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West Fargo Pioneer
UPDATED: Single-sort recycling starts, garbage routes change in West Fargo
Fargo Sunrise Time-lapse
No bids has final phase of city reconstruction project in jeopardy
Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Two qualify for state geography bee
Harwood man honored for logging 36 accident-free years with UPS
Element Fargo opens as 130-room 'green' hotel in West Fargo
Business digest (March 25, 2015)
City's tax incentives a big draw for Magnum Electric
New Harley-Davidson revved to open April 17
Trygve Olson cartoon (March 25, 2015)
Chief's Corner: City sets rules for pet ownership
Koppelman: More fiscal caution this ND session
Letter: Don’t give water resource district a blank check
Letter: Thanks to Hoeven for calling out Obama on Iran
Nursery News for West Fargo (March 25, 2015)
Library News (March 25, 2015)
Senior menu (March 25, 2015)
YMCA partnering with Legacy school
Catholic churches set cooking contest
Sheyenne track teams looking to clear hurdles in first season
Packers center Cassidy Nelson gets all-state honors
West Fargo to name new athletic director in April
West Fargo track and field teams have ambitious goals for season
Athlete spotlight: Heisler and Schock
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
Cat show strives for purrfection
Garden Club meeting scheduled Thursday
Red River Valley Fair announces musical acts
Rotary Club recital March 24 in Fargo
Sunrooms great for gardeners
home & garden
March 25, 2015
This week in history (March 25, 2015)
This week in 1970, plans were announced for a new church and social hall by Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Architect James J. Bofferding estimated a cost of $300,000 for the 14,500-square-foot building and site development including parking lot, sidewalks, curbs and gutters....
March 25, 2015 - 2:31am
March 18, 2015
This week in history (March 18)
The 11.5 inches of snow that fell in two days in March 1990 caused slippery roads and a few fender-benders, but many took advantage of what could be the last chance for a little winter fun. The dry topsoil soaked up the 1.75 inches of moisture the snow provided. Mid-March of...
March 18, 2015 - 8:00am
March 11, 2015
This week in West Fargo history (March 11)
This week in March 1980, the School Boards of Fargo and West Fargo held their second joint meeting to discuss the possibility of cooperation in use of facilities and staff in light of changing enrollment in both districts. In the previous few years Fargo enrollment had declined...
March 11, 2015 - 10:57am
February 10, 2015
This week in history (Feb. 11)
This week in February 2000, the West Fargo Fire Department moved into the 12,514 square-foot expansion of the station at 108 First St. Hundreds of man hours put in by the department volunteers both hastened completion and greatly reduced the cost. Chief Roy Schatschneider predicted...
February 10, 2015 - 2:37pm
February 3, 2015
This week in history (Feb. 4)
This week in February 2005, the West Fargo Public Library moved from its first home on Sheyenne Street to the new library at 401 7th St. E. The books were moved by students, who were given bundles of books that they carried onto a school bus for the trip to the library. They then...
February 3, 2015 - 2:28pm
January 27, 2015
This week in history (Jan. 28)
In 1970, the West Fargo Jaycees sponsored the KX Snowmobile Derby. Saturday featured cross-country events. On Sunday an estimated 2,100 people braved 16 below zero temperatures to watch races at the half- mile oval track at the West Fargo Fairgrounds. During this week in 1975,...
January 27, 2015 - 5:07pm
January 20, 2015
This week in history (Jan. 21)
After a meeting of students, parents, and faculty members in January 1970, it was decided that “girls will be allowed to wear slacks (not jeans) during the months of January, February and March.” After discussion, no changes were made to restrictions on hair length or facial...
January 20, 2015 - 5:20pm
January 13, 2015
This week in history (Jan. 14)
Thirty years ago this week, after eight meetings of a 70-member Advisory Building Committee, the West Fargo School Board voted on the committee’s recommendation to begin the process of building a new high school. The School Board voted 3-2 to request drawings from the architectural...
January 13, 2015 - 2:37pm
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
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