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Aerial video shows dramatic Mississippi River rescue in central Minnesota
State Mill sees slight uptick in profits, reports record shipping numbers
Firefighters deal with blaze at south Fargo restaurant
Enrollment climbing at JPII, Oak Grove private schools
'Something's wrong': Disappearance of pregnant Fargo woman still a mystery
Familiar Fargo restaurant plans move to former Metro Drug building downtown
Building up the 'railroad': Tech conference touts ND's growth in high-speed internet
Sandy's Donuts offers same-day delivery, soon will be open Sundays
Informational meeting planned for proposed Devils Lake hog farm
Mayor says Duluth Trading Co. coming to West Fargo
Port: ND politicos are treating Trump like an election year asset
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Hoping PGI can return to West Fargo
A great leader was lost, will be missed
Reps. Olson and Koppelman fail to represent their full constituencies
Passing it on: Third generation of Hansen family outfitting canoeists for adventures in the Boundary Waters
Nursery News (8-16-17)
Young trapshooters from Grand Forks Gun Club make their mark on a national level
Brad Dokken: New border crossing system goes online in Northwest Angle
ALWAYS IN SEASON/ Mike Jacobs: Hummingbirds appear in the garden
Mustangs boys tennis in search of identity after offseason work
Mustangs boys soccer hopes familiarity boosts team
Packers hope to carry energy from last year's postseason
Results for Aug. 23, 2017
Packers boys soccer expects to improve after championship season
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: The water giveth and it taketh away
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
LeRoy A. Bowman
Richard "Rick" Kramlich
James "Pat" Rufus
District 13 Legislative Report: "Crossover" approaches, marking time for House bills to move to Senate
Some refer to it as the halfway point of a legislative session. Others liken it to the end of the first period, in a three period "hockey game." The truth is probably somewhere in the middle, but "Crossover," which takes place at the end of this week, is clearly a benchmark in each...
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 16, 2011
District 13 Legislative Report:Inquiring about flood insurance worth considering as money-saving move
Flood threats are on everyone's mind, and although we can feel pretty safe in West Fargo, protected by Sheyenne Diversion, there is something that we all should do. It is important to contact our homeowners' insurance agents to inquire about purchasing flood insurance. Even though...
February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
District 13 Legislative Report: Legislative session pace picking up, work intensifying on major issues
The 62nd North Dakota Assembly is in full swing. Following largely ceremonial activities during the first week, which included the State of the State, State of the Judiciary, and State of the Tribes addresses, committee assignments and orientation for new members, the pace has picked...
January 26, 2011 - 12:00am
January 19, 2011
District 13 Legislative Report: Senate Human Services committee addressing a variety of bills
The legislative session began January 4 and has been busy the first two weeks preparing and introducing bills. Hearings are being scheduled, and citizens are always welcome to provide testimony or to contact their legislators with their opinions on the bills.
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
District 13 Legislative Report: Being thankful at Thanksgiving involved recalling American history
Thanksgiving is an American holiday that, in recent years, has too often become nothing more than the kickoff of the Christmas shopping season. It's important, however, to recall its distinctly American history. Most may know something about the Pilgrims - that group of early settlers...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
District 13 incumbents re-elected
Three incumbents Republicans were victorious in their bids for West Fargo's District 13 seats in the North Dakota Legislature in the General Election held Tuesday, Nov. 2. Judy Lee was re-elected to the senate, a position she has held since 1994, winning with 67.13 percent of the...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Lee, Koppelman, Wieland re-elected to legislative positions
Three incumbents Republicans were victorious in their bids for District 13 seats in the North Dakota Legislature. Judy Lee was re-elected to the senate seat, a position she has held since 1994, winning with 67.13 percent of the vote. She defeated Democratic challenger...
November 3, 2010 - 8:34am
October 28, 2010
Meet the candidates: District 13 Q&A
Question 1: Why are you running for election or re-election, and what sets you apart from the other candidates? Judy Lee: Serving in the North Dakota Senate is a privilege, and my experience will be valuable in dealing with the issues facing the state during the next few years. ...
October 28, 2010 - 8:37am
October 27, 2010
Six candidates vie in District 13
Michael Halverson and Mary C. Tintes will be challenging incumbents Kim Koppelman and Alon Wieland for West Fargo's District 13 House of Representative seats in the North Dakota Legislature in the Tuesday, Nov. 2, General Election, while Sylvan Loegering will be vying against incumbent...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter to the Editor: Wieland clarifies position on 'job' statement
To the Editor: In a recent letter to the editor, Bob Stefonowicz took a comment that I made out of context and tried to make it appear that I do not support policemen, firemen, teachers, state and local employees, and others, and that they do not have real jobs. Nothing could...
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter to the Editor: Legislative candidate serves constituents well
To the Editor: I was disappointed to read the recent attack on Rep. Alon Wieland, over an adjective he used in an answer at a recent Legislative Candidates Forum. The letter writer objected, ridiculed Rep.
October 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
District 13 Legislative Report: Interim committees wrap up work, prepare for next session
As interim committees complete their work, I'm pleased to report that West Fargo will directly benefit from a change made at the last meeting of the Administrative Rules Committee. Response times for ambulances serving our community will need to respond to calls in an average...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
Letter to the Editor: WFEA recommends candidates for District 13 House, Senate
The North Dakota Education Association (NDEA), in cooperation with the West Fargo Education Association (WFEA), recently recommended its 2010 Legislative Candidates for District 13. These candidates were recommended by local association members based either on their responses to...
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Legislative Report District 13
States are currently considering a new level of cooperation in getting electric power from where it's generated to where it's used - the possibility of an Interstate Compact on Electric Transmission. This could be a key to North Dakota's energy future. It's no secret that North...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Koppelman chairs national advisory committee discussion of interstate transmission line
Rep. Kim Koppelman, District 13-West Fargo, chaired a national advisory panel comprised of state legislators, federal agency representatives...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am