Skip to main content
West Fargo Pioneer
Thursday Afternoon/Evening Forecast Discussion
West Fargo School District hires technology specialists
Medical club prepares students for future
News Digest (July 30)
Wednesday Afternoon/Evening Forecast Discussion
A familiar ring: West Fargo Stockyards, a piece of city’s history, still going strong
Building Permits (July 30)
Business Digest (July 30)
Toppers Car Club gives $5K to ND veterans support fund
Travel scam hitting the area again, BBB warns
Letter: Stenehjem’s response to crime is inadequate
Letter: Rep. Cramer, showing up for votes is part of job
Alderman: Read contracts carefully before signing
Chief's Corner: West Fargo Night to Unite coming up
Taylor: New leadership for new realities By Ryan M. Taylor Last week, a faulty pipeline released one million gallons of saltwater – a brine up to 30 times saltier than sea water – down a ravine heading towards Lake Sakakawea. There is an investigation g
Red River Valley Fair 4-H horse show results
Red River Valley Fair 4-H winners
Library News (July 30)
Area Churches (July 30)
Senior Menus (July 30)
Eye on the ball: Packer catcher headed to Northern State
Sports Digest (7/30)
Aces preparing for state tourney
Dome, Sweet Dome: West Fargo wrestler claims national championship in Fargo
Menace, Sheyenne United teams fare well
Flight Lines: Cliff swallows beneficiaries of RRV manmade structures
Flight Lines: Night-lights from natural sources
home & garden
June 10, 2010
Damage to fresh concrete on I-94 estimated at more than $100,000
FARGO - Someone drove through freshly poured concrete on Interstate 94 in Fargo overnight, causing more than $100,000 in damage and further frustrating motorists dealing with traffic congestion in the construction zone. The North Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the vandalism,...
June 10, 2010 - 9:09am
June 2, 2010
Area children to be featured on Children's Miracle Network TV celebration
Children from West Fargo, Horace, and the surrounding region will be featured during the 26th annual Children's Miracle Network television celebration Saturday, June 5. Locally, the celebration will take place from 2:30-10 p.m. at the Little Country Theatre at North Dakota State...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
WF's Wieser Willson helps make history at American Legion, Post 2
Elections at the North Dakota American Legion's Gilbert C. Grafton Post 2, in Fargo, brought historic changes this month. For the first time in the post's 91-year history, women veterans will hold the top three leadership positions. Linda Whaley, Fargo, was elected commander of...
June 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Fargo police investigate string of business burglaries
FARGO - Police here are investigating a string of business burglaries reported Tuesday, including a few in the same area of south Fargo. Police received reports of burglaries at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment and L.A. Weight Loss Centers, both at 5050 13th Ave. S., and the nearby Pita...
May 19, 2010 - 10:44am
May 12, 2010
Apparent scammer claims to raise funds for Walaker's mayoral campaign
FARGO - Police here are warning the public about an apparent scam in which the caller claims to be soliciting funds for Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker's re-election campaign. Walaker notified police of the call and would like to let residents know that he hasn't authorized anyone to...
news / politics
May 12, 2010 - 11:40am
Book signing May 22 at Fargo Harley-Davidson
Fargo Harley-Davidson will host a Book Signing and Bike Show on Saturday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Owners and fans of unrestored motorcycles are invited to meet author Kris Palmer and photographer Jerry Lee, and to bring their own bikes, old or new. Exceptional unrestored...
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
May 5, 2010
Scheels to host Fish Fest
Scheels is hosting their annual Fish Fest from Thursday-Saturday, at their 1551 45th Street South location in Fargo. The event will run from noon-8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday. The event is free and open to the public. Visitors can explore what's...
May 5, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
Patrol urges caution in 45th Street construction zone
FARGO - A flurry of crashes has the North Dakota Highway Patrol urging drivers to exercise caution as they enter the 45th Street South construction zone in Fargo, and to consider alternate routes. Since March 23, the patrol has responded to 14 crashes in the areas surrounding the...
April 30, 2010 - 10:47am
April 28, 2010
Major delays expected on interstate corridors through Fargo this week
FARGO - There will be significant delays in the Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 corridors in Fargo the rest of the week, as crews rip up pavement in one lane of westbound I-94 from I-29 to just west of the 45th Street interchange, the North Dakota Department of Transportation said. The...
April 28, 2010 - 3:15pm
Fargo police warn of 'secret shopper' scam
FARGO - Police here are warning the public to beware of a "secret shopper" scam that's under investigation. Sgt.
April 28, 2010 - 8:22am
April 7, 2010
West Fargo, Fargo-Moorhead boards weigh possible merger
The results of a West Fargo Area Chamber of Commerce poll conducted three weeks ago are in, with the end result a meeting scheduled for today (Wednesday, April 7) between West Fargo and Fargo Moorhead Chamber board members to share information regarding what a possible merger could...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 24, 2010
NDSCS announces two-year Liberal Arts program in Fargo
North Dakota State College of Science President John Richman announced Monday, the expansion of the NDSCS Liberal Arts program to Fargo. Classes will begin in August at the NDSCS Skills and Technology Training Center in North Fargo, where students will be able to earn a two-year...
news / education
March 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
Red's tributaries expected to produce overland flooding over next two days
Forecasters no longer expect the Red River in Wahpeton to crest a second time, but breakouts along tributaries should pick up over the next two days, a National Weather Service meteorologist said today. The Red topped out just short of 16.5 feet in Wahpeton on Monday, but forecasters...
March 17, 2010 - 12:11pm
FLOOD UPDATE: FEMA administrator to be in Fargo on Monday to survey flood situation
WASHINGTON - Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will be in Fargo on Monday to survey the flood situation and meet with the delegation and state and local officials. North Dakota Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan and Rep.
March 17, 2010 - 11:38am
FLOOD UPDATE: First Avenue bridge between Fargo and Moorhead to close
FARGO - Due to construction of the Second Street North clay dike, the First Avenue bridge between Fargo and Moorhead will be closing about 9:30 this morning. For information regarding flood issues, contact the city of Fargo flood information hot line at (701) 476-4199.
March 17, 2010 - 9:57am