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A benefit will be held for Paula Gustafson, wife of the late Olaf "Coon" Gustafson of Mapleton, on Thursday, May 23 at the West Fargo VFW.
West Fargo High School senior Jodi Arie Stende has been named the West Fargo Exchange Club Student of the Month for May. She is the daughter of John and Jodi Stende of West Fargo. Throughout high school, Stende has maintained a weighted GPA of 4.2 and is a four-year academic letter winner. Stende is very active in music programs at West Fargo High School. She has performed in jazz ensemble, the James D. Ployhar Honor Band and the all-state band. She also served as media specialist for the symphonic band and as treasurer for the concert choir.
The West Fargo Exchange Club will be hosting their annual West Fargo Civic Excellence Awards luncheon that will recognize and thank community leaders on Tuesday, May 14 at the Speedway Event Center in West Fargo. Lieutenant Duane Sall will be honored as the West Fargo Police Department 2013 Employee of the Year, Ken Zetocha as The West Fargo Fire Department 2013 Volunteer Firefighter of the Year, and Louise Dardis as the 2013 West Fargo Civic Excellence Award recipient. The West Fargo Exchange Club has already had a busy Spring including hosting their 15th annual Fun Night April 12.
If the first week of the Packers’ soccer season proved anything, it is that this team can play defense. The team played with Fargo Shanley to a scoreless draw on Tuesday, April 30, before beating Grand Forks Central 2-0 on Thursday. Packer goalkeeper Amy Archibald was the star of Tuesday’s game, stopping all 22 shots she faced. The second game’s goals came from sophomore Allison Enno and junior Justine Sandoval, both in the first half. The 1-0-1 Packers head to Fargo Davies on Tuesday to face the eagles in a 7 p.m. game.
The Packers baseball team finished its first week of the season with three conference wins and one non-conference loss. After a 10-5 loss to Moorhead on Tuesday, April 30, the team took both games of a doubleheader against Fargo Shanley on Thursday before a 4-1 victory against Grand Forks Central on Friday. In Friday’s game, senior pitcher Camran Bonnema struck out 15 batters to pick up the win against the Deacons.
West Fargo Sheyenne High School Activities Director Ross Richards has announced that Tom Kirchoffner has accepted the position of boys’ basketball coach and Brent Hintz has accepted the position of girls’ basketball coach at Sheyenne High. An announcement was also made that Jeremy Newton has been chosen as football coach and Leah Newton has will be the volleyball coach. The four will be the first head coaches of their respective programs. Kirchoffner is a physical education and health instructor at Sheyenne and has been assisting with the West Fargo basketball program since 2011.
WFHS Honor Rolls (Denotes 4.0) Grade 10 *Bailey Aanenson, *Mustafa Abbas, Hamdi Abdi, Abduwahab Abdikadir, Kul Adhikari, *Neeraj Advani, Logan Ahern, Amin Ahmed, *Shahed Al Zenad, Jessica Alexander, Enes Aljiji,...
WEST FARGO HIGH RISE Thursday, May 9: Chicken salad on wheat bun with tomato slices and lettuce leaf, spring pasta salad, fruit, cookie. Friday, May 10: Slow roasted roast beef,...
The West Fargo High School Building Trades program will be hosting an open house on Sunday, May 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. and Monday, May 13 from 5 to...
Voice of Democracy (VOD), Patriot's Pen, and Patriotic Art contest winners were recognized during the annual Awards and Volunteer Banquet held April 25 at the Arthur W. Jones VFW Post...