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UPDATE: Minot police arrest 14-year-old on school shooting threat
Cost estimates given for ND ballot questions
North Dakota University System told to brace for more budget cuts
SD man killed eagle, other animals through food chain poisoning
Firms make national rounds to conduct training as drone industry grows
Obama administration rolls out rules on paid sick leave, pay data
Could be your cup of tea: Steep Me a Cup of Tea opens in West Fargo
Source: Twitter begins discussions to explore selling itself
Minors won't be allowed in Three Lyons
Western State Bank building going up near West Fargo location
Watch out for scams making the rounds
Big thank you for big West Fest success
National media push agendas with athlete protests
Nursery News (9-28-16)
Pierce earns Concordia Scholarship
Library News: Sept. 28, 2016
Nursery News (9-21-16)
Nursery News (9-14-16)
Crazy fans, team play: Why the Ryder Cup isn't 'just golf'
Team USA leading off Friday matches with fiery Patrick Reed
Minnesota Wild: Long road home for South St. Paul's Stalock
Vikings defense says it's ready for Manning
Top pick Dunn has a lot to learn, but his Wolves teammates are fans
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Ralph O. Knudson
Paul W. Fee
Mary M. Stautz
Madelyn R. Kitzan
September 28, 2016
Schools budget moves forward
After hearing from residents last week who will see higher tax bills because their home valuations went up, the West Fargo School Board looked at just what it would take to create a 2016-17 budget with no change in the general fund mill levy. The district's proposed 2016-17 $120.3...
September 28, 2016 - 5:24am
September 21, 2016
Schools in Canadian province evacuated over potential threat
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island -- All schools in the small Canadian province of Prince Edward Island were evacuated because of a "potential...
September 21, 2016 - 10:17am
September 14, 2016
STUDY: Students often find school sex education negative and out of touch
Many students say the sex and relationship education in their schools can be negative and “heterosexist,” and the way teachers approach the...
September 14, 2016 - 2:03pm
Schools mull budget after residents voice tax concerns
The School Board took heat at its budget hearing Monday from residents who are still feeling the effect of the city of West Fargo's double-digit property valuations earlier this year. Nearly 30 residents attended the school district's budget hearing Monday. Most of those who spoke...
September 14, 2016 - 6:17am
August 30, 2016
Grand Forks teacher all smiles as she starts school year by winning $100,000 in Powerball
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Ruth Pederson, a Grand Forks middle school teacher of more than 20 years, had prayed Sunday night for a good first day...
August 30, 2016 - 9:42pm
August 22, 2016
Chicago Public Schools seeks $1.55 billion credit line
CHICAGO—The cash-strapped Chicago public school system will rely on a $1.55 billion line of credit in fiscal 2017 to boost cash flow, up...
August 22, 2016 - 5:38pm
August 17, 2016
West Fargo grad Christel building app for student, teaching community
Chris Christel got the idea not with focus. Rather, it hit him when he was distracted. Christel, a West Fargo graduate, was trying to study a...
August 17, 2016 - 7:38am
Looking for something prettier
The West Fargo City Commission wants to see a change in the look of the school district's new hockey facility before it will sign off on the master plan agreements. While the West Fargo School District broke ground Aug. 8 on the $18 million two-sheet hockey facility it planned as...
August 17, 2016 - 6:45am
August 16, 2016
Program provides school supplies for more than 5,000 area students
West Fargo students were among the more than 5,300 kids who received a backpack full of school supplies from the United Way of Cass-Clay's 18th...
August 16, 2016 - 9:55am
Flowers: Community responds to threats to children's wellbeing
It is not an easy day and age in which to be a child or a parent. Each day in the news, we learn of new or ongoing issues that threaten the well-being...
August 16, 2016 - 9:52am
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