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Dakota Access pipeline protests delay U.S. Marshals visit to Devils Lake jail
Lady Gaga expected to perform at Super Bowl halftime
Confused about Dakota Access controversy? This primer will get you up to speed.
A breakdown of the Dakota Access timeline
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
Source: Twitter begins discussions to explore selling itself
Minors won't be allowed in Three Lyons
Western State Bank building going up near West Fargo location
Report shows GDP growth in North Dakota metro areas
Wall Street ends flat as banks gain
Teachers: A Powerful Influence
Chief's Corner: Looking at crime numbers in August
In Support of the Concerned Citizens of Buffalo
Port: Polling data suggests Trump leads Clinton in North Dakota, but neither are above 50 percent
Nursery News (9-21-16)
Nursery News (9-14-16)
Nursery News (9-7-16)
St. Benedict's to hold fall dinner
Nursery News (8-31-16)
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Paul W. Fee
Mary M. Stautz
Madelyn R. Kitzan
Shawn D. Faller
Kimberly Jo Jackson
September 21, 2016
Week in History: Sept. 21, 2016
After a six-week break in negotiations over the summer in 1991, the West Fargo Education Association and the West Fargo School Board met to resume...
September 21, 2016 - 6:40am
September 12, 2016
Canada finds second ship from doomed Franklin voyage
OTTAWA -- Explorers have found the wreck of HMS Terror, the second of two British ships lost in the disastrous 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada's...
September 12, 2016 - 4:40pm
September 11, 2016
Hillary Clinton's bout of pneumonia raises worries for Democrats
Democrat Hillary Clinton's bout of pneumonia, kept secret until she nearly collapsed on Sunday, Sept. 11, has raised an element of uncertainty...
September 11, 2016 - 9:38pm
U.S. honors 9/11 victims 15 years after attacks
NEW YORK—Americans commemorated the 15th anniversary of the Sept.
September 11, 2016 - 9:40am
September 7, 2016
Week In History
Sept. 2, 1941 was not just the first day of school; it was the first time all departments were up and running in the new West Fargo High School building. Two new classes had been added, general shop and chemistry. The WPA (Works Progress Administration) still had some interior work...
September 7, 2016 - 7:08am
August 31, 2016
Back in time
Saturday marked Pioneer Day, the annual event hosted by the Cass County Historical Society that lets visitors to the pioneer village watch, listen...
August 31, 2016 - 6:24am
Week in History: Aug. 31, 2016
As the 1971-72 school year approached, the West Fargo School Board was a very busy group. They chose Middle School Principal August Keller to replace Superintendent L. E. Berger at his retirement June 1, 1972, and Middle School Vice Principal Charles Cheney to take over for Keller....
August 31, 2016 - 5:18am
August 25, 2016
Demonstrations, 1903 film and bank robbery on the schedule for Saturday's Pioneer Day
WEST FARGO—Bonanzaville visitors can wash down lefse with an old-time sarsaparilla while watching robbers run away with the bank loot on Saturday,...
August 25, 2016 - 2:48pm
August 24, 2016
Week In History: Aug. 24, 2016
The latter part of August 1946 found West Fargo coach Richard "Buzzie" Buzwell in St. John's Hospital in Fargo recovering from an accident at his summer job that caused the loss of his right hand and part of his right forearm. He reassured Superintendent L. E. Berger that he would...
August 24, 2016 - 5:54am
August 20, 2016
Privy shaft a window to brothel's past
FARGO — As excavators are moving earth to make way for the new City Hall, they're likely to find the foundation of what was once one of...
August 20, 2016 - 4:34pm
August 17, 2016
Week in history: Aug. 17, 2016
Mid-August of 2006 found new West Fargo School Superintendent, Dana Diesel Wallace, looking forward to Aug. 24, the first day of school. Wallace had made the move from Raleigh, N.C. and settled into her new home and office. Her plans were to be in the halls and classrooms of the various...
August 17, 2016 - 7:55am
August 14, 2016
Long in the tooth: Greenland shark believed to live for 400 years
WASHINGTON—The Greenland shark, a big and slow-moving deep-ocean predator that prowls the frigid waters of the Arctic and North Atlantic,...
August 14, 2016 - 6:02am
August 10, 2016
Week In History: Aug. 10, 2016
In early August 1996, Quality Meats was targeted by the Animal Liberation Front. Vandals threw a fire extinguisher through a window and scribbled slogans "Meat Is Murder" and "Animal Liberation Now" on delivery trucks. There had already been more than 35 similar incidents in the U.S....
August 10, 2016 - 5:07am
August 3, 2016
Week In History: Aug. 3, 2016
The Aug. 11, 1976, West Fargo Pioneer carried a small item on the front page about funeral services being held for 16-year-old Pollie Johnson who had been found murdered in her home on Aug. 6. Pollie would have been a junior at West Fargo High School in the fall. She was well-liked...
August 3, 2016 - 6:47am
July 27, 2016
Week In History: July 27, 2016
In late July 1981, the West Fargo Hotel, one of community's oldest landmarks, was demolished. Originally built as the Equity Hotel, it housed Equity Packing employees and provided a home for a small grocery store, cafeteria and post office. Its location near the train depot made it...
July 27, 2016 - 6:04am