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Night to Unite serves as chance for law enforcement, community to come together
Nursery News (7-27-16)
Week In History: July 27, 2016
Library News: July 27, 2016
Courts: July 20, 2016
Wall Street declines as earnings take center stage
Hanging out at Zero Gravity: Alternative fitness studio combines acrobatics, gymnastics, dance for fitness
Brewing up options: Four new craft beer businesses to open in F-M area this year
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Chief's Corner: Truly, thank you
Cartoon: July 27, 2016
The Land of 10,000 Dreams
Thank you from the Schultz family
Schools of Thought: Sport Transcends
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Yard of the Month
Scholars: July 6, 2016
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Elden E. Theurer
William "Billy" Bolken
Janice E. Molstad
Eric N. Sayler
July 13, 2016
The Math Isn't New, but the Pedagogy Is
We hear often a parent perception that "new math" makes it difficult for parents to help their children at home with math. We all tend to teach the way we were taught, and we expect that certain things, like 2 +4 = 6, are timeless constructs, as are the means to solving all problems...
July 13, 2016 - 12:37am
June 22, 2016
Schools' Food Service Department receives grant funding from US Dept. of Agriculture
The Food Service Department of West Fargo Public Schools was recently given a $6,827 grant award through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which funded a new roll-in refrigerator for L.E. Berger Elementary School. The new refrigerator replaces a 50-year-old walk-in system that was...
June 22, 2016 - 7:54am
West Fargo Public Schools Names Next English Language Coordinator
West Fargo Schools has hired Sonja Butenhoff as the district's next English language coordinator. Butenhoff has a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from St. Catherine University, St. Paul. She has two bachelor's degrees: the first in hospitality and tourism...
June 22, 2016 - 7:41am
June 14, 2016
Two challengers, Stedman win bids for West Fargo School Board
When the polls closed Tuesday, June 14, School Board President Patti Stedman was excited to know she could continue working on the projects started...
June 14, 2016 - 11:25pm
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 4, 2016
Week In History: May 4, 2016
In 1971, members of the Cass County Historical Society and the mayors of West Fargo and Fargo took part in a groundbreaking for the Red River and Northern Plains Regional Museum at Bonanzaville. In keeping with the historical nature of the ceremony, the ground was moved by an old-fashioned...
May 4, 2016 - 6:19am
February 18, 2016
West Fargo planning elementary school in Fargo
FARGO – The West Fargo School District plans to build its 14th elementary school in the middle of a Fargo commercial area. The school district plans to pay $3.35 million for 11.83 acres of land from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, plus $551,000 for the cost of remaining...
February 18, 2016 - 7:11pm
January 25, 2016
West Fargo school officials get first look at aquatic center design
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo School Board got its first look Monday at design plans for a new aquatic center that will start construction this spring as part of the $98.1 million bond referendum passed in November. Zerr Berg Architects hopes to bid out construction on the Hulbert...
January 25, 2016 - 10:09pm
December 30, 2015
New school could end up south of I-94
WEST FARGO – Weeks after voters approved a $98.1 million bond referendum that included money for two new elementary schools, one south of Interstate 94 and one north, West Fargo School District leaders say there is a possibility that the “northside” school could end up south...
December 30, 2015 - 2:00am
November 24, 2015
West Fargo school bond referendum passes by 4-to-1 margin
West Fargo School District officials want to get a new pool and elementary school under construction by spring after voters overwhelmingly approved...
November 24, 2015 - 5:30pm
November 18, 2015
Voter turnout lower than expected for school bond
WEST FARGO – Only about 21 percent of eligible voters in the West Fargo School District overwhelmingly approved the district's $98.1 million...
November 18, 2015 - 8:36pm
November 11, 2015
Voters head to polls Tuesday on school referendum
The little feedback West Fargo School District officials have received about Tuesday's $98.1 million bond referendum has been mostly positive. Superintendent...
November 11, 2015 - 6:13am
July 8, 2015
Flowers: District moving forward with one-to-one technology initiative
Like many other districts, WFPS has decided to implement a one-to-one technology initiative — the provision of a computer or similar device to every student in order to access content and software. At the June 22 School Board meeting, the board heard a report on this initiative,...
July 8, 2015 - 12:58pm
January 27, 2015
Study shows city may need third high school, more elementary schools
The West Fargo School District will soon have to decide how it will handle a 65 percent enrollment increase in the next 10 years, which would...
January 27, 2015 - 6:02pm
Board approves new boundaries for southside elementary schools
The West Fargo School Board approved boundary changes for elementary schools on the south side of Interstate 94 next year when the district’s newest school, Legacy Elementary, will open. The boundary changes will distribute students among five schools so that there will be about...
January 27, 2015 - 5:55pm