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Longtime West Fargo residents Glen and Jeannine Maurer couldn't be prouder as the great-great-grandparents featured in a five-generation photo taken recently along with their first great-great-grandchild, Liam Andvik. Liam was born Jan. 23, 2013 and is the son of Christian Andvik and Maddie Vahlin of Detroit Lakes, Minn. Pictured are Jeannine and Glenn (holding Liam) along with great-grandmother Twila Aslesen (top left), grandfather, Scott Jereska, lower left, (Twila's son) and Liam's father, Christian Andvik (Scott's son).
A comment made at Monday night’s City Commissioner meeting about the progress of city building activity really rung true. When asked when construction will begin on a new hotel conference center, the response by the senior planner was “spring, if we ever have spring.” The starkness of the answer raised the next question. How far behind is the city with its building projects?
Harvey and Rosemary Heise are letting their imaginations run wild, savoring a newfound business hobby that for the moment is filling their early retirement years. “Rosie’s Redneck Glasses” is just what the name implies and so much more, with the end product perfect for any drink imaginable complete with a lid to prevent spillage or other unwanted intrusions. As the promotional piece states “you don’t have to be a redneck, cowboy, or even a hillbilly to enjoy this glass, but a sense of humor does help.”
West Fargo Police Chief Arland Rasmussen is recuperating following open heart surgery to repair blockage Saturday morning at Sanford Medical Center, Fargo. Assistant Chief Mike Reitan said that Rasmussen is resting comfortably and is expected to be released later this week.
A longtime Main Avenue business is getting a facelift as one of five West Fargo establishments now participating in the city's facade grant application program.
I’ve made a recipe similar to this one in the oven many, many times, but never in the crockpot so when photographer/designer Carrie Snyder said she was going to give this even easier version a try one evening for dinner, I was anxious to hear how it turned out. With not too much free time to do a lot of at home cooking Carrie said she turned to this recipe because of the obvious ease in preparation and the fact it required only a few ingredients and no browning time for the chicken..
National Library Week, being observed April 14 through April 20, is the perfect time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers and to emphasize the important role our local libraries play in communities throughout the nation. “Communities Matter at your Library” is this year’s theme chosen by the American Library Association, which reinforces the fact that libraries are trusted places where everyone can gather to reconnect and reengage with each other to enrich and shape the community and address local issues.
Organizers are excited to get the word out early about the brand new additions to the already strong slate of activities scheduled in conjunction with the West Fest community celebration set for a three-day run, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 19, 20 and 21. The 22nd annual event is based off the theme “Remember the Past, Envision the Future.”
The Fargo Moorhead Toppers Car Club is celebrating a year of huge milestones -- its 60th anniversary as an active organization and their 55th year of presenting one of the region’s most high profile and well-attended car shows set to take place Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7 at the Veterans Memorial Arena, 1201 7th Ave. E.
I have a little three-year old granddaughter named Margaret Rose, so when I saw Trisha Yearwood preparing this recipe on her popular Saturday morning Food Network show, I couldn’t resist the urge to run to the kitchen and bake up a batch.