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Mayor says recovery for prostate cancer going well
West Fargo High receives grant for healthy initiatives
Author has passion for teaching, comedy
West Fest: 'Bigger and bigger every year'
The Packer Weekly: Aanenson grows from mission trip experience
Attendance down at Big Iron Farm Show
Building permits (Sept. 17)
Business digest (Sept. 17)
Big Iron one of top 100 events in North America
Gate City one of 50 Best Places to Work
Steve Stark cartoon (Sept. 17)
Reitan: Get ID ready for elections
Letter: Out-of-state interests push parks measure
Letter: Amendment supports state’s natural beauty
Letter: Pass parks measure for children’s benefit
West Fest races showcase both of city’s high schools
Nursery News (Sept. 17)
Library News (Sept. 17)
Senior Menu (Sept. 17)
Yard of the Month
Packers hope to bring girls swimming title back
Center Ice Celebration coming up
WF husband and wife coach swimming at rival high schools
Rosenau up for task of leading Packers cross country team
Mustangs cross country team strong after school split
Flight Lines: Lanky shorebird a delight to find anywhere
Broadway star joins West Fargo High Hall of Fame
Three Rivers Garden Club meets Sept. 18
Home and Garden: Growing a community at Red River Church
home & garden
May 25, 2011
Historically Speaking: Crummy artwork depicts life around the community
The West Fargo Public Library currently has work on display from freelance photographer Bruce Crummy. Crummy, a veteran photojournalist, is a former long-time resident of West Fargo and has covered many West Fargo stories during his 32 years with the Forum. "I've photographed everything...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
April 20, 2011
Historically Speaking: Larry Lubben - sports caster by night
In the fall of 1983, Larry Lubben was approached by his neighbors with an unusual request. In their spare time, they recorded and commentated on high school girls basketball games for the West Fargo Packers (which were aired on the public access channel) and asked if Lubben would...
sports / Packers
April 20, 2011 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Historically Speaking: Bill Parkhouse and the Town Hall Bar
The Town Hall Bar has been in business in West Fargo since 1936. When Bill Parkhouse bought it in 1964 it had eight stools and two booths. He was 25-years old, had a few years experience tending bar, and had $50 in a tip jar that he used in the cash register. "Every day I had to...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 16, 2011
Historically Speaking: An interview with Greg Warren of the West Fargo Police Department
Detective Sergeant Greg Warren, a 35-year veteran of the West Fargo Police, sits with me in their "soft" interrogation room, which looks to be an abandoned doctor's office, complete with hand sanitizer and a paper towel dispenser hanging open above a sink. The difference between this...
February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 19, 2011
Historically Speaking: Flipping through the years with West Fargo Public Library's longest employee
Janice Bober is not only the longest-running employee of the West Fargo Public Library, she is also the quietest. Her career began the next working day after Labor Day in 1972, a year after the library opened its doors for the first time. She was one of two assistants to the first...
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
Historically Speaking: The tenacity of Don Witham and the early days of the WF Pioneer
At age 47, Don Witham, a South Dakota native, started over. After 20 years as a salesman with the Columbia Artists Management Community Concert series based out of New York, he worked for a few months as an ad manager at the "Cottonwood County Citizen and "Windom Reporter" in Windom,...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
Historically Speaking: An Interview with Evert Von Engelenhoven
October marks 75 years of services for Faith Lutheran church. For the special occasion, a committee was appointed to organize the celebrations and gather historical information for a DVD documentary. Evert Von Engelenhoven is the chair of the committee. He moved to West Fargo in...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Historically Speaking: Signs of the past abound at Meyer home
Al Meyer, 84, invites me into his home with a handshake and a smile. We have been acquainted since May when I interviewed him for the West Fargo Historical Center's oral history project. A dairyman all of his life and a widower twice over since last April, he keeps his townhouse...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am