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Burger King, Tim Hortons owner nears deal to buy Popeyes
5 questions for ... Rachel Gray, 4th generation family farmer and rancher, Blackduck, Minn.
Blue Dasher Farm embraces 'regenerative' research
Pedestrian killed by oil train identified as Detroit Lakes woman
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
FM News reopens in south Fargo with new owners
Fargo's Grazies Italian restaurant to reopen with new owner
Passenger boardings continue to fall at most ND airports
New store coming to former Moorhead Kmart building
West Fargo Applebee's goes out of business
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
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Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
With Summit League transfer and budget cuts, UND could face stiff financial penalties
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Personal journeys now shared on website
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
Frank L. Nickel
August 13, 2016
N.D. water supply project sees continued local support as planning progresses
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—There was a time in 1988 that Dan Boyce can recall no water flowing over the Riverside Park dam. A drought had slowed...
August 13, 2016 - 3:46pm
June 6, 2016
West Fargo's switch to Fargo water complete
WEST FARGO—Homes and businesses here are now getting water from Fargo's water treatment plant after a switch from West Fargo's aquifers....
June 6, 2016 - 7:55pm
June 1, 2016
Transition to Fargo water in West Fargo is underway
As of today, Fargo water is flowing into West Fargo. West Fargo will flush out its current water supply beginning today, and it will last anywhere from 10 days to two weeks, West Fargo Public Works Director Chris Brungardt told residents. The flushing will be done zone-by-zone, from...
June 1, 2016 - 7:33am
May 11, 2016
Fargo water to be on tap in WF by June 1
In just a few weeks, West Fargoans will be able to sip on a cool, crisp glass of Fargo water. The city is still on track to begin using mostly Fargo water by its planned date of June 1. Residents can expect to pay $7 per 1,000 gallons of water used after June 1, City Administrator...
May 11, 2016 - 6:02am
March 9, 2016
Temporary discoloration expected before new water supply starts flowing June 1
West Fargo residents will enjoy their first sips of Fargo water on June 1 when the city flushes out its water supply and converts to its neighbor’s...
March 9, 2016 - 9:13am
February 10, 2016
West Fargo residents to get their first taste of Fargo water June 1
June 1 isn’t being declared a holiday, but if all goes as planned it will be a day to remember for anyone who drinks the tap water in West Fargo. Residents here have long complained about the taste and hardness of the city’s drinking water. However, the water quality should vastly...
February 10, 2016 - 5:37am
July 6, 2015
West Fargo signs agreement to buy Fargo water
WEST FARGO – While West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern is happy his city and Fargo were able to reach an agreement for water, he blasted state officials Monday for not supporting his community. The West Fargo City Commission approved an agreement Monday to start buying water from the...
July 6, 2015 - 9:13pm
Fargo water to flow in West Fargo
Plans for a West Fargo water treatment plant are sinking, but a plan to purchase water from Fargo is very much afloat. The city found that...
May 6, 2015 - 10:39am
May 5, 2015
Fargo water to flow in West Fargo
WEST FARGO—Faced with a projected cost of $126 million to build a new water treatment plant likely without state support, the West Fargo City Commission has directed city staff to approach Fargo to work out a deal to purchase water. Commissioners agreed Monday that buying water...
May 5, 2015 - 10:00pm
February 18, 2015
Ideas on tap to meet growing water needs in West Fargo
After finding the cost of building a West Fargo water treatment plant could reach $120 million, West Fargo officials are taking a closer look...
February 18, 2015 - 1:02am
December 17, 2014
City requests water plant designs; facility may improve taste
The city is moving forward with building a new water treatment plant that would help ensure ample reserves and possibly improve the taste of...
December 17, 2014 - 12:27am
August 28, 2013
No watering at all in West Fargo
West Fargo Public Works officials have asked that everyone refrain from watering their lawns, gardens, trees, you name it, in West Fargo until further notice. The ban is necessitated by water usage that continues to increase even though residents and businesses are supposed to...
August 28, 2013 - 2:15pm
August 6, 2013
Restrictions in place until further notice
Even with the rain we received yesterday, city public works officials say they want watering restrictions to remain in place due to recent extended dry conditions taking their toll, as well as the fact that one of the city's weill is under reconstruction and therefore not in use....
August 6, 2013 - 8:41am
Nature at its finest is close at hand
My earliest memory of western grebes (Aechmophorus occidentalis) comes not from personal observation but rather from television in the late...
August 6, 2013 - 8:11am
September 26, 2012
In dry times, try offering water to birds
It's called the "universal solvent," if I can maintain the thin threads of foggy memory from high school science class; so named for its unparalleled...
September 26, 2012 - 12:00am