West Fargo staff reports
Western State Bank donated $1,480 to the West Fargo Sheyenne Mustangs Booster Club. As part of a program to give to Sheyenne throughout the school year, Western State Bank donated $10 for each point scored by the Mustangs football team during regular season home games. Sheyenne plans to use the donation for various school activities. Western State Bank is 114 years old and is employee owned with over $900 million in assets with locations in West Fargo and Fargo.
Mustangs Andie Asp Asp, a senior for the West Fargo Sheyenne volleyball team, recorded a combined 13 kills and two aces in the East Region volleyball tournament. Asp and seniors Albi Blanche and Casey Coste, who was named to the Class A all-state second team, helped the Mustangs to a 3-0 sweep of Valley City in the East Region consolation semifinals Nov. 11. Sheyenne lost 3-0 in the quarterfinals to Fargo North on Nov. 8, and 3-1 in a state-qualifying match against Grand Forks Red River on Nov. 12. Packers Brittany Roerick
Special Events Hand-Carved Santas on Display: Dec. 1 through mid-January. Don't miss this delightful display of hand-carved Santa Clauses provided by the Red River Valley Woodcarvers. For more information on the Red River Valley Woodcarvers, contact Bob Lawrence at (701) 280-1038 Free and open to the public.
A pancake breakfast will be held for Steve and Kathy Wingad this weekend. Friends and family of the Wingad couple are sponsoring the event to help them with incurring medical expenses. Steve Wingad is undergoing treatments for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Kathey Wingad has ongoing medical expenses for multiple sclerosis. Breakfast will be served for a free-will offering from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dece. 4 at Faith Journey Lutheran Church, 127 2nd Ave. E., West Fargo. The event will be held in the fellowship hall.
Join other adults to socialize and remain physically active Meals served Monday through Friday at Faith Lutheran Church and High Rise at 11:45 a.m. Sign up by calling (701) 356-2047 at least 24 hours prior. $3.50 donation. Free walking track all day, Monday through Friday at Rustad Recreation Center. Pickleball 8 - 11 a.m. Free coffee/conversation 8- 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 1 9:45 a.m. Bone Builders at Rustad Recreation Center 8:45 and 10:00 a.m. Bone Builders at Veteran's Memorial Arena 12:15 p.m. Money Bingo at Faith Lutheran Church
Emerson makes Phi Kappa Phi honor society Karissa Emerson, who's from West Fargo and goes to North Dakota State University, made the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Emerson is among about 30,000 students and others to be brought into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership requires nomination and chapter approval. The top 10 percent of seniors and 7.5 percent of juniors are eligible.
Walking Club to meet The Red River Valley Association Walking club meets the fourth Monday of each month. This month, they will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, at the Fry'n Pan in Fargo. All are welcome to attend and discuss upcoming walks. Walks are designed for all ages and walking can be done at individual paces on marked trails. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org , call (701) 261-7389 or online at American Volkssport Association
In late November 1981, Gov. Allan Olson signed a bill passed by both houses of the North Dakota Legislature, unanimously in the Senate, which raised bonding capacity for school districts. In the West Fargo district, the increase was over fivefold. This made it possible to move forward with a new elementary school in Horace and a middle school on the south edge of the city, which became Cheney Middle School.
FARGO—The westbound lane on 32nd Avenue North closed on Tuesday, Nov. 29, between 9th Street North and 10th Street North and is expected to reopen by the end of Friday, Dec. 2. The closure is happening because of leaking water main repair. Cars will be detoured to 31st Avenue North via 9th and 10th Streets North.
Tuesday, Nov. 22 Girls hockey West Fargo 6, Devils Lake 2 (Courtney Walsh: two goals, assist; Maleah Stromme: goal, two assists; Halle Speidel: goal; Jessica French: goal; Mady Davies: goal) Friday, Nov. 25 Boys hockey Bismarck 4, West Fargo 2 (Austin Schoenberg: goal; Josh Jaskowski: goal; Brandon Rust: 36 saves) Girls hockey Thief River Falls (Minn.) 4, West Fargo 0 Saturday, Nov. 26 Boys hockey Bismarck Century 5, West Fargo 1 (Alex Sauter: goal; Stephan Mallery: assist) Girls hockey