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“Prevent Kitchen Fires” is the message being driven home to hundreds of students in the West Fargo School District as members of the West Fargo Fire Department conduct special tours and make classrooms visits from now into November in an effort to spread the word about fire prevention practices in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week Oct.
It really doesn’t get any easier than this White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Bar recipe. Will Foss in our office told me how delicious they were after eating one at an office potluck. The bars were made by Anne Malvin who very willingly shared the recipe. I have already prepared them twice and they are indeed every bit as good as they sound. The first time I used the Sugar Cookie Mix (Betty Crocker) and the second time I saw the Macadamia Cookie mix and thought I would try that and skipped adding the nuts called for. The sugar cookie mix worked a little better because the mix size w
For 73 years, one week has been set aside to recognize the role that newspapers play in the lives of their communities and their readers. That designation is National Newspaper Week and this year it is being observed all next week — Oct. 6-12 – working off the theme “Your community, your newspaper, your life.” The observance provides the opportunity to let the public know that newspapers are still viable in the everyday scheme of things, and even stronger with the correlating digital applications. The West Fargo Pioneer has been around since 1967.
Longtime Public Works Director Barry Johnson has been officially suspended from his almost 20-year position with the City of West Fargo. City Administrator Jim Brownlee told Johnson Monday, Sept.
West Fargo City Commissioners Monday night approved first reading of zoning ordinance amendments to the Sheyenne Corridor Overlay District, Main Avenue Overlay District, Landscaping Standards and Parking Regulations, all minor changes that City Planning Director Larry Weil said will better clarify some of the provisions that were established about a year ago upon the recommendation of the Downtown Development Study. For the two overlay districts the modifications deal with defining the boundaries of the districts instead of referring to them as the
The 3rd Annual Brewer’s Ball benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will take place Friday, Oct. 4, from 7 p.m.
The 22nd annual West Fest celebration will be accented by three brand new additions during its three-day run this weekend, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept.
West Fargo City Commissioners gave unanimous approval Monday night to a request from Petro Serve USA for final plat approval of Petro Serve 1st Addition, that will pave the way for development of corporate offices and a fuel facility, on the 7.37 acre parcel in the northwest corner of the city, north of Main Avenue West and West of 15th Street Northwest. The west property is developed with warehouse and shop facilities; the middle is the former site of the Hi-Ten Hotel; and the east property is the former Smokey's Restaurant that closed several years ago.
West Fest Saturday will receive a jump start with 10K, 5K and a 2 Mile Run/Walk coordinated by Fargo Marathon founder and organizer Mark Knutson. The event will warm up the parade route from 8 to 10 a.m. along Sheyenne Street which will once again serve as a core hub of West Fest activity. Knutson emphasizes that the event will serve up something for avid runners and walkers alike. "I encourage everybody to be a part of it, even if you are not a runner. The 5K or 2 mile is perfect for walkers and it will be fun to be out there."
Brand new to this year's West Fest Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 21 will be a 10K, 5K and a 2 Mile Run/Walk coordinated by Fargo Marathon founder and organizer Mark Knutson who is excited to be part of the action that will take place from 8 to 10 a.m. starting out on Sheyenne Street.