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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.
When all is said and done with the frantic development that is currently going on, Veterans Boulevard in West Fargo is going to pretty much have it all, making it conveniently easy for residents to find whatever they need to shop for along the bustling corridor. The roadway officially opened in August of 2009 as an extension of 9th Street East, with the name changing to Veterans Boulevard at 19th Avenue South.
It's almost fall marking the time for some of the community's popular events that are just around the corner, i.e. Big Iron, West Fest and one involving our neighbors to the north, Harwood Community Days. The 33rd annual Big Iron will fill the Red River Valley Fairgrounds next week featuring the newest and most innovative selection of agricultural equipment and related product display you will find anywhere in the upper Midwest, with organizers expecting approximately 80,000 visitors during the three-day run.
West Fargo's Thirteenth Avenue will soon be home to two welcome additions, a HomeGoods store that will fill the Old Navy building in Westgate Commons at 1500 13th Ave. E. and a Marshall's Store that will be taking over the current Big Lots location on the end of the mall.
The streets will come alive in Harwood this weekend as residents and businesses alike observe Community Days Friday evening, Sept. 6 and all day Saturday, Sept. 7. The event promises to be family-oriented packed with something for everyone to take in and enjoy. The celebration will feature a free movie at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Center for the Children. "Oz the Great and Powerful" will be showing sponsored by the Harwood Park Board.
Big Iron will be back for its 33rd annual three-day run Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 10, 11 and 12 ar the Red River Valley Fairgrounds, West Fargo. Show hours will be 9 a.m. to 5 p. m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Billed as the largest farm show in the upper Midwest, the event will feature over 850 exhibitors, training sessions, demonstrations and countless opportunities to connect with peers in agribusiness.
By Karen Huber I have garden tomatoes I need to use, so I perused my recipe files for a few favorites that will work nicely to dwindle my not-so-large supply. Homemade salsa is one of the best ways,coupling the savory sauce with those salty scoop chips. The "Fresh Salsa" is also a recipe I've made countless times. It takes a few minutes to make and such a short time to devour, I usually make a double batch because if there is any left it keeps nicely in the fridge/ If you aren't a fan of cilantro, you can substitute parsley instead.
Insane Fitness is a versatile lifestyle program offering a variety of services catering to each individuals specialized needs. Jen Kruger who owns and operates the business said her vision "is to make living a healthy lifestyle easy and affordable. I train in your home, in my home or outdoors. This is a great program for all age levels and genders and especially new moms," she stated.
West Fargo Public Works officials have asked that everyone refrain from watering their lawns, gardens, trees, you name it, in West Fargo until further notice. The ban is necessitated by...