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Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Refugee resettlement study bill passes ND House, Democrat calls it "mean-spirited"
After cases of 911 overdose calls lead to charges, ND Good Samaritan law may see changes
Devils Lake angler catches potential world record white bass
Parents of toddler saved by bystanders at Holiday Inn pool could face child neglect charges
FM News reopens in south Fargo with new owners
Fargo's Grazies Italian restaurant to reopen with new owner
Passenger boardings continue to fall at most ND airports
New store coming to former Moorhead Kmart building
West Fargo Applebee's goes out of business
Port: N.D. House Democrat insults sponsor of refugee study 'born in prejudice and suspicion'
Port: Young legislators learn that in politics the people are never wrong (even when they’re wrong)
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Lloyd & Joan (Short) Anderson
Wes And Harryette Bartron
Nursery News (2-15-17)
Nursery News (2-8-17)
Nursery News (1-18-17)
Nursery News (1-11-17)
Senior luncheon, baked potato feed coming up
National cycling organization opens investigation into sex abuse claims by longtime national champ from Minnesota
With Summit League transfer and budget cuts, UND could face stiff financial penalties
New Orleans hometown guy leads West All-Stars to win with record 52 points
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Plan remains to alternate between Grand Forks and Fargo for state hockey
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Red River Singles sets schedule
Lighting up the night
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
Personal journeys now shared on website
Flight lines: Staying connected with birds and those who watch them
Flight Lines: Difficult conditions don't stop local bird count; local birders take part in hemisphere-wide census
Cook: Some days just require a fire
MN announces plans to close hatchery used to raise trout, salmon
Marcella Mae Heiden
Beverly Fern Lien
Frank L. Nickel
January 13, 2017
West Fargo's police chief placed on administrative leave
WEST FARGO—West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan is on administrative leave. West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern confirmed late Friday afternoon that...
January 13, 2017 - 4:55pm
January 7, 2017
Midco gets $500,000 tax break on Fargo data center as city eyes policy change
FARGO—The Fargo City Commission kicked off the New Year with another tax incentive for a developing business in the region, but one commissioner...
January 7, 2017 - 1:38pm
June 14, 2016
Incumbents reclaim seats on West Fargo City Commission
WEST FARGO–Two incumbents who ran for re-election to the West Fargo City Commission came out on top Tuesday night.
June 14, 2016 - 11:00pm
February 3, 2016
West Fargo looks to automate trash collection system
The city will be revamping its garbage collection system into an automated one. The City Commission gave the green light on Monday for City...
February 3, 2016 - 5:00am
January 27, 2016
Longtime city commissioners running again
City elections have officially opened for 2016 and two longtime commissioners say they plan to run again. Mark Simmons will seek his fourth term and Mike Thorstad plans to seek a third term as a city commissioner. The two commission seats along with two park board and three school...
January 27, 2016 - 4:27pm
September 16, 2015
City updates bar patio rules
The West Fargo City Commission unanimously passed a first reading of an ordinance last week to revise the city’s alcoholic beverages code that is expected to better-define what is required for outdoor patios. Under the new requirements, bar owners must enclose outdoor patios with...
September 16, 2015 - 6:39am
New library, pool, senior center not in city’s preliminary budget
West Fargo growth has prompted calls for enhanced services, but a preliminary budget expected to be adopted Monday doesn’t include funding for a new or expanded library or a community pool, and allocates $25,000 for a senior group but no funding toward a new senior center. The...
September 16, 2015 - 4:57am
August 5, 2015
City Commission gets a read on space problems at library
The West Fargo Library is running out of space in its current building, but its director expects funding to remain at the same levels as last...
August 5, 2015 - 10:07am
July 29, 2015
WF City Commission approves 30-unit senior housing complex
Construction of a 30-unit, two-story senior housing facility at 40th Avenue and Fourth Street East has been approved by the West Fargo City Commission. The project, proposed by Southhill Group/Eid-Co, is geared for people 55 and older, said Larry Weil, city planner. Needs exist...
July 29, 2015 - 2:54am
July 23, 2015
Bobcat's West Fargo headquarters to expand, consolidating some of its F-M office space
Bobcat's West Fargo headquarters is planning an expansion, consolidating much of its FM office space under one roof, and the city of West Fargo will offer the business tax incentives to fuel that. Bobcat, a front-end loader manufacturing company headquartered at 250 E. Beaton Drive...
July 23, 2015 - 1:08am
July 22, 2015
Library request gets shelved over more pressing needs
West Fargo has needs that are more pressing than building a new $15 million library. That’s what city officials have told West Fargo Library Director Sandra Hannahs, who asked the City Commission in March to consider a bond to pay for a 50,000-square-foot facility to help meet...
July 22, 2015 - 1:43am
WF Commission passes ordinance to regulate opiate treatment facilities
Other cities have been waiting with baited breath for West Fargo to pass an ordiance requiring opiate treatment facilities to be licensed with the city and state. The City Commission passed the second reading of its ordinance Monday. In October, the commission passed a one-year moratorium...
July 22, 2015 - 1:33am
May 6, 2015
Fargo water to flow in West Fargo
Plans for a West Fargo water treatment plant are sinking, but a plan to purchase water from Fargo is very much afloat. The city found that...
May 6, 2015 - 10:39am
March 18, 2015
Library looks to build new 50,000-square-foot building
The West Fargo Public Library is asking the City Commission to consider a bond to pay for a new 50,000-square-foot facility that would help the...
March 18, 2015 - 5:55am
December 17, 2014
Landscaping approved for Main Avenue
Main Avenue will soon get a little beauty treatment. On Monday, the City Commission awarded a landscaping contract for Main Avenue to a Hastings, Minn.-based company. City Engineer Kevin Buchholz said the contract includes landscaping and adding of trees around eastern Main Avenue...
December 17, 2014 - 12:20am