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ND paddlefish caviar provides funds for state projects
Attorney General Sessions to visit Fargo to make announcement, discuss drug crisis
Paperwork delays VFW move
Nursery News (04-23-18)
Police swear in four more officers, honors others at annual banquet
Barcode Bar & Grill aims to be interactive with good food, drinks
Western State Bank Donates To West Fargo Packer Backers
Western State Bank Donates To Sheyenne Mustang Booster Club
Pharma company moving North American headquarters from Florida to Fargo
Dakota Growers Pasta Company parent company eyes shift in brand group
Place a Business Announcement
Nest news: Invite list a tough decision for little ones
Commentary: Sen. Heitkamp pretends at the accessibility North Dakotans demand
Commentary: Heitkamp chief of staff, without irony, says the senator’s key to success is to 'get out and talk to people'
McFeely: Moorhead needs to think big to fill Herberger's hole
Commentary: If Democrats want more say over North Dakota’s budget they should try winning some elections
'OMG...It's a Robot' is going to worlds
Mother of murdered Breckenridge 3-year-old speaks out
The 'Lost 74': Fargo vet who survived shipwreck wants victims honored as Vietnam War casualties
Massachusetts natives bring Patriots' Day to Fargo-Moorhead with colonial garb, tea and a party
Feeling 'filled up': Longest-serving F-M Symphony member retires after 59 years
Anxiety leads Sheyenne's Trottier to life without basketball
Liberia-born Matadi becoming top-notch thrower with positivity, work ethic
Local American Gold gymnasts compete at regional meets
Foss wins event at Sheyenne Red River Rodeo
North Dakota native Brent Vigen is the 'Quarterback Whisperer'
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
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
Wolves remain incidental species in North Dakota
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Wild turkeys keep pushing limits of northward expansion
Upper Red Lake walleye regulations announced
Shirley Ann Johnson
Harold M. Akason
February 3, 2017
Laskiainen, one of oldest ethnic fests in U.S., marks 80 years in tiny MN community
PALO, Minn. — Start with a tub of snow. Add water and stir until nice and slushy. Pack, pack, pack. Repeat. That's the recipe for a solid...
February 3, 2017 - 10:50am
December 17, 2016
Icy lights, beautiful sight: Volunteers keep up annual tradition of making ice candles
EMBARRASS, Minn. — It was a clear December morning, with temperatures in the double digits below zero. No wind. The sun shone over the...
December 17, 2016 - 7:19am
December 5, 2016
Striking image of turban greets commuters in Minnesota
DULUTH, Minn.—Duluth's newest striking image isn't a condo complex or a holiday display, but a billboard on Interstate 35 — visible...
December 5, 2016 - 8:19pm
November 2, 2016
VFW Auxillary hosting coloring contest
The West Fargo VFW Auxiliary is sponsoring a coloring contest for area fourth- and fifth-graders. Students are allowed to choose one of the pictures...
November 2, 2016 - 6:02am
October 12, 2016
Late summer early fall notes
As I write this, it is the last week of September and gardens around town are still full of colorful flowers. I don't know how other gardeners...
October 12, 2016 - 5:05am
October 5, 2016
On Sunday, Sept. 18, Lindenwood park was packed with over 2,000 people for the 11th annual Out of the Darkness walk. Not only did the walk raise...
October 5, 2016 - 5:59am
Library News: Oct. 5, 2016
Special Events Friends of the Library Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday. The Friends of the West Fargo Library will hold...
October 5, 2016 - 5:00am
September 7, 2016
After my last article regarding small gardens, Frank Lenzmeier commented that it reminded him of the old victory gardens he remembered. I am...
September 7, 2016 - 8:21am
Insight to hold meeting
Insight, a local support group for people who are blind or sight impaired in the Fargo area community, will hold its next monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, ,in the community room at New Horizons Manor 2525 Broadway, Fargo. The topic of discussion for this meeting is to...
September 7, 2016 - 6:18am
August 24, 2016
Library News: Aug. 24, 2016
Special Events New Release Movie — "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice": 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. Movie is free and...
August 24, 2016 - 6:01am
August 23, 2016
Almost 1,000 gather in memory of murdered Watkins 5-year-old girl
WATKINS, Minn—Hundreds of people, perhaps a thousand, attended a candlelight vigil Tuesday night in memory of 5-year-old Alayna Ertl. They...
August 23, 2016 - 11:22pm
August 17, 2016
Week in history: Aug. 17, 2016
Mid-August of 2006 found new West Fargo School Superintendent, Dana Diesel Wallace, looking forward to Aug. 24, the first day of school. Wallace had made the move from Raleigh, N.C. and settled into her new home and office. Her plans were to be in the halls and classrooms of the various...
August 17, 2016 - 7:55am
August 10, 2016
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
It had been on my radar for many years. Like all those big, green, inviting splotches found while poring over maps, Riding Mountain National...
August 10, 2016 - 8:03am
August 3, 2016
Library News: Aug. 3, 2016
Special Events Lego Mania: 6 p.m. Monday. Build your own designs and create your own worlds with Legos. Legos are supplied. Program is free and open to all ages. Learn About the Art Masters: 2 p.m. Tuesday. Read a book and learn about a different master painter each week and then...
August 3, 2016 - 7:54am
Week In History: Aug. 3, 2016
The Aug. 11, 1976, West Fargo Pioneer carried a small item on the front page about funeral services being held for 16-year-old Pollie Johnson who had been found murdered in her home on Aug. 6. Pollie would have been a junior at West Fargo High School in the fall. She was well-liked...
August 3, 2016 - 6:47am