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McFeely: Long before Carson Wentz, Pete Retzlaff went from N.D. farm kid to Philly legend
Turnout strong for Fargo women’s march as organizers push for civic involvement; shout down pro-white provacateur
McFeely: Local Vikings fans not feeling the heat in Philly
Moorhead home, car totaled in fire
Juvenile snowmobile operator injured after striking tree near Hawley
North Dakota counties to be treated equally in extension funding
Public hearing shows mixed feelings towards proposed refinery on fringes of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Duluth could seek $1M forgivable loan for paper mill upgrade
California company buys Macy's space in Grand Forks, finds potential tenant
Holmquist Joins Western State Bank
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Commissioner Fedorchak, pump the brakes
Commentary: North Dakota does not need primary enforcement for seat belt use
Commentary: An open letter to Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak
Commentary: In court arguments, State of North Dakota argues that Heitkamp’s 2012 election victory couldn’t be verified
Commentary: In the breastfeeding debate, where are the property rights?
Nursery News (12-27-17)
Alzheimer's Association to host dementia presentation in Fargo
Library to host silent reading party at Fargo bar Sunday
Salvation Army falls short of donation goal in red kettle campaign
AAUW to hold January brunch Saturday
Hellerud to give presentation at Fargo library
Despite injury, Carson Wentz is 'all football all the time'
Former MSUM receiver gets chance to impress on national stage
College men's hockey: Hawks' Olson set for hometown finale
Kolpack: If NDSU football had a Ring of Honor
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
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
Dickinson hospital offers group approach to prenatal care
home & garden
red river valley fair
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Some thoughts on the trail must be put on hold
Flight Lines: The beguiling allure of trails (with video)
Minot hunter recalls 'awesome experience' filling her once-in-lifetime elk tag
Kelly B. Kringlie
Reuben G. Elshaug
Hazel L. Yokom
Margaret M. Anton
May 10, 2017
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
July 13, 2016
The Math Isn't New, but the Pedagogy Is
We hear often a parent perception that "new math" makes it difficult for parents to help their children at home with math. We all tend to teach the way we were taught, and we expect that certain things, like 2 +4 = 6, are timeless constructs, as are the means to solving all problems...
July 13, 2016 - 12:37am
May 18, 2016
Dr. Flowers: Fentanyl is a serious threat
The past couple of weeks have been challenging and sobering for our school district and our community.
May 18, 2016 - 6:21am
March 23, 2016
Flowers: District revamps Staff of the Year program
One of our operational goals under the West Fargo Public Schools strategic plan is to “attract and retain the highest quality staff possible.”...
March 23, 2016 - 1:06am
February 10, 2016
Flowers: Diversity Council strives to develop cultural proficiency
During the 2014-15 school year, a cadre of West Fargo Public Schools administrators did a months-long study of the book “Cultural Proficiency: A Manual for School Leaders (3rd Edition),” by Randall B. Lindsey, Kikansza Nuri Robins and Raymond D. Terrell: Corwin, 2009. The book...
February 10, 2016 - 12:28am