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More than 80 protesters arrested Saturday near Dakota Access Pipeline
PORT: Standing Rock has set themselves up to lose big
Birds quiet in pheasant country
Nourishing Haiti with food, love
Backers hope ND pot measure will bring relief for patients; police say law isn’t tough enough
Shopping safe haven: Curvy Divas opens in WF
Willow Tree Counseling providing mental health care
New tea store opens in West Fargo
Glacial Peak offering freezing-temperature therapy
Samsung halts Galaxy Note 7 smartphone production
Port: This is what Standing Rock Chairman David Archambault did to get himself arrested
Port: Candidate calls for permanent Native American member of the ND PSC
Port: What was the point, President Kennedy?
Cartoon by Trgyve Olson
Nursery News (10-19-16)
Community events coming up
Nursery News (10-12-16)
Nursery News (10-5-16)
Nursery News (9-28-16)
UND leans on veteran defensemen in finishing sweep of Bemidji State
MCFEELY: Bison offense finally steps up... sort of
No. 4 Bison rebound with road victory at Western Illinois
KOLPACK: Bison win was testament to football being a game of inches
Wild fall in overtime to New Jersey
Late summer early fall notes
'Walking Dead' star among paranormal convention-goers in Mahnomen
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Zen and the art of hawk watching: Identifying migrating raptors always a challenge
Flight Lines: Beautiful volume worth a spot on shelf
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Arlene Esther Bratland
Joanne Marie Thoemke
Becky M. Fjestad
Erland "Squirrel" Wateland
Kenneth "Kenny" Allen Graveline
West Fargo School District
August 12, 2015
Week In History (Aug. 12, 2015)
The beginning of the 1940-41 school year was an exciting time for the West Fargo School District. There were 146 students in elementary grades one through six, and 107 students in grades six through 12 who began the school year in the new West Fargo High School. More recent years...
August 12, 2015 - 2:15am
June 10, 2015
More than 20 retire from West Fargo School District
WEST FARGO – More than 20 West Fargo School District staff members have retired during the 2014-15 school year. They are: Robert Bjornson, building and trades, 21 years; Vickie Boutiette, reading, 34 years; Deb Boyer, counselor, 19 years; Spencer Broton, sixth grade, 32 years;...
June 10, 2015 - 4:10am
May 14, 2014
District prepares for spring activities at Sheyenne
The School Board decided Monday night to hire additional coaches for spring sports as Sheyenne High School adds to its roster next year. The board unanimously approved hiring a girls’ track coach and boys track coach for Sheyenne High School as well as nine assistant track coaches...
May 14, 2014 - 9:17am
September 4, 2013
School district seeks help in naming next school
The West Fargo School District is inviting the community to participate in the naming of the its ninth elementary school, currently being constructed north of 40th Avenue between 45th Street and Veteran’s Boulevard. District residents are encouraged to send school name suggestions...
September 4, 2013 - 9:50am
September 3, 2013
Two-year contract for WF teachers
In a special meeting last Wednesday, the West Fargo School Board unanimously approved a two-year contract with the teachers union. "By and large, I think we are excited to get teachers off and running on the correct schedule at appropriate wages, and we are happy to have it in time...
September 3, 2013 - 8:47am
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