West Fargo staff reports
WFHS Andrea Peterson, a senior at West Fargo High School from Harwood was named the West Fargo Exchange Club's Student of the Month for November. She is the daughter of Pavia and Dana Peterson. 4.18 GPA Accomplishments: Academic Letter Letter in Swimming 3 years: Current School record holder — State Champion Relay team in 2015 Choir: Concert Choir President 2018-19 All-State Choir member last three years Member of Madrigal Singers three years
More than 3,000 enjoyed Bonanazaville's Christmas on the Prairie event on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Regular Events STEM Explorers: 3:30 p.m. Thursday. Explore STEM through activities, experiments, and games every Thursday afternoon when school is in session. No registration required. Supplies and a snack will be provided. Free and open to kids in grades 3 to 8. Friday Morning Movie — "Peppa Pig-Cold Winter's Day": 10:30 a.m. Friday. Free popcorn. Rated E.
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, Dec. 6 8:45 and 10 a.m. Bone builders at Vets Memorial Auditorium
December 5, 1978 brought some closure for West Fargoans when Gary Dean Olson was found guilty of the August 6, 1976 murder of Pollie Johnson in the family's home north of West Fargo. When the Pioneer spoke with the Johnsons after the verdict they believed that the tragedy had brought the family closer.
Mustangs Maggie Manson Manson scored 21 points and became Sheyenne's all-time scoring leader in a 73-50 loss to Mandan Saturday. Packers Brayden Jacobson Jacobson scored two goal and added an assist to lead the Packers to their first win of the season, 4-3 over Grafton-Park River Saturday.
Thursday, Dec. 6 Wrestling Fargo Davies, West Fargo Sheyenne at West Fargo, 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7 Boys basketball Grand Forks Central at West Fargo Sheyenne, 5:45 p.m. Grand Forks Red River at West Fargo, 7:30 p.m. Girls basketball Grand Forks Red River at West Fargo, 5:45 p.m. Grand Forks Central at West Fargo Sheyenne, 7:30 p.m. Girls hockey Bismarck at West Fargo, 7 p.m. Wrestling West Fargo at Grand Forks Central Tournament, 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 Boys basketball
Thursday, Nov. 29 Boys hockey West Fargo Sheyenne at Grand Forks Red River, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 Girls hockey West Fargo at Dickinson Wrestling West Fargo at Mandan Tournament, 3:30 p.m. Fargo North, West Fargo Sheyenne at Wahpeton Invitational, 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1 Boys hockey Grafton at West Fargo, 3:15 p.m. Girls hockey West Fargo at Mandan, 2 p.m. Wrestling West Fargo at Mandan Tournament, 9 a.m. Fargo North, West Fargo Sheyenne at Wahpeton Invitational, 10:15 a.m.
Jackie and Erik Hjelle, West Fargo, are the parents of a boy, Leo Erik, born on Nov. 14, 2018, at Essentia Health. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. Rose and Jonathan Krueger, West Fargo, are the parents of a boy, Samuel Dean, born Nov. 19, 2018, at Essentia Health. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Cassidy and Milton Taylor, West Fargo, are the parents of a girl, Amya Jaelyn, born on Nov. 24, 2018, at Essentia Health. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Special Events Holiday 2018 Open House: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday. Browse and check out Holiday cookbooks, idea books, children's books, movies, and music. Teens and adults are invited to drop in from 10 a.m. — 12 p.m. to make 3-D paper holiday trees and Santa will visit with children from 2-3:30 p.m. Santa Visits the Library: 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday. Make a holiday project and all will have an opportunity to visit with Santa Claus.