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Taking faith to new heights: Community church building new home
Behind the lens: Pioneer's Dave Samson to be inducted into WFHS Hall of Fame
Community group hopes to partner on pool
News digest (Sept. 30, 2015)
West Fargo courts (Sept. 30, 2015)
Wayne Transports building new terminal in West Fargo
Shores joins American Crystal’s Hillsboro district
Building permits (Sept. 30, 2015)
ND Academy of Dance opens in West Fargo
Blackridge Financial moving to West Fargo
Chief's Corner: Extend courtesy to pedestrians
Swift: Pants sizes can do a number on you
Letter: North Dakota laws on substance abuse should be reviewed
Letter: Thank you to Class of 1994 for flowers
Letter: North Dakota United congratulates Rydell
Homecoming week in WF in full swing
Library News (Sept. 30, 2015)
Nursery News (Sept. 30, 2015)
Breitling: Veggies fresh from the farm
Senior menus (Sept. 30, 2015)
Swift: Big-box home improvement store can be big hassle
Library News (Sept. 16, 2015)
Library News (Sept. 9, 2015)
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Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Will we even miss the outdoors someday?
Firearms training offered for youth
Flight Lines: That ‘hummingbird’ might actually be a Sphinx moth
August 11, 2015
Honor Flight announces new dates
The WDAY Honor Flight has announced its new flight dates. The group is planning to take World War II and Korean War veterans to Washington, D.C., to see their war memorials Oct. 18-9. About 200 veterans have applied to take the all-expenses-paid trip. Beth Bouley, head of logistics,...
August 11, 2015 - 3:44pm
July 21, 2015
West Fargo VFW hosts annual picnic
Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564 and Ladies Auxiliary, West Fargo, will host their annual community picnic on Sunday at Amour Park in West Fargo. Please note the change in location from Elmwood Park due to park road construction. The picnic is open to the public with food and beverages...
July 21, 2015 - 4:18pm
June 24, 2015
New VFW officers elected
Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, Ladies Auxiliary and Military Order of Cooties Pup Tent 8 recently elected new officers. Darrel "Shorty" Vetter was elected post commander. He joined the Army National Guard in 1986 and served two active-duty deployments to Iraq in 2005-2007 and Kuwait...
June 24, 2015 - 4:58pm
June 17, 2015
Red River Valley Fair's Military Appreciation Day will be held on Thursday, July 9
The 2015 Red River Valley Fair's Military Appreciation Day will be on July 9. In conjunction with Military Appreciation Day, the fair will honor local veterans through its Hometown Heroes program. Members of the community can nominate past or current members of the military whom...
June 17, 2015 - 2:06am
June 2, 2015
VFW convention slated for Fort Berthold
The 94th annual North Dakota VFW Convention will be held Thursday through Sunday at Four Bears Casino at Fort Berthold. The convention is being hosted by Fort Berthold VFW Post 9061 and Ladies Auxiliary. Leading the convention will be VFW State Commander Neil Prochnow of Mantador...
June 2, 2015 - 4:54pm
April 29, 2015
VFW youth and volunteers honored
Several West Fargo youth and volunteers were honored at the annual VFW Awards and Volunteer Banquet held at VFW Post 7564. The VFW Ladies Auxiliary Patriot Art Contest winners were Hannah Hemmingson, first place; Jessica Baumgartner, second place; Kyra Suder, third place.
April 29, 2015 - 4:05pm
April 22, 2015
West Fargo Legion post named Loren "Doug" Hagen Post 308
Fargo-born Army 1st Lt. Loren "Doug" Hagen was killed in Vietnam on Aug. 7, 1971, when enemy forces ambushed his 14-person patrol. Hagen was...
April 22, 2015 - 8:56am
December 2, 2014
Wangen new president of veterans association
Lonnie L. Wangen of Horace has been named the 67th president of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs. Wangen is the...
December 2, 2014 - 4:01pm
'Remembering Our Fallen' on display
The exhibit “Remembering Our Fallen” is being shown at the Fargo Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2101 Elm St. N., Fargo, through Dec. 30. It is a reminder of the ultimate sacrifice made by 21 resident North Dakotans killed in the war on terror. “This exhibit is created so...
December 2, 2014 - 3:09pm
November 5, 2014
Veterans Day program set at VFW post
Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, Ladies Auxiliary and AMVETS Post 8 are hosting their annual Veterans Day program Tuesday at the VFW Post, 308 Sheyenne St. in West Fargo. A flag-raising ceremony will be held in front of the VFW at 10:45 a.m. followed by a program inside on the upper...
November 5, 2014 - 1:46pm
A lesson in folding the American flag: Veterans share World War II experiences with Cheney Middle School students
They came to learn how to properly fold the American flag. Three classrooms of inquisitive West Fargo Cheney Middle School seventh- and eighth-graders,...
November 5, 2014 - 10:42am
October 21, 2014
Sitting tribute to a vet
The U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club has placed a black India granite memorial bench at the West Fargo Veterans War Memorial in honor of Michael...
October 21, 2014 - 4:08pm
June 18, 2014
VFW Post 7564 elects 3
Jamie and Elizabeth Olson and Mike Wiersma have been elected to positions with Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564 of West Fargo. Jamie Olson has been elected post commander for 2014-15. He is a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the first Gulf War aboard the USS England, a guided missile cruiser. A...
June 18, 2014 - 2:58pm
May 27, 2014
Veterans can apply for service dogs
North Dakota Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder may now apply for a grant to provide them with a specially trained service dog. These service dogs are trained right here in North Dakota to assist Veterans who suffer from PTSD. The dogs provide special needs of...
May 27, 2014 - 9:29pm
Bonanzaville to hold Veterans Memorial Celebration on Thursday
The Veterans Memorial Celebration will be held at Bonanzaville on Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This event is held to celebrate our region’s Veterans, military, and their families. All activities are free and open to the entire community. The gates will open at 3 p.m. for free...
May 27, 2014 - 8:35pm