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Giving Tree program seeks volunteers, gift donations
Minot now in planning stages for possible diversion channel to avert floods
Health, Tech and Trades Career Expo to be held Nov. 30
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Presentation on driving and dementia set for Nov. 30
New specialty store, restaurant opens in south Fargo
Clothing brand opens its first ND store in West Acres
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Get a fresh look inside Fargo's first cidery, Wild Terra Cider
Study: North Dakota antibiotic prescriptions declining
COMMENTARY: Don't let #MeToo turn into a witch hunt
Commentary: GMOs provide additional food choices
Commentary: #NoDAPL activist on trial claims there should be no consequences for protecting water
Commentary: Tweet leads to confusion about whether blogger swiped Governor Doug Burgum’s Main Street initiative domain
Commentary: ND Highway Patrol says black patrol cars are safer, but that doesn’t make sense
Always in Season: Grosbeaks may bring winter birding thrills
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
Haitian man travels to Fargo to get a 3D-printed prosthetic arm
Trucker originally from Casselton hauling Capitol Christmas tree to Washington
Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army launches holiday fundraising campaign
Bison get No. 2 overall seed in FCS playoffs, will host game Dec. 2
Denver uses power-play goals to get split
UND rallies for stunning win at No. 1 Denver
Local lacrosse association hosting free event
McFeely: Redbirds still searching for what eluded them in Frisco
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Susan I. Bleed
Harry A. Schulz
Clayton E. Runck Jr.
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
December 16, 2009
Diesel Wallace to step down
On Monday night, the West Fargo School Board meeting was held at the STEM Center. A fitting location, as Superintendent Dr.
December 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Bus discipline changes yield positive results
Before the start of the 2009-10 school year, the West Fargo School District Transportation Department restructured its disciplinary guidelines. So far, the results have been impressive, to say the least. Transportation Director Brad Redmond explained at Monday's school board meeting...
December 2, 2009 - 8:47am
November 12, 2009
School Board has first reading of policies
At the West Fargo School Board meeting on Monday, board members reviewed the first reading of several policies. The policies were that of fraud prevention and investigation, video surveillance and recording in schools, and carrying weapons. Some of the most drastic policy changes...
November 12, 2009 - 12:00am
October 29, 2009
School board, teachers settle salary contracts
After a short caucus of the School Board, West Fargo school district teachers could release their collective breath. "We will accept the settlement offer," said Thomas Gentzkow, School Board President. More than six months of negotiations between the West Fargo School Board and...
October 29, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
Open campus contradiction brought to forefront
The West Fargo School Board meeting Oct. 13 should have been fairly cut-and-dried, but a concerned parent brought to light an interesting contradiction in the student handbook. Peter Hettwer, with his wife Wanda in attendance, voiced concern for inconsistency between the open campus...
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am