eye Mart, Serene...
November 25, 2014 - 3:53pm
November 12, 2013
Community Band members sought for Christmas concert
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, so be a part of a Community Band Christmas Concert. Rehearsals will be Nov. 19 and Nov. 26, and Dec. 3 and Dec. 10 at the West Fargo High School Band Room. A concert will be shared with the New Horizons Golden Note Band on Wednesday evening,...
November 12, 2013 - 11:17am
December 19, 2012
Polarization has crept into Christmas
Not even Christmas can escape the divisive polarization that has embittered American politics. Christmas peace is being disrupted by an evolving controversy between the advocates of "Merry Christmas" and the revisionists who want "Happy Holidays." It's the devil's wedge issue. As...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 12, 2012
Firefighters Urge Caution with Christmas Trees, Lights & Ornaments
The Fargo Fire Department would like to caution residents who choose to use a natural pine Christmas tree this holiday season. In previous years, personal injuries and significant damage to homes have been caused from natural Christmas tree fires. Equally important this holiday season...
December 12, 2012 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
Christmas Cantata set for Dec. 9
The Christmas Cantata "Shout the Good News" with music and words by Lloyd Larson, will be performed Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m., in the Holy Cross Catholic Church sanctuary, at 1420 16th St. E., West Fargo. Composer Lloyd Larson has created a celebration...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
December 21, 2011
The perfect plan for present procrastinators
Being a procrastinator sounds like a lot of work, but it really isn't. All you do is sit around and shamelessly put off whatever task needs to get done until the very last minute. But while it may be the highest of achievements for any connoisseur of the clock crunch, procrastinating...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Holiday gift ideas for the birder in your life
Christmas shopping has never been a strong area for me. I'm not entirely sure why, it just happens to be that way. I think the hype and hustle of the season blur my ability to reason clearly and I end up buying something spontaneously, something a little odd, or - worst of all - something...
flight lines / outdoors
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Over the river and through the woods
Members of Norman Lutheran Church, rural Kindred, are praying for snow and all for a very valid reason. Their 10th annual Sleigh Rides are right around the corner, and snow is needed to accommodate the two sleighs and teams of horses that are the stars of the event, donated and...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am