The beauty of a tradition is in its consistency, but even in the most deep-rooted custom you are bound to find discrepancies. For example, take the yearly outing with my relatives for North Dakota's resident waterfowl opener. My uncles, Paul and Jay Drechsel, are staples, as is my great uncle, David.
The fate of the financially burdened Red River Valley Speedway could rest on the shoulders of a well-known Fargo racing enthusiast. Late Monday, Oct. 5, Fargo resident Danny Schatz, former auto racer and father of World of Outlaws star Donny Schatz, came forward with a proposal to lease the West Fargo speedway. In his proposal, the elder Schatz asked to lease the track for $20,000 per year for five years. "It is a very preliminary proposal," said Bryan Schulz, Red River Valley Fair general manager. "We, as a committee, must discuss many things: the responsibilities of Mr.
The leaves are changing, the temperature is falling and all signs point to a sure autumn indicator: flu season. To combat the illness, area residents can receive flu shots at local schools this month as part of a new Stamp Out Influenza program spurred by 7-Day Clinic. Area schools have teamed with the clinic to offer seasonal flu shots at Fargo and West Fargo locations from today (Oct. 1) through Oct. 29. The effort is in response to the Centers for Disease Control recommendation that all school-aged children receive flu vaccinations. Preregistration is recommended, but not required.
Communication, or the lack thereof, is a problem in West Fargo schools. At least that is what the result from a recent survey of West Fargo employees showed after it was presented in August to the West Fargo School Board. Superintendent Dr. Dana Diesel Wallace noted at the School Board meeting Monday, Sept. 28, that proactive steps are now being taken to evaluate the communication situation.