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For the second time in two weeks, West Fargo City Commissioners have said 'no' to a request for a conditional use permit that would allow for stockpiling of sand, gravel and fill dirt and other building materials,, in an area south of 7th Avenue Northeast, east of Center Street, with the south side of the property abutting the Burlington Northern Railroad property. Tom Martin of Key Contracting appeared before the board to ask Commissioners to reconsider their decision of the April 21 meeting.
A buddy program between classrooms at Eastwood Elementary School is going a long way in supporting a great facility - the Ronald McDonald House at 1330 18th Ave. S.
The City of West Fargo is setting in motion a new recycling campaign in conjunction with Cleanup Week May 5 through 9, featuring a little man with a megaphone, that you will be seeing everywhere on posters and promotional materials. "West Fargo recycling challenge" is the theme for the program which will be outlined during a press conference Monday, May 5, at 10 a.m., at West Fargo City Hall, 800 4th Ave.
Cleanup Week is fast approaching and the perfect time for West Fargo residents to rid themselves of just about everything they feel like discarding. West Fargo Sanitation Department Foreman Dennis Correll said this year's drive, May 5-9, will be fairly similar to others with "pretty much anything that is placed at the curb being picked up." This annual event allows residents the opportunity to dispose of tires, appliances and other large items at no charge on their regular garbage collection day.
If you like coconut, nothing is simpler and more delicious than this recipe for Coconut Cake, ironically without any coconut in it at all. I've been searching long and hard for a foolproof recipe for a coconut cake that is refreshingly moist, and this one certainly fills the bill using the sweet delicious cream of the tropical fruit.
Tim and Tammy Hagensen, owner-operators of TNT's Diner, continue to live up to their reputation of serving up old-fashioned, homestyle food at its finest, in its convenient location at 405 W. Main Ave.
This week we are pleased to not only be sharing our news with our regular reader base, but reaching out to a whole new audience as well. For those of you who are reading our newspaper for the first time, we hope you like what you see. In the past, the West Fargo Pioneer was delivered by mail and newsstand with a Wednesday publication date.
West Fargo City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to deny a conditional use permit that would allow for stockpiling of sand, gravel and fill dirt and other building materials, as well as periodic concrete crushing operations, in an area south of 7th Avenue Northeast, east of Center Street, with the south side of the property abutting the Burlington Northern Railroad property. The request was made by Tom Martin of Key Contracting, who also proposed to construct a 12,000 square foot shop/office building on the north side of the property. The West Fargo Planning and Zoning Commissi
Red River Valley Fair General Manager Bryan Schulz is excited about the entertainment lineup announced today (Wednesday) for the 2008 Red River Valley Fair scheduled to run Friday, June 13 though Saturday, June 21, at the Fairgrounds in West Fargo. Schulz, who assumed managerial duties only recently, said the goal is to bring back 'the old Fair' that everyone is accustomed to, and he feels like that goal is very close to being realized. "We think having something for all ages is very important because we want entire families to attend and be a part of the fun.
West Fargo City Commissioner Brenda Warren has announced that she is a candidate for re-election to a third full four-year term on the Commission in the City's Primary Election, Tuesday, June 10. A 22-year resident of West Fargo, Warren is employed as Director of Communications for National Hospitality Services, a hotel management company with hotels in North Dakota, Wisconsin and Michigan.