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School district moves ahead with new pool
Community center proposal to focus on needs of seniors
News digest (August 26, 2015)
The Mustang Weekly: Students share passion for figure skating
School Board gives itself 78 percent raise
‘Pizza theater’ premieres in West Fargo
Business digest (August 26, 2015)
Microtel Inn & Suites opens behind Costco
Business digest (August 19, 2015)
Bobcat-Doosan breaks ground on expansion
Steve Stark cartoon (August 19, 2015)
Chief's Corner: Drivers, slow down; watch for children at back-to-school time
Schools of thought: Could West Fargo use a new athletic facility?
Omdahl: Female legislators share insights on serving
Omdahl: Ladies, to win legislative seats, you must run
Flight Lines: Little to fear in local fauna
Scholars (August 26, 2015)
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Senior Menus (August 26, 2015)
Courts (August 26, 2015)
Putting a new twist on braiding
Library News (Aug. 26, 2015)
Home and Garden: Head west to visit Dakota Sun Gardens and Winery
Library News (Aug. 12, 2015)
West Fargo courts (Aug. 5, 2015)
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Red River Valley Fair
Flight lines: ‘Discoveries’ often when natural history recorded
August 12, 2015
Residents may see two bonding votes
WEST FARGO – The school district could ask voters to approve a roughly $90 million bond referendum as soon as November, then return in a couple...
August 12, 2015 - 4:30am
School board approves preliminary budget
WEST FARGO – Even though the West Fargo School District plans to increase its mill levy in the next fiscal year, that doesn’t mean every homeowner will see a higher tax bill. The district will increase its tax levy by 5.17 percent next year, Business Manager Mark Lemer said Monday. “Basically,...
August 12, 2015 - 3:30am
Scholars (Aug. 12, 2015)
Crouse graduates from Alexandria Tech Tyler Crouse of West Fargo received an associate in applied science degree in law enforcement from Alexandria (Minn.) Technical and Community College. The graduation ceremony was May 13 in Alexandria.
August 12, 2015 - 12:39am
Flowers: Parents key partners in educating children
It doesn’t seem possible that it is August, and that in just a few short weeks students will be back in school! It is indeed a busy time for parents, teachers, principals, counselors and all of the school staff that will be reporting back soon to have classrooms ready for excited...
August 12, 2015 - 12:10am
August 11, 2015
Counter protest follows Knodel accuser's picketing outside West Fargo school
WEST FARGO – In the past few months, a West Fargo English teacher accused of having sex with a former student has been acquitted in criminal...
August 11, 2015 - 9:39pm
August 5, 2015
School facilities plan to look at building both north and south of Interstate 94, but land is scarce
The Long Term Community Task Force will meet for the last time today before presenting a bond proposal to the school board on Aug. 10. At its...
August 5, 2015 - 6:02am
The Packer Weekly: High school smokers switch to e-cigarettes
After the death of his best friend in December 2012, senior Wyatt Torvik turned to smoking cigarettes as a stress reliever. Soon after, he became dependent on the nicotine as many active users do. “I turned to smoking for a stress reliever and had the added benefit of having a...
August 5, 2015 - 5:38am
August 4, 2015
Reunion: West Fargo class of 1969
The 46th reunion of the West Fargo High School Class of 1969 will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18, at the West Fargo VFW. Please share the information with other classmates.
August 4, 2015 - 5:04pm
Scholars (Aug. 5, 2015)
Thostenson earns NDSU scholarship Erin Thostenson, son of Andrew and Gayle Thostenson, West Fargo, received the North Dakota State University Presidential Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement. Thostenson will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major...
August 4, 2015 - 4:46pm
July 29, 2015
The Mustang Weekly: Trollwood like a second home for students
A few months at Trollwood is guaranteed to be full of fun memories, great people, and make for one satisfying summer. Since 1978, there has been...
July 29, 2015 - 4:03am
Instructional coaches hired for WF schools
James Moe and Erin Petersen have been named as the newest instructional coaches for the West Fargo School District’s 12 elementary schools. Moe started his teaching career in 2009 with West Fargo Public Schools. He has been a fourth-grade classroom teacher at both Eastwood and...
July 29, 2015 - 2:50am
Scholars (July 29, 2015)
WF students named to U of M dean’s list Four West Fargo students were named to the 2015 spring semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. They are Abigail E. Lundstrom, freshman, Viet Nguyen, sophomore; Hannah R. Rollin, senior, and Payton Johnson,...
July 29, 2015 - 1:35am
July 27, 2015
West Fargo School Board reinstates Knodel
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo School Board voted unanimously Monday to reinstate Aaron Knodel over the objections of the woman who accused him...
July 27, 2015 - 9:03pm
July 22, 2015
School district wish list exceeds $177 million
The West Fargo School District would face a pricetag of more than $177 million to build enough schools to accommodate its growth plus a standalone pool and more ice facilities. Superintendent David Flowers last week told the community committee tasked with coming up with a long-term...
July 22, 2015 - 5:37am
Scholarship honors former WF pilot Bill Cowden
Former West Fargo resident Bill Cowden always dreamed of being a pilot. When he died in 2014 at age 47, he was doing what he loved, performing...
July 22, 2015 - 1:47am