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Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Feathers and leaves comparable
Flight Lines: Riding Mountain, the other nearby national park
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Thomas Raymond Savageau
Richard A. Burckhard
Michael L. King
Kip J. Johnson
August 27, 2016
Driving and eating: It's the American way
FARGO—It's a little-known fact that Olympics of years past have featured some mighty strange sports, including solo synchronized swimming,...
August 27, 2016 - 12:15pm
November 23, 2014
Aaron's Weather Talk: Road Conditions
With the holidays coming up, road conditions are of great importance. It does not take much for roads to become slippery. In fact, more accidents occur during minor events than bigger ones because there are usually more drivers on the road. One useful tool to use when travelling...
November 23, 2014 - 2:58pm
August 5, 2013
Points are additional penalty for traffic law violations
Under North Dakota Law certain driving offenses are assigned not only a statutory fee but also a point value. The points provide an additional penalty for a driver who repeatedly violates traffic laws. The point value is based on the seriousness of the offense.
August 5, 2013 - 11:51am
January 25, 2012
N.D. Safety Council to host defensive driving course
The North Dakota Safety Council is hosting a defensive driving course. "Alive at 25," a young-driver intervention program, zeroes in on drivers between the ages of 14 and 25 - the group most likely to be involved in fatal collisions. The class will be held Sunday, Jan. 29 from...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Law enforcement gears up to make motorists safer
Law enforcement agencies throughout North Dakota, including the West Fargo Police Department, are involved in increased seat belt enforcement conducting a Click It or Ticket campaign continuing through Saturday. The goal is to make people aware of the importance of wearing seat...
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
November 30, 2011
Refresher course might be appropriate
We have been extremely lucky so far from a weather standpoint, more specifically, the lack of any major precipitation in the form of cold, wet, heavy snow. Given the consistency of mother nature, it's a sure bet that will all change soon, making the timing right for a few simple...
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2011
Insight from WFPD: Don't become a statistic, remember to click it
The number of deaths on North Dakota roads in 2011 has surpassed last year's total, with one-and-a-half months remaining. One hundred and twenty-five people had died on North Dakota roads by mid-November of this year. The 125 dead were the result of 113 crashes which occurred during...
November 23, 2011 - 12:00am
November 9, 2011
Tips for driving safe in the upcoming winter
Winter can be a great time of year to experience North Dakota blanketed in a sheet of white. But compared with any other time of the year, traveling can be as treacherous as it gets. Lieutenant Aaron Hummel of the North Dakota Highway Patrol recently offered several tips for...
November 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
NDSC to host Defensive Driving Course
The North Dakota Safety Council (NDSC) is hosting a Defensive Driving Course (DDC-4) to help reduce the number of motor vehicle collision-related injuries.
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
Insight from WFPD: Buckle up, seatbelts do make a difference
A West Fargo woman and her passenger were thrown from their sport utility vehicle when the vehicle slid then flipped on an ice covered roadway. They were not wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash. She is survived by her two children ages 7 and 5. This story plays out...
March 2, 2011 - 12:00am
December 15, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Practice caution when winter driving
Drivers have had nearly a month to relearn their winter driving behaviors with plenty of snow and ice to deal with. As typically is seen when winter reintroduces itself to our area, the West Fargo Police Department responded to a flurry of motor vehicle crashes following the first...
December 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 24, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Distracted driving dangerous and illegal
There is currently much discussion in the media and across the nation on the subject of texting while driving. Currently, thirty states ban texting for all drivers. Other states have outlawed texting for certain age groups. Additional restrictions are placed on drivers in some states...
November 24, 2010 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
West Fargo Police enforce Click It or Ticket Campaign
Law enforcement officials in West Fargo will be more visible from Nov. 11 to Nov. 20, as they focus on ticketing those who refuse to buckle their seat belts. According to the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), approximately 56 percent of North Dakota drivers involved...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Use your lights to see and be seen
As our daylight hours begin to shorten with the change of seasons we would like to remind you of the requirements relating to the use of lights on your motor vehicle. North Dakota law states the following: 39-21-01. When lighted lamps are required. Subject to exceptions with respect...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Insight from WFPD: Exemptions for emergency vehicles
A recent newspaper article about a jury trial in Cass County prompts this explanation of emergency vehicle operations. The subject of the trial was an incident where a driver struck a police patrol car parked at the scene of a stalled vehicle. The article referenced the defense's...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am