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On Inauguration Day, Fargo-Moorhead Trump supporters 'ready for change'
Executive actions ready to go as Trump prepares to take office
Treasury nominee Mnuchin hammered over offshore tax havens
USDA nominee has support in Upper Midwest
A man and his dog take a bite out of crime
Downtown Fargo restaurant Kitchen Gremlin goes out of business
City of Fargo issues permit for rebuild of Bison Turf, owner hopes to open by March
Third clothing store to close soon at West Acres
Business closings are sign Fargo-Moorhead economy is returning to normal
Solberg earns skydive award
Port: Universities will consider rule change making it easier to fire tenured faculty, protests expected
McFeely: Ancient, out-of-touch white man in N.D. gives worst MLK Day speech in history
World of Wine: Nebbiolo -- the wine grape behind some of the best wines
Legislature work is underway
As I consider cabinet picks, I want to hear from you
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Nursery News (1-18-17)
Nursery News (1-11-17)
Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
Nursery News (1-4-17)
Nursery News (date)
Adrian Peterson runs down his options: Texans, Giants, Bucs
Wild recall D Reilly as Brodin goes down
Herb Brooks’ legend larger than ever thanks to new statue in downtown St. Paul
Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold: 'This could be the year' for Stanley Cup run
Pudge highlights three elected to baseball Hall of Fame
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Hanson: 15-month milestone marked by testing Dad with 'The Look'
Gold Discovered in West Fargo
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Nocturnal bird a rich source of lore
Bruce W. Brownlee
Cleona May (Opgrand) Harman
June 1, 2016
Library News: June 1, 2016
Special Events Summer Reading Kick-Off Party: 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday. All-ages Kick-Off Party. Registration for the summer program will be open with guest readers, live music, a visit from Allison Swenson, yoga and face painting, model railroad trains, board games, bean bag toss, and...
June 1, 2016 - 6:32am
May 25, 2016
Library News: May 25, 2016
Regular Events Friday Morning Movie — "Tarzan": 10:30 a.m. Friday. Classic Disney animated feature. Follow baby Tarzan as he grows up with his adopted family of gorillas deep in the jungle. (Rated G) Genealogy: Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Bring projects or just ask questions....
May 25, 2016 - 8:58pm
Library kicks off free read program
The West Fargo Public Library is kicking off its 2016 summer reading program with a full day of festivities focused on this year's theme, "On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!" Between 3 and 8 p.m. Thursday, June 2, the public can enjoy a variety of free sports and wellness activities, in...
May 25, 2016 - 7:51pm
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