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ND National Guard costs near $9 million for Dakota Access Pipeline response
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With camp deadline hours away, Dakota Access Pipeline opponents move to higher ground
FM News reopens in south Fargo with new owners
Fargo's Grazies Italian restaurant to reopen with new owner
Passenger boardings continue to fall at most ND airports
New store coming to former Moorhead Kmart building
West Fargo Applebee's goes out of business
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Hoeven, Cramer got it wrong
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500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Hockey Olympian sisters tap Fighting Sioux logo designer for new apparel line
Five West Fargo wrestlers win state titles again
Packers get Mustangs back leading up to East Region Tournament
West Fargo Packatahna Dance Show
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
December 15, 2010
Deal too good to pass up
Some deals are just too good to pass up. The West Fargo School Board jumped on a lease-to-own agreement for the Tintes building, which would be virtually interest free, Business Manager Mark Lemer said. "The fact it has...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
School board approves nearly $7.6 million in district-wide construction projects
The West Fargo High School pilot guitar class opened Monday's school board meeting with an acoustic version of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy." Fitting, as administration, staff and students should be overjoyed from the meeting's eventual results. The board unanimously approved the Planning...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
District to seek bids for $5 million in Qualified School Construction Bonds
If all goes as planned, some much-needed West Fargo School District housekeeping can move forward in the near future. On Monday, the West Fargo School Board unanimously approved the advertisement of bids on $5 million in Qualified School Construction Bonds. Business Manager Mark...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
WFHS kitchen takes step into 21st century
Stirring 500-pound batches of ground beef by hand may soon be a thing of the past for West Fargo High School cooks. On Monday, the West Fargo School Board unanimously voted to authorize administration to advertise for bids for a new 60-gallon steam kettle to replace one "that has...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
WF School Board: Bus Barn parking lot bid approved
The West Fargo School District will be getting a new parking lot for its Bus Barn, but they're going to pay a bit more than expected to build it. A Moore Engineering engineer's estimate of $80,500, plus five percent contingencies, for a 34-car lot was blow out of the water when...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
West Fargo's budget burden
The clock is ticking for the West Fargo School District to get its $89 million budget figured out by the Aug. 9 deadline. That leaves precious time for administration and staff to unravel the mess left by past leaders. "It's really difficult to know for certain all the rationale...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
West Fargo School Board votes itself raise
In a 6-1 vote Monday, the West Fargo School Board gave itself a $1,000 raise for a total annual salary of $4,000. The raise, which is effective...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
West Fargo School Board: New travel bus gets school board approval
On April 17, one of the West Fargo Public School's long-range buses "suffered catastrophic engine damage," the repair of which was estimated to be between $13,000 and $15,000. "Although it is repairable, the cost more than outweighs its value," said West Fargo Transportation Director...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
WF school board to name superintendent on Friday
The successor to West Fargo Superintendent Dr. Dana Diesel Wallace will be known soon. In an e-mail sent out Monday evening, West Fargo School District Executive Assistant Heather Leas said the selection of the new superintendent will occur "Friday, April 30, immediately following...
April 28, 2010 - 10:00am
April 21, 2010
Murphy receives NDEA Professional Courage award
West Fargo High School English and journalism teacher Jeremy Murphy received the North Dakota Education Association Professional Courage Award...
April 21, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
West Fargo School Board: 13 candidates file for four open seats
Early reports last Thursday indicated eight hopefuls filed for four open seats on the seven-seat West Fargo school board. But by the deadline Friday, that number jumped to 13. Of those, only Karen Nitzkorski and Angela Korsmo are returning incumbents. Current board member Duane...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
West Fargo superintendent pool whittled down to four
During a special meeting Monday, the West Fargo School Board whittled down a pool of 19 prospective superintendent applicants to four. "This is a really good pool of candidates," school board Vice President Karen Nitzkorski said. "And just because they don't make this list, doesn't...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
Filing deadline for school board seats fast approaching
This week is the last opportunity for anyone thinking about running for any of the open City positions or School Board seats in the June 8 Primary Election to get those petitions circulated and returned to respective offices. The filing deadline for city positions is Friday, April...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Communications plan takes shape in WFSD
Communication problems within the West Fargo School District may soon be a thing of the past. At Monday's School Board meeting, West Fargo Superintendent Dr.
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
West Fargo School Board: Superintendent search to be regionally focused
The West Fargo School Board voted unanimously at Monday's meeting to search regionally for Superintendent Dr. Dana Diesel Wallace's replacement. Wallace, who came to West Fargo in 2006 from Raleigh, N.C., announced her resignation Dec. 14. Her last day will be June 30. The school...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am