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'Fargo' makeup artist helps cast, crew deal with frigid conditions
VIDEO: Jetpack pilot rockets out of Colorado Lake in stunt
Illinois attorney general sues drug company over fentanyl drug marketing
Father dies in ND construction zone crash that killed two of his children
Leslie Jones hack being investigated by Homeland Security
Whirlpool to recall 15,200 microwaves due to fire hazard issue
Oil prices drop as analysts say price rally overdone
Wall Street little changed as biotechs offset energy drop
Wentz signs endorsement deal with BlackRidgeBANK
Loren Lee's provides casual fine dining for West Fargo
Chief's Corner: 2016 crime stats shaping up for a busy year
Parks want to say, 'Thank you'
Cartoon: Aug. 24, 2016
It is time for property tax reform
McFeely: Klieman’s--and others--friendship with Scott Miller went deeper than words
Nursery News (8-24-16)
Nursery News (8-3-16)
Growing Summer Arts Intensive production group to play “Hair”
Nursery News (7-20-16)
Nursery News (7-13-16)
Mule Deer Foundation holding banquet, auction at Bonanzaville
Gardening in small spaces
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
Flight Lines: Rest easy birders, the future is bright
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Richard A. Burckhard
Michael L. King
Kip J. Johnson
Dennis D. Keblar
Ralph M. Peterson
July 4, 2012
City conducts reorganizational meeting
West Fargo City Commissioners held their reorganizational meeting Tuesday, June 26, that saw the oath of office administered to recently re-elected Commissioners Mike Thorstad and Mark Simmons; and the appointment of Commissioner Duane Hanson as vice president of the board serving...
July 4, 2012 - 12:00am
June 20, 2012
City moves ahead with aquatics center study
West Fargo City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to move forward with a feasibility study that will look at several different areas regarding a proposed Community Center and Aquatics Facility for the city of West Fargo. The Commission approved a seven-point memorandum...
June 20, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
City Commission Q&A
Question 1: What prompted you to seek election to the City Commission and what do you bring to the table that makes you the best person for the...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
City approves plat, annexation requests
West Fargo City Commissioners approved second reading and final plat approval Monday night to a rezoning request for West Fargo 2nd Addition from agricultural to heavy industrial. The action paves the way for a new business to locate on the site. They also favored second reading...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
Project focuses on Veterans Boulevard reconstruction
By Karen Huber West Fargo City Commissioners approved unanimously Monday might a Ninth Street and Veterans Boulevard Corridor Study that will include widening portions of the area within the next year-and-a- half as well as improving safety conditions at some of the major inter...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Commission awards variety of contracts
Awarding of bids was the order of the evening Monday night as West Fargo City Commissioners agreed to accept low bids from contractors for a variety of projects. Work for Street Improvement District No. 2218, involving the West Fargo High School Parking lot, was awarded to Adelman...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 21, 2012
Commission approves exemptions for 2012
West Fargo City Commissioners reviewed the extension of Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) and new industry exemptions for 2012 Monday night before taking action on respective requests to approve or disapprove as recommended after study by the West Fargo Economic Development Advisory...
March 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 7, 2012
'City on the Grow': Another great year for West Fargo
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern presented his annual "State of the City" address Monday night recognizing the year 2011 as one of ongoing change and expansion thanking fellow commissioners, department heads and city staff for their contributions in continuing to make West Fargo "a city...
March 7, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
City okays amended agreement with Costco
West Fargo City Commissioners went on record Monday night approving an amended agreement between the city and Costco relating to Improvement District No. 1234 that will provide assurances that their new West Fargo store will open on time without any distractions. Used to moving...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 15, 2012
Simmons seeking third commission term
West Fargo City Commissioner Mark Simmons has announced he will be seeking a third four-year term in the City's Primary Election Tuesday, June 12. As an incumbent City Commissioner, Simmons has worked hard to represent the views of West Fargo residents by listening to their thoughts...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Thorstad seeking re-election to City Commission post
Incumbent Mike Thorstad has announced that he will be a seeking a second four-year term on the West Fargo City Commission in the June 12 City...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
'Shoot for the stars'
If the city of West Fargo is going to build a new community center, they might as well go big. At least that seems to be the conclusion of city officials after a joint meeting of the City Commission, School Board, and Park Board last Wednesday at the public works building in northern...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Commission OKs city tax financing district
A property owner's request to bear the financial burden for site improvements sounded almost too good to be true to West Fargo city commissioners during Monday's meeting. The city commission unanimously approved The Nordick Group's request for a tax increment financing district...
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
December 21, 2011
City backs downtown redevelopment plan
West Fargo's old core downtown could have a new look in the next decade if members of the public and private sector work together on specifics of a revitalization plan adopted by West Fargo City Commissioners Monday night. The vision plan calls for a revamping of Sheyenne Street...
December 21, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
City okays signage changes
West Fargo City Commissioners approved first reading Monday night of a zoning ordinance amendment to the sign ordinance providing for oversized identification or institutional wall signs as a conditional use within the Interstate Corridor Overlay District.
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am