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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 18, 2015
No exact cause of E. coli found after July outbreak at Red River Valley Fair
State health officials could not pinpoint the source of an E. coli outbreak linked to the Red River Valley Fair in July, but they did find that more than 60 people got sick, including a toddler whose mother is now planning a lawsuit. The state Department of Health recently wrapped...
November 18, 2015 - 12:20am
October 28, 2015
Five co-workers at Sandy’s Donuts are survivors of breast cancer
Five women who work at Sandy’s Donuts in West Fargo have more than just their jobs in common. Rose Bonnet, Pat Buhr, Christiana Steffen, Linda...
October 28, 2015 - 5:53am
September 1, 2015
Four West Fargo businesses fail alcohol checks
The West Fargo Police Department, with the assistance of Fargo Cass Public Health, conducted alcohol compliance checks in West Fargo on Aug. 19. Seven West Fargo establishments were checked, with four of them failing. JL Beers, Pub West, The Blarney Stone Pub and Work Zone did not...
September 1, 2015 - 4:23pm
July 21, 2015
Cancer benefit for WF woman to be held
St. Andrew Lutheran Church in West Fargo will host a benefit for Susan Johnson, a West Fargo resident, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in 2012. The benefit is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. on July 31 at 1005 1st St. E., West Fargo. The event will include a bake sale, silent...
July 21, 2015 - 4:40pm
Officials investigate E. coli outbreak link to Red River Valley Fair
Three children sickened in a recent E. coli outbreak in eastern North Dakota reported attending the Red River Valley Fair earlier this month, prompting state health officials to investigate whether animals there were the source of the infection. Officials said Monday it’s still...
July 21, 2015 - 2:31pm
June 24, 2015
West Fargo educators learn to promote lifestyle concepts
Three West Fargo School District educators recently learned how to promote school, community and personal healthy lifestyle concepts at the 29th annual Roughrider Health Promotion Conference in Medora, N.D. Sara Williams, La Rae Rosenfeldt and Danielle Jangula were among 200 p...
June 24, 2015 - 5:32pm
Baby's fatal head injury likely occurred at day care, not an accident, police say
FARGO - The brain injury that killed a 6-month-old baby who stopped breathing while at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo earlier this month...
June 24, 2015 - 5:23pm
June 17, 2015
One business fails tobacco compliance check
The Fargo and West Fargo police departments, with assistance from Fargo Cass Public Health, conducted tobacco compliance checks June 9. In West Fargo, 11 businesses were checked, with one failure at the West Fargo Truck Stop, 1021 W. Main Ave. In Fargo, 41 businesses were...
June 17, 2015 - 6:10am
June 5, 2015
Fargo 6-month-old infant severely injured at WF day care dies
WEST FARGO -- The 6-month-old boy found not breathing on Monday at an unlicensed day care here has died. Owen Skodje died Tuesday at...
June 5, 2015 - 12:26pm
May 13, 2015
West Fargo teen battling cancer returns home
Paige Lazorenko had a hard time describing what it was like to be back among friends and family in West Fargo. "I can't even describe it in...
May 13, 2015 - 4:48pm
Handi-Wheels celebrates 40 years
Handi-Wheels Transportation is holding an open house on Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at New Horizon's Manor, 2525 N. Broadway, Fargo, to celebrate 40 years in operation. Hand-Wheels is a dial-a-ride, demand/response, door-to-door transit service for individuals that are disabled,...
May 13, 2015 - 2:41pm
May 6, 2015
Running for Lupus: Two local teens battling the incurable disease
Calista Soeby and Kara Berg want everyone to know what living with the incurable disease lupus is like. Soeby, 15, West Fargo, and Berg, 11,...
May 6, 2015 - 10:55am
April 22, 2015
Sticking it to cancer: West Fargo rallies around teen with aggressive form of cancer
For a few hours last week, Paige Lazorenko had a chance to forget about the aggressive form of cancer attacking her body. For a few hours,...
April 22, 2015 - 3:56am
March 4, 2015
Liberty students launch club to fight stigma of mental illness
Eliana Rutherford vividly remembers her first brush with anxiety. It was June 21, 2013. Like many with anxiety, the state of turmoil caused...
News / education
March 4, 2015 - 3:15pm
January 27, 2015
Alzheimer’s presentation slated Thursday in Arthur
An upcoming program will help those experiencing or living with memory loss understand the difference between memory loss, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association MN-ND, in partnership with the North Dakota Dementia Care Services Project, will offer a free...
January 27, 2015 - 4:57pm