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Condo liability law loosened
Officials: Diversion Authority close to agreement with DNR before contact was cut
Mark Dayton reread the Constitution, then vetoed legislative funding. Now it goes to court
26-year-old woman missing from the Bemidji area
Two injured in two-vehicle crash near Alexandria
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
Port: Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?
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Lynx rally past winless Stars
When will Hughes, Pressly rearrive to fortify bullpen?
Always in Season: Barn swallows are a love-hate species
Red Lake fishing trip offers mixed bag of fish from shore on the Red Lake River
Brad Dokken: Fishing a game of expectations
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
May 16, 2012
WF school board, parks to partner on project
West Fargo Public Schools and West Fargo Parks are joining forces in hopes of avoiding redundancy with the close proximity of proposed playgrounds. During a school board meeting Monday at West Fargo High School, board members voted 5-0 to approve a resolution to cooperate with West...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Five now vie for three open WF school board seats
By the time Friday's filing deadline rolled around, a fifth and final school board candidate had added her name to the pool for the election this summer. West Fargo resident Gail Flom, a criminal investigator for the Department of the Treasury, filed her paperwork with the school...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Four candidates currently on docket for three school board seats
And then there were four. Two more candidates - one incumbent and one newcomer - have thrown their hats into the ring for this summer's West Fargo school board elections. Newcomer Shelley Treib and incumbent Patti Stedman filed their paperwork with the district last week. They...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Have no fear, 'super bids' are here
By Tyler Shoberg There was only one way to describe the construction bids received for Liberty Middle School: super. "This is great news...those are some super bids," member Karen Nitzkorski said Monday during a meeting of the West Fargo School Board. Indeed, if all goes as...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
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