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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...
Bryan Schulz of the Red River Valley Fair Association in West Fargo received the Certified Fair Executive status at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) Spring Management Conference held in West Palm Beach, Fla. To receive the Certified Fair Executive status, the applicant must have a minimum of five years’ experience in an executive role. Seventeen individuals received the distinguished status.
WEST FARGO – West Fargo senior wrestler Preston Lehmann was one of 49 high school grapplers to be selected by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum as a recipient of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Awards on Friday. Lehmann, a three-time state champion, represented North Dakota on the awards list, which also included five regional finalists for the national award, which will be announced May 6. The award, which was created in 1996 to honor former Olympic and world champion Dave Schultz, is based excellence in wrestling, scholast
Friends and family along with staff at Westside Elementary School will host a Westside Fun for Families Night on Thursday, May 2 to help the Dan and Heidi Schaeffer family. The family has experienced extreme and on-going hard times and stress for almost four years since Heidi was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009. She has fought hard, and after a mastectomy, hysterectomy and chemotherapy, the cancer is now in remission. However, she is still taking Herceptin monthly to keep it at bay.
Cinco de Mayo, a lively Mexican festival, will be celebrated Saturday, May 4, at Faith Lutheran Church, 127 2nd Ave. E., West Fargo, beginning with a silent auction at 5:30 p.m. and a Mexican dinner served at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for ages 6-12. Children up through age five are free.
West Fargo High School students will be presenting a variety of music concerts during the month of May. All concerts are free and open to the public and will begin at 7:30 p. m. unless otherwise noted.
Insight, a local support group for persons who are blind and sight impaired in the Fargo area community, will hold its next monthly meeting on Saturday, May 11, at 2 p.m. in the community room at New Horizons Manor, 2525 Broadway N. The guest presenter will be Representative Josh Boschee from State Legislative District 44; who will speak about his experiences as a freshman legislator and policies of interest that were acted upon during this legislative session in Bismarck.
Cheney Middle School seventh-grader Adam Dufner recently finished second in the regional free throw competition at Shanely High School on March 23. His parents are Dave and Bev Gravdahl. Dufner took first place in both the school and district competitions leading up to the regional contest. He was named first runner-up after making 25 of 30 free throws.
West Fargo High School student Elsa Bollinger was notified last week that she was chosen as one of only 42 high school students to attend the 2013 Asian American Journalists Association's (AAJA) prestigious JCamp. Bollinger is the first student from North Dakota to be chosen to attend JCamp, since its inception in 2001. There have been more than 450 graduates since the program began.