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Police surround home in unsuccessful search for suspect who left area
West Fargo residents to get their first taste of Fargo water June 1
Coffee with a Cop planned Thursday
Insight support group sets meeting Saturday
Blakely is Community High School student of the month
Housing permits down in West Fargo, but remain above five-year average
Business digest (Feb. 10, 2016)
Retail center going up on 32nd Avenue East
West Fargo building permits (Feb. 3, 2016)
Business digest (Feb. 3, 2016)
Chief's Corner: Crime reports in for January
Letter: Illinois fourth-graders reach out to region
Sen. Lee: State coping with revenue shortfall
Flowers: Diversity Council strives to develop cultural proficiency
Steve Stark cartoon (Feb. 3, 2016)
Sweetheart Dance: West Fargo event an escape for girl with medical issues
Valentine’s breakfast scheduled Sunday at VFW
Nursery News (Feb. 10, 2016)
Senior menus (Feb. 10, 2016)
Senior menus (Feb. 3, 2016)
Horace woman releases book
Library News (Feb. 10, 2016)
'Oedipus for Governor': A modern twist on a classic Greek tragedy
Library News (Feb. 3, 2016)
Home & Garden: Picking a perfect Valentine’s rose
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Scarlet Tanager comes oh-so-close to a record
Local VFW sponsors hunter safety course
Flight lines: Chasing rare birds
Flight Lines: Hybrids seen in bird families
Flight Lines: Aquatic river bird missing from North Dakota list
Robert J. (Bob) Exner
Ronald W. Murdoff
Donald V. Stout
October 27, 2015
Flight Lines: Rarity not simply defined; Uncommon depending on circumstance; Defining rara avis
Rara avis. This Latin phrase, and many others like it, is encountered with some frequency in written English. As is the case with many Latin...
October 27, 2015 - 5:41pm
October 21, 2015
Chief's Corner: Seniors, watch out for scams
The financial exploitation of persons 60 years of age and older has risen significantly in the past few years. The Federal Trade Commission reported...
October 21, 2015 - 1:23am
October 20, 2015
Schools of thought: Enjoy the fleeting days of your kids' activities
The city of Fargo has a new app to report problems or complaints. Upon hearing about this, I put my problem-solving skills to work as well. Introducing...
October 20, 2015 - 11:43pm
October 13, 2015
Omdahl: Paying the price for the governor
Even though Gov. Jack Dalrymple was less than enthusiastic about a new governor's mansion, the Legislature authorized $4 million in state funds and $1 million in private funds to replace the present 55-year-old residence. Plans are already being scanned as the "Friends of the Residence"...
October 13, 2015 - 5:40pm
Chief's Corner: Police department shares crime stats, other updates
The West Fargo Police Department will be making a change to the normal information shared through our partnership with the staff of the West...
October 13, 2015 - 4:13pm
October 6, 2015
Flowers: November 2015 bond referendum determines the future of WFPS
There is a special referendum election for WFPS on Nov. 17 to consider authorizing $98.1 million in bonds to accomplish the first phase of a long-range facility plan drafted by a community committee and approved by the school board. We have been, and continue to be, grateful for...
October 6, 2015 - 9:01pm
Silbernagel: The impact of oil prices on ND
Two weeks ago, my wife and I took a tour of the Bakken region of North Dakota. I wanted to see first hand the impact of the recent drop in oil prices and the reduction of the numbers of working rigs in our state. To put things in perspective, oil at its peak was trading at $145 per...
October 6, 2015 - 5:17pm
September 29, 2015
Swift: Pants sizes can do a number on you
Numbers don’t always count. In my world, arithmetical values are highly flexible when it comes to things like estimating the number of boxes...
September 29, 2015 - 4:35pm
September 22, 2015
Chief's Corner: End of summer brings parking complaints
With the end of summer, the West Fargo Police Department has begun to receive complaints relating to parking within residential areas. Boats,...
September 22, 2015 - 9:30pm
September 15, 2015
Schools of thought: Sports rivalries can have an ugly side
What makes a rivalry? Is it on the field? Is it in the stands? Is it on the streets? Does it start in the home? Many schools of thought may...
September 15, 2015 - 3:30pm
Chief's Corner: Law enforcement drone use restricted
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System (UAVS), nicknamed drones, are becoming increasingly popular for recreational enthusiasts and an essential part...
September 15, 2015 - 3:16pm
September 8, 2015
Swift: Big-box home improvement store can be big hassle
If I ever disappear, don’t panic. Just look for me at MenLowe’sDepot. You’ll find me huddled in one of the 75,000 aisles of that big-box...
September 8, 2015 - 3:25pm
Chief's Corner: Construction progresses on new City Hall complex
A 34,000-square-foot addition to the West Fargo City Hall complex is nearing completion following a number of delays in construction. Once complete,...
September 8, 2015 - 3:06pm
Flowers: Foundation announces 2015 WFHS Hall of Famers
Perhaps you are aware, or perhaps not, of what a proud and impressive legacy is represented among graduates and staff of West Fargo Public Schools. Did you know that our graduates have gone on to distinguish themselves in service to their country, to humankind, to their community...
September 8, 2015 - 2:54pm
September 1, 2015
Chief's Corner: West Fargo police want to hear your concerns at town hall meeting
The West Fargo Police Department will host a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Eastwood Elementary School gym, 500 10th Ave. E. The...
September 1, 2015 - 4:42pm