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If all goes according to plans, there will be a new tenant in the former Dakota Heartland facility that has been sitting vacant for several years on the north side of 13th Avenue East, west of 6th Street East. Integrated Health Marketing, which will do business as a medical clinic facility, was granted a planned unit development amendment and a conditional use permit by West Fargo City Commissioners Monday night for an illuminated, freestanding sign with electronic message board at the site that will include staff names as well as promote information pertinent to the site.
Caroline Vetter is hoping to be welcomed by a sea of royal blue 'Super C' T-shirts Saturday when family and friends gather in Rendezvous Park for a very special party to help celebrate a very special day - the little West Fargo girl's fifth birthday. She will be joined by her dad and mom, Tyler and Abigail; her two brothers and sister, Andrew, 9, Ben, 7 and Danielle, 2; grandparents, Leo and Joanne Vetter from Bismarck and Jim and Roseann Burkett, Sioux Falls; Tyler's brother, Toby and his wife, Deb, from Moorhead; and a passel of other friends and acquaintances intent on offering up a varie
The Safe Communities Coalition of the Red River Valley held a news conference Aug. 16 at West Fargo's Veterans Memorial Arena with the focus on North Dakota and Minnesota law enforcement efforts to crack down on impaired driving during the Labor Day holiday. Those attending had both the opportunity to observe an impaired driving simulator in action and to drive the simulator.
Peda Construction is expanding their base of operation and will be hosting a special grand opening Aug. 23 and 24 to show off their brand new showroom at 420 Main St. in Horace. Chad Peda is general contractor for the business he established four years ago that deals in all phases of full-service residential and commercial construction, including repair, remodeling additions, decks and patios. Peda focuses on the commercial end of the business, while Tim Redlin is in charge of residential aspects.
Jodie Ranzenberger is finally going to be able to live out a longtime dream of operating her own daycare center. After running a successful daycare business since 1994 out of her West Fargo home, Ranzenberger is setting up shop in the Eagle Tykes Childcare Center. She will be leasing the facility, located in the Eagle Run Plaza, south of Interstate 94 off of Sheyenne Street, and is also in the process of working out a deal for the equipment.
With a whopping crop of fresh tomatoes out there in the small family garden plots, here are a few more fresh salsa tomato recipes I alluded to a couple of weeks ago. The homemade Pico De Gallo is so fresh tasting and versatile you'll think it was just picked fresh from the garden. The Cilantro-Salsa Recipe is similar and equally as good and can be made with plum tomatoes if you prefer.
Where has the summer gone? You can tell it's winding down when school starts. The magical day for that in West Fargo is next Monday, Aug. 27. Two brand-new state of the art school buildings will be welcoming students.
Any of you planning on doing some out-of-country traveling more than likely know that for destinations previously not included you now need a passport. As of January 23 of this year, citizens of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Bermuda are required to present a passport to enter the United States when arriving by air from any part of the Western Hemisphere; and as early as next summer, passports will be required at land and sea ports of entry. And because it currently takes up to 12 weeks to receive a passport, the U.S.
Definitely one of West Fargo's oldest, original landmarks is gone. The 60-foot-plus seedless Cottonwood tree on the former Allen Meyer property off of 13th Avenue South was toppled last Thursday for the sake of progress. The tree had been around for as long as Allen could remember, guessing that it was planted sometime in the late 1880s or at least right before the turn of the century.
Carly Nelson's vision is moving one step closer to reality with the inaugural fund-raising event Saturday, Aug.