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Rochester woman walks more than 300 miles to promote peace with North Korea
Moorhead man found guilty on charges of arson and murder
Staff injuries caused by students up 50 percent this year for Fargo’s public schools
ND Legacy Fund earnings top $1 billion; asset allocation remains same
ND man revived with six doses of Narcan
New grill and tavern restaurant heading for Roberts Commons in downtown Fargo
Red River Traditional TaeKwonDo moving to larger digs
'It's a hustle game': Why competition may be the least of downtown Fargo food truck owners' concerns
Everest Cafe closes in the Black Building
Crystal Corset is hanging it up
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Commentary: Video: Democratic Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp wants Donald Trump to love her so badly it’s kind of painful to watch
Commentary: Should the Grand Forks mother who killed herself and her children have been able to buy her gun legally?
Commentary: The public deserves better vetting of candidates
Nest News: These will be the good ol' days
We Need to Protect Our Borders
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'For the veterans' sake': 90-year-old Lisbon, N.D. vet gives back, one red poppy at a time
Packers were good that year, but who was the boy cheering on Mike?
'American Pickers' coming to North Dakota
Minn. brothers share rare distinction of earning every Boy Scout badge
'I knew I wanted to give back': Local Make-a-Wish beneficiary to host car show fundraiser in Fargo
North Dakota's Olson drops out of first in LPGA tourney
ND native Amy Olson tied for lead in Michigan tourney
Bourassa strikes out 17 as West Fargo tops Sheyenne in East Region baseball tournament
Mustangs win East Region girls tennis title over defending state champion Red River
Packers pitching rotation looking for another state baseball championship
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Corps to reconsider access in popular areas around Lake Sakakawea
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
North Dakota deer season set, with slight increase in available tags
Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener
Lake Sakakawea could challenge last ice-out date
Derek R. Bubach
Bonnie R. Dyrdahl
Frances V. (Detmers) Kay
Gale B. Bartholomay
April 18, 2018
Letter: Thanks to all who helped with Billie Sue Ellingson's Benefit
We would like to thank all of the individuals and organizations who shared their time and made gifts in support of the benefit for Billie Sue Ellingson on April 5. The funds raised will help with current and ongoing medical expenses from her diagnosis of Stage 4, Hodgkin Lymphoma....
April 18, 2018 - 5:54am
April 17, 2018
West Fargo School Board should delay referendum vote
I am writing this letter to strongly urge you not to put forth another bond referendum until after the upcoming West Fargo School Board election. With over half of the board seats up for election, I don't feel its prudent to push through yet another one of Superintendent David Flowers'...
April 17, 2018 - 3:40pm
March 27, 2018
Five ND newspapers will charge fee to publish political endorsement letters
North Dakota-based newspapers owned by Forum Communications Co. will begin charging for political endorsement letters to the editor beginning April 1. Many newspapers nationwide started this practice years ago as well as the FCC-owned Alexandria Echo Press in Minnesota. In recent...
March 27, 2018 - 10:53am
March 24, 2018
Five ND newspapers will charge fee to publish political endorsement letters
FARGO—North Dakota-based newspapers owned by Forum Communications Co. will begin charging for political endorsement letters to the editor...
March 24, 2018 - 11:39pm
March 7, 2018
Letter: Maxwell will not be forgot
It was with much sadness that I learned of the passing of West Fargo native and Broadway star Jan Maxwell. Jan was extraordinarily kind when we were in high school. One particular incident stands out:
March 7, 2018 - 7:13am
January 31, 2018
Mattern: It's your chance to be 'Mayor for the Day'
Whenever I get the chance to interact with the youth of our community, one of my favorite questions to ask is "what would you do if you were...
January 31, 2018 - 6:45am
January 23, 2018
Letter: The march continues. Your government needs you.
It may be true to say that women are generally patient but persistent. History shows a long and winding road to gain the right to vote, to own...
January 23, 2018 - 2:00pm
November 22, 2017
Letter: I trust Heitkamp's ideas for reform
Some Republican-insiders seem intent on using the tax debate as an opportunity to criticize Sen. Heidi Heitkamp. I think this is silly at best. I'm not necessarily supportive or opposed to tax reform—I think we still need more information because it's not clear what the final...
November 22, 2017 - 5:23am
March 4, 2015
Letter: Editorial cartoon was inappropriate
Was it really necessary (or appropriate) to take a parting shot at Chief Roy Schatschneider by publishing Trygve Olson’s editorial cartoon in the West Fargo Pioneer on Feb. 25? If it was an attempt at humor, it missed its mark. Roy’s career has been dedicated to protecting the...
March 4, 2015 - 11:14am
February 17, 2015
Letter: Women’s Caucus works to improve life for all
There are plenty of reasons why fewer women than men run for and are elected to public office, and while those reasons are endlessly studied and even further debated, what is clear is that women’s voices in the Legislature, and more specifically, the lack thereof, impact policy. If...
February 17, 2015 - 11:25pm
Letter: Thanks to Exchangeites for support of Graham
I am proud of our West Fargo Exchange Club for their support of longtime member Paul Graham. Paul has had a year of health issues that has kept him confined and really changed his life. He has been in the hospital a number of times and needed assisted care. Paul was moved to Sheyenne...
February 17, 2015 - 11:23pm
February 3, 2015
Letters: WF Exchange Club honors one of its own
In 1972, 20 gentlemen from West Fargo and the surrounding area had the same desire: to give back to the city of West Fargo. They chose the National Exchange Club, which emphasizes Americanism, community service and youth and child abuse prevention. Mr. Fred Selberg was the first...
February 3, 2015 - 3:06pm
Letter: Common Core too tied to testing
Lately, I have seen a variety of articles regarding the Common Core standards. What is missing from most of the pro-Common Core articles is an honest discussion on the main problem tied to them: the emphasis on standardized testing. In my experience, despite concerns with some of...
February 3, 2015 - 3:04pm
Letter: Last week’s cartoon was in poor taste
The cartoon featured in the Opinion section of the Jan. 28 (2015) edition of the West Fargo Pioneer was in poor taste. Even in the Opinion section, newspapers carry the weight of a public forum and authority in the community. It reflects badly upon your organization to ridicule the...
February 3, 2015 - 2:52pm
April 8, 2008
Corey A. M. Bergsrud letter: Our political leaders made wrong decision
Having good politicians in office means that the people should not have to get politically involved and do their own research, for we have put our trust in our leaders. But we all have an idea how the political system is run, and for the most part we cannot trust very many of them. ...
April 8, 2008 - 12:00am