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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
Three vie for two seats on city commission
Brad Olson may be the only one in this year’s City Commission race that is not an incumbent on the West Fargo City Commission. But he still has experience. He served as a Bowbells (N.D.) city commissioner before moving to West Fargo. Olson is vying for one of two seats on the...
June 3, 2014 - 2:24pm
May 29, 2014
Get to know your School Board candidates
Six candidates will vie for four open seats on the West Fargo School Board in the June 10 election. Voters will choose four names. The top four vote-getters will be elected to each serve four-year, at-large terms. School Board members are paid an annual salary of $4,730 in the 2014-15...
news / education
May 29, 2014 - 12:00am
May 27, 2014
District 13 Dem-NPL hosts Meet the Candidates
Residents of West Fargo will have the chance to meet the state candidates for District 13 Dem-NPL Party this week. A “Meet the Candidates” forum will be held at the West Fargo VFW Post #7564 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Candidates are Scott Brand, Jaci Stofferahn...
news / politics
May 27, 2014 - 5:02pm
Sales tax on ballot for infrastructure projects
More lagoons, road improvements throughout the city and a better flowing intersection at 13th Avenue to 9th Street South are just a few of the $109 million infrastructure projects the city would complete in the next 20 years using a sales tax leaders hope will be passed on June 10. City...
May 27, 2014 - 2:18pm
May 20, 2014
Larson announced District 13 candidacy
Landis Larson announced that he is running for the North Dakota Senate after receiving the unanimous endorsement of the District 13 Democratic-NPL Party. Larson has lived in West Fargo for 32 years. He is an inspector/metrology lab technician at CNH Fargo 4WD Plant, and he is currently...
May 20, 2014 - 4:19pm
April 29, 2014
Voters must update address by May 10
Cass County Auditor Michael Montplaisir is asking voters to update their address if it has changed since the last vote. State law requires that voters must live in a precinct 30 days prior to voting in any election. This law applies whether voting by mail or in person. To update...
April 29, 2014 - 2:57pm
April 15, 2014
District 13,16 Democrats will meet
District 13 and District 16 Democratic-NPL Party will meet at 7 p.m. on April 22, at the West Fargo Library, 109 3rd E. North Dakota Rep. Ben Hanson and District 13 candidates Landis Larson, Scott Brand and Jaci Stofferahn will be special guests. For more information, contact Mary...
news / politics
April 15, 2014 - 2:24pm
April 8, 2014
June ballot takes shape
Along with county and state-wide races, West Fargo residents will vote for: Mayor Four year-term. Annual salary: $11,535. Rich Mattern* City Commission Two seats open. Four-year terms. Annual salary: $7,688. Duane Hanson* Bradley Olson Mark Wentz* Park Board Three...
news / politics
April 8, 2014 - 1:45pm