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UPDATED: Single-sort recycling starts, garbage routes change in West Fargo
Fargo Sunrise Time-lapse
No bids has final phase of city reconstruction project in jeopardy
Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Two qualify for state geography bee
Harwood man honored for logging 36 accident-free years with UPS
Element Fargo opens as 130-room 'green' hotel in West Fargo
Business digest (March 25, 2015)
City's tax incentives a big draw for Magnum Electric
New Harley-Davidson revved to open April 17
Trygve Olson cartoon (March 25, 2015)
Chief's Corner: City sets rules for pet ownership
Koppelman: More fiscal caution this ND session
Letter: Don’t give water resource district a blank check
Letter: Thanks to Hoeven for calling out Obama on Iran
Nursery News for West Fargo (March 25, 2015)
Library News (March 25, 2015)
Senior menu (March 25, 2015)
YMCA partnering with Legacy school
Catholic churches set cooking contest
Sheyenne track teams looking to clear hurdles in first season
Packers center Cassidy Nelson gets all-state honors
West Fargo to name new athletic director in April
West Fargo track and field teams have ambitious goals for season
Athlete spotlight: Heisler and Schock
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
Cat show strives for purrfection
Garden Club meeting scheduled Thursday
Red River Valley Fair announces musical acts
Rotary Club recital March 24 in Fargo
Sunrooms great for gardeners
home & garden
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 third area director to be named president of NASDVA. The last local representation was North Dakota Commissioner Lloyd Zander, who was named...
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, young enough to be Bob Geske and Harold Taylor’s great-grandchildren, also learned what it was like to serve in World War II. Both...
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 “Wood” Stenerson. Stenerson, of Moorhead, enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1994 and was discharged in 1998 after being injured in Bosnia....
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
VFW State Convention comes to West Fargo
West Fargo’s VFW Post 7564 – along with the Ladies Auxiliary – will host the 93rd annual convention of the North Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars and the 78th annual convention of the Ladies Auxiliary to the North Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars. The convention will be held...
May 27, 2014 - 3:47pm
May 20, 2014
Bonanzaville to hold Veterans Memorial Celebration on May 29
The Veterans Memorial Celebration will be held at Bonanzaville from 3 to 7 p.m. on May 29. This event is held to celebrate our region’s veterans, military and their families. All activities are free and open to the community. The gates will open at 3 p.m. for free admission to...
May 20, 2014 - 3:37pm
April 29, 2014
VFW Buddy Poppy month returns
May is poppy month. Mayor Rich Mattern made it official recently by declaring May as Buddy Poppy Month. VFW Buddy Poppies are assembled by disabled and needy veterans in VA Medical Centers and state veterans homes. The minimal cost of Buddy Poppies to VFW Posts provide compensation...
April 29, 2014 - 3:28pm
April 1, 2014
VFW donates to Veterans Home Foundation
North Dakota Veterans of Foreign Wars and Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, West Fargo, recently made a donation to the North Dakota Veterans Home Foundation. A ND VFW donation of $4,500 was donated on behalf of Past State Commander Steve Volk’s commander’s project. Volk from Harvey,...
April 1, 2014 - 2:22pm
March 18, 2014
Harwood hosts Military Appreciation Day
A Military Appreciation Day will be held March 23 at the Harwood Community Center to recognize all active duty, National Guard, Reserve and retired military personnel and their families. All of the public is welcome to attend the event from 3 to 6 p.m. to honor those who have served...
March 18, 2014 - 4:58pm
West Fargo VFW to host Vietnam Veterans Day
Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564 will host Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29 at the VFW Club in West Fargo at 308 Sheyenne St. Vietnam veterans are encouraged to attend the event that is open to the public for ages 21 and over. Each year the governor shall issue a proclamation on March...
March 18, 2014 - 4:52pm
March 5, 2014
VFW's annual 'ROSS' event set for Saturday
The West Fargo VFW will be hosting its 11th annual R.O.S.S. (Remembering Our Serving Soldiers) event on Saturday, March 8, beginning at 11 a.m. The event will feature two meals, games, silent auctions and live music in the evening by the Shakers. The event began in 2003, simply...
March 5, 2014 - 8:18am