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Sanders, Democratic stars make pitch for Clinton after messy first day
Red River Valley Fair attendance in 2016 lowest since 2008
3 in custody after Florida nightclub's teen party leaves two dead
Grand Forks officials suspend search for swimmer in Red River
Not happy with brother's leadership, Obama's sibling says he'll vote for Trump
Wall Street declines as earnings take center stage
Hanging out at Zero Gravity: Alternative fitness studio combines acrobatics, gymnastics, dance for fitness
Brewing up options: Four new craft beer businesses to open in F-M area this year
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Forum editorial: Upgrade West Fargo fire unit
Cartoon: July 20, 2016
Chief's Corner: Looking at last month's crime
The Math Isn't New, but the Pedagogy Is
Olson Cartoon: July 13, 2016
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Brennan takes position at NDSU Extension Service
Yard of the Month
Library News: May 4, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News (April 27, 2016)
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Singer comes home on a high note
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Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines with VIDEO: Willet's scientific name changed
Flight Lines: Bug hunter declining in numbers
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
NEW: Flight Lines Video: Even images in hand won't stop mistaken identities
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Merland L. Carlson
Larry L. Lang
Michelle D. Ellenson
September 2, 2010
Man threatens kids in West Fargo park
A man is in custody after allegedly threatening a group of kids with a knife in a West Fargo park. According to West Fargo police Sgt. Jerry Boyer, officers responded to a report of a man with a knife at the 200 block of Ninth Avenue West around 8 p.m. Wednesday. There, a group...
September 2, 2010 - 6:41am
August 19, 2010
Police suspect abuse of baby
A 4-month-old boy from West Fargo was in a Twin Cities hospital Wednesday with a partially crushed windpipe and a collapsed lung, injuries police...
August 19, 2010 - 8:26am
August 18, 2010
Baby's injuries prompt West Fargo police to arrest man on suspicion of child abuse
WEST FARGO - West Fargo police have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of abusing a 4-month-old baby. Police identified the man as Lawrence Vincent St. John Jr. Authorities were called to a medical assist at 1121 14th Ave. E., in West Fargo about 11:40 p.m. Monday, according...
August 18, 2010 - 11:13am
July 28, 2010
West Fargo woman reports POW flag stolen from 22-foot pole
A West Fargo woman woke up Monday to find her 22-foot flagpole uprooted, the American flag on the ground and a POW/MIA flag missing. Rose Borslien said she doesn't understand why someone would want to steal the flag that symbolizes concern for military members taken as prisoners...
July 28, 2010 - 9:24am
July 21, 2010
Theft, vandalism to construction equipment estimated at $25,000
CASSELTON, N.D. - A skid-steer loader sitting on a trailer was stolen and another was vandalized on Tuesday near Casselton, the Cass County Sheriff's Office says. The theft was reported by a construction contractor at 11:54 a.m. Tuesday about half a mile of Casselton along Interstate...
July 21, 2010 - 10:04am
July 16, 2010
West Fargo man accused of punching puppy
A West Fargo man is accused of punching a pit bull puppy twice in the face and registering a blood-alcohol level triple the legal limit for driving upon his arrest. A misdemeanor charge of overworking, mistreating or abandoning an animal was filed Thursday against Jessy Duane Olson,...
July 16, 2010 - 8:36am
July 15, 2010
Police bust Fargo-Moorhead counterfeit ring
WEST FARGO - Metro police dismantled a significant counterfeiting operation this week, leading to several arrests. Authorities confiscated scanners, printers and solution for washing bills while executing a search warrant in Moorhead, West Fargo Police Detective Sgt. Greg Warren...
July 15, 2010 - 9:39am
July 13, 2010
Counterfeiting arrest made; more fakes found
Authorities are investigating possible connections between a counterfeiting arrest in West Fargo on Sunday - followed by the search of a car Monday that turned up more fake bills - and a recent rash of funny money showing up at metro-area businesses. Fargo police have investigated...
July 13, 2010 - 8:32am
July 7, 2010
Man arrested in West Fargo in Moorhead stabbing
A man wanted in connection with a stabbing in Moorhead on Saturday was arrested Tuesday in West Fargo. Juan Francisco Martinez, also known as Frankie Martinez, 21, was arrested without incident at the West Fargo Sunset Motel about 1:30 p.m.
July 7, 2010 - 9:03am
June 16, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Locking up crucial to averting burglaries
Unlocked front doors. Unlocked sheds. Unlocked garages. Unlocked vehicles. That's how robbers get into your property. With the warm weather upon us, the West Fargo Police Department is responding to more theft reports coming from the citizens of West Fargo, with the items targeted...
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Fargo police investigate string of business burglaries
FARGO - Police here are investigating a string of business burglaries reported Tuesday, including a few in the same area of south Fargo. Police received reports of burglaries at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment and L.A. Weight Loss Centers, both at 5050 13th Ave. S., and the nearby Pita...
May 19, 2010 - 10:44am
May 12, 2010
19-year-old West Fargo man arrested in reported knife attack
FARGO - A 19-year-old West Fargo man was arrested in Fargo this morning, suspected of attacking another man with a knife. Police arrested Andrew Kenneth Samdahl shortly before 3 a.m. on suspicion of aggravated assault after officers responded at 2 a.m. to an assault report in a residence...
May 12, 2010 - 1:15pm
Apparent scammer claims to raise funds for Walaker's mayoral campaign
FARGO - Police here are warning the public about an apparent scam in which the caller claims to be soliciting funds for Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker's re-election campaign. Walaker notified police of the call and would like to let residents know that he hasn't authorized anyone to...
May 12, 2010 - 11:40am
April 28, 2010
Fargo police warn of 'secret shopper' scam
FARGO - Police here are warning the public to beware of a "secret shopper" scam that's under investigation. Sgt.
April 28, 2010 - 8:22am
April 21, 2010
Former West Fargo day care operator to be sentenced today on mail fraud charge
Tracy Ann Rankin is one of the least credible defendants U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Erickson said he has ever sentenced. Erickson called the 32-year-old former West Fargo day care operator a "pathological liar" and described her fraud scheme as "astonishing." "I've never...
April 21, 2010 - 8:50am