West Fargo Pioneer Staff Report
Team Ian will be hosting its 3rd annual Team Ian Run on Saturday November 2nd. The run is in honor of Ian Alves, a West Fargo High School student, who...
The City of West Fargo will conduct warning siren testing on Monday, Oct. 28, and Tuesday, Oct. 29. MidStates Communication of Fargo has been contracted to function check all warning...
West Fargo High School graduate Garrett Anderson is among student and faculty busy at the start of a new Theatre Season on campus. “This is a year of books, families, and community engagement,” said VCSU Director of Theatre, Jenni Lou Russi. Entering her fifth academic year at the university, Russi has put together a season to bridge the larger community with students at VCSU. Opening the season with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (revised),” VCSU Theatre brought Terri Egan to campus as the director for this fast-paced comedy.
The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) in association with the State Library announced the expansion Oct. 16 of the Library Loan Program, allowing library patrons to “check out” a pass providing entrance to any State Park, effectively waiving the $5 daily pass fee. “This is part of our continuing mission to introduce people outdoors and enjoy North Dakota State Parks,” says NDPRD Director Mark Zimmerman.
Due to the work being completed on the Maplewood Park Shelter project Pioneer Excavating and Trucking, the contractor for the work, and Northstar Safety will be setting up a closure for 17th Avenue East between 16th Street East and the well approach Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. It will be a full closure of 17th Avenue East and the bike path along the south boulevard and the sidewalk along the north boulevard. After the underground work is completed, Pioneer will fully backfill holes with gravel and reopen 17th Avenue to traffic Wednesday evening. A temporary traffic control will be in place
Teresa Lewis, mindset coach, inspirational speaker and facilitator, has received The 7 Mindsets certification which enables her to provide training to organizations based on the principles of the book, The 7 Mindsets to Live Your Ultimate Life by Scott Shickler and Jeff Waller. The book stems from a multi-year, multi-million dollar study to find what happy and successful people had in common. Ultimately, what really matters is how people think, i.e., their mindset.
Hospice of the Red River Valley has named Kevin Provost as its new executive director. “For over 30 years, our 200 employees and 400 volunteers have served patients and their loved ones in 29 counties in North Dakota and Minnesota. Kevin’s experience, integrity and strategic vision are a great match for our work, staff and partners.
West Fargo was named 2013 City of the Year by the North Dakota League of Cities Saturday during the closing event at the League's annual conference Sept. 12-14 in Bismarck. League President and Fargo City Commissioner, Brad Wimmer, listed his neighboring city's accomplishments during the closing conference event Saturday night. "This year's award winner has almost too many achievements to mention," Wimmer told the audience of 400 city leaders.
Billed as the largest farm show in the upper Midwest, the event will feature over 850 exhibitors, training sessions, demonstrations and many other ag-related activities as it attracts approximately 80,000 visitors during its three-day run. Big Iron is open to the public. There is no admission charge and always plenty of free parking.
Watering restrictions are in place beginning Thursday for all residents and businesses in West Fargo. Homes with odd-numbered addresses are allowed to water lawns on odd-numbered days of the month and even-numbered addresses on even-numbered days. No watering is allowed between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Watering restrictions will remain in place until further notice. Residents with questions can call Public Works at (701) 433-5400.