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This week in history (Jan. 21)
Winter days flying by
Mitten tree collects 150-plus donations
BioLife sets grand opening date in West Fargo
Building permits (Jan. 21)
Mayor boasts of new businesses, housing, booming population in State of the Cities
Business digest (Jan. 21)
Moore Engineering’s Engels earns award
Steve Stark cartoon (Jan. 21)
Omdahl: Fears raised with Common Core not new
Lee: ND legislators looking at ‘surge funding’ bills
Reitan: Law defines domestic violence
Trygve Olson cartoon (Jan. 14)
8 Cass County 4-H clubs recognized
Nursery News (Jan. 21)
Library News (Jan. 21)
Nursery News (Jan. 14)
Senior menu (Jan. 14)
'DEFLATE GATE': Belichick: 'No explanation for what happened'
Bossert’s two-goal performance lifts South-Shanley over West Fargo
Report: NFL will try new replay method
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Flight lines: Modern living takes heavy toll on birds
Flight Lines: Anything can happen during Christmas Bird Count
Home & Garden: The problem with squirrels
Where are my keys? And other musings of an aging mind
home & garden
May 23, 2012
Cheney, STEM students take top honors at TSA State Competition
Students from West Fargo Cheney Middle School and STEM Center traveled March 26 to Mandan, N.D., to participate in the Technology Student Association (TSA) State Competition. The students were able to participate in a wide range of different technology events. While at the...
education / community
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
West Fargo's STEM student's blastoff hits snag
Cass County Electric came to the rescue of the West Fargo STEM students in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) when their rockets became suspended on power lines. The students have been working all school year to design and build rockets for the competition and were attempting...
education / news
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Building on success
Legos, those iconic interlocking building bricks designed for youth, have spurred both fun and imagination for decades. Although nothing more...
education / news
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
October 26, 2011
WF Tech Ed on the cutting edge
Tech ed has come a long way from simply building bird houses or spot-welding sheet metal tool boxes, at least at West Fargo Public Schools. Nowadays, West Fargo students are just as likely to be programming robots as they are to running a band saw. That is thanks in large part...
education / news
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Big changes ahead for STEM
West Fargo Public Schools recently announced big plans for the future of its STEM Program. Besides announcing the replacement of former Assistant STEM Principal Tabatha Joice, Superintendent David Flowers developed a leadership plan to ensure that the lessons learned from the STEM...
education / news
August 17, 2011 - 12:00am
October 27, 2010
STEM students participate in conference
West Fargo STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Center students and teachers meet with U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and famed inventor Dean Kamen at the 2010 Red River Valley Research Corridor Milestones and Horizons Conference. The students interacted with other...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Open house at STEM Center
The West Fargo STEM Center will be holding an open house on Tuesday, Jan. 19, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., for parents and guardians of students interested in attending STEM in the 2010-2011 school year. The event will be held at the Lodoen Community Center, 109 3rd St. E. Those attending...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 9, 2009
STEM students excel for web page design
The West Fargo STEM Middle School team representatives are pictured receiving the first place award for Best Web Page Design at the 2009 Frontier Trails BEST Regional Robotics Competition which took place Dec. 5, at the University of Arkansas, Fort Smith. Metro Homeschool of Blue...
community / education
December 9, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Hoeven declares Nov. 24 as STEM Day
The STEM Center in West Fargo has grabbed the attention of North Dakota's top official. Gov. John Hoeven was in town on Tuesday to officially recognize Nov. 24, as STEM Day. "The impact of the STEM school already is being felt," Hoeven said. The biggest example of the center's...
December 2, 2009 - 8:53am
October 27, 2009
STEM team places second at Bison BEST competition
A group of STEM students took top honors at the Bison BEST competition Oct. 23-24 at the Fargo Civic Center. Holly Erickson's class, comprised of sixth- and seventh-graders, finished second overall in a field of 24 teams, qualifying for the regional competition in Arkansas on Dec....
October 27, 2009 - 1:37pm
October 15, 2009
STEM students gear up for robot competition
By Tyler Shoberg Holly Erickson's sixth- and seventh-grade STEM students busy themselves as they work together on a class project. This is no ordinary assignment, however - these kids are building a robot. Now, don't get the wrong idea. They're not constructing some "Lost in...
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am