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Garage fire damages a dozen cars at West Fargo apartment complex
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Open house for Schacher slated
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Port: Thank the government for protecting you from low milk prices
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Port: In defense of the smoky back room
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Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Community High School names Pedersen as Student of the Month
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Week in History: May 24, 2017
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Wild's owner sees no need to rebuild
UND's Detloff becomes program's first to advance to nationals
Grand Forks native scales Mount Everest, completes the Seven Summits
Sheyenne basketball camps scheduled
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) Kelly
West Fargo Public Schools
June 13, 2012
WF Education Foundation gets new lease on life
A nonprofit organization that has been dormant for more than a decade got a jumpstart Monday at the West Fargo School Board meeting. Spurred by "a group of spirited and ambitious supporters of West Fargo public education," the West Fargo Education Foundation received the unanimous...
June 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
WF school board, parks to partner on project
West Fargo Public Schools and West Fargo Parks are joining forces in hopes of avoiding redundancy with the close proximity of proposed playgrounds. During a school board meeting Monday at West Fargo High School, board members voted 5-0 to approve a resolution to cooperate with West...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
'Amazingly accomplished educator' honored in West Fargo
Lured under the guise of a "secret meeting" in the Cheney Middle School theater, teachers filed in early Thursday morning before classes to get...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 5, 2012
Noonan named WFPS Teacher of the Year
At a surprise recognition ceremony this morning, one of the district's teachers was honored with a very special award. Andrea Noonan, an 8th Grade Language Arts Teacher at Cheney Middle School, was named the 2012-13 West Fargo Teacher of the Year. Noonan has been a Language Arts...
April 5, 2012 - 9:01am
March 28, 2012
Have no fear, 'super bids' are here
By Tyler Shoberg There was only one way to describe the construction bids received for Liberty Middle School: super. "This is great news...those are some super bids," member Karen Nitzkorski said Monday during a meeting of the West Fargo School Board. Indeed, if all goes as...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
School Menus (March 28, 2012)
West Fargo Schools BREAKFAST (Fruit or juice, milk choice daily) Wednesday, March 28: Cereal & toast, OR cinnamon roll. Thursday, March 29: Cereal & toast OR breakfast pizza. Friday, March 30: Cereal & toast OR cinnamon squares. Monday, April 2: Cereal & toast OR min pancakes...
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Kiefer to run for reelection
The three open West Fargo School Board seats on the June 12 primary now have two candidates gunning for them. Early Tuesday morning, Business Manager Mark Lemer said incumbent Kay Kiefer officially filed her paperwork with the school district to run for reelection. The deadline...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
'Shoot for the stars'
If the city of West Fargo is going to build a new community center, they might as well go big. At least that seems to be the conclusion of city officials after a joint meeting of the City Commission, School Board, and Park Board last Wednesday at the public works building in northern...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
New school boundary plan gets nod
It's been just two years, but with a burgeoning district, West Fargo Public Schools already is looking to change its boundaries. The school board unanimously approved to accept a proposed plan by the Boundary and Demographics Advisory Committee, which was comprised of district staff,...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 11, 2012
Ease of use key for new school names
In the end, Florenz Bjornson may have just been too hard to say and spell. Ease of use and the proximity to Veterans Boulevard instead were deciding factors Monday for the West Fargo school board's choice in naming its new schools. After an unofficial table vote left things split...
January 11, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
School Menus (Jan. 4, 2012)
West Fargo Schools BREAKFAST (Fruit or juice, milk choice daily) Wednesday, Jan. 4: Cereal & toast OR cinnamon roll. Thursday, Jan. 5: Cereal & toast OR breakfast pizza. Friday, Jan. 6: Cereal & toast OR cinnamon squares. Monday, Jan. 9: Cereal & toast OR mini pancakes...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am
December 14, 2011
WF boasts top talent
When West Fargo School District officials tried to explain the National Certification process during a school board meeting Monday night, they threw around verbiage like "rigorous" and "consuming." In a nutshell, the process is downright tough. "I file like I was doing my master's...
December 14, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
West Fargo teacher 'exemplifies the best of us'
Heather Baker loves her job as a Special Education teacher in the West Fargo school district. And she's good at it, too. So good, in fact,...
November 2, 2011 - 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,...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am
WFHS parking lot could get facelift
Construction seems to be an ongoing topic for West Fargo Public Schools, and after Monday's meeting of the school board, there may be more of it in the near future. The board unanimously approved action to allow Moore Engineering to begin preliminary construction estimates to fix...
October 26, 2011 - 12:00am