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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.
Every week I look forward to receiving the McLean County Independent and the Hazen Star simply because they have regular recipe columns. The Independent features local cooks under their “Country Kitchen” heading.
Wow, anyone who played a role in the three-day West Fest deserves a huge thank you. It truly was a fantastic orchestration, with thousands turning out for the Thursday night cruise gathering, the grand parade on Saturday and other festivities scattered throughout the community. Doing what it takes to make it happen seems to be a common denominator with everyone involved including members of the West Fargo Volunteer Fire Department who conduct their annual “pass the boot” campaign while walking the parade route. For the last three years, donations collected have gone to purchase radio
An unidentified man is a million dollars richer after purchasing a Powerball ticket at the West Fargo Sunmart. North Dakota lottery officials said the ticket matched all five white balls but not the Powerball in the Saturday night drawing. Winning numbers were 12, 17, 45, 54 and 58 with the Powerball 13. Sunmart manager Randy Henrikson said the gentleman came in the store Sunday evening and was told he was a million dollar winner.
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.