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May 4, 2016
Burgum came through for ND with angel funding
In 2008, Doug Burgum and James Burgum came to the Center for Innovation at the University of North Dakota to learn about angel investing for helping small startups and entrepreneurs. As the first chairperson of an angel fund in North Dakota, I was eager to share information with them...
May 4, 2016 - 6:52am
May 3, 2016
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Earlier this month word spread of a rare bird showing up at a residence in the town of Leeds, N. D. It had been years since someone had seen...
May 3, 2016 - 1:59pm
April 27, 2016
WFHS student marijuana use tops state average
WEST FARGO – School Board members were startled to hear that the percentage of students at West Fargo High School who have smoked marijuana or engaged in binge drinking recently is increasing and higher than the state average. A recent random survey of students showed that in 2015,...
April 27, 2016 - 5:39am
April 26, 2016
Cleanup Week scheduled May 2-6 in West Fargo
WEST FARGO – Next week, local scavengers who love to find someone’s else’s garbage and turn it into a treasure will be able to clean up along the streets of West Fargo during the annual Cleanup Week scheduled May 2-6. Cleanup Week in West Fargo will be held in conjunction with...
April 26, 2016 - 4:17pm
April 18, 2016
Fargo woman unhurt after driving car into wall of West Fargo thrift store
WEST FARGO – A Fargo woman who drove her car into the wall of a thrift store here was not hurt or cited, but the car caused significant damage to the building, police said. The accident happened about 10 a.m. Monday April 19, according to a release from the West Fargo Police Department....
April 18, 2016 - 3:09pm
AgweekTV: Female family owned seed company
Seed companies are super busy getting seed out the door. AgweekTV reporter Shawna Olson takes you to Lidgerwood, North Dakota, and a company...
April 18, 2016 - 6:00am
April 5, 2016
New Pioneer Center business to focus on fast, healthy food
WEST FARGO—A new business is opening in the Pioneer Center here that caters to people who want healthy meals fast. Seth Houkom and his fiancée,...
April 5, 2016 - 10:25am
April 4, 2016
West Fargo mayor raises stink at meeting over cost of lagoon dredging
WEST FARGO – Officials here say the city's wastewater lagoons contain about 52 million gallons of solid waste, but Mayor Rich Mattern turned...
April 4, 2016 - 10:16pm
March 23, 2016
As millions spent to fight odors, West Fargo officials rankled by claims city is especially smelly
WEST FARGO – City officials here say though West Fargo's lagoons are unfairly singled out as smelly, the city is spending millions to temper...
March 23, 2016 - 5:45am
March 21, 2016
Man accused of striking officer with vehicle
WEST FARGO – A West Fargo man is facing a number of possible charges stemming from an incident Friday, March 19, in which a police officer was struck by a fleeing car. According to a report released by the West Fargo Police Department: Officers were called to 1202 Wesley Drive around...
March 21, 2016 - 11:23am
March 10, 2016
West Fargo's HR director resigned under pressure after clashing with police chief
WEST FARGO – The city's human resources director was forced to resign late last month after a conflict with the police chief and the now-assistant...
March 10, 2016 - 6:15am
March 8, 2016
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
The sixth largest ethanol plant in the nation is located in Casselton, North Dakota. Agweek's Shawna Olson gets a tour of the facility and gives...
March 8, 2016 - 8:41am
March 1, 2016
Al Jaeger will visit League of Women Voters
North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger will be the featured guest at a public information meeting at noon Friday at Sons of Norway Lodge, 722 2nd Ave N., Fargo. Discussion will focus on 2016 election Issues in North Dakota. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Red River...
March 1, 2016 - 3:36pm
Koppelman, Clemens, Marschall nominated in District 16
Rep. Ben Koppelman and Andrew Marschall were endorsed for election to the state House at the District 16 Republican Convention Feb. 23 in Fargo. David Clemens of West Fargo was nominated for the state Senate. Thirty delegates to the North Dakota Republican Convention were also elected....
March 1, 2016 - 3:34pm
District 22 GOP endorses Lee, Pyle
District 22 Republicans held their endorsing convention on Saturday to select their candidates for a Senate seat and for one House seat. Gary Lee was unopposed in his bid for the state Senate and Brandy Pyle won the bid over Charlene Nelson for the state House. The convention also...
March 1, 2016 - 3:33pm