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West Fargo officer resigns amid sex harassment case
City requests water plant designs; facility may improve taste
Landscaping approved for Main Avenue
Miller awarded VCSU scholarship
West Fargo couple brings back 1950s drive-in favorite sloppy joe sauce
Building permits (Dec. 17)
Business digest (Dec. 17)
Lemon laws help consumers resolve vehicle issues
In their Element: New upscale hotel planned near Veterans and I-94
Steve Stark cartoon (Dec. 10)
Letter: Thank you for success of Salquist golf tourney
Omdahl: Higher ed struggles at another crossroad
Reitan: After field-testing, department opts not to use body cameras
Omdahl: Measures drew more than partisan races
Rinehart attains Eagle Scout rank
West Fargo library hosts mitten tree
29 ND youth earn Torchbearer Award
Storybook Breakfast hosted by theaters
Senior menu (Dec. 17)
Playing for the Packers, Heisler brothers love t’win
Athlete spotlight: Akealy Moton and Eric Ringdahl
Scoreboard (Dec. 17)
Bowling scores (Dec. 17)
Brother, sister lead Packers hockey teams in points
Flight Lines: Where do birds sleep?
Flight Lines: Interesting origin of a familiar bird
Swift: Daily Diet Coke a tough habit to break
Home & Garden: Plants make great gifts
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Bailey elected to Cass County District Court
West Fargo is looking for a new city judge after longtime municipal judge Susan Bailey was elected on Nov. 4 to serve four years as a Cass County District Court judge. Bailey, who was just re-elected as municipal judge in June, will begin her new position Jan. 2. In the meantime,...
November 19, 2014 - 10:23am
November 11, 2014
Retired West Fargo Police Chief Rasmussen elected to county commission
The former face of the law in West Fargo will now be making laws as a Cass County commissioner. Arland Rasmussen, who retired in June after serving as West Fargo police chief for nearly 20 years, was elected to represent the city in Cass County’s District 4 seat on the County Commission. Rasmussen,...
news / politics
November 11, 2014 - 5:59pm
November 4, 2014
District 13 sees Republican newcomer win seat
WEST FARGO – Two longtime legislators and their party’s newcomer were elected Tuesday to represent District 13 in the North Dakota Legislature. For about 20 years, District 13, which encompasses a majority of West Fargo, has been represented by Republican Sen. Judy Lee and...
November 4, 2014 - 11:25pm
October 28, 2014
Early voting is available this week in West Fargo
Early voting in Cass County started Monday. There are four early voting locations in the county including the Cambria Suites and Convention Center in West Fargo. Early voting will also be held at The Doublewood Inn, the Fargodome, and the Casselton Days Inn, which will open today. All...
October 28, 2014 - 4:09pm
October 21, 2014
Oil tax loopholes spark debate at District 13 candidate forum
Discussion of oil tax loopholes provided the only heat at a legislative District 13 candidate forum on Thursday at West Fargo City Hall. At times the venue sounded like an echo chamber. Candidates often stated “I echo” the response of previous candidates to eight audience-produced...
news / politics
October 21, 2014 - 3:58pm
October 14, 2014
League of Women Voters slates candidate forums
The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley will be hosting a series of public Candidates’ Forums for elected races in Minnesota and North Dakota. These events are free and open to the public. The schedules for the candidates’ forums are as follows: Thursday at Fargo...
news / politics
October 14, 2014 - 3:32pm
Chamber hosting candidate forums
The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber is hosting candidate forums for upcoming elections to help members and the public be informed on Election Day. The candidate forums kick off Thursday in the West Fargo City Hall Commissioner’s Room from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. when the candidates...
news / politics
October 14, 2014 - 3:29pm
September 2, 2014
Stofferahn wants to bring 'common sense’ to ND Legislature
Jaci Stofferahn, a model and fashion entrepreneur, didn’t intend to become involved in politics despite her family’s long history in North Dakota governance. But she watched the state Legislature become increasingly “radical” and decided it was time to bring more “common...
news / politics
September 2, 2014 - 3:39pm
June 24, 2014
WF School Board recount certified
The West Fargo School Board decided who will sit on the board beginning in July after members were part of the official re-count on Monday. The re-count, certified at the Cass County Courthouse, showed Kara Stack, Jon Erickson, Shauna Vistad and Allan Skramstad were elected to the...
news / education
June 24, 2014 - 12:41pm
June 11, 2014
West Fargo School Board race could see recount
WEST FARGO – There could be an automatic recount in the race for four School Board seats here after just nine votes separated three of the candidates Tuesday. Six candidates were vying for four seats on the board. In complete but unofficial results, Kara Stack...
June 11, 2014 - 3:00am
June 10, 2014
Two incumbents hold off lone challenger in WF commission race
WEST FARGO – There will be no change in the City Commission here after the two incumbents running in a race of three both won re-election Tuesday night. Newcomer Brad Olson challenged incumbents Duane Hanson, who was vying for a second term, and Mark Wentz, who hoped to win...
June 10, 2014 - 11:45pm
West Fargo voters approve sales tax increase
WEST FARGO – The sales tax here will soon be the same rate as in Fargo after voters approved a 1 percent sales tax increase Tuesday. In complete but unofficial results, two tax measures were approved by 59 percent, with 41 percent voting against both questions. To...
June 10, 2014 - 11:11pm
West Fargo voters approve sales tax hike
WEST FARGO – The sales tax here will soon be the same rate as in Fargo after voters approved a 1 percent sales tax increase on Monday. In complete but unofficial results, two tax measures were approved by 59 percent, with 41 percent voting no to both questions. To approve...
June 10, 2014 - 11:05pm
June 3, 2014
Mayor Mattern runs unopposed June 10
Rich Mattern isn’t ready to just sit back and watch his city grow. That’s why he’s running unopposed on June 10 for a fourth term as West Fargo mayor. “There’s just a lot of good stuff happening in West Fargo. There’s still a lot of things I want to see come through,”...
June 3, 2014 - 2:35pm
Two write-in candidates seek park board seat
First there were two and now there are four candidates vying for three seats in the June 10 West Fargo Park Board election. They include incumbents Sharon Odegaard and Jeff McCracken and write-in candidates Ken Zetocha and Denise Johnson. Johnson, also an incumbent, had decided...
June 3, 2014 - 2:26pm