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Appeals court rejects Bismarck lawyer's case against bar association dues
UND apologizes for reporters' ejection during EPA administrator visit
Can't find solar eclipse viewing glasses? You're not alone
Look out below: Student-made parachutes tested at West Fargo airport
ND man who was on the run for months enters plea in fatal shooting outside motorcycle clubhouse
Building up the 'railroad': Tech conference touts ND's growth in high-speed internet
Sandy's Donuts offers same-day delivery, soon will be open Sundays
Informational meeting planned for proposed Devils Lake hog farm
Mayor says Duluth Trading Co. coming to West Fargo
'We could write a book': Stylists reminisce in advance of Village Hair Design's 30th anniversary
Port: Stop comparing violent Charlottesville counterprotesters to WWII Veterans
Port: Republican lawmakers to Library: Put those gay books back in the closet
Port: Rep. Cramer says 'liberal media' would have praised Trump's words on Charlottesville if they'd come from Obama
Port: North Dakota Republicans, Democrats get utterly uninspiring candidates for House and Senate races today
McFeely: Kulm, N.D. fearful white supremacist ‘setting up shop’ in old school
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
Most Minnesota small-game hunter numbers fall again
Glen Perkins makes emotional return to Twins bullpen after 16-month absence
Starting lineup 'a top priority' for Vikings LB Edmond Robinson
UND volleyball trying to stave off complacency
UND's Alm adjusting to life on offense
ANALYSIS: With Wentz at quarterback, 2017 isn't too soon for Eagles to emerge
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
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
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
LeRoy A. Bowman
Richard "Rick" Kramlich
James "Pat" Rufus
July 12, 2017
Managing the budget in a growing school district in tough times
As you consider your own household budget, imagine the following set of circumstances applies to you: your income will be fixed, or have minimal...
July 12, 2017 - 5:17am
June 26, 2017
Creative job shifting allowed the West Fargo school district to keep its budget in the black
WEST FARGO— With some creative job shifting and cutting of supplies, West Fargo School District officials were able to pull its budget...
June 26, 2017 - 10:03pm
June 7, 2017
Commencement is really about Being Ready for Lifelong Learning
I recently had the honor of watching over 500 West Fargo Public Schools students graduate in our various ceremonies, and I had the privilege...
June 7, 2017 - 5:35am
May 10, 2017
Flowers: May showcases student achievements
May is an exciting time for educators, and not just because they look forward to some time off! It is exciting because it is the month with...
May 10, 2017 - 10:35am
West Fargo names its newest elementary school
WEST FARGO—The West Fargo School District's 15th elementary school slated to open in fall 2018 has been named after the Fargo neighborhood...
May 10, 2017 - 10:20am
March 8, 2017
Changes in boundaries is the price of growth
People love their neighborhood schools. So much so, that from my experience, this is a truism: The last things a superintendent wants to do...
March 8, 2017 - 6:32am
January 11, 2017
School boundary changes make room for new Brooks Harbor Elementary, ease crowding at Aurora, Freedom
About 200 elementary school students will move to new schools when the West Fargo School District opens its newest elementary school, Brooks...
January 11, 2017 - 10:38am
2017 legislative session will be important to WFPS
The 2017 North Dakota Legislative Assembly is now underway, and from all indicators it will be a challenging one financially. We are fortunate to have representation in Bismarck from the West Fargo community and the West Fargo School District who are open and willing to communicate...
January 11, 2017 - 10:33am
December 14, 2016
Flowers: Much has happened since November 2015
So much has happened since Nov. 17, 2015—just one year ago! On that date, voters overwhelmingly approved a $98.1 million referendum to address continued growth and other needs in West Fargo Public Schools. Since we have just passed that important anniversary, I thought it appropriate...
December 14, 2016 - 5:18am
November 30, 2016
West Fargo Schools planning ahead for 'relentless' growth
West Fargo School Superintendent David Flowers has a nice problem on his hands: Student totals are expected to continue to grow in the next few...
November 30, 2016 - 5:11am
November 9, 2016
Late starts and professional learning communities help teachers help students
When people pull up our district calendars, an often-heard initial reaction is that it looks like a patchwork quilt, with many different color-coded events. While our parents are probably quite familiar with our "quilt," some may wonder why we have late-start Wednesdays and the seemingly...
November 9, 2016 - 5:25am
October 12, 2016
Milestone marking: School District celebrates 140th birthday this week
On Monday, Oct. 10, at the West Fargo Public Schools' district office, the Leidal Education Center, its namesake, former Superintendent Marvin...
October 12, 2016 - 11:42am
Then and Now: WFPS Celebrates 140 Years
Oct. 9 marked the 140th birthday for West Fargo Public Schools. On that date in 1876, a group of individuals voted to build the district's first...
October 12, 2016 - 5:37am
September 21, 2016
Teachers: A Powerful Influence
I had the opportunity to be in our schools on the first days of school. Such excitement—from children, parents and teachers—to welcome...
September 21, 2016 - 6:33am
August 16, 2016
Flowers: Community responds to threats to children's wellbeing
It is not an easy day and age in which to be a child or a parent. Each day in the news, we learn of new or ongoing issues that threaten the well-being...
August 16, 2016 - 9:52am