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Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration comes to Bonanzaville
Lady in command
Veterans Memorial likely to stay busy even after new facility is finished
Scholars: June 29, 2016
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Power of 100 of gives to Project Ignite Light
Fed may delay interest rate hike
Chief's Corner: Times are changing
Cartoon: June 29, 2016
Chief's Corner: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
Wild West Jamboree a success
Nursery News (6-29-16)
Nursery News (6-22-16)
Nursery News (6-15-16)
Library News: June 8, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News: May 4, 2016
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: 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
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Ruby Ann Ness
Gerald Perry Henderson
Gerald "Butch" Reineke
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...
News / education
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...
News / education
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...
News / education
January 27, 2015 - 5:55pm
January 13, 2015
Renovations to West Fargo High School to start this year
The West Fargo School Board has approved hiring an architectural firm to start designing about $400,000 in renovations to West Fargo High School. The district set aside $340,000 for renovation construction and $60,000 in consulting/design costs from the $82.5 million bond referendum...
News / education
January 13, 2015 - 4:32pm