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Clash near Cannon Ball subsides as protesters, law enforcement report Thursday's toll
Surveys show change in public opinion of police
In breathless election, Twitter generates buzz not cash
MN youth counselor faces felony charges for harboring runaway
Oregon militants acquitted of conspiracy in wildlife refuge seizure
UPDATE: Man looks to open 'Fighting Soo' restaurant in St. Paul
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Port: Are Standing Rock protesters trying to make something bad happen?
Cartoon by Steve Stark
Peterson not asking for free publicity
West Fargo native Tufte best for the job
Lee's attack on Peterson unnecessary
Nursery News (10-26-16)
Nursery News (10-19-16)
Community events coming up
Nursery News (10-12-16)
Nursery News (10-5-16)
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
Minnesota Duluth, North Dakota unconcerned about No. 1 vs. No. 2 matchup
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Cutler's back in time to face his fave foe
Vikings have no fear over Bradford's bad play
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Ranges not static, never have been
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Ruth E. Anderson
Jerald "JD" Thone
Gail R. Washburn
Over 140 arrested after armed eviction of pipeline protest site
October 25, 2016
Parent complains about use of padded rooms for behavior in ND school district
DICKINSON, N.D. -- The Dickinson Police Department and Stark County Social Services have begun investigating the use of padded rooms at the elementary...
October 25, 2016 - 10:23pm
October 12, 2016
Milestone marking: School District celebrates 140th birthday this week
On Monday, Oct. 10, at the West Fargo Public Schools' district office, the Leidal Education Center, its namesake, former Superintendent Marvin...
October 12, 2016 - 11:42am
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