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Mississippi governor appoints Cindy Hyde-Smith to the Senate - and draws a backlash from the White House
Weather Talk: Rain falls much faster than snow
Straight shooters: Student trapshooters not fazed by gun debate
Prescribed burns planned for 4,000 acres in Sheyenne National Grassland
ND student trapshooters not fazed by gun debate
ND Health Department pulls proposed cottage foods rules
Duluth Trading Co. hopes to join West Fargo neighborhood with first N.D. location opening
Moore Engineering hires two
Wage and Hour Half-Day Seminar presented by Fredrikson & Byron on April 19
Two North Dakota women named 2018 Bush Fellows
Place a Business Announcement
Commentary: Dem. AG candidate says Stenehjem, Dalrymple 'violated bribery statutes'
Commentary: In veto fight, Burgum is about to learn that government really isn't a business
Schools of thought: Local sports media is refreshing
Commentary: 'Only thing Grindr is good for is making sausages and hamburgers,' ND House candidate says
Commentary: Campbell campaign won’t say if they’re paying for delegates to attend state convention
Fargo Neighborhood Coalition to meet Saturday to discuss Hawthorne projects
Two North Dakota women named 2018 Bush Fellows
Moorhead police ask for help finding runaway teen
Snowmen, roll out: 13-foot snow Transformer patrols Moorhead family’s yard
Police find missing elderly man with dementia after issuing phone alert
McFeely: Underappreciated Easton Stick looks an awful lot like Brock Jensen for Bison
Forum prep sports podcast recaps Class B boys basketball tournament, Minnesota basketball
Packers track and field has shoes to fill this season
Mustang track and field teams have high hopes with new faces
Sheyenne High School raises money for Special Olympics
Duluth flight instructor passes on her love of the sky
3 festive holiday drinks straight from a Fargo mixologist
Newlyweds find cozy comfort in smallest house in Grand Forks
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
home & garden
red river valley fair
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
Snowmobiles, walleyes and fish of a lifetime on Lake of the Woods
New Johns Lake produces yet another trophy muskie
Kenneth "Bud" Koenig
James "Jim" Dueker
Victor "Bob" Wolter
Esther K. Hummel
January 28, 2013
West Fargo storage unit fire gives firefighters a scare
WEST FARGO - A storage unit fire late Sunday afternoon damaged one vehicle and rattled the nerves of some West Fargo firefighters. West Fargo...
January 28, 2013 - 10:53am
January 23, 2013
West Fargo man gets 30 days for lighting girlfriend's porch on fire
FARGO - Bruce Risberg is going to jail on Monday, and he and his longtime girlfriend - whose porch he was charged with lighting on fire - have nothing but good things to say about it. "My case turned out awesome," said the West Fargo man after his sentencing Tuesday in Cass County...
January 23, 2013 - 9:17am
January 22, 2013
Fifth West Fargo high schooler dies
WEST FARGO - Another West Fargo High School student, the fifth in a little more than a month, died Monday. Ryan McLeod was 17 years old. A West Fargo school district official said McLeod suffered from ongoing health issues. A prayer service is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at West...
January 22, 2013 - 10:28pm
January 9, 2013
West Fargo student's death is fourth this school year
WEST FARGO - A West Fargo High School junior has died, a school district spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday. MaKenzie Walkin, 17, is the student, but no further information on when she died, or under what circumstances. was immediately available, said Heather Konschak, who handles community...
January 9, 2013 - 4:38pm
December 10, 2012
Vehicle sought in West Fargo hit-and-run
WEST FARGO - Police here are asking for the public's help in finding an SUV involved in a hit-and-run crash Sunday. It occurred at about 2 a.m. at Ninth Street East and 13th Avenue. A witness following the SUV told police it ran a red light and struck another vehicle in the intersection,...
December 10, 2012 - 8:50am
December 7, 2012
School District plans candelight vigil tonight
The district would like you to know about a candlelight vigil that has been planned to celebrate the lives of Tessa Miller, Ian Alves, and Levi Schulz. Candlelight Vigil Friday, December 7 @ 7:30 PM Ball Diamonds @ Elmwood Park (north side of 13th Avenue) Please note that...
December 7, 2012 - 2:55pm
West Fargo junior dies after cancer battle
WEST FARGO - Ian Alves, a West Fargo High School junior battling terminal cancer, has died. Ian's mother, Lise Alves, reported the news on her...
December 7, 2012 - 1:48pm
Updated: West Fargo student struck by pickup on Sheyenne dies
WEST FARGO - A West Fargo High School student from Horace was hit by a vehicle and seriously injured this morning on Sheyenne Street in West Fargo, Assistant Police Chief Mike Reitan said. Levi Schulz, 18, was taken by ambulance to Essentia Health in Fargo, where he later died from...
December 7, 2012 - 12:50pm
December 6, 2012
West Fargo sophomore dies; counselors brought in
WEST FARGO - A West Fargo High School sophomore has died, and school district crisis response teams were at the school Thursday, a district spokeswoman...
December 6, 2012 - 6:25pm
November 16, 2012
Fire heavily damages home in south Fargo
FARGO - Fire heavily damaged a home this morning at 4264 Russet Ave.
November 16, 2012 - 9:24am
November 7, 2012
Axness, Koppelman, Hanson claim seats in newly formed District 16; West Fargo 911 measure passes
Election Day results show Democrat Tyler Axness taking the Senate seat and Republican Ben Koppelman and Democrat Ben Hanson winners of the two House of Representative seats in the newly formed District 16, representing constituents in parts of West Fargo and Fargo. In District 22,...
November 7, 2012 - 10:15am
DMI wind turbine plant closes in West Fargo
WEST FARGO - The DMI Industries wind turbine plant here has closed, a West Fargo official said Monday. What will become of the facility remains...
November 7, 2012 - 8:55am
October 31, 2012
Water main break closes Horace Elementary
Due to a water main break, the students of Horace Elementary School will be released early today (Wednesday, October 31). The students are currently being fed lunch while their teachers contact parents. Parents will be able to pick their child up at school; buses will also bring...
October 31, 2012 - 12:08pm
October 29, 2012
West Fargo warning siren test scheduled for today
MidStates Communications will be testing the West Fargo Outdoor Warning sirens today October 29. Each siren will be tested individually. Testing is expected to occur throughout the day.
October 29, 2012 - 10:34am
September 20, 2012
Authorities conduct drug sweep at West Fargo High School
WEST FARGO - Authorities conducted a drug sweep Wednesday of parking areas at West Fargo High School as part of a drug-free school campus campaign, leading to the recovery of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia from three vehicles, police said. Drug-sniffing dogs and their handlers...
September 20, 2012 - 8:47am