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McClusky man dies in crash near New Town
1 girl killed, 2 men injured in Stearns Co. accident
After 5 years, search continues for missing Minnesota pilot and plane
IRS shuts down Ely's longest-running canoe outfitter business
Weather Talk: Southwestern heat waves can move into Great Plains
Building help: Partnership between builder, nonprofit means new WF home will provide financing for aspiring entrepreneurs in other countries
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
Port: State officials should make decisions without consultants more often
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Port: NDSU President Bresciani finally figured out how to keep his mouth shut
Port: Let states take over health reform from federal politicians
Nursery News (6-14-17)
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Nursery News (6-28-17)
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UND, Montana schedule future non-conference football matchups
Minor league promotion part of banner season for West Fargo's Young
Former MLB player Coste follows in father figure's footsteps as West Fargo Legion baseball coach
West Fargo Park District sports, activities continue to grow
Athlete Spotlight: Haboniman Simon and Zach Ferguson
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
William "Bill" Fisk
Pauline C. Geck
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