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2020 Graduation Ceremonies at High Schools in West Fargo

Both West Fargo High School and Sheyenne High School held in-person graduations

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo High School honored its seniors with an in-person graduation. The graduates and staff were spaced out on the field while their parents watched from the bleachers. Students were required to wear masks during the ceremony. Everyone in attendance could not leave until they were dismissed to their proper exits. Students and staff spoke at…

Friends And Family Celebrate The Life of James Nyei

On Wednesday, 14 year old James Nyei died after drowning in the Sheyenne River.

FARGO, N.D. – “I wish I could go back, and just, give him a big hug, and just tell him how much I love him and how much he meant to everyone.” On Friday, James was buried surrounded by friends and family who described him as someone who could brighten up anyone’s day. “Everything that he did was just always…

JROTC Cadets Are Honored In Small Graduation at Fargo South High School

The 11 graduating students are from North, South, Davies and West Fargo High School.

FARGO, N.D,-  “I was expecting my graduation to look exactly like that. You know, at the dome, sitting down having everybody. Unfortunately, we had to do it differently this year.” The last four years have been a rollercoaster for Jaeger Jensen, a Senior cadet graduating from the JROTC program. “My father left. He moved to California and it just really…

West Fargo Brings Live Ice Sculpting To The POW-MIA Plaza

Community members were able to watch the whole process live.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Events partnered with Trevor Pierson. He’s a professional Ice Sculptor from the Twin Cities and created three different sculptures for the city’s main square. Pierson designed a horse, a bull, and an eagle. Two of which represent the school mascots of Sheyenne and West Fargo High School. “I think these events are really good…

Scholarship Winners Take On Flight Simulators As Allegiant Works To Improve Service

They were all enrolled in the Cass County Career & Technical Education Center aviation program

LAS VEGAS, NV — On Sunday night, KVRR featured three local winners of aviation scholarships from Allegiant airlines. The recent high school graduates each brought a parent along for a whirlwind trip to company headquarters in Las Vegas. Allegiant is doing its part to groom a new crop of much needed airline industry employees. They just started awarding $2,500 scholarships…

West Fargo Schools Receives Midwest’s First Electric School Bus

They unveiled it at the West Fargo Public Schools Transportation Center

WEST FARGO, N.D. — West Fargo Public Schools unveils North Dakota’s first electric school bus. The district has been trying to get the $317,000 bus for about a year. Officials say the bus costs about nine cents a mile whereas a diesel tank costs about 40 to 44 cents a mile. During the summer, it will be used for parades and…

West Fargo Man Accused Of Running From Officers And Hitting Several Vehicles

An officer tried to stop 23-year-old Trevor Love for speeding by West Fargo High School around noon

WEST FARGO, ND — A West Fargo man faces around a half-dozen charges after hitting numerous vehicles and trying to outrun officers in his car and on foot. An officer tried to stop 23-year-old Trevor Love for speeding by West Fargo High School around noon. Love first drove into oncoming traffic on Main Avenue before sideswiping five vehicles stopped at a…

Fargo Gordmans Celebrates Grand Reopening

In honor of the reopening, the store donated $1,000 to West Fargo High School

FARGO, N.D.– With a little TLC, Fargo Gordmans is celebrating its grand reopening. The West Fargo High School band sparked excitement this morning as city and store members held a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Fargo store opened in 2001 and was bought out by Stage Stores two years back. In honor of the reopening, the store donated $1,000 to West…

Flag Football Unifies Students of all Ability Levels at West Fargo High School

Through work in sports, health education and community building, Special Olympics North Dakota is addressing problems such as injustice, intolerance and social isolation that students with disabilities face every day

WEST FARGO, N.D.– West Fargo high school is the first in the metro to introduce inclusive sports. Through work in sports, health education and community building, Special Olympics North Dakota is addressing problems such as injustice, intolerance and social isolation that students with disabilities face every day. Unified Sports is a registered program of Special Olympics that brings together all…

Getting the Whole School Involved: West Fargo HS Students Pack Meals for Feed My Starving Children

Organizers say they've never done a service project of this scale

FARGO, N.D. — Students at West Fargo High School are helping the Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack reach their goal of packing 2.5 million meals. It’s a service project of a scale that many have never seen before. “We pulled up and there’s like 100 school buses. It was an incredible sight. Young people are about half the volunteers we…