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Five injured in two-vehicle crash near Bemidji
American flags planted at Sanford Medical Center represent veteran suicides
How much will Trump's visit cost Fargo police? The mayor wants to know.
Coming into purple country: What's the political calculation behind Trump's visit to blue-and-red Fargo?
Names released in fatal three-car crash south of Mandan
After Supreme Court ruling, Fargo business owner says 'It's great to have an even playing field'
Ethos Care to provide hospice care in the Fargo-Moorhead area
Online retailer denying orders from SD after ruling; CEO unsure of other states
Making it in Fargo-Moorhead: Manufacturing sector helps make local economy run
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Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp's hypocritical hate machine
Commentary: Bye-bye landline and premium cable TV
Column: Our nation's historic commitment to human rights at center of border issue
Commentary: Governor Burgum says he’d send National Guard troops to the border if asked
Schools of Thought: One loss doesn't wipe out many wins
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Ham radio club to host field day event
'A fervor for life that was undeniable': Brian Johnson, former owner of historic ND dance hall, dies
VFW cruises into new home
‘I am the first’: Full gender reassignment surgery believed to be the first in North Dakota
Miss America Cara Mund speaks to ND Girl Scouts about her time in the group
Better fishing access to Sakakawea part of House appeal of rule
Forum preps podcast talks about the top moments from the spring sports season
Pistorius, Gravdahl break record, Packers named MVPs in Badlands Bowl
Tri Go Far Triathlon debut scheduled at West Fargo's Hulbert Aquatic Center
Chwialkowski stands out in all-star volleyball match
For two boys, fishing season is already here
Local beverage specialists offer ideas on what to pair with seasonal candy
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
home & garden
red river valley fair
Better fishing access to Sakakawea part of House appeal of rule
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
SD river study puts monetary reward tags on catfish
Bison charges, gores 59-year-old woman at Yellowstone National Park
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West Fargo School District
August 19, 2013
Big changes coming for school district
The West Fargo School District is typically in a state of flux, and the 2013-2014 school year will be no different, as a series of prominent...
August 19, 2013 - 2:36pm
Dardis stepping down as assistant superintendent
After 34 years within the West Fargo School District, assistant superintendent Louise Dardis will resign from her position on April 5 and begin...
March 19, 2013 - 1:44pm
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
March 14, 2012
Sheyenne High School, it is
Even though ground isn't expected to break on the Sheyenne Middle School's addition until early April, West Fargo's newest high school already has its name. In fact, according to community members and some school board members, it has had it all along. During a West Fargo School...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 13, 2011
WFPS: What is the plan for the proposed bond referendum?
Editor's Note: This is the second in a series of articles concerning the West Fargo Public Schools upcoming bond referendum. During the course of seven meetings and more than 24 hours of discussion this school year, a task force of district employees, community members and parents...
April 13, 2011 - 12:00am
March 23, 2011
Third time the charm?
The numbers are in, and the prognosis is as feared: if things don't change, the West Fargo School District will run out of space sooner rather than later. According to an independent demographer's findings, projected West Fargo growth will add more than 1,800 students to the district...
March 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 3, 2011
School District releases statement on bus incident
On Thursday, the West Fargo School District released the following statement regarding Wednesday's bus incident, in which a driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI after driving into a snow bank: On Wednesday, Feb. 2, Bus No. 56, bound for Aurora Elementary to pick up students,...
February 3, 2011 - 10:25am
January 12, 2011
West Fargo Public Schools: Week-long spring break 'worth a try'
West Fargo students have cause for celebration - and may want to consider planning ahead for a longer-than-normal spring break. With only a slight adjustment, the West Fargo School Board unanimously approved recommendations by the Calendar Committee regarding scheduling of the 2011-12...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Melicher named WFPS Teacher of the Year
On Friday, April 9, Jean Melicher was honored as the 2010-11 West Fargo School District Teacher of the Year. A first-grade teacher at Harwood...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
April 7, 2010
West Fargo superintendent pool whittled down to four
During a special meeting Monday, the West Fargo School Board whittled down a pool of 19 prospective superintendent applicants to four. "This is a really good pool of candidates," school board Vice President Karen Nitzkorski said. "And just because they don't make this list, doesn't...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 31, 2010
Another school bond bites the dust
West Fargo residents had their voices heard loud and clear last week. The result: no new taxes and no new schools. By less than three percent,...
March 31, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
Bond referendum vote comes up short
The future of students in the West Fargo School District was in the voters' hands Tuesday as polls opened for the much publicized bond referendum. Now, at 140 votes short, it looks like the district is back to the drawing board. With only 57.4 percent of the 60 percent yes votes...
March 24, 2010 - 7:20am
Refunded bonds to save WF taxpayers $2 million
On Monday, the West Fargo School board unanimously approved a move to award bids for the advanced refunding of bonds. Myron Knutson, Managing Director for Public Financial Management in Fargo, said the lowest bid taken would save West Fargo residents approximately $345,000 per year...
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Harwood precinct polling place shifts
Due to the need to accommodate flood fighting efforts, the West Fargo School District is moving the Harwood polling location. The new location will move from the Community Center at 210 1st Avenue SE to Harwood Elementary School at 110 Freedland Drive. Polls will be open on Tuesday,...
March 19, 2010 - 5:21pm
March 17, 2010
WFSD bond referendum: Voting booths open this week
The future of the West Fargo School District now is in the voters' hands. A special election is being held Tuesday, March 23, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., for the public to decide the fate of a proposed $40 million school building bond referendum. If approved, the money generated...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am