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Smartphone app aims to connect hungry Minnesota kids with free meals
Reported robbery at Fargo convenience store
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Conversations on Food and Farming June 25
A long road to citizenship
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Port: Kevin Cramer says Democrats caught in "academic bubble" where "socialism makes sense"
Port: Where is this wave of anti-Trump backlash we were promised?
Summer is here but not all seasons are over
Mike Jacobs: North Dakota's reigning party splits again
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Bigger and better: Midco mapping out ambitious live broadcasting schedule for the upcoming season
ATV groups seek more in Beltrami forest plan
Lynx bounce back from 1st loss, drub Mystics
Taylor thinks Butler can get Timberwolves to the checkered flag
Devils tab Hischier with No. 1 pick in 2017 NHL draft
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
Pauline C. Geck
Donald Edward Monson
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
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