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WEST FARGO – A lane of West Fargo’s Ninth Street West will close at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, the city announced. The closure, which will be in place on the southbound lane of Ninth Street from 32nd Avenue West to 34th Avenue West, is expected to last one day as crews repair a water leak. During the closure, southbound traffic will be detoured around Ninth Street.
West Fargo Park District hosted its 10th Annual Bouncin' Bash on March 24-25 at Veterans Memorial Arena which was filled with over 20 inflatable bouncy houses, games and obstacle courses for kids to enjoy.
Republican Sen. Judy Lee announced Tuesday, Jan. 16, that she will seek re-election to her North Dakota Senate seat representing District 13, which consists of parts of West Fargo. First elected in 1995, Lee is chair of the Senate Human Services Committee, which deals with issues such as child protective services, foster care and Medicaid. She also has served on the Political Subdivisions Committee, which addresses issues such as zoning that affect cities, townships and counties.
WEST FARGO — Republican Sen. Judy Lee announced Tuesday, Jan. 16, that she will seek re-election to her North Dakota Senate seat representing District 13, which consists of parts of West Fargo. First elected in 1995, Lee is chair of the Senate Human Services Committee, which deals with issues such as child protective services, foster care and Medicaid. She also has served on the Political Subdivisions Committee, which addresses issues such as zoning that affect cities, townships and counties.
Forum sports reporters Chris Murphy and Colton Pool discuss the local high school basketball scene, some swimming and tragedy that hit the Barnesville community. CLICK HERE FOR PREVIOUS EPISODES OF THE PODCAST
WEST FARGO — A scam artist has recently been calling residents here posing as a representative of the West Fargo Fire Department and asking for donations. At this time, the West Fargo fire and police departments are not involved in any phone-based fundraising efforts, according to a statement from the city. If you receive a suspicious call, the Federal Trade Commission recommends finding out the caller's name and the name of the organization they represent. You can also request that information about the organization be mailed to you.
The Thursday, Dec. 11, 1941 issue of the Cass County Tribune and The Tower City Topics carried the following headlines, "US AT WAR WITH 3 AXIS POWERS," "Japan Began War With Action Against The U.S.," and "GERMANY, ITALY SIDE WITH JAPAN AGAINST AMERICA." It included the full text of President Franklin Roosevelt's address to Congress asking for a Declaration of War against Japan on Monday, Dec. 8,the day after the Dec. 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.
Exchange Club to Recognize Judy Lee Judy Lee is scheduled to be presented the West Fargo Exchange Club's Book of Golden Deeds award at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 27, with a program and luncheon at the Cambria Suites in West Fargo. The award is given to those who exemplify volunteerism in the community. The meal will cost $10.00 per person at the door. For more information or a reservation, contact Shawn Preabt at (701) 356-7180 or firstname.lastname@example.org . Coffee with a Cop scheduled
The Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the North Dakota Rural Health Association are seeking submissions for the annual photo contest to celebrate National Rural Health Day, which takes place on Nov. 17.
At the end of September 1976, the Pioneer did a feature article on the new librarian at the West Fargo Library. Miriam Arves, who had joined the staff the preceding November, was named librarian when Freda Hatten retired at the end of August 1976. After taking library courses during the summer, Arves was ready to take the helm.