West Fargo Pioneer Staff Report
WEST FARGO — Crews will close part of 12th Avenue Northwest on Wednesday, Aug. 16. The road will close at the Sheyenne River Bridge as crews install a new sanitary sewer crossing. Drivers will be detoured to Main Avenue and Seventh Avenue Northeast during this time. The closure will be in effect from from Aug. 16, to Friday, Sept. 29. Drivers are encouraged to take extra care and observe posted detour and traffic signs.
The City of West Fargo asks property owners to remember these snow removal rules to keep the community safe: Once snowfall is over, property owners have 48 hours to remove snow from any sidewalk. A property owner may only move snow to his/her property and public right of ways or boulevards directly adjacent to his/her property. Property owners cannot blow, shovel or transfer snow to streets or public property.
Seventh Avenue East is open again for traffic. Construction wrapped up last week on the avenue between 17th Street and Fargo’s 45th Street. The project finished on schedule. Crews will continue to finish seeding and cleaning items over the next couple of weeks, which may cause periodic traffic delays, but the street will remain open. Final completion is scheduled for Sept.1.
July 10 was an exciting day for Maren Michelle Thurn. It was that day the 10-year-old Freedom Elementary student learned she had been selected to participate in the softball throw...
The West Fargo 13-year-old Rattlers team was eliminated from the Midwest Plains Regional Babe Ruth baseball tournament on Monday. West Fargo finished third, losing 17-12 to Liberal (Kan.). The team beat out Moorhead earlier in the tournament before the Minnesota team finished fifth after losing to Liberal. West Fargo’s Andy Gravdahl, Garrett Levin and Layton Ruud received all-tournament honors, as did Moorhead’s Sterling Haphey and Isaac Howe.
West Fargo 10-year-olds won the Cal Ripken Regional Tournament in Chadron, Neb., and are heading to the 10-Year-Old World Series on Saturday in Winchester, Va. After beating the host team, Chadron (12-0), and Mount Pleasant, Iowa (16-0) in pool play, West Fargo entered the single elimination tournament as the No. 1 seed. They played Moose Jaw, Sask., in the first round and won 17-0. Jaden Grefsrud was the winning pitcher.
The West Fargo Legion Baseball team finished a win short of reaching the title game in the North Dakota Class 2A state American Legion tournament held Saturday at Jack Brown Stadium in Jamestown after falling to Bismarck 0-3. The team won earlier in the day, trouncing Grand Forks 8-2. Bismarck coach Mike Skytland said losing to Fargo earlier in the day made the Govs reassess their goals. Fourth-seeded West Fargo (24-18) made a run into the final three, but couldn’t solve Bismarck hurler Kole Bauer, who allowed only two hits in the West Fargo-Bismarck matchup. Camran Bonnema, who had his te
A West Fargo lawmaker and three candidates recently toured North Dakota’s lignite energy facilities. Rep.
WF grads accepted at U of Jamestown Three West Fargo High School graduates have been accepted at the University of James-town at Jamestown, N.D. Nathan Kapaun, son of James and Tamera Kapaun, plans to major in business administration and play golf for the Jimmies. The University awarded him a trustee scholarship and men’s golf award. Brittany Rheault, daughter of Tim and Tani Rheault, plans to major in information technology and play softball.