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Expansion blueprint proceeding for city hall, police department complex
Enjoying Dr. Seuss
City to conduct siren testing Wednesday
Arbor Day honors
Police department eases parking restrictions for graduation
Gessele takes over Don's Barber Shop location
Cambria Suites, Aloft Hotel coming to West Fargo
Olson taking over West Funeral Home
Nitschke opens carpet cleaning business
Moore Engineering adds to staff in West Fargo, Minot offices.
Huber: Easy to forget road reconstruction
Letter: Post prom, grad organizers appreciative of support
Letter: Gov. Guy commended for forward thinking on water issues
Letter: Need leadership change to implement visionary future for state
Letter: Get to know candidates beyond party affiliation
Harvey J. Ausk (July 13, 1930 - Jan. 14, 2013)
Donald Kirchoffner (Sept. 20, 1944 - Jan. 9, 2013)
Richard W. Jacob
Gary J. Sandvig (Jan. 23, 1937 - Jan. 13, 2013)
Johnson achieves 50-year Tupperware milestone
Grand opening of Shadow Wood rescheduled
Journey Worship moving to Bethany on 42nd for summer
Veterans memorial celebration at Bonanzaville
Flame of Faith hosts summer concert
Tennis team EDC runners-up
Packers sweep EDC Track Championships
Packers win five of six
Soccer team prepared for playoffs
Girls first, boys fourth at East-West Classic
Flight lines: Look-alike ducks present difficult, though not impossible, challenge.
Will it stay or will it go? The curious migration of robins
Author finds species at heart of controversy
Savor being outdoors even when the weather is sour
Northern visitors spice up an otherwise bland season
Making Memories: Prom 2013
District celebrates 'New Neighbor Night'
The value of trees in energy conservation
Eating Well: Delicious, simple mealtime goodness
Yummy, moist raisin bread perfect anytime treat
home & garden
WF Commission discusses F-M diversion options
In Monday's meeting, the West Fargo City Commission reviewed their options as they relate to the Fargo Moorhead Diversion Project, which were laid out by City Administrator Jim Brownlee. The...
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 - 12:00am
What will diversion cost residents? City looking for answers
West Fargo City Commissioners made it clear Monday night that they don't like being in the dark regarding cost figures and how they will affect the city's residents as they...
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 - 12:00am
Mayor's Musings: Diversion totally operational, receiving minor overhaul
Many people have asked me how work is progressing on the West Fargo diversion. If you drive by the diversion on Sheyenne Street, it looks like a big mess. However,...
Wed, Dec 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Mayor's Musings: Reasoning behind a more western diversion
As part of the process, the city of West Fargo sent a letter to the Corps of Engineers to explain our position on why we feel it is important to...
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 - 12:00am
Mayor's Musings: Comments sought regarding diversion
Thanks to all of you for the kind words about the first column and for sending your questions. Many of you have asked for my thoughts on the proposed Red...
Wed, Jun 22, 2011 - 12:00am
Engineers to survey Sheyenne River
The Army Corp of Engineers will be conducting studies on the Sheyenne River to help obtain information relevant for the diversion study. Surveyors will be using snowmobiles in order to...
Wed, Feb 02, 2011 - 12:00am
Commission sticking with diversion to the west
West Fargo City Commissioners indicated Monday night they might pull the plug on their support of the Red River Diversion Project if Army Corps of Engineer officials don't consider moving...
Wed, Jan 05, 2011 - 12:00am
Cass, West Fargo discuss diversion
The alignment and payment methods for a proposed North Dakota diversion for the Red River weighed heavily in a discussion Monday night among Cass County officials and West Fargo city...
Wed, May 12, 2010 - 9:48am
Letter to the Editor: Whole area stands to benefit from comprehensive flood plan
I was surprised with your cartoon in the March 31 edition of the West Fargo News. As you remember, it portrays two large individuals with an 'F' and a 'M'...
Wed, Apr 21, 2010 - 12:00am
Will West Fargo foot flood diversion bill?
On Wednesday, the Sheyenne River crested - days after the Red River. "In the Horace Diversion, we reached pretty much the same peaks as last year," said Kevin Bucholz, West...
Wed, Mar 31, 2010 - 12:00am
Spring flooding: F-M area on 'Red' alert, but diversion should keep West Fargo safe
Here we go again; another wet spring, another flooding Red River of the North. With a 37- to 39-foot crest forecast by the National Weather Service expected to hit sometime...
Wed, Mar 17, 2010 - 12:00am
West Fargo begins preliminary flood planning
West Fargo city officials are being proactive about the possibility of any potential spring flooding by starting to make preliminary preparations early, adding they are not expecting any problems with...
Wed, Feb 17, 2010 - 12:00am
Sheyenne Diversion providing protection
West Fargo officials are confident that the city will remain high and dry in the wake of flood forecasting thanks to the Sheyenne Diversion project and say the diversion is...
Wed, Mar 25, 2009 - 3:39pm
West Fargo flood hotline set up
People with questions about West Fargo flooding, the Sheyenne Diversion and sandbags are asked to call 701-433-5400. The number will be temporarily available around the clock, according to West Fargo...
Mon, Mar 23, 2009 - 3:27pm