West Fargo staff reports
Mustangs Caleigh Anderson Anderson took sixth at the Perham (Minn.) Invitational cross country meet on Thursday, Oct. 5, at Arvig Park. The West Fargo Sheyenne senior finished the course in 19 minutes, 36.309 seconds—about 1:09 behind the winner. She helped the Mustang girls take sixth as a team with 154 points. Packers Aiden Biwer
Garden Club to meet The next meeting of the Three Rivers Garden Club will be at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 19, at the West Fargo Public Works Building, 810 12th Avenue North. Dr. Esther McGinnis, a North Dakota State University professor will speak about ornamental grasses. McGinnis has extensive knowledge on this topic and will suggest appropriate grasses for this region to achieve desired yard looks. Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public, as all Three Rivers Garden Club meetings are.
Special Events Fort Lincoln Display: Oct. 1 — Dec. 31. Visit this display of materials from the North Dakota State Historical Society on the Fort Lincoln Internment Camp located in Bismarck. Paint Your Own Trick or Treat Bag: 2 p.m. Thursday. Paint and decorate a spooky bag to hold Halloween treats. Bags are provided. Program is free and open to kids grades one through six. . Space is limited, registration is required.
Senior adults are welcome to join others at any listed locations to socialize and remain physically active. Meals served 11:45 a.m. Monday through Friday at Faith Lutheran Church and West Fargo High Rise. Sign up by calling (701) 356-2047 at least 24 hours prior. $4 donation, if able. Free walking track Monday through Friday at Rustad Recreation Center. Pickleball 8-11 a.m. Senior Steppers (Senior Walking Program) 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. Thursday, Oct. 19 8:45 a.m. Bone Builders at Rustad Recreation Center
On Thursday, October 20, 1977, 106 of Harwood's 180 eligible voters turned out to decide whether or not to incorporate. The result was 99 for, 6 against, and 1double marked. The new city's population would 279. A special election would be held to elect city officials. The incorporation only applied to properties east of Interstate 29.
Tuesday, Oct. 17 Girls swimming and diving Mandan at West Fargo, 5 p.m. Volleyball Grand Forks Central at West Fargo, 7 p.m. West Fargo Sheyenne at Fargo North, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 Cross country West Fargo Sheyenne at Fargo South Invitational at Iwen Park, 3 p.m. Football Fargo South at West Fargo Sheyenne, 7 p.m. West Fargo at Fargo Davies, 7 p.m. Volleyball Devils Lake at West Fargo, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24 Girls swimming and diving West Fargo Sheyenne at Moorhead, 6 p.m.
Chris and Nicole Nere, West Fargo, are the parents of a daughter, Aurelia Ann Welle Nere, born on Oct. 5, 2117, at 10:58 at Essentia Health. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces, and was 19 ¾ inches long. Aurelia joins siblings Coelum, Everett and Eden. Grandparents are Brad and Darlene Nere, Danube, Minn.; and Richard and Mariella Welle, Nome, N.D. Great-grandparents are Lee Nere, Danube, Minn.; Walter and Lillian Welle, Detroit Lakes, Minn.; and Mariann Teiken, Ogema, Minn.
West Fargo VFW Post 7564 and Auxiliary will kick-off of this year's Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen competition. Local students have an opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars. Both programs are also open for completion by home schooled students. The Voice of Democracy competition is open to High School students in grades 9 — 12. The students record their essay on a CD or flash drive on an annual theme. The theme for this year is "American History: Our Hope for the Future".
Tuesday, Oct. 10 Girls swimming and diving Fargo Shanley and Wahpeton at West Fargo, 5 p.m. Volleyball Fargo North at West Fargo, 7 p.m. Fargo Shanley at West Fargo Sheyenne, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 Boys soccer North Dakota state tournament in Jamestown Boys tennis North Dakota state tournament in Grand Forks Football Grand Forks Central at West Fargo, 7 p.m. West Fargo Sheyenne at Grand Forks Red River, 7 p.m. Volleyball Devils Lake at West Fargo Sheyenne, 7 p.m.
West Fargo Military Order of Cooties Pup Tent 8 will host the 38th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration from 5:30 pm - 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12. Octoberfest is open to all adults ages 21 and over, free keg beer will be served. A brat and polish sausage dinner with potato salad, beans and sauerkraut will be available for a $7 donation. Tickets are available in advance from Cootie members or at VFW Post 7564 and also available at the door the evening of the event.