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UPDATED: Single-sort recycling starts, garbage routes change in West Fargo
Fargo Sunrise Time-lapse
No bids has final phase of city reconstruction project in jeopardy
Moderate Drought Conditions Continue
Two qualify for state geography bee
Harwood man honored for logging 36 accident-free years with UPS
Element Fargo opens as 130-room 'green' hotel in West Fargo
Business digest (March 25, 2015)
City's tax incentives a big draw for Magnum Electric
New Harley-Davidson revved to open April 17
Trygve Olson cartoon (March 25, 2015)
Chief's Corner: City sets rules for pet ownership
Koppelman: More fiscal caution this ND session
Letter: Don’t give water resource district a blank check
Letter: Thanks to Hoeven for calling out Obama on Iran
Nursery News for West Fargo (March 25, 2015)
Library News (March 25, 2015)
Senior menu (March 25, 2015)
YMCA partnering with Legacy school
Catholic churches set cooking contest
Sheyenne track teams looking to clear hurdles in first season
Packers center Cassidy Nelson gets all-state honors
West Fargo to name new athletic director in April
West Fargo track and field teams have ambitious goals for season
Athlete spotlight: Heisler and Schock
Flight lines: Woodpeckers’ drumming part of communication
Flight Lines: Fallibility to be expected in identification of birds
Cat show strives for purrfection
Garden Club meeting scheduled Thursday
Red River Valley Fair announces musical acts
Rotary Club recital March 24 in Fargo
Sunrooms great for gardeners
home & garden
November 19, 2014
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
Mom to plead guilty in death of newborn
FARGO – A West Fargo woman accused of accidentally killing her 4-day-old baby by breast-feeding him after snorting hydro-codone has agreed to plead guilty in the case. Reanne Rose Pederson, 32, is charged in Cass County District Court with a single count of negligent homicide,...
October 28, 2014 - 4:02pm
September 16, 2014
West Fargo Courts (Sept. 17)
Failure to pay fine: Crystal Gail Borseth, Fargo, $100 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. False reports to law enforcement: Terrance William Lee, unknown address, $350 fine, 30 days in jail with 30 days suspended. Driving under the influence: Terrance William Lee, unknown...
September 16, 2014 - 5:13pm
August 5, 2014
West Fargo courts (Aug. 6)
Week of July 23 False Report to Law Enforcement: Willie Jermaine Lampkin Jr., Fargo, $350 fine, 30 days in jail with 15 days suspended. Driving Under the Influence: Douglas Dean Bartelson, Fargo, second time in seven years, $1,500 fine. Angela Marie Prigelmeier, Dilworth, $750...
August 5, 2014 - 3:56pm
July 9, 2014
West Fargo court (July 9)
Week of June 18 Driving without liability insurance: Daniel Leo Burkhardsmier, Dazey, N.D., $150 fine. Driving under the influence: Daniel Leo Burkhardsmier, Dazey, N.D., second time in seven years, $1,500 fine, 30 days in jail with 20 days suspended. Alexis Barbara Hoffman,...
July 9, 2014 - 1:33pm
Hail to the chief: Reitan sworn in to lead city’s police force
While in his early 20s, Michael Reitan applied for a job at the public works department in his hometown of Casselton. He didn’t get the job. But he did get a call that would eventually lead him to Monday night, where he stood in front of the West Fargo City Commission flanked by...
July 9, 2014 - 12:58pm
June 25, 2014
Three arrested after West Fargo vehicle break-ins
WEST FARGO – One adult and two juveniles were arrested on suspicion of burglary, unlawful entry into a motor vehicle and possession of stolen property during a Wednesday morning traffic stop. At 3:18 a.m., West Fargo police pulled over a vehicle for having its headlights off...
June 25, 2014 - 10:57am
June 24, 2014
West Fargo courts (June 25)
Week of June 11 Disorderly conduct: Charles Craft, West Fargo, fine $250. Junk: Donald E. Olgeirson, West Fargo, fine $250. Driving under the influence: Mahangaiko Bukuru, West Fargo, fine $750, 30 days in jail with 26 days suspended. Amanda Kathleen Hageman, Fargo, second offense...
June 24, 2014 - 2:15pm
Hundreds honor city’s long-serving police chief
When Arland Rasmussen woke up Monday morning marking the first day of retirement after serving nearly 20 years as the West Fargo police chief, it was the first time in more than four decades he didn’t need to holster a weapon and head off to work. The man who had faithfully dedicated...
June 24, 2014 - 12:37pm