West Fargo staff reports
The Red River Valley Fair Association congratulated and thanked Roy Faught for 60 years of service at the fair. Faught also served as the president of the association's board from 1979 to 1980. Faught played a key role in the Big Iron Farm Show, almost since its beginning, the Fair said in a news release.
A Twin Cities-based brewery has scheduled sampling events at two locations in West Fargo in May. Surly Brewing began distributing its product in North Dakota on Monday, May 2 and had its first "Tap Takeover" event at JL Beers in West Fargo. Its next Tap Takeover will be on Friday, May 6, at the Bottle Barn in West Fargo, 3171 Bluestem Drive. The brewery will also have several more events across the metro area through May 26. For more information, visit www.surlybrewing.com .
West Fargo athlete spotlight Packers junior golfer Hunter Moen was the team's low scorer during the East West Classic in Jamestown on Friday, April 30. Moen shot an 81 and an 84 on the day, and the Packers finished ninth out of 19 teams. Moen is among the top 10 individual scorers this season in the Eastern Dakota Conference. Sheyenne athlete spotlight Mustangs senior Keauna Hansen qualified for the state track meet in the 400-meter race on Thursday, April 28 at the Shanley Invite.
West Fargo Courts Day of April 18, 25 and 27 Driving under suspension or revocation: Rick L. Ambuehl, Gardner, N.D., $350 fine, 30 days in jail suspended. Uujaye Timity Jackson, West Fargo, $500 fine, 30 days in jail suspended. Failure to pay fine: DUI refusal: Driving under the influence: Donald Leroy Hopper, West Fargo, $500 fine, 30 days in jail suspended. Aaron Edward Moncada, Fargo, $500 fine, 30 days in jail suspended. Fictitious plates: Christine Elizabeth Nelson, Fargo, five days in jail. False reports to law enforcement:
Special Events Technology Class — Introduction to hoopla: 1 p.m. Thursday. Staff will help explore hoopla, the library's newest streaming and downloading service for books and movies. Space is limited. Please register at the service desk. Free. Mother's Day Card Making: 6:30 p.m. Thursday. A Mother's Day card making event. All the supplies needed to make a beautiful card will be provided. Open to all ages. No registration required.
Wednesday, May 4 Boys Golf West Fargo and Sheyenne at Maple River Golf Club, 9 a.m. Thursday, May 5 Baseball Grand Forks Central at West Fargo, 5 and 7 p.m. Sheyenne at Red River, 5 and 7 p.m. Softball West Fargo at Valley City, 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Girls Soccer West Fargo vs. Sheyenne at Lodoen Center, 7 p.m. Girls Tennis West Fargo at Wahpeton, 4:30 p.m. Fargo South at Sheyenne, 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 6 Boys Golf West Fargo and Sheyenne at Edgewood Golf Course, 1 p.m.
Boyer to enter NDSU 'With Distinction' Blake Boyer, son of Gerald Boyer, Horace, and Cheryl Boyer, West Fargo, has been admitted to North Dakota State University "With Distinction." He will enter NDSU in fall 2016. Distinction means that NDSU is acknowledging Boyer as an honor student. In high school, Boyer is active in hockey and National Honor Society. WFHS Student elected to NDANHS
Ryder and Mikayla Bekkedahl, West Fargo, are the parents of a son, Corbyn James Bekkedahl, born on April 20, 2016, at 8:04 a.m. at Sanford Medical Center. He weighed 5 pounds 13 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Conrad Hamilton and Heidi Johnson, West Fargo, are the parents of a son, Aiden John, born on April 22, 2016, at 12:19 p.m. at Sanford Medical Center. He weighed 8 pounds 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
West Fargo High School science teacher Sara Forness will head to the Honeywell Green Boot Camp this summer in San Diego, Calif. Forness will be among a group of teachers who will learn more about teaching renewable energy and environmental responsibility to prepare students for environmental jobs in the future. The Green Boot Camp is interactive and includes projects like designing and building a solar house or wind turbine.
In 1971, members of the Cass County Historical Society and the mayors of West Fargo and Fargo took part in a groundbreaking for the Red River and Northern Plains Regional Museum at Bonanzaville. In keeping with the historical nature of the ceremony, the ground was moved by an old-fashioned scraper pulled by a pair of Clydesdale horses. After the 1976 NCAA officials approved the water temperature, there was a ribbon-cutting