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Gas leak roaring like jet engine shut down traffic near West Acres
Park's new Rustad Center nearing completion
All 3 West Fargo boys missing since Wednesday night now found
Schools' Food Service Department receives grant funding from US Dept. of Agriculture
Library News: June 22, 2016
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Power of 100 of gives to Project Ignite Light
Fed may delay interest rate hike
Chief's Corner: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
Letter: Hockey psyching itself out about ice
Bretling: Gardening with annuals
Nursery News (6-22-16)
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Library News: June 8, 2016
Nursery News: June 8, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News: May 4, 2016
Library News (April 27, 2016)
Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
Gerald "Butch" Reineke
Gary G. Dittmer
Chris T. Kimberlin
Jeanet E. Brorson
November 18, 2015
Koppelman: Legislative efforts addressing issues in justice system
West Fargo Police Chief Michael Reitan should be complimented for his comprehensive, fact-based column in the Nov. 4 Pioneer about what North Dakota is doing to address prison crowding. It’s a topic that has attracted a fair amount of recent attention. That’s good and a thorough...
November 18, 2015 - 3:07pm
October 28, 2015
Flight Lines: Rarity not simply defined; Uncommon depending on circumstance; Defining rara avis
Rara avis. This Latin phrase, and many others like it, is encountered with some frequency in written English. As is the case with many Latin...
October 28, 2015 - 1:43am
October 27, 2015
Omdahl: We love our committees
According to the Boston Globe, Massachusetts is beset with an excess number of unnecessary state boards and legislators are considering creating a sunset advisory board to abolish boards that have outlived their usefulness. Harboring more than 100 boards, commissions and committees,...
October 27, 2015 - 10:42pm
October 21, 2015
Chief's Corner: Seniors, watch out for scams
The financial exploitation of persons 60 years of age and older has risen significantly in the past few years. The Federal Trade Commission reported...
October 21, 2015 - 1:25am
October 20, 2015
Schools of thought: Enjoy the fleeting days of your kids' activities
The city of Fargo has a new app to report problems or complaints. Upon hearing about this, I put my problem-solving skills to work as well. Introducing...
October 20, 2015 - 11:43pm
October 14, 2015
Chief's Corner: Police department shares crime stats, other updates
The West Fargo Police Department will be making a change to the normal information shared through our partnership with the staff of the West...
October 14, 2015 - 4:17am
Omdahl: Paying the price for the governor
Even though Gov. Jack Dalrymple was less than enthusiastic about a new governor's mansion, the Legislature authorized $4 million in state funds and $1 million in private funds to replace the present 55-year-old residence. Plans are already being scanned as the "Friends of the Residence"...
October 14, 2015 - 12:41am
October 7, 2015
Silbernagel: The impact of oil prices on ND
Two weeks ago, my wife and I took a tour of the Bakken region of North Dakota. I wanted to see first hand the impact of the recent drop in oil prices and the reduction of the numbers of working rigs in our state. To put things in perspective, oil at its peak was trading at $145 per...
October 7, 2015 - 12:18am
Flowers: November 2015 bond referendum determines the future of WFPS
There is a special referendum election for WFPS on Nov. 17 to consider authorizing $98.1 million in bonds to accomplish the first phase of a long-range facility plan drafted by a community committee and approved by the school board. We have been, and continue to be, grateful for...
October 7, 2015 - 12:02am
September 30, 2015
Swift: Pants sizes can do a number on you
Numbers don’t always count. In my world, arithmetical values are highly flexible when it comes to things like estimating the number of boxes...
September 30, 2015 - 1:00am
September 23, 2015
Chief's Corner: End of summer brings parking complaints
With the end of summer, the West Fargo Police Department has begun to receive complaints relating to parking within residential areas. Boats,...
September 23, 2015 - 3:31am
September 16, 2015
Chief's Corner: Law enforcement drone use restricted
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (UAVS), nicknamed drones, are becoming increasingly popular for recreational enthusiasts and an essential part...
September 16, 2015 - 3:16am
Schools of thought: Sports rivalries can have an ugly side
What makes a rivalry? Is it on the field? Is it in the stands? Is it on the streets? Does it start in the home? Many schools of thought may...
September 16, 2015 - 2:30am
September 9, 2015
Flowers: Foundation announces 2015 WFHS Hall of Famers
Perhaps you are aware, or perhaps not, of what a proud and impressive legacy is represented among graduates and staff of West Fargo Public Schools. Did you know that our graduates have gone on to distinguish themselves in service to their country, to humankind, to their community...
September 9, 2015 - 3:53am
Chief's Corner: Construction progresses on new City Hall complex
A 34,000-square-foot addition to the West Fargo City Hall complex is nearing completion following a number of delays in construction. Once complete,...
September 9, 2015 - 2:06am