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School Board president: Preparing children for college, work top priority
Family-friendly Halloween events
When it comes to Halloween, Stargardts don’t miss a trick
Fred Scheel Rifle Range proves to be popular addition to Marksmanship Center
School board to talk South name change
West Fargo’s total housing starts rise
Building permits (Oct. 29)
Business briefs (Oct. 29)
Ole & Lena’s wants slice of the action in West Fargo
Business digest (Oct. 22)
Steve Stark cartoon Oct. 29
Letter: Measure 2 good for senior citizens
Letter: Measure 6 means more time with son
Letter: Realtor urges support for Measure 2
Letter: Campaign claims about votes are untrue
Nursery News (Oct. 29)
Senior Menu (Oct. 29)
This year’s Team Ian event supports athlete
Library News (Oct. 29)
Nursery News (Oct. 22)
Packers, Mustangs finish out 2014 cross-country seasons
Soccer club team wins Iowa tournament
Scoreboard (Oct. 29)
Football win earns West Fargo share of EDC championship with Fargo Davies
Mustangs secure season sweep over Packers in volleyball
Flight Lines: Sorting out bird species an ongoing process
Flight lines: ‘House butterfly’ Flutter flew into West Fargo home, hearts
Swift: Switching residences a moving experience
Swift: Bad to be ‘basic’?
Swift: Mom has always stood by me
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September 16, 2014
Broadway star joins West Fargo High Hall of Fame
WEST FARGO – The way Jan Maxwell tells it, hitting the stage in high school was her way of compensating for not hitting the books. “I was so bad at academics, I needed something to keep me busy,” she said. That something turned out to be acting, and no one can argue with the...
September 16, 2014 - 3:14pm
September 9, 2014
Early bird gets the grant from Target Corp.
South Elementary School’s Early Bird Readers program was awarded a $2,000 grant from Target Corp. The grant, given in recognition of the efforts of South Elementary School to accomplish the district mission of educating today’s learners for tomorrow’s world, will allow the...
September 9, 2014 - 3:01pm
August 19, 2014
The Packer Weekly: French realizes potential through JROTC
Col. Douglas Trenda of the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) program saluted junior Jacee French as she received her medal during the year-end awards ceremony. French was straight-faced returning the salute, but as she turned away, she cracked a smile at her accomplishment. French...
August 19, 2014 - 4:05pm
July 30, 2014
West Fargo School District hires technology specialists
West Fargo School District has hired Trent Leitheiser and Danette Brown as technology specialists. Leitheiser has been an elementary teacher since 2003 and at Harwood Elementary School since 2004. He has a master’s degree in education from Valley City State University with an...
July 30, 2014 - 1:46pm
Medical club prepares students for future
Staring down at a table and nervously glancing up at the screen every time he hears a new name, West Fargo High School senior Ali Al Saegh waits for his category to be called. His eyes stick to the screen. He is unsure of the process because it is his first year competing in Health...
July 30, 2014 - 1:31pm
July 23, 2014
WF High School grads begin Teach for America this fall
Diane Hahn and Levi Bachmeier have several things is common. Both are 2010 West Fargo High School graduates. They just finished college. Their next two years will be spent teaching low-income students in rural and urban schools. They have joined Teach for America, a national non-profit...
July 23, 2014 - 3:20pm
July 15, 2014
Scholars (July 16)
Reierson makes LRSC dean’s list A West Fargo student was named to the Lake Region State College dean’s list for spring 2014. Taran John Reierson earned the distinction. Students who maintained a 4.00 grade point average are named to the President’s list. Students who...
July 15, 2014 - 2:29pm
Badges and books: Officer honored for role at Cheney
West Fargo police Officer Todd Pearson is being recognized for his role as school resource officer at the community’s Cheney Middle School. Pearson has been presented the Regional Exceptional Service Award by the National Association of School Resource Officers for Region 8, consisting...
July 15, 2014 - 1:56pm
June 24, 2014
Scholars (June 25)
Maertens makes Drake dean’s list James Maertens of West Fargo was named to the Drake University dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester. Students must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or above to earn this honor. Drake University is a midsized, highly selective private...
June 24, 2014 - 2:54pm
June 18, 2014
The Packer Weekly: Director to begin new legacy at Sheyenne
With the split between Sheyenne High School and West Fargo High School becoming more evident, sacrifices are being made to accommodate both schools. One loss for the students and staff of West Fargo is teacher and director Adam Pankow. Pankow decided to leave West Fargo and start...
June 18, 2014 - 3:39pm
Scholars (June 18)
Hahn on dean’s list at Wisconsin school Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis., named Diane Hahn of West Fargo to its dean’s list for academic excellence during the spring 2014 semester. Dean’s list honors are accorded Carthage students who achieve a 3.5 grade-point average while...
June 18, 2014 - 3:21pm
June 10, 2014
Holland earns scholarship
Michael Holland, son of Tim and Elly Holland, West Fargo, received a $2,000 North Dakota State University Honor Award and a $1,000 Freshman Academic Scholarship. Holland will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in mechanical engineering. In high school, Holland was active...
June 10, 2014 - 5:05pm
Weiderholt earns scholarship
Sara Weiderholt, daughter of Dave and LaDonna Weiderholt from West Fargo, received a $2,000 North Dakota State University Honor Award in the amount of $2,000 and a $1,000 Freshman Academic Scholarship. Weiderholt will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in microbiology. In...
June 10, 2014 - 5:03pm
Follman earns $10,00 scholarship
Tyler Follman, son of Ken and Kristin Follman, of Horace, received the North Dakota State University Presidential Honor Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 and a $500 NDSU Eagles Scholarship. Follman will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in biological sciences and botany. In...
June 10, 2014 - 5:02pm
West Fargo students make MSCTC president’s list
Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 783 students to its president’s list for the 2014 spring semester. To earn this award for scholastic achievement, a student must complete 12 or more college-level credits for the semester with a grade-point average of 3.5...
June 10, 2014 - 5:01pm