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West Fargo High receives grant for healthy initiatives
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The Packer Weekly: Aanenson grows from mission trip experience
Attendance down at Big Iron Farm Show
Building permits (Sept. 17)
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Big Iron one of top 100 events in North America
Gate City one of 50 Best Places to Work
Steve Stark cartoon (Sept. 17)
Reitan: Get ID ready for elections
Letter: Out-of-state interests push parks measure
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West Fest races showcase both of city’s high schools
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Yard of the Month
Packers hope to bring girls swimming title back
Center Ice Celebration coming up
WF husband and wife coach swimming at rival high schools
Rosenau up for task of leading Packers cross country team
Mustangs cross country team strong after school split
Flight Lines: Lanky shorebird a delight to find anywhere
Broadway star joins West Fargo High Hall of Fame
Three Rivers Garden Club meets Sept. 18
Home and Garden: Growing a community at Red River Church
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June 27, 2012
Open Season: Subtle start to dog training
My dog's breeder, Jeff Jalbert of Top Shelf Kennels in Horace, gave me a sideways glance as he set down his Busch Light on the polished wooden bar that wrapped along the south wing of Stiklestad Lodge near Fort Ransom, N.D.
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Local dog training club to host youth hunt, outdoors day
The Red River Valley Chapter of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) is offering a unique opportunity for area youths. The Fargo-based club's first annual Youth Hunt and Outdoors Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, approximately 30 miles west of Fargo at...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 13, 2012
True dog days of summer
On Saturday, it was 95 degrees as gusting winds blew heat like a hairdryer set on "inferno." By Sunday morning, people donned light jackets to brace against the 30-degree temperature swing, and scraped mud off their boots after late-night rains transformed the rolling prairie...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Open Season: Back to the dog training grindstone thanks to spring
The transformation of my dog, Remy, from the beginning of last summer's training to the end of hunting season was nothing short of miraculous. By August, after months of training four to five times a week, the German wirehaired pointer was obedient both in the house and out in the...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 7, 2011
Some very inopportune dog owner heartbreak
Devastated, crushed, completely demoralized; pick an adjective to describe pure melancholy and it probably fits the bill. "He'll be laid up six weeks," the veterinarian said, "minimum." By my rudimentary math calculations, that's more than a month. Forty-two days of watching,...
September 7, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2011
Open season: Pooches, points and pictures aplenty
Last weekend, a local group of trainers and hunters got together to test their dogs in Leonard, N.D. The Red River Valley chapter of the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) hosted a spring Natural Ability test, geared toward dogs 16 months and younger. I...
June 15, 2011 - 8:56am
May 18, 2011
Open Season: Easy come, even easier go
Bobbing across the white-capped waves, I was amazed at its lifelike realism. Had I known better, I'd of sworn a dead mallard drake was floating belly-up across the flooded field. But the gaping hole in my wallet and the growing migraine in my temples made it painfully clear that...
May 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Open Season: This new dog owner learning right along with pup
The first time we saw the puppy, my wife, Erin, and I knew he was ours. It was late June, and we were at Top Shelf Kennels in Horace, N.D. - just south and left of the blinking stoplight on Sheyenne. Owner Jeff Jalbert, whom I had corresponded with via e-mail for a week, welcomed...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Agility trials set at FM Kennel Club
The Fargo-Moorhead Kennel Club will be holding agility trials March 26-28, in the Commercial Building of the Red River Valley Fairground. The event is free and you do not need to be a club member to join, said Lois Eid, FM Kennel Club Training Director. "But you do have to enter...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am