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Breaking bread: Blessed Sacrament serves up annual Thanksgiving meal
This week in history (Nov. 25, 2015)
A 'Starbucks' classroom for kids: Legacy Elementary uses flexible seating
Volunteering with VFW program rewarding for students
Mitten tree returns to library
West Fargo Microtel Inn & Suites TAG Approved
Moore Engineering opens Bismarck office
Business Briefs: Nov. 25, 2015
Western State Bank, Engstrom receive awards
Business briefs: Nov. 18, 2015
Chief's Corner: Dial 211 for Essential Community Services
Letter: West Fargo School Board thanks voters
Letter: Thank you from the VOICE
Steve Stark cartoon (Nov. 25, 2015)
Trygve Olson cartoon (Nov. 18, 2015)
The Packer Weekly: Senior Toay juggles three leadership positions
Nursery News (11-25-15)
Senior menu (Nov. 25, 2015)
Storybook breakfast coming up Dec. 12
Nursery News (11-18-15)
Holiday Craft/Vendor Fair set for West Fargo church
Eight local students part of annual Concordia concert
Library News: Nov. 25, 2015
Holy Cross schedules Christmas Cantata
Library news (Nov. 18, 2015)
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Small visitors not Canadas; or something that declares a similar theme
Flight Lines: Animals, birds also store food
November 24, 2015
West Fargo school bond referendum passes by 4-to-1 margin
West Fargo School District officials want to get a new pool and elementary school under construction by spring after voters overwhelmingly approved...
November 24, 2015 - 5:30pm
November 18, 2015
Voter turnout lower than expected for school bond
WEST FARGO – Only about 21 percent of eligible voters in the West Fargo School District overwhelmingly approved the district's $98.1 million...
November 18, 2015 - 8:36pm
Marijo Peterson running for District 22 House seat
Marijo Peterson of West Fargo announced she is seeking the Dem-NPL endorsement for the North Dakota House of Representatives in District 22. In...
November 18, 2015 - 12:39am
October 14, 2015
City plans siren testing Oct. 21-22
The city will be conducting outdoor warning siren testing Oct. 21, beginning at 9 a.m. Additional testing may occur on Oct. 22. The sirens are function tested twice a year, a city news release says, along with an operational check at noon each day. f the siren in your neighborhood...
October 14, 2015 - 4:43pm
City getting tough on water meter installation
The city of West Fargo is dropping the hammer on home builders and plumbers who fail to install water meters on time. In the past, some contractors haven't installed water meters until a house was completed.
October 14, 2015 - 5:13am
Fast growing Horace worries growth will soon be stunted
HORACE, N.D. — This mostly rural city at the southwestern corner of the booming Fargo-Moorhead metro area is poised for its own boom,...
October 14, 2015 - 3:13am
September 23, 2015
Koppelman named vice chair of SSLC
Rep. Kim Koppelman, R-West Fargo, has named vice chairman of the Suggested State Legislation Committee of the Council of State Governments. The Council of State Governments publishes suggested state legislation,often focusing upon major trending issues states face. The committee...
September 23, 2015 - 9:21am
Police get federal money for more officers
The U.S. Department of Justice has awarded more than $625,000 in federal funds to hire additional law enforcement officers in the Fargo and West Fargo police departments. The West Fargo department will receive $375,000 to hire an additional three police officers. The Fargo department...
September 23, 2015 - 1:18am
September 16, 2015
City updates bar patio rules
The West Fargo City Commission unanimously passed a first reading of an ordinance last week to revise the city’s alcoholic beverages code that is expected to better-define what is required for outdoor patios. Under the new requirements, bar owners must enclose outdoor patios with...
September 16, 2015 - 6:39am
New library, pool, senior center not in city’s preliminary budget
West Fargo growth has prompted calls for enhanced services, but a preliminary budget expected to be adopted Monday doesn’t include funding for a new or expanded library or a community pool, and allocates $25,000 for a senior group but no funding toward a new senior center. The...
September 16, 2015 - 4:57am
September 15, 2015
Dems meet Thursday at West Fargo library
The District 13 Dem-NPL Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the West Fargo Public Library, 109 3rd St. E. Guest speakers will include Evelyn Quigley, regional representative for the North Dakota Dem-NPL Party. For more information, contact Mary C. Tintes at (701) 238-0714.
September 15, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 2, 2015
Schools to mull $92 million bond vote
WEST FARGO – West Fargo voters will likely be asked to approve a more than $92 million bond on Nov. 17 that will help pay for two new West Fargo elementary schools, an aquatic center and a new ice facility. The district plans to then return to voters around 2017 and ask for about...
September 2, 2015 - 4:20am
August 12, 2015
Omdahl: Ladies, to win legislative seats, you must run
When pundits talk about electing more women to the state Legislature, I am reminded of the story about the lady who was so far in debt that she...
opinion / Lloyd Ohmdahl
August 12, 2015 - 1:10am
August 5, 2015
City Commission gets a read on space problems at library
The West Fargo Library is running out of space in its current building, but its director expects funding to remain at the same levels as last...
August 5, 2015 - 10:07am
July 29, 2015
WF City Commission approves 30-unit senior housing complex
Construction of a 30-unit, two-story senior housing facility at 40th Avenue and Fourth Street East has been approved by the West Fargo City Commission. The project, proposed by Southhill Group/Eid-Co, is geared for people 55 and older, said Larry Weil, city planner. Needs exist...
July 29, 2015 - 2:54am