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Travis and Jessica Magnuson, West Fargo, are the parents of a son, Cooper, born June 27, 2013 at 2:49 p.m. at Essentia Health, Fargo. He weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and was 21 ½ inches long. Cooper joins a sister, Kellen. Grandparents are David and Robyn Holm and Lyle and Wendy Magnuson, all of Fargo and David and Candace Pearson, West Fargo. Allen Holm, Fargo, is the great-grandfather.
Annual StreetsAlive! energizing summer events promise to spark movement in area communities. In downtown Fargo-Moorhead, three miles of streets through both cities will be closed to cars to encourage walking, running, biking, rollerblading, dancing and other human movement. Special events, demonstrations and vendor booths spill over into parking lots and parks along the route. People may join in StreetsAlive! activities anywhere along the route.
The Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead has received two Awards of Excellence from the Executive Officers Council of the National Association of Home Builders: "Best Public Relations Program Conducted - 2012 Permit Reports/News Conferences" and "Best Local Government Affairs Effort - Candidate Forums and Legislative Candidate Open House." The awards will be presented during the NAHB Association Leadership Institute conference in August in Portland, Ore.
West Fargo Municipal Court, June 12, June 14, June 17 and June 19 No Valid Drivers License: Huda S. Alhamadah, Fargo, $20 fine, $130 court costs. Rebecca Marie Geyer, Fargo,...
More than 12,000 walkers and runners showed up Saturday for the Run or Dye 5K at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds. … Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading...
The West Fargo Park District's Farmers Market and Beyond is scheduled to open on Monday July 8. Items for sale will include fresh produce, herbs, breads, jams, jellies, flowers, home based business products and handcrafted items will also be for sale. Summer market hours are: Mondays and Thursdays, July 8 through Oct. 3 from 4 to 7 p.m. The market is located at South Elmwood Park parking lot, 500 13th Ave. W.t, West Fargo. The Farmers Market is open to area produce growers, home crafters and other agriculture products. Booth spaces are $15 per day.
Scott and Stacie Platfers, Fargo, are the parents of a daughter, Jemma Kay, June 21, 2013 at 12:38 p.m. at Essentia Health. She weighed 8 pounds 6 ounces and was 19 inches long. Jemma joins a sister and brother, Shelby and Ryker. Grandparents are Deb Godfredsen, Armstrong, Iowa, and Shirley Platfers, West Fargo. Great-grandparents are Buddy and Margaret Anderson, Armstrong, Iowa. Jade and Heidi Brown, Horace, are the parents of a son, Liam, born June 22, 2013 at 10:36 a.m.at Sanford Health, Fargo. He weighed 9 pounds 8 ounces and measured 21 inches.\
A benefit spaghetti dinner and silent auction for Mike Steidl, of West Fargo, will take place on Wednesday, July 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church Crossway Center, 1420 16th St. E. Steidl was diagnosed in May of 2011 with acute myeloid leukemia and has been in out and of the hospital ever since. A longtime West Fargo resident, Steidl has been a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church since 1989 and a member of the Knights of Columbus for 23 years. He work3ed for the railroad for 42 1;/2 years before retiring.
Announcements: Holiday Closing: The library will be closed on July 4th for Independence Day. New service: Photoshop Elements 11 is now available on the library's public laptops, thanks to a grant from the North Dakota State Library and a software donation from TechSoup. Stop in and give Photoshop Elements a try. Restrictions apply - ask for information at the service desk or call 433-5460.
Soroptimist International of Fargo will be holding their annual Garden Tour on Wednesday, July 17, and Thursday, July 18, from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day. Seven West Fargo gardens will be toured on Wednesday and seven North Moorhead gardens on Thursday. Admission is $10 one day/$15 both days. Tickets are available at all Hornbacher's Stores, Baker Garden & Gift, Shotwell Floral & Greenhouse, Holland's Landscaping & Garden Center, and Levi Runions Garden Center. Tickets will also be available at every house on the tour.