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Work on the Ninth Street Interchange, located south of 19th Avenue on 9th Street East, off of Interstate 94, is finally underway. The North Dakota Department of Transportation signed contracts last Friday with Strata Corporation of West Fargo for the opening surcharge phase of the project that will involve placing extra dirt on the overpass embankment for the purpose of forcing the ground to settle.
If all the details play out, West Fargo could have an additional cable service provider. West Fargo City Commissioners approved a resolution of intention Monday night to grant Midcontinent Communications a cable television franchise. The Sioux Falls based company had submitted an application to the City requesting to operate a cable franchise within the city limits of West Fargo.
West Fargo truly lost one of its finest last week with the death of David Bruckner, retired West Fargo Police Department official who stepped down reluctantly two years ago from his position as Captain, due to a recurring bout with cancer. Bruckner was a true professional in every sense of the word, with his humble and caring side always showing through, both for the people he worked with and the people he dealt with on a daily basis through his position. A calm demeanor was his typical nature, driven by a passion for certain elements in his life. It was apparent that he loved his work a
Everybody loves a Fair, at least that's what organizers are hoping for the 2007 version, as they regroup to provide a variety of attractions that they are counting on to spiral attendance figures upwards. Manager Wayne Venter, who assumed duties earlier this year, said this year's Fair will offer up plenty of "good old-fashioned family fun" in the form of numerous activities that will cater to all age groups and demographics, including a kid's day and a veterans day. This year's Red River Valley Fair will kick-off Friday, June 15, and continue through Saturday, June 23, at the Red River Fa
David E. Bruckner, a 37-year veteran of the West Fargo Police Department, died Sunday, June 10, 2007, at MeritCare Hospital Palliative Care in Fargo, following a battle with cancer. He was 64. Bruckner was diagnosed with a melanoma in 1999 and after being announced cancer free five years later, was diagnosed with the disease again in December of 2004. Since that time he has been undergoing treatment. Bruckner was born in Fargo and graduated from Shanley High School, followed by three years of service in the U.S.
During its heyday, The Red River Valley Fair used to be one of the premiere events in the entire metro wide area.
Hair With Care, a full-service beauty salon for men and women, is open in Eventide's West Fargo senior health care campus, Sheyenne Crossings, located on the corner of Sheyenne Street and 13th Avenue.
The West Fargo Police Department will be hiring another officer and shifting one of their present employees to the role of School Resource Officer for the West Fargo School District. West Fargo City Commissioners approved this action at their Monday night meeting after hearing a request from Police Chief Arland Rasmussen asking them to move forward on the matter. With the opening of the new Ninth Grade Academy this fall, the West Fargo School District asked for an additional SRO beginning in January of 2008 to be at the school during the school year, providing policing type duties wherever
The history of Davenport dates back to March 18, 1882, when the town site was platted as one of the earliest settlements in Cass County, located in the heart of the Red River Valley, about 25 miles from Fargo. The land was conveyed by the U.S. Government to the Northern Pacific Railroad Col., later to Henry D. Cook, Jr., G.E. Channing and William Fletcher. The latter gentleman was responsible for having the land surveyed into town lots as the Town of Davenport. A petition signed by 34 legal voters to organize as a town was submitted to the Cass County Commissioners on Jan.
Rhubarb is in its prime, and plump and plentiful for the picking with all the recent moisture. And most, with a liking for sweets, will admit that there is nothing better than a fresh dessert made from the tart fruit-like plant that in actuality was considered a vegetable until the 1940s, when it was reclassified as a fruit since that was the way it had been considered and eaten. Rhubarb recipes have become abundant through the years, with the following a few favorites from my personal recipe files, including two variations each for pie and cake.