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Minnesota fat: State tops list among highest percentage of overweight cats, dogs, report says
Port: Supreme Court ruling could have big implications for school choice policy in North Dakota
The Fargo area is short on workers. A new coordinated effort is trying to change that.
Creative job shifting allowed the West Fargo school district to keep its budget in the black
Man found dead in Mississippi River
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Jacobs: Are vetoes from ND, MN governors a coincidence, or a continuing experiment?
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Nursery News (6-14-17)
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Nursery News (6-21-17)
Izzo: A day that will be remembered in NDSU football recruiting history
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Family's long travels to Maris tourney in Fargo is a 'ritual'
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
May 12, 2017
Cass Commission violated open meetings laws in administrator hire
BISMARCK - The Cass County Commission violated North Dakota open meetings laws in multiple ways in the process of hiring its new top administrator,...
May 12, 2017 - 4:03pm
January 23, 2017
Seven candidates move on to testing for Cass County administrator post
FARGO — A field of 34 applicants for the Cass County administrator post was whittled down to seven Monday, Jan. 23, at a special meeting of...
January 23, 2017 - 5:24pm
December 17, 2016
Fargo Human Relations Commission responds to recent racist graffiti
FARGO—Hate speech and intolerance have no place in the city of Fargo. Those are words from the Fargo Human Relations Commission in response...
December 17, 2016 - 11:26am
March 6, 2013
Commission settles on land condemnation case
The West Fargo City Commission voted Monday night to settle a land condemnation case for $11,000 with Kevin and Delight Swingen, who live at 115 32nd Avenue East. During construction in 2009 that involved installing a box culvert to replace a bridge on 32nd Avenue, the city condemned...
March 6, 2013 - 10:07am
January 23, 2013
WF Commission discusses F-M diversion options
In Monday's meeting, the West Fargo City Commission reviewed their options as they relate to the Fargo Moorhead Diversion Project, which were laid out by City Administrator Jim Brownlee. The commissioners decided to continue monitoring the process, and did not vote on the topic. "I...
January 23, 2013 - 12:00am
December 19, 2012
City thanks developer for Charleswood connection
Bruce Clapham, president of Charlewood Inc., offered special kudos Monday night to city officials and staff as he concludes an almost 20-year chapter in his life as a West Fargo developer. "I came here tonight to say thank you," Clapham stated. "In 1993 my partners and I purchased...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 5, 2012
City seeking architect services for new police station addition
West Fargo is one step closer to a new police station after a unanimous City Commission vote Monday night to request qualifications for architectural services. This action came following a presentation by officials from Zerr Berg Architects of Fargo who laid out four preliminary...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
November 21, 2012
What will diversion cost residents? City looking for answers
West Fargo City Commissioners made it clear Monday night that they don't like being in the dark regarding cost figures and how they will affect the city's residents as they relate to the latest plan the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is favoring for the Red River Diversion. About three...
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
City moving forward with hotel complex
West Fargo City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to move forward with plans for a hotel and conference center on Beaton Drive southwest of the corner of Ninth Street East and 19th Avenue East by approving first reading of the rezoning of Charleswood 29th Addition from...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
October 17, 2012
City approves increase for garbage fees
West Fargo City Commissioners approved second and final reading of a utility rate increase Monday night for garbage collection that will go into effect Dec. 1, 2012 but be noted on the billing residents and businesses receive on Jan.
October 17, 2012 - 12:00am
October 3, 2012
Wentz sworn in as new city commissioner
Mark Wentz is West Fargo's newest city commissioner officially sworn in Monday night, after receiving unanimous approval through a vote of the...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Garbage rates to see increase
West Fargo residents will be seeing an increase in garbage collection rates effective Dec.
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
City ponders commission replacement: Several residents express interest
It's been three weeks since West Fargo City Commissioner Lou Bennett told fellow board members he was stepping down from his four-year term that will expire in June of 2014 because he was moving out of the area to be closer to family. With Bennett's announcement, the question of...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Moving into retirement mode Bennett served community well
The West Fargo City Commission is losing a good one with the announcement by longtime Commissioner Lou Bennett Monday night that he is relinquishing his position because he will no longer be making his home in the community. In the many years I have covered city government in West...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
City moves forward with Information Technology position
West Fargo City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to approve a new city of West Fargo Information Technology (IT) Director position hiring James Anderson to assume duties July 1. The motion also included amending the former contract with NRG, the company that had been...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am