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West Fargo Pioneer
Gun raffle aims to raise money for ice hockey
Long-time pastor retires
West Fargo court (April 16)
Honor roll (April 16)
School menu (April 16)
Cambria convention center in West Fargo to open this week
Chamber hosts baseball/softball competition
Women’s Network seeking Woman of the Year nominations
Choice Financial hires two service representatives
Barth, Harris, Haussler hired at KLJ
Letter: Dodgeball organizers say thanks
Alderman: Reining in prom expenses
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Formal complaint process in place
Letter: Palliative care: Increased quality of life and decreased cost
Insight from the West Fargo PD: Emergency assistance registration
James T. Bober
Karen J. Rebsom
Coats for Kids drop-offs in West Fargo
Library News (April 16)
Nursery News (April 16)
Western State Bank awards ‘Pays for A’s’ scholarships
Hahn attends national research conference
Tennis tops Fargo North, Jamestown
WF Flyers take second at state
Bowling (April 16)
BSU Lacrosse camp set for June
Packers soccer wins first three games
Flight Lines: Nation’s symbol has rebounded well from mid-century low
Flight Lines: The most common bird no one knows
The thrifty gardener: planting on a poor man's budget
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