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Almost 1,000 gather in memory of murdered Watkins 5-year-old girl

Alayna Jeanne Ertl
Charges: Family friend sexually assaulted 5-year-old Watkins girl before killing her
7 hours 10 min ago
West Fargo will soon be home to this competition pool that was installed in Omaha Neb. in early June to be used for Olympic trials. After the trials competiton, the pool will be taken apart and shipped to West Fargo where it will be stored until the aquatic facility is ready for it to be installed, likely in 2017. Submitted Photo.
Fundraising group to pay for upgrades at WF aquatic center
7 hours 53 min ago
A motorcycle driver escaped serious harm Monday morning when his motorcycle crashed on Interstate 94. Dave Olson / The Forum
WF woman in one of the 8 crashes on I-94 Monday
7 hours 56 min ago
Members of the West Fargo 13-year-old baseball team gather during their game against Spokane on Tuesday, Aug. 16 in Ottumwa, Iowa.Special to The Pioneer
15U, 13U baseball teams finish up national plays
8 hours 11 min ago
Aug 17, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Matt Strahm (64) pitches in the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
West Fargo's Strahm picks up first major league win
August 18, 2016 - 11:10am
West Fargo High cross country team members strech out before a practice session last Thursday.David Samson / The Pioneer
West Fargo brings mix of experience and youth to cross country season
August 17, 2016 - 7:57am
West Fargo Sheyenne girls cross country team members run along 40th Avenue South during practice last Thursday.David Samson / The Pioneer
Mustangs use summer to build up to season
August 17, 2016 - 7:56am
Dipesh Rana runs through a drill as the West Fargo Sheyenne boys soccer team practices Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016.
Dave Wallis / The Pioneer
Mustangs to begin first year of varsity boys soccer
August 17, 2016 - 7:51am
The main gym space for basketball and volleyball at the new  West Fargo Park District Rustad Center.David Samson / The Forum
West Fargo's Rustad Recreation Center holds grand opening
August 11, 2016 - 5:50pm
Loren Lee's operates off of Veterans Boulevard on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. The restaurant recently hosted its grand opening on Aug. 2.Matt Hellman / The Forum
Loren Lee's provides casual fine dining for West Fargo
August 10, 2016 - 4:33pm
Sterling Robert Stewart
Minnesota man, 29, charged with sexually assaulting toddler
4 hours 5 min ago
North Dakota State’s Eric Bachmeier runs a drill during Bison football practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in the Fargodome.Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Bachmeier's promotion on NDSU depth chart makes Kindred a D1 kind of football town
6 hours 8 min ago
Justin Swanson, the assistant athletic director for marketing and fan engagement at North Dakota State, stands in the control room for the new Fargodome video boards. Eric Peterson / The Forum
New $7.2M Fargodome video boards debut at Bison football opener
6 hours 10 min ago
Aug 18, 2016; Seattle, WA, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) participates in pre game warmups against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
Bridgewater throwing in practice
6 hours 12 min ago
S.D. dual credit program on the rise in high schools
6 hours 33 min ago

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New garbage cans are coming to West Fargo homes.

The city is changing its garbage collection system, and will be using side load trucks for garbage pick up starting on ...

A sign from Sheyenne Appliance sits in the piles of rubble that remain in the 400 block of Sheyenne Street Friday, August 11, 2016, in West Fargo after crews demolished the buildings to make way for Sheyenne Plaza, a $12 million, 124,000-square-foot complex that will include a mix of residential and business space, with the potential to include a small city park or gathering space. It has been dubbed West Fargo's future downtown square.
Dave Wallis / The Forum, Piles of rubble are all that remain of a set of businesses in the 400 block of Sheyenne Street Friday, August 11, 2016, in West Fargo after crews demolished the buildings to make way for Sheyenne Plaza, a $12 million, 124,000-square-foot complex that will include a mix of residential and business space, with the potential to include a small city park or gathering space. It has been dubbed West Fargo's future downtown square.
Dave Wallis / The Forum

Wrecking balls started to swing down Sheyenne Street last week, clearing most of the 400 block to make room for the incoming Sheyenne Plaza building.

Construction, which includes demolition of ...

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