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North Dakota autism task force to meet Monday
Free class aims to train mental health advocates
Gathering to discuss the future of food set for Monday
Section of Main Avenue closed for emergency sewer repairs
Oakes, N.D., pharmacist's license suspended
New specialty store, restaurant opens in south Fargo
Clothing brand opens its first ND store in West Acres
N.D. leads country in job creation among women-owned businesses, report says
Get a fresh look inside Fargo's first cidery, Wild Terra Cider
Study: North Dakota antibiotic prescriptions declining
Commentary: #NoDAPL activist on trial claims there should be no consequences for protecting water
Commentary: Tweet leads to confusion about whether blogger swiped Governor Doug Burgum’s Main Street initiative domain
Commentary: ND Highway Patrol says black patrol cars are safer, but that doesn’t make sense
Commentary: 'Buy local' is baloney
Schools of thought: Packers proud
Haitian man travels to Fargo to get a 3D-printed prosthetic arm
Trucker originally from Casselton hauling Capitol Christmas tree to Washington
Fargo-Moorhead Salvation Army launches holiday fundraising campaign
F-M Coalition for Homeless Persons named Bush Prize winner
Nursery News (8-16-17)
UND rallies for stunning win at No. 1 Denver
Local lacrosse association hosting free event
McFeely: Redbirds still searching for what eluded them in Frisco
Timberwolves' Tyus Jones breaks down his pick-and-roll connection with Towns
Two-time state volleyball champ Century passes first round test
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Cook: Some days just require a fire
Minnesota DNR deer leader: Population on way up
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Harry A. Schulz
Clayton E. Runck Jr.
Minnie M. Ross
Harlan E. Ellenson
West Fargo School District
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
March 10, 2010
Communications plan takes shape in WFSD
Communication problems within the West Fargo School District may soon be a thing of the past. At Monday's School Board meeting, West Fargo Superintendent Dr.
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am