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Another protest at other end of Dakota Access pipeline; 30 arrested in Iowa
Long after historic blowdown of million trees in northeast Minnesota, wildfire danger remains
ND customs agents find harmful insects from Asia in rail containers, send them back
Man angry with Zorbaz bouncers threatens them with gun, fires rounds in parking lot
ND man sent to prison for exposing himself, sex with dog
Could Netflix raise prices even higher? There's room, survey says
Just For Kix breaks ground on new center
Minn. business expands to raise saltwater shrimp you can eat
Apple announces iPhone event on Sept. 7
Whirlpool to recall 15,200 microwaves due to fire hazard issue
Protests are really impeding progress and safety
Called to action: Why I stand with Standing Rock
Chief's Corner: Vote on Measure 5
How I'm gearing up to fight for a strong Farm Bill
Cartoon: Aug. 31, 2016
St. Benedict's to hold fall dinner
Nursery News (8-31-16)
Nursery News (8-24-16)
Nursery News (8-3-16)
Growing Summer Arts Intensive production group to play “Hair”
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Richard A. Burckhard
Michael L. King
Kip J. Johnson
West Fargo School Board
August 25, 2015
School Board gives itself 78 percent raise
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo School Board gave itself a 78 percent raise Monday, approving a new board salary policy that will give members...
August 25, 2015 - 6:51pm
July 27, 2015
West Fargo School Board reinstates Knodel
WEST FARGO – The West Fargo School Board voted unanimously Monday to reinstate Aaron Knodel over the objections of the woman who accused him...
July 27, 2015 - 9:03pm
May 14, 2014
School board member Nitzkorski steps down after 13 years
Since December of 2000, one constant at the West Fargo School Board table has been Karen Nitzkorski. That will change in June. Nitzkorski decided...
May 14, 2014 - 8:40am
October 29, 2013
Board names next school Independence Elementary
West Fargo’s next elementary school finally has a name. In Monday’s meeting, the West Fargo School Board unanimously agreed to name the district’s next school Independence Elementary School. The name ties in with the district’s two most recent schools: Liberty Middle School...
October 29, 2013 - 11:17am
June 27, 2012
West Fargo school board's approval final nod for aquatics facility feasibility study
A proposed West Fargo aquatics facility needed one more vote of approval to move forward with a feasibility study. That vote came Monday. The West Fargo School Board unanimously approved an equal split of the $60,000 cost of commissioning a feasibility study for a community center...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
Kiefer, Shirley, Stedman earn school board seats
Two incumbents and a newcomer - who really isn't all that new - were elected last Tuesday to four-year terms with the West Fargo School Board. Jeff Shirley, who last sat on the board in 2003, and incumbents Kay Kiefer and Patti Stedman were picked out of a pool of five candidates,...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
School Board Q&A
Question 1: Why are you running for election/re-election, and what qualities do you possess that will help serve the West Fargo School Board? Gail...
June 6, 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 18, 2012
Five now vie for three open WF school board seats
By the time Friday's filing deadline rolled around, a fifth and final school board candidate had added her name to the pool for the election this summer. West Fargo resident Gail Flom, a criminal investigator for the Department of the Treasury, filed her paperwork with the school...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Four candidates currently on docket for three school board seats
And then there were four. Two more candidates - one incumbent and one newcomer - have thrown their hats into the ring for this summer's West Fargo school board elections. Newcomer Shelley Treib and incumbent Patti Stedman filed their paperwork with the district last week. They...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
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
March 21, 2012
Kiefer wants to finish what she started
Kay Kiefer has learned a lot in the four years since first taking her seat on the West Fargo School Board. Hopefully, she says, she will get to learn a lot more if she is elected to a second term. "It's a very exciting time to be a part of what is happening in the district," Kiefer...
March 21, 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
March 7, 2012
Ex-school board member throws hat back into ring
Eight years after moving to Mapleton and resigning from the West Fargo School Board, Jeff Shirley is back and ready for another term. "Honestly,...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Three school board seats up for election
Three West Fargo School Board seats are up for grabs. Four-year terms are winding down for board members Patti Stedman, Kay Kiefer, and Ben Koppelman. Of the trio, so far only board president Koppelman has announced that he will not be running for re-election. During a regularly...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am