West Fargo staff reports
The City of West Fargo invites the public to attend an input meeting 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the Arthur W. Jones VFW Post 7564, 444 Sheyenne St. West Fargo. The input meeting will provide residents with an opportunity to discuss proposed street improvements to Sheyenne Street from Main Avenue to Eighth Avenue West
Packers Noah Jamison Jamison won two individual races and was part of two winning relays as the Packer boys swim team topped Sheyenne Friday Mustangs Jadyn Feist Feist led the Mustang girls basketball team with 15 points in a 67-50 win over Fargo South Friday.
Thursday, Jan. 17 Boys hockey West Fargo at Detroit Lakes, 7:15 p.m. Wrestling Grand Forks Red River at West Fargo Sheyenne, 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18 Boys basketball West Fargo at Moorhead, 7:30 p.m. Grand Forks Red River at West Fargo Sheyenne, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball West Fargo Sheyenne at Grand Forks Red River, 7:30 p.m. Boys hockey Devils Lake at West Fargo Sheyenne, 7:30 p.m. Girls hockey Moorhead at West Fargo, 7 p.m. Wrestling East-West Duals at Fargo Davies, 4 p.m.
Special Events Julia Roberts Movie Month — "Mona Lisa Smile": 1 p.m. Thursday. Julia Roberts stars as a 1950s art history professor who instructs her Wellesley College all-female students to be independent women, going against the views of the school, faculty, and parents. PG-13. Free popcorn. Free admission. Winter Craft Night: 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Crafts for all ages. Free. No registration required.
Sheyenne High School Brooke Prochaska from West Fargo, a senior, was named the West Fargo Exchange Club's student of the month for December at Sheyenne High School. She is the daughter of Angela Delage and Vern Prochaska. 4.60 GPA Accomplishments: Member of National Honor Society: Board Member Volunteers many hours Letter in Academics: Take four Advanced Placement classes 2018 AP Scholar Award Letter in Volleyball: Named to All-EDC team 2nd Team All-State Letter in Band:
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, Jan. 17 8:45 and 10 a.m. Bone Builders at Vets Memorial Auditorium
In mid-January of 1984 third graders at South Elementary School had the chance to feel their input was valued by a professional writer. Nicole Brown, a writer and poet, taught the students to collaborate and use their imaginations to produce a story about what it would be like to be in a bubble. She also worked with their teachers Nancy Jones, Sylvia Birrrenkott, Jane Carriveau and Lynda Hammer.
Andrea and Nate Sele, West Fargo, are the parents of a boy, Gordon Stanley, born on Jan. 9, 2019, at Essentia Health. He weighed 3 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 16 1/4 inches long.
Tuesday, Jan. 8 Boys hockey Grand Forks Central 8, West Fargo 2 (Zayne Brunette: two goals; Gabe Pederson: 40 saves) Girls hockey West Fargo 7, Jamestown 0 Thursday, Jan. 10 Boys basketball West Fargo 78, Fargo Davies 72 (Huner Lyman: 23 points; Luke Lennon: 16 points) Girls basketball West Fargo 61, Fargo Davies 50 (McKenna Becher: 18 points; Mariah Schatz: 14 points; Abi Donarski: 13 points) Girls hockey West Fargo United 5, Devils Lake 0 Friday, Jan. 11 Boys basketball
Early January 1989 brought the second major snowstorm of the winter. This one was a record-breaker dropping 24.4 inches of snow. It was hard work for city crews to clear the streets; homeowners were digging out for days. Children, however, were having a great time sliding down the mountains of snow.