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Aaron's Weather Talk: March
Warming Up In March
Warmup On The Way
West Fargo truck buff Johnson to host Sugar Valley Toy Show
Bottle Barn doors open in West Fargo
Business briefs (Feb. 25)
Building permits (Feb. 25)
Commercial success: Projects going up all over West Fargo
Business briefs (Feb. 18)
Trygve Olson cartoon (Feb. 25)
Gary Lee: Major-topic bills moving forward
Reitan: Child Abduction Response Team receives recertification
Lee: Health and wellness bills progressing
Omdahl: Free college is cheaper than welfare
Boy Scouts to be at Pizza Ranch for upcoming trip
Shoptaugh to sign books at Costco
Senior menu (Feb. 25)
Nursery News (Feb. 25)
Rummage sale vendors sought
Grand Forks tops West Fargo in ND state girls hockey semifinals
West Fargo takes third place at ND state girls hockey
Stirling has been a rock in net for West Fargo girls hockey team
West Fargo hires cross country, girls tennis head coaches
Calendar/scoreboard (Feb. 25)
Flight Lines: Birds are often named for their sounds, calls
'Beauty and the Beast' in photos
Breitling: Make a garden under glass
home & garden
January 5, 2015
DUI arrests dip in West Fargo
The number of DUI arrests in West Fargo dipped since 2004. Increased calls for service and educational efforts paying off are two big reasons police officials in the Fargo-Moorhead attribute to the decrease. Fargo and Moorhead have seen a decline in the number of DUI arrests. Fargo...
January 5, 2015 - 11:33am
December 16, 2014
West Fargo courts (Dec. 17)
Week of Nov. 21 Driving under the influence: Bradley Calvin Sessler, West Fargo, $750 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Sean Michael Kiernan, Fargo, second in seven years, $1,500 fine, 30 days in jail with 20 days suspended. Brittany A. Grzadzielewski, West Fargo,...
December 16, 2014 - 2:38pm
December 9, 2014
West Fargo courts
Week of Nov. 19 Driving under suspension or revocation: Pierre Lamar Ferrell, St. Paul, Minn., 30 days in jail. Driving under the influence: Barry Lee Beier, Fargo, $750 fine. Scott A. Kaufman, West Fargo, $750 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Christopher...
December 9, 2014 - 11:57pm
December 2, 2014
West Fargo teacher’s trial starts March 24
A trial date has been set for the West Fargo High School teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. A five- to seven-day trial starting March 24 has been scheduled in Cass County District Court for Aaron Knodel, who was charged Aug. 22 with five counts of felony...
news / education
December 2, 2014 - 4:07pm
November 25, 2014
West Fargo woman pleads guilty in newborn son’s death
A West Fargo woman has pleaded guilty to accidentally killing her 4-day-old baby boy by breast-feeding him after snorting a prescription painkiller. Reanne Rose Pederson, 32, pleaded guil-ty Monday morning in Cass County District Court to negligent homicide, a Class C felony, and...
November 25, 2014 - 4:05pm
Arrest warrant issued in West Fargo bar brawl
An arrest warrant was issued last Wednesday for a Fargo 23-year-old accused of stabbing another man a dozen times in a West Fargo bar brawl last month. At 2:22 a.m. on Oct. 18, police officers responded to the Essentia Health emergency room for a report of a male victim with multiple...
November 25, 2014 - 4:01pm
West Fargo courts (Nov. 26)
Week of Nov. 12 Disorderly conduct: Timothy Michael Buchanan, Crookston, Minn., 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Theodore Allen Wolfnecklace, Fargo, $250 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Fleeing a police officer on foot: Christopher Scott Cook, West Fargo,...
November 25, 2014 - 3:27pm
Fargo man arrested after WF traffic stop
A Fargo man was in jail Monday after nearly running over a police officer with his car following a traffic stop in West Fargo on Sunday. West Fargo Police Chief Mike Reitan said officers were called on a report of a suspicious vehicle in the construction area of 10th Street West...
November 25, 2014 - 1:53pm
November 19, 2014
West Fargo ranked No. 8 of top 10 safest ND cities
West Fargo was recently named as one of the top 10 safest cities in the state. A survey by the national company Movoto Real Estate marked West Fargo as No. 8 on the list, the only city with a population more than 20,000 in the Red River Valley to earn the honor based on crime statistics. Topping...
November 19, 2014 - 10:02am
West Fargo day care under investigation after near drownings at hotel pool
Cass County Social Services is investigating a West Fargo day care that organized a field trip Nov. 11 to the Days Inn in Casselton that ended with two children nearly drowning in the hotel pool. The investigation of Sunrise Sunset Preschool & Childcare Center, 405 Main Ave....
November 19, 2014 - 10:01am
November 11, 2014
WF man sentenced in Petro Serve robbery
A man charged with robbing a south Fargo gas station in February was sentenced Monday in Cass County District Court to 10 years in prison. Ibrahim Perry Kardor, 21, of West Fargo, pleaded guilty Monday to one count of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver within...
November 11, 2014 - 3:26pm
W. Fargo man accused of indecent exposure
A West Fargo man is accused in Cass County District Court of exposing himself to a female pizza delivery person. Court documents state that about 6 p.m. Oct. 14, police spoke with a Domino’s Pizza delivery person who told them that when she knocked on a door at 506 4th Ave. E....
November 11, 2014 - 3:21pm
November 5, 2014
Decorated West Fargo teacher pleads not guilty to charges alleging sex with student
FARGO – In a loud, clear voice, West Fargo high school teacher Aaron Knodel said Wednesday in Cass County District Court that he is “not...
news / education
November 5, 2014 - 1:11pm
October 28, 2014
Fargo man leads police on chase in West Fargo
A Fargo man is in jail after leading West Fargo police and the North Dakota Highway patrol on a motorcycle chase from West Fargo to Jamestown on Sunday. West Fargo police attempted to stop Joshua Overbo, 38, in the 300 block of Main Avenue East in West Fargo around 5:30 p.m. Instead,...
October 28, 2014 - 4:03pm