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West Fargo works on transition of high school activities to two high schools
Grant to fund hiring of more police officers
Hannahs named ND Librarian of the Year
Public weighs in on name change for school
Horace Fall Festival scheduled Oct. 11
West Fargo race car builder on track
Tech manufacturer Nokia eyes move to West Fargo
Demers joins Choice senior management
Alerus names Rued relationship manager
Business digest (Sept. 24)
Steve Stark cartoon (Oct. 1)
Reitan: A watchful community can help deter crime
Letter: Measure 1 would be a roadblock for IVF
Letter: Measure 3 dangerously misguided, unnecessary
Letter: Astrup’s tax proposals are the right direction
Troop 279 completes big hike
Senior menu (Oct. 1)
Nursery News (Oct. 1)
Library News (Oct. 1)
Library news (Sept. 24)
West Fargo football shuts out Spartans
Sports calendar (Oct. 1)
Bachmeier’s kills lead Spartans past Mustangs
Scoreboard (Oct. 1)
West Fargo Sheyenne volleyball team ‘brings it’
Breitling: Gardening with children
Broadway star joins West Fargo High Hall of Fame
Three Rivers Garden Club meets Sept. 18
Home and Garden: Growing a community at Red River Church
home & garden
March 2, 2011
West Fargo man arrested for crashing SUV into north Fargo home
Fargo Police arrested Kirk Michael Dehler, 22, early Wednesday after an SUV crashed into a home on north Broadway, causing an estimated $10,000 to $20,000 in damage. Sgt. Mike Erbes said the Land Rover was westbound on 21st Avenue North at about 1:52 a.m. when it approached a "T"...
March 2, 2011 - 11:58am
West Fargo businesses fail alcohol compliance check
Two West Fargo businesses failed alcohol compliance checks conducted Friday, Feb. 25, by the Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo Police Departments, and Cass and Clay County Sheriff's Offices, with the assistance of the Safe Communities Coalition. Ace Liquors and Happy Joe's Pizza failed...
March 2, 2011 - 12:00am
February 24, 2011
Cash registers stolen from West Fargo restaurant
WEST FARGO - Police here are reviewing surveillance video to try to identify a burglar who took two cash registers from the Peking Restaurant, Assistant Chief Mike Reitan said. The burglary happened sometime between closing time Tuesday and when the burglary was reported at 10:55...
February 24, 2011 - 10:51am
West Fargo man arrested twice for DUI in four hours
WEST FARGO - Police say a 40-year-old West Fargo man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving twice in four hours early today. Assistant Police Chief Mike Reitan said the suspect was first arrested for DUI during a traffic stop at 2:20 a.m. in the 900 block of Main Avenue East. After...
February 24, 2011 - 4:53am
February 23, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Armed robberies hit the news
Recent armed robberies have occupied the news for days. It is somewhat of a relief to see the extended media coverage. The media's intense interest can be seen as an indicator of the low rate of serious crimes we enjoy in this area in comparison to other metropolitan areas. That said,...
February 23, 2011 - 12:00am
February 19, 2011
Pedestrian hit by Humvee Friday in West Fargo
A pedestrian who was run-over by a Humvee Friday night in West Fargo has been hospitalized with undisclosed injuries. At 7:17 p.m. Friday, West Fargo officers responded to the report of a Humvee running over a pedestrian at 600 Block and 2nd Ave. Officer Joe Birrenkott said the...
February 19, 2011 - 10:10am
February 11, 2011
Suspect developed in juvenile female assault case
The West Fargo Police Department has developed a suspect and are awaiting forensic evidence regarding the gross sexual imposition of a West Fargo female juvenile that occurred in December. The name of the 22-year-old male is not being released at this time. According to the release...
February 11, 2011 - 11:10am
February 4, 2011
UPDATE: WF missing person found
The West Fargo Police Department said a missing person from West Fargo has been located by family members. Earl Jahner contacted his family...
February 4, 2011 - 10:04am
February 3, 2011
School District releases statement on bus incident
On Thursday, the West Fargo School District released the following statement regarding Wednesday's bus incident, in which a driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI after driving into a snow bank: On Wednesday, Feb. 2, Bus No. 56, bound for Aurora Elementary to pick up students,...
news / education
February 3, 2011 - 10:25am
February 2, 2011
West Fargo school bus driver arrested on suspicion of DUI after getting stuck in a snowbank
West Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A West Fargo school bus driver is being booked into the Cass County Jail at this hour. Police arrested him on suspicion of DUI. Authorities have identified the driver as 59 year old Steven Sauer. They say Sauer was on his way to get the students when he...
February 2, 2011 - 6:08pm
LATEST: Police investigation shows one West Fargo student providing prescription meds at high school
February 2, 2011 - 12:45pm
WFHS investigating alleged 'misuse of prescription medications' by students
West Fargo High School administrators are investigating alleged misuse of prescription medication by some of its students. On Tuesday morning, the West Fargo Pioneer received an anonymous tip that several student athletes had been suspended "for buying and using (prescription medication)...
news / education
February 2, 2011 - 9:19am
February 1, 2011
WFPD reports burglary at Valley Sports
The West Fargo Police Department is investigating a burglary that happened sometime Monday night at Valley Sporting Goods, located at 1122 Prairie Parkway. There was forced entry to a door. Stolen were 100 University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux hockey jerseys, valued at approximately...
February 1, 2011 - 3:57pm
$5,000 reward for information on Stop-N-Go robbery
A reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and convictions of those responsible for a recent armed robbery at Stop-N-Go in West Fargo, was announced today by Bernard J. Zapor, Special Agent in Charge of the St. Paul Field Division, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...
February 1, 2011 - 1:27pm
January 24, 2011
West Fargo police release Stop-N-Go robbery photos
WEST FARGO - Police released security photos on Monday from an armed robbery Sunday at a Stop-N-Go in West Fargo. A store clerk reported the...
January 24, 2011 - 5:33pm