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'Celebrating the river': Downtown master plan looks to redevelop Mid America Steel site
Fargo School Board picks former member Steen as mediator
New standards lead to groundwater advisory in Bemidji, suburbs east of St. Paul
Minnesota manufacturers express record optimism in new survey
Court orders Duluth businessman, partner to pay $1 million in fines, fees for pollution violations
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
New Fargo marketing firm offers clients space to better connect with consumers
Open house for Schacher slated
New candy shop adds something sweet to downtown Fargo boutique
WEX may build second facility at West Fargo location
McFeely: Carson Wentz 'rejuvenated' as year two begins, Eagles head coach says
Port: Senator Heidi Heitkamp rips #TheResistance, calls it a 'waste of my time'
Port: Bismarck city administrator asks police officers who signed mayoral recall petition be questioned
McFeely: Call me crazy, but couldn't businesses having trouble hiring pay more?
An inside look at making our daily bread
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Island Lake gives up 30-inch walleye on opening weekend
Hanging in the trees -- the hammock movement
Nursery News (5-17-17)
Nursery News (5-10-17)
Nursery News (5-3-17)
NFL players union advises Vikings' draft picks not to sign contracts
Watch: Carson Wentz Tuesday press conference
Tide takes out Gophers
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Dokken: Pilot program to benefit Northwest Angle
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
William (Bill) Kelly
May 23, 2017
Fargo School Board picks former member Steen as mediator
FARGO — The Fargo School Board picked a former member to be its representative in contract mediation with the Fargo Education Association....
3 hours 55 min ago
May 17, 2017
Safety, salaries at heart of contract dispute between Fargo teachers, board
FARGO—The Fargo teachers' union declared an impasse in contract talks with the School Board Wednesday night, May 17, citing classroom safety...
May 17, 2017 - 8:36pm
April 10, 2017
Moorhead School Board agrees to buy Muscatell Super Center to house buses
MOORHEAD—Moorhead school buses may soon have a new headquarters, as the School Board voted unanimously Monday, April 10, to buy the Muscatell...
April 10, 2017 - 9:35pm
May 25, 2016
School board increases high school activities fees by 25 percent
The West Fargo School Board voted to increase activity participation fees to levels similar to other school districts in the state during its meeting Monday, May 23. The fee for high school activities at West Fargo and Sheyenne high schools will jump from $40 to $50 and the middle...
May 25, 2016 - 8:43pm
May 18, 2016
West Fargo High renovations project will cost $280,000 less than budgeted
The West Fargo Public Schools Board of Education approved $5.8 million bid for renovation construction at West Fargo High School at a special board meeting on Monday, May 16, a bid that came in under the school district's budget and architect's estimation. The school district budgeted...
May 18, 2016 - 9:40am
May 11, 2016
WF school board postpones activities fee hike because of concerns increase isn't enough
The West Fargo Public Schools board will reconsider a plan to increase activities fees after some board members thought the proposed increases were insufficient. District staff presented the board Monday with a plan to increase the fees by $10 over two years at the high school level,...
May 11, 2016 - 5:52am
March 30, 2016
West Fargo School Board election still up for grabs
Only one of the three West Fargo School Board members up for re-election this year has declared he will run again as the April 11 for candidate filing nears. Jeff Shirley has filed paperwork with the district office but as of Monday, March 28, board President Patti Stedman and board...
March 30, 2016 - 3:17am
August 19, 2015
West Fargo School Board considering big pay boost
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo School Board is mulling a more than 75 percent raise for its members to bring compensation closer to larger school districts in the state. The initial proposal was brought up in a board workshop Monday but no action was taken. The board will consider...
August 19, 2015 - 6:00am
August 12, 2015
School board approves preliminary budget
WEST FARGO – Even though the West Fargo School District plans to increase its mill levy in the next fiscal year, that doesn’t mean every homeowner will see a higher tax bill. The district will increase its tax levy by 5.17 percent next year, Business Manager Mark Lemer said Monday. “Basically,...
August 12, 2015 - 3:30am
June 24, 2015
Trap shooting coming to West Fargo schools
Trap shooting will be the newest sanctioned sport in the West Fargo Public Schools system after the board signed off on the proposal Monday. The...
June 24, 2015 - 4:45pm
June 23, 2015
Charges against Knodel dropped
WEST FARGO—After a judge on Monday dismissed the remaining two charges against Aaron Knodel, the criminal case against the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year accused of having a sexual relationship with a student is over. But whether Knodel will return to teaching and his...
June 23, 2015 - 2:01pm
April 29, 2015
WF School Board votes against special assessment
The West Fargo School Board followed in the City's Commission's footsteps Monday night by voting against using a special assessment as a funding mechanism for the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion project. Like the City Commission's vote a week ago, a majority of the...
April 29, 2015 - 4:04pm
February 18, 2015
West Fargo School Board to discuss growth today
The West Fargo School Board is holding a workshop at 5 p.m. today to discuss how it will handle projected growth. Last month, consultants found that the district could eclipse Fargo in size within five years, possibly outgrowing its current number of schools, including the two high...
February 18, 2015 - 12:41am
April 8, 2014
School board has new method for meetings
Over the past several years, the West Fargo School Board has been working to make changes to the manner in which it operates. This is an effort on our part to ensure more systematic, thorough assessment of each area of district operations, as well as to more clearly define roles...
April 8, 2014 - 4:11pm
March 26, 2014
‘Legacy’ picked as name for new West Fargo elementary school
The West Fargo School Board anointed what will be its 10th elementary school in the district a dual-purpose name: Legacy. The board voted unanimously on Monday to call the school planned to open in fall 2015 Legacy Elementary. The name is both an ode to the district’s hopes for...
March 26, 2014 - 12:00am