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Education partnership aligns students, needs of workforce
Metro officials not considering bans or restrictions despite potential liability issues
This week in history (Jan. 21)
Winter days flying by
Mitten tree collects 150-plus donations
BioLife sets grand opening date in West Fargo
Building permits (Jan. 21)
Mayor boasts of new businesses, housing, booming population in State of the Cities
Business digest (Jan. 21)
Moore Engineering’s Engels earns award
Steve Stark cartoon (Jan. 21)
Omdahl: Fears raised with Common Core not new
Lee: ND legislators looking at ‘surge funding’ bills
Reitan: Law defines domestic violence
Trygve Olson cartoon (Jan. 14)
8 Cass County 4-H clubs recognized
Nursery News (Jan. 21)
Library News (Jan. 21)
Nursery News (Jan. 14)
Senior menu (Jan. 14)
Jets adding Hogan, Heimerdinger to front office
Bossert’s two-goal performance lifts South-Shanley over West Fargo
Report: NFL will try new replay method
NFLPA instructs Patriots players to 'reserve comment'
NFL-Super Bowl has ways to go in captivating global audience
Flight lines: Modern living takes heavy toll on birds
Flight Lines: Anything can happen during Christmas Bird Count
Home & Garden: The problem with squirrels
Where are my keys? And other musings of an aging mind
home & garden
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
Building permits (Dec. 17)
West Fargo Titan Homes, 118 35th Ave. E., residential remodeling, $35,000 Kallod Construction, 301 W. Main Ave., foundation, $55,000 Innes Construction, 801 5th St. NE, commercial, $455,100 Rivers Edge Construction, 307 6th Ave. E., residential remodel-ing, $27,000 Rice Building...
December 17, 2014 - 12:05am
In their Element: New upscale hotel planned near Veterans and I-94
A new hotel will soon be opening at what is becoming a neighborhood nightlife hot spot on the corner of Veterans Boulevard and Interstate 94. The city approved a liquor license Monday for Stay Sharpe, West Fargo LLC, the parent company of what will be an Element hotel at 925 19th...
December 17, 2014 - 12:01am
November 25, 2014
Walls to go up soon on City Hall project
Although slightly behind schedule, walls will soon be seen around the expansion and remodeling project of West Fargo’s City Hall and Police Headquarters. The roughly $10 million project was started earlier this year to accommodate the city’s increasing staff, a reflection of...
November 25, 2014 - 5:06pm
November 19, 2014
Building permits (Nov. 19)
West Fargo Titan Homes, 3713 4th St. E., new residential, $400,000 Gateway Building Systems, 1816 4th Ave. NW, new commercial, $350,000 Debbie Johnson, 3405 19th Ave. NW, foundation, $27,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 2622 7th St. W., new residential, $162,000 Pro-Mark Services,...
November 19, 2014 - 9:58am
October 28, 2014
Building permits (Oct. 29)
West Fargo Chris Wirth, 417 30th Ave. Court E., residential remodeling, $160,000 Engberg Builders, 1021 26th Ave. W., new residential, $300,000 Bachmeier Custom Homes, 1107 26th Ave. W., new residential, $225,000 Star Quality Construction, 206 12th Ave. NE, new commercial,...
October 28, 2014 - 4:07pm
West Fargo’s total housing starts rise
West Fargo’s total housing starts are up from the third quarter last year in both permit numbers and valuation, according to the Home Builders Association of Fargo-Moorhead. The city is on trend with the rest of the metro, which saw almost $907 million in the 2014 third-quarter...
October 28, 2014 - 4:05pm
40th Avenue opens to east-west traffic
Construction crews opened the last phase of 40th Avenue to east-west traffic Saturday. The opening was a few days ahead of schedule, according to West Fargo officials. The street had been scheduled to open Thursday after being granted an extension earlier in the construction season. “One...
October 28, 2014 - 2:39pm
September 23, 2014
Building permits (Sept. 24)
West Fargo Jordahl Custom Homes, 1301 12th St. W., new twinhome, $189,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1305 12th St. W., new twinhome, $189,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1211 Westport Beach Way A, new townhome, $140,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1211 Westport Beach Way B, new townhome, $140,000 Jordahl...
September 23, 2014 - 3:42pm
September 17, 2014
Building permits (Sept. 17)
West Fargo Jordahl Custom Homes, 3272 9th St. W., new multi, $1.4 million Designer Homes of FM, 4765 Lilac Lane, new residential, $425,000 Dabbert Custom Homes, 954 31st Ave. W., new residential, $160,000 JV Hough Inc., 804 23rd Ave. W., new residential, $180,000 Century...
September 17, 2014 - 12:07pm
August 26, 2014
Building permits (Aug. 27)
West Fargo Minko Construction, 207 W. Main Ave., commercial remodeling, $49,400 Dale Bucholz Construction, 3050 Sheyenne River Way, new residential, $450,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1335 13th St. W., new twin home, $150,000 Jordahl Custom Homes, 1339 13th St. W., new twin home,...
August 26, 2014 - 2:28pm
August 19, 2014
Seventh Avenue reopens after construction work
Seventh Avenue East is open again for traffic. Construction wrapped up last week on the avenue between 17th Street and Fargo’s 45th Street. The project finished on schedule. Crews will continue to finish seeding and cleaning items over the next couple of weeks, which may cause...
August 19, 2014 - 3:52pm
August 12, 2014
Building permits (Aug. 13)
West Fargo Dabbert Custom Homes, 550 E. Lizzie Place, new residential, $400,000 Heritage Homes, 3706 Bell Blvd., new residential, $287,000 Dabbert Custom Homes, 1133 30th Ave. W., new residential, $170,000 American Enterprises, 509 W. Main Ave., demolish homes, $30,000 Monarch...
August 12, 2014 - 2:49pm
July 15, 2014
Building permits (July 16)
Platinum Home Contracting, 1137 31st Ave. W., new residential, $220,000 J&L Construction, 2424 7th St. Court W., new residential, $112,500 J&L Construction, 2428 7th St. Court W., new residential, $112,500 J&L Construction, 2436 7th St. Court W., new residential, $112,500 J&L...
July 15, 2014 - 2:23pm
Building permits way up in West Fargo
This year’s summer weather has had an effect on local projects, but the short North Dakota season is not deterring developers in West Fargo. Wet weather has been a major hindrance for Lee Jones & Son Construction, which is building Legacy Elementary School. “It’s a struggle...
July 15, 2014 - 2:20pm