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Several chickens killed in West Fargo chicken coop fire
Ag outlook focuses on soybean yields and profitability
North Dakota grapples with cuts to Extension Service
Training teaches about making a plan for crashes involving livestock
Organic fraud: Producers claim shady imports hurt industry
Radiation as a scalpel: Technique spares healthy tissue, treats inoperable tumors
Proposed refinery near western North Dakota national park spurs debate over economic, conservation concerns
Doctor who was disciplined now plans new Moorhead clinic
How we pay for care evolving balance between public and private payments
What to get your favorite Philadelphia Eagles fan for Christmas
Place a Business Announcement
COMMENTARY: Republicans challenging Republicans is a healthy thing for North Dakota's dominant party
Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point
Why do farmers have barns? Obvious (or not)
Commentary: Senator Heidi Heitkamp continues to use bogus, retracted talking point about tax reform
Bonds, Boundaries, and Budgets --EMDASH-- Challenges of a Growing District
Memorial service for homeless to be held Thursday
Early success reported in Fargo radio announcer's kidney transplant
More kids in F-M apartments: Some families content renting, others dream of homeownership
Fargo Theatre hosting free holiday concerts
Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
Snowy owls head south
UPDATE: No. 12 Gonzaga needs OT to edge North Dakota 89-83
McFeely: Klieman says Bison unlikely to have Allison, Wimbush and Brooks for title game
UND to face another big, physical national basketball power
New lease on life: Implant restores control for patients suffering from incontinence
FLIGHT LINES with AUDIO: Nomadic bird making a local showing
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Feel the heat: Besides being relaxing, taking a sauna offers health benefits
home & garden
red river valley fair
Snowy owls head south
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Norma Sylvia (Wisted) Sather
Luella M. Emmil
Floyd "Mike" Nesemeier
October 3, 2012
Wentz sworn in as new city commissioner
Mark Wentz is West Fargo's newest city commissioner officially sworn in Monday night, after receiving unanimous approval through a vote of the...
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Garbage rates to see increase
West Fargo residents will be seeing an increase in garbage collection rates effective Dec.
October 3, 2012 - 12:00am
August 29, 2012
City ponders commission replacement: Several residents express interest
It's been three weeks since West Fargo City Commissioner Lou Bennett told fellow board members he was stepping down from his four-year term that will expire in June of 2014 because he was moving out of the area to be closer to family. With Bennett's announcement, the question of...
August 29, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Moving into retirement mode Bennett served community well
The West Fargo City Commission is losing a good one with the announcement by longtime Commissioner Lou Bennett Monday night that he is relinquishing his position because he will no longer be making his home in the community. In the many years I have covered city government in West...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
City moves forward with Information Technology position
West Fargo City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to approve a new city of West Fargo Information Technology (IT) Director position hiring James Anderson to assume duties July 1. The motion also included amending the former contract with NRG, the company that had been...
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
December 2, 2009
Preliminary work moves forward on proposed water treatment plant
West Fargo City Commissioners agreed Monday night to move forward with working language to place a one percent sales tax on the ballot in June 2010 that would be dedicated to fund a water treatment plant that will service the city. With the preliminary draft now in on a proposed...
December 2, 2009 - 8:50am
October 22, 2009
City approves mutual aid agreement with local law enforcement agencies
West Fargo City Commissioners went on record Monday approving an updated mutual aid policy between local law enforcement agencies including Cass County - the Cass County Sheriff's Department, West Fargo Police Department, and Fargo Police Department; and Clay County in Minnesota,...
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 8, 2009
Commission approves tax exemption increase
Mimicking the city of Fargo's action, West Fargo City Commissioners voted 4-1 Monday night to set by resolution and adopt the new residential construction exemption plan, which the state legislative session enacted last year pertaining to new single family units.
October 8, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2009
Slight mill levy increase in 2010; City approves final budget
West Fargo City Commissioners adopted the 2010 budget in its final form Monday night, with expenditures totaling $31,812,975. This approval brings the city mill levy to 91.46 resulting in a 2.99 mill increase, which will mean an additional $13.50 in taxes per year on a $100,000 home. The...
September 24, 2009 - 12:00am
September 3, 2009
City acquires temporary easements for 32nd Ave. bridge
After meeting in executive session for approximately 45 minutes Monday night near the end of their regularly scheduled commission meeting, West Fargo City Commissioners voted to approve four resolutions of necessity and four offers to purchase temporary right-of-ways for separate...
September 3, 2009 - 9:33am
Mill levy to increase 2.99; City Commission adopts 2010 preliminary budget
West Fargo City Commissioners adopted the preliminary budget for the year 2010 Monday night, with expenditures totaling $31,812,975, the maximum amount the city can spend, and set a public hearing date to accept the final plan. If approved, the figures will bring the city mill levy...
September 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
City Commission Agenda
August 28, 2009 - 10:06am
August 13, 2009
City Commission Agenda
August 13, 2009 - 3:01pm
July 23, 2009
Preliminary 2010 budget talks begin
West Fargo City Commissioners opened their first round of 2010 budget talks Monday night reviewing the general fund which has its beginning total set at $7,545,536, a 4.5 percent increase over last year. The total preliminary budget has been set at $29,840, 386 compared to $29,440,023...
July 23, 2009 - 9:45am
Officials analyzing Main Avenue options
Bob Walton, district engineer for the North Dakota Department of Transportation Fargo office, told West Fargo City Commissioners Monday night that the overall Main Avenue reconstruction project is "on schedule and doing very well," with the exception of one phase that is presently...
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am