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Trump, Clinton spar over who is best for minority voters
Labor Department issues new rules on state retirement savings programs
'Doctor Who' actor David Tennant to star in drama 'Bad Samaritan'
ND crime rate up 10 percent in 2015, biggest spike of oil boom era
U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots toward Iranian vessel
Whirlpool to recall 15,200 microwaves due to fire hazard issue
Oil prices drop as analysts say price rally overdone
Wall Street little changed as biotechs offset energy drop
Wentz signs endorsement deal with BlackRidgeBANK
Loren Lee's provides casual fine dining for West Fargo
Chief's Corner: 2016 crime stats shaping up for a busy year
Parks want to say, 'Thank you'
Cartoon: Aug. 24, 2016
It is time for property tax reform
McFeely: Klieman’s--and others--friendship with Scott Miller went deeper than words
Nursery News (8-24-16)
Nursery News (8-3-16)
Growing Summer Arts Intensive production group to play “Hair”
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
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
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Richard A. Burckhard
Michael L. King
Kip J. Johnson
Dennis D. Keblar
Ralph M. Peterson
May 11, 2016
Library News: May 18, 2016
Special Events Movie of the Month: 1 p.m. Thursday, May 12. Based on the Colm Toibin's novel called "Brooklyn," this new release is a 1950s historical period drama film about Irish immigrant Eilis Lacey. After emigrating to Brooklyn, Eilis falls in love. When her past catches up with...
May 11, 2016 - 5:53am
February 17, 2016
West Fargo Public Library to offer 'Redbox' for books
The West Fargo Public Library will unveil its new vending machine kiosk at the Cash Wise store on 32nd Avenue and Veterans Boulevard. An opening...
February 17, 2016 - 2:57am
December 2, 2015
This Week in History (Dec. 2, 2015)
• In 1970, the Planning and Zoning Commission met with the West Fargo City Commission to inform commissioners it was considering a part-time planner. Vern Hunter, a city planner for Fargo, had agreed to work with Planning and Zoning to prepare a master plan to apply for a federal...
December 2, 2015 - 1:10am
November 25, 2015
Mitten tree returns to library
The West Fargo Library will be setting up the tree on Friday for its annual Mitten Tree event. Throughout the month of December, the public...
November 25, 2015 - 12:41am
November 18, 2015
Week In History: Nov. 18, 2015
• On the evening of Nov. 15, 1995, the West Fargo community was shaken by the murder of Cherryl Tendeland. By Friday, Nov. 17, five teenagers had been charged in the case. On Nov. 21, nearly 1,000 people braved the cold evening weather to participate in a "Light for Live and Stop...
November 18, 2015 - 12:42am
October 7, 2015
Week In History: Oct. 7, 2015
• When Union Stockyards opened Oct. 1, 1935, more than 25,000 people attended the activities. As many as 300 men worked on the project, laborers making 30 cents an hour, skilled carpenters 45 cents. To finish on time, the men were allowed to work as many hours as they wished. By...
October 7, 2015 - 12:20am
August 5, 2015
City Commission gets a read on space problems at library
The West Fargo Library is running out of space in its current building, but its director expects funding to remain at the same levels as last...
August 5, 2015 - 10:07am
July 22, 2015
Library request gets shelved over more pressing needs
West Fargo has needs that are more pressing than building a new $15 million library. That’s what city officials have told West Fargo Library Director Sandra Hannahs, who asked the City Commission in March to consider a bond to pay for a 50,000-square-foot facility to help meet...
July 22, 2015 - 1:43am
Library News (July 22, 2015)
Special Events SRP – Service Dog Visit: 3 p.m. Thursday. Join us for a presentation and demonstration by a trainer/dog team from Service Dogs for America. For all ages. Registration not required. Free. Summer Reading Program Closing Celebration: 2 p.m. Saturday. Celebrate a...
July 22, 2015 - 12:46am
July 8, 2015
Library News July 7, 2015
Special Events SRP —Service Dog Visit!: 3 p.m. Thursday. Join us for a presentation and demonstration by a trainer/dog team from Service Dogs for America. For all ages. Registration not required. Free! Summer Reading Program Closing Celebration: 2 p.m. Saturday. Celebrate...
July 8, 2015 - 11:56am
June 24, 2015
Week In History (June 26, 2015)
• One of the front page headlines of the West Fargo Pioneer at the end of June 1970 read, "Commission Okays Library, 4 Mills Levied for Support." The League of Women Voters presented the City Commission with petitions signed by 1,034 residents—over 20 percent of the population...
June 24, 2015 - 5:39pm
June 16, 2015
Events at the West Fargo Library (June 17, 2015)
Special Events SRP Every Hero Has a Story: Superhero Training Academy: 3 p.m. Thursday. Come design your superhero costume, test your super strength, or send your hero flying. Must be registered in summer reading program to participate. SRP Every Hero Has a Story Craft: Super Silly...
June 16, 2015 - 5:01pm
June 10, 2015
Library News (June 10, 2015)
Special events The Red River Valley Drawn to History: 7 p.m. Thursday. Enjoy an evening with illustrator/historian Steve Stark as he draws and talks about early days of West Fargo, Horace and the railroad in the valley. Free and open to the public of all ages. New Release Movie:...
June 10, 2015 - 3:41am
June 3, 2015
Library to host special events this summer
The West Fargo Library will sponsor three special events this summer. The Women Homesteaders exhibit will be open throughout the summer during library hours. Thousands of women took advantage of the Homestead Act (1862) that offered free land in the Great Plains. The exhibit...
June 3, 2015 - 1:08am
Library News (6-3-15)
Special Events • Model Railroad Trains: Noon to 9 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday. West Fargo resident Steve Wingad and friends will be running model railroad trains for the public. Part of the 2015 Summer Reading Program. • SRP Every Hero Has a Story: Craft: 1:30...
June 3, 2015 - 12:25am