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We had a few hot days earlier this summer but nothing compared to the intensity of the heat and the humidity the past few days, which is expected to stick around until at least the end of this week, but, of course, always subject to change. These above 90, high humidity, temperatures can be dangerous to everyone with some individuals even at greater risk, especially infants and children under the age of four, people over 65, those who are overweight and those who have health conditions like heart disease or high blood pressure or who take medications for depression, insomnia or poor circulat
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Sandra Hannahs has accepted the role of Director of the West Fargo Public Library, after serving almost a year to the day as Assistant Library Director of the facility located in the Clayton Lodoen Community Center at 109 3rd St. E. Hannahs fills the post left open by the retirement of former director Miriam Arves last month. Library Board President Susan Ellison said the board feels very fortunate that Hannahs will be serving as director. "She began working as our assistant director a year ago and has been primarily involved in collection development and technology.
commishJuly18 Former mayor honored with special proclamation By Karen Huber West Fargo City Commissioners opened their regularly scheduled meeting in a ceremonial manner Monday night honoring former Mayor Florenz Bjornson with a surprise announcement proclaiming Friday, July 20, Florenz Bjornson day in West Fargo in recognition of her 90th birthday. Son Scott Bjornson and several bridge and Amita Club friends were in attendance to help celebrate the honor. Bjornson was elected the first woman mayor of West Fargo in 1987 at the age of 70.
A special open house reception is being planned for Thursday, July 19 to recognize Miriam Arves who resigned from her position as director of the West Fargo Public Library last month after 31 years of service. The reception is open to the public and will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Library, located at 109 3rd St.
The West Fargo Park District is celebrating its 50th milestone in 2007 with a variety of activities that will continue through year-end rotating at Park-related locations throughout the City. The next community observance is their big 50th Birthday Bash from 5 to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, at Armour Park, 2nd Ave.
A variety of beautiful yards at several West Fargo and Horace homes will be featured on the 2007 Garden Tour sponsored by Soroptimist International of Fargo. The West Fargo and Horace gardens will be available for viewing on Wednesday, July 18 and South Fargo gardens on Thursday, July 19, from 1 to 7 p.m. each day. The tour in West Fargo will begin at the home of Kim and Sandy Alberty, 1912 Princeton Lane, and proceed to the homes of Wesley and Lynelle Dick, 1920 Princeton Lane, Jim and Glenda Nelson, 430 20th Ave.
With the hotter temperatures, those spending time in the kitchen are looking for lighter, quick and easy recipes that satisfy without being too filling. The following dessert recipes accomplish just that, serving as the perfect ending to any meal without being over-indulgent. Bonnie Peterson, the wife of a former co-worker, dropped by the office last week enthused to share a couple of low fat recipes utilizing rhubarb and a couple of other ingredients, literally.
Sheyenne Street's 'downtown' business district has turned into a beautiful sea of color thanks to the effort of City officials. If you've driven down Sheyenne Street the past week or so you can't help but notice the striking wave of fuchsia-colored petunias flanking the west side of the roadway at intervals as far as the eye can see. The huge, hanging baskets held in place with brushed silver brackets bearing the City of West Fargo logo are the first step of a beautification plan as a means of revitalizing West Fargo's 'downtown' business area. Mayor Rich Mattern said this is something c
It's business as usual under different ownership for a longtime West Fargo business. Doug Sherman has sold Sherman, Inc. to Dennis Johnson of Professional Computer Services, Dickinson, N.D., with the business now called SHERMANS LLC. Johnson serves as president and his son, Josh, oversees the operation as CEO and vice president for the company whose excavating division is located at 1005 E. Main Ave., West Fargo; and the plumbing division at 302 11th St.