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Red River Valley Fair
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Richard A. Burckhard
Michael L. King
Kip J. Johnson
Dennis D. Keblar
Ralph M. Peterson
March 21, 2012
Kiefer wants to finish what she started
Kay Kiefer has learned a lot in the four years since first taking her seat on the West Fargo School Board. Hopefully, she says, she will get to learn a lot more if she is elected to a second term. "It's a very exciting time to be a part of what is happening in the district," Kiefer...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Kiefer to run for reelection
The three open West Fargo School Board seats on the June 12 primary now have two candidates gunning for them. Early Tuesday morning, Business Manager Mark Lemer said incumbent Kay Kiefer officially filed her paperwork with the school district to run for reelection. The deadline...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
Ex-school board member throws hat back into ring
Eight years after moving to Mapleton and resigning from the West Fargo School Board, Jeff Shirley is back and ready for another term. "Honestly,...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
New school boundary plan gets nod
It's been just two years, but with a burgeoning district, West Fargo Public Schools already is looking to change its boundaries. The school board unanimously approved to accept a proposed plan by the Boundary and Demographics Advisory Committee, which was comprised of district staff,...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
WF boasts top talent
When West Fargo School District officials tried to explain the National Certification process during a school board meeting Monday night, they threw around verbiage like "rigorous" and "consuming." In a nutshell, the process is downright tough. "I file like I was doing my master's...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
October 12, 2011
Negotiations back in teachers' court
In 2009, the last time West Fargo Public Schools was faced with teacher contract negotiations, both sides reached impasse. Two months later, problems were resolved and contracts finally were agreed upon. If Monday's school board meeting was any indicator, this go-around of negotiations...
October 12, 2011 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
School board accepts bids for snow removal
While most North Dakotans likely shudder at the thought of winter as fall just kicks off, West Fargo Public Schools is preparing well in advance. During Monday's meeting of the school board, several contractors were awarded bids for snow removal at various campuses across the d...
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 27, 2011
WFPS construction projects on schedule despite setbacks
With a myriad of construction projects taking place across the West Fargo School District this summer, the clock is ticking down to their completion deadlines. By and large, most seem to be on track to finish in time, Business Manager Mark Lemer said Monday during a meeting of the...
July 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 13, 2011
School board elects new president
There was a changing of the guard Monday at West Fargo's school board meeting. Citing personal issues, Karen Nitzkorski requested not to be...
July 13, 2011 - 12:00am
June 29, 2011
'Now the work begins'
With a successful bond referendum behind him, the next big job facing Superintendent David Flowers was tweaking the West Fargo School District's strategic plan to conform to 20th century advancements. On Monday, that plan got the nod to move on to the next phase. In a 5-0 vote,...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
March 30, 2011
Construction season begins soon at WFPS
There was a collective sigh of relief when several West Fargo school construction bids came in lower than expected.
March 30, 2011 - 12:00am
March 16, 2011
The West Fargo School District eventually will have an official logo, but it could be a while. During Monday's school board meeting, members received news from West Fargo High School Principal Gary Clark and Athletic Director Curt Jones that work was moving forward to officially...
March 16, 2011 - 12:00am
March 2, 2011
'Dire need' prompts early work on school
Already moving forward on design work for a new West Fargo elementary school may look a bit presumptuous to some residents, but time definitely is of the essence, board members caution. During Monday's West Fargo School Board meeting at Westside Elementary School, members gave the...
March 2, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
West Fargo logo back in the limelight
By Tyler Shoberg The issue of creating an official West Fargo Packer logo may be getting another look. Discussion on the topic arose rather inadvertently during Monday's meeting of the West Fargo School Board. West Fargo High School is going to get a brand new terrazzo floor...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
West Fargo Public Schools: Week-long spring break 'worth a try'
West Fargo students have cause for celebration - and may want to consider planning ahead for a longer-than-normal spring break. With only a slight adjustment, the West Fargo School Board unanimously approved recommendations by the Calendar Committee regarding scheduling of the 2011-12...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am