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Gas leak roaring like jet engine shut down traffic near West Acres
Park's new Rustad Center nearing completion
All 3 West Fargo boys missing since Wednesday night now found
Schools' Food Service Department receives grant funding from US Dept. of Agriculture
Library News: June 22, 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: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
Letter: Hockey psyching itself out about ice
Bretling: Gardening with annuals
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Library News: June 8, 2016
Nursery 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
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
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
Gerald "Butch" Reineke
Gary G. Dittmer
Chris T. Kimberlin
Jeanet E. Brorson
June 15, 2016
High school science teacher headed to California for Green Boot Camp
A West Fargo High School science teacher is headed to San Diego for a lesson in energy efficiency and sustainability from June 19 to June 23....
News / education
June 15, 2016 - 7:52am
March 16, 2016
West Fargo names staff of year
In a surprise ceremony at Sheyenne High School here, the West Fargo School District named two staff members of the year Wednesday morning. Frances...
March 16, 2016 - 10:00am
June 23, 2015
Charges against Knodel dropped
WEST FARGO—After a judge on Monday dismissed the remaining two charges against Aaron Knodel, the criminal case against the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year accused of having a sexual relationship with a student is over. But whether Knodel will return to teaching and his...
June 23, 2015 - 2:01pm
May 21, 2015
Prosecutors stand firm on mistrial request in Aaron Knodel sex case
FARGO – Prosecutors in the case of Aaron Knodel, the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the Year accused of having sexual relations with a student...
May 21, 2015 - 6:08pm
May 6, 2015
Mistrial looms for accused West Fargo teacher Knodel
As a possible mistrial looms for Aaron Knodel, the 2014 Teacher of the year accused of having sexual contact with a student in 2009, fellow teachers, former students, friends and family are rallying behind the West Fargo teacher. Knodel, 36, was charged with five felony counts...
May 6, 2015 - 10:10am
May 5, 2015
Former students, colleagues rally behind accused WF teacher Knodel
FARGO—Colleagues and former students are rallying behind Aaron Knodel and asking the state attorney general's office not to retry felony charges...
May 5, 2015 - 10:26am
April 29, 2015
Recap: Knodel trial goes to jury
A verdict in the trial of the 2014 North Dakota Teacher of the year accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student in 2009 rests solely on...
April 29, 2015 - 10:39am
April 28, 2015
No verdict yet in West Fargo teacher sex case
FARGO - Cass County District Court Judge Steven McCullough will never make jurors miss dinner. So the jury in the case of Aaron Knodel, the...
April 28, 2015 - 7:00pm
April 22, 2015
West Fargo teacher Knodel's accuser, school superintendent take stand
FARGO - The woman accusing 2014 Teacher of the Year Aaron Knodel of having a sexual relationship with her in 2009 when she was 17 and he was...
April 22, 2015 - 2:57pm
April 21, 2015
Prosecution reveals why Aaron Knodel's accuser came forward after 5 years
FARGO—If she couldn't do it herself, how could she ever get others to report allegations of abuse? A prosecutor said Tuesday that's...
April 21, 2015 - 5:56pm
May 1, 2008
Teacher Appreciation Week: Horace PTO thanks staff for their dedicated efforts
Horace Elementary PTO members honored their school's teachers and staff during Teacher Appreciation Week last week, with a new theme for each day of the week. Monday was Flower Day, with breakfast served to staff. Tuesday was Relaxation Day with massages, comfort soup for lunch,...
May 1, 2008 - 12:00am
March 25, 2008
Haarsager named West Fargo Teacher of Year
Drue Haarsager tackles everything in life with a passion. When he teaches a class, he puts his heart and his soul into finding ways to help each student do their best. His positive, can-do attitude has a domino effect on his students. He works hard to understand each student's needs,...
March 25, 2008 - 12:00am