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Richard A. Burckhard
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Ralph M. Peterson
December 5, 2012
Packatahnas to host annual dance invitational
The West Fargo Packatahnas will host their 17th Annual Dance Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 8, at West Fargo High School. There will be several teams from across North Dakota and parts of Minnesota competing in High Kick, Jazz Dance, Pom and Hip-Hop divisions. Doors will open at...
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
HIGH (KICK) HOPES
Crammed into a small room Thursday at the STEM center in West Fargo, parents and their Packatahnas gathered for a state tournament sendoff. The...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
REASONS TO CHEER
Talk about going out on a high note. Both West Fargo High School varsity and junior varsity Packatahna teams were named Grand Champions during...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
Q&A with the coach
For a team to be good, it needs several elements: talent, dedication and discipline. But even possessing all these qualities may not be enough...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
Mystikix win Fargo North Invite
The West Fargo Mystikix, a dance team of seventh- and eighth-graders from Cheney Middle School, took first place Dec. 4, in the junior high division...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
WF Packatahnas dance team to host 16th annual invitational
On Dec. 11, more than 500 dancers from the Fargo-Moorhead area and beyond will descend upon West Fargo High School to compete in the 16th Packatahnas Invitational. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., while competitions begin at 12:15 p.m.
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Packatahnas serve annual pancake feed
The 5th annual Packatahna Pancake Feed has been scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the West Fargo VFW, 308 Sheyenne St. Proceeds from the event will support the dance team. Tickets are $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children ages 4 to 12, and children...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Packa Papa Golf Scramble today (Wednesday)
The West Fargo Packatahnas dance team is hosting the Sixth Annual Packa Papa Golf Scramble today (Wednesday, Aug. 4) Maple River Golf Club in Mapleton, N.D. Registration will be at noon with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost for nonmembers is $70 per person, but only $50 for me...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Packatahnas compete at UPA Americup
The West Fargo junior varsity Packatahnas took both first and second place for their high kick and pom routines during the Grand Champion dance...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Dance: Packatahnas take second in high kick at UDA Nationals
The West Fargo Packatahnas competed at the Universal Dance Association's National Dance Team Competition in Orlando on Feb. 6-7, taking second...
February 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
WF dance teams shine at state
West Fargo dance teams had a huge weekend. The Packatahnas grabbed three first-place varsity trophies and three first-place junior varsity...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 20, 2010
Packatahnas - the definition of dedication
Twenty-five years ago, a fledgling dance team out of West Fargo made its debut. No one could have guessed just how far it would go. Today,...
January 20, 2010 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
Packatahnas kick off season in S.D.
The West Fargo varsity Packatahnas got the chance to start their season early by attending the Champion Crown Cup Competition in Sioux Falls,...
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
November 12, 2009
Gate City Bank donates to charitable organizations
In the past several months, Gate City Bank has donated $229,000 to regional organizations as part of its commitment to support communities and causes. Local donations included those to the West Fargo Packatahnas and the United Way of Cass-Clay. Additional donations were made...
November 12, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Packatahnas promote pancake party
To celebrate 25 years of competitive dancing, the Packatahnas are flipping flapjacks. The West Fargo dance team will be hosting its fourth annual pancake feed Sunday, October 4. The event, located at the West Fargo VFW on Sheyenne Street, will run from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets...
September 23, 2009 - 3:57pm