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Rain Totals: May 28-29
Samson named assistant principal at West Fargo High School
Concordia's Marsolek to study in Italy
Peterson named assistant principal at Westside
West Fargo High School honor students
West Fargo Cash Wise set to open May 22
Brand, Slaathaug attend trial skills
Business briefs (May 27, 2015)
Pioneer does well at NDNA
Western State Bank promotes Stoppler
Chief's Corner: Clarifying sex offender registration
Koppelman: Legislators close out session with important work
Letter: Appreciating the work of police
Editorial: Witham was voice of West Fargo
Koppleman: Witham will be missed
The Packer Weekly: Stearns finds music
Scholars (May 27, 2015)
Library News (May 27, 2015)
Red River Valley Art Show planned for Moorhead Center Mall
Funny business: The silliness goes on for WF's "Helma and Selma"
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
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 words," she said. More than 1,000 people turned out at the West Fargo VFW Post for a benefit in honor of Lazorenko to help fund her fight...
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, Fargo, will be running in the Fargo Marathon's 5K race on Friday to help bring awareness to lupus. So far, about 40 people have signed up...
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, she was able to spend time with her boyfriend, Riley Vareberg, who flew out from West Fargo to visit her in Memphis, Tenn. where's she undergoing...
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 her to pace. “I walked around my house for seven hours that night,” said the Liberty Middle School eighth-grader. Rutherford shared her...
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
January 20, 2015
BioLife sets grand opening date in West Fargo
A new, 15,000-square-foot blood plasma collection center has opened in West Fargo at 801 East Beaton Drive. BioLife Plasma Services opened the new facility in November. It will employ about 70 people when at full capacity. “We don’t exactly know when that will be yet,” said...
January 20, 2015 - 5:14pm
January 7, 2015
Support group for visual impairment meets soon
Insight, a local support group for people who are blind and sight impaired in the Fargo-Moorhead community, will hold its next monthly meeting at 2 p.m., Saturday in the community room at New Horizons Manor, 2525 N. Broadway, Fargo. The guest speaker will be Teri Fercho-Lisburg. Fercho-Lisburg...
January 7, 2015 - 8:50am
December 9, 2014
The Packer Weekly: Flom makes difference in Guatemala
Even with the language barriers and different environment changes that West Fargo senior Alyssa Flom saw as she entered Guatemala, she was able to help many individuals there during a medical mission. Flom went to Guatemala with a group from Perham, Minn., who are associated with...
news / education
December 9, 2014 - 11:44pm
November 19, 2014
Everyday heroes: Memories linger long after attention fades
Allison Fuchs of West Fargo couldn’t sleep last week. It was the night of Nov. 11, and she kept reliving the events of that afternoon, when she performed CPR on two 4-year-old boys who nearly drowned in a hotel pool in Casselton. “I just kept thinking, those could have been...
November 19, 2014 - 10:12am
November 11, 2014
Pink It Forward formed to support those battling breast cancer
West Fargoan Deanne Leier was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 at age 39. Due to family history – her mother, grandmother and three aunts previously diagnosed with breast cancer – she religiously had mammograms done starting at age 21. In 2011, cousins Tammy Gimbel-Svalen...
November 11, 2014 - 5:49pm
June 3, 2014
Essentia Health now offers home care services to F-M area
Essentia Health has opened a new home care service that provides skilled medical services at home to patients within a 30-mile radius of Fargo-Moorhead. “Home Health is a key component in our integrated delivery system to help some of our most vulnerable patients achieve their...
June 3, 2014 - 4:15pm