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Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Legislators dig for budget figures from addiction recovery office
Fridley, Minn., man killed in house fire
Federal regulators meet with industry, tribe to discuss flaring challenge
Barcode Bar & Grill aims to be interactive with good food, drinks
Western State Bank Donates To West Fargo Packer Backers
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Pharma company moving North American headquarters from Florida to Fargo
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Nest news: Invite list a tough decision for little ones
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
McFeely: Moorhead needs to think big to fill Herberger's hole
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
'OMG...It's a Robot' is going to worlds
Mother of murdered Breckenridge 3-year-old speaks out
The 'Lost 74': Fargo vet who survived shipwreck wants victims honored as Vietnam War casualties
Massachusetts natives bring Patriots' Day to Fargo-Moorhead with colonial garb, tea and a party
Feeling 'filled up': Longest-serving F-M Symphony member retires after 59 years
Forum prep sports podcast talks Force and high school spring sports
Anxiety leads Sheyenne's Trottier to life without basketball
Liberia-born Matadi becoming top-notch thrower with positivity, work ethic
Local American Gold gymnasts compete at regional meets
Foss wins event at Sheyenne Red River Rodeo
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
home & garden
red river valley fair
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Wild turkeys keep pushing limits of northward expansion
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
Shirley Ann Johnson
Harold M. Akason
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
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