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Bonanzaville church damaged by fire
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Midland changes name, website
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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
Alderman: Parents: Don’t let back-to-school tasks sneak up on you
Chief's Corner: Many bicycle thefts used for temporary transportation
Lee: Legislators wrap up off-year committee work
Alderman: Divorcing? Protect your finances, personal data
July's Yard of the Month
Senior Menus (July 23)
Thee earn their STAR
Nursery News (July 23)
Exchange Club News (July 23)
Dome, Sweet Dome: West Fargo wrestler claims national championship in Fargo
Aces preparing for state tourney
Menace, Sheyenne United teams fare well
Two West Fargo Cal Ripken teams earn state titles
Harwood American Legion baseball team all about fun
Flight Lines: Cliff swallows beneficiaries of RRV manmade structures
Flight Lines: Night-lights from natural sources
Home & Garden: New front yard has many uses
home & garden
May 27, 2014
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 6, 2014
Power outage scheduled for one hour Wednesday at city hall, PD
WEST FARGO - Power is expected to be off at the West Fargo City Hall and police department from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday. The outage is part of a new construction and remodeling project that is under way at the police department. Telephone and computer systems will be out of service...
May 6, 2014 - 9:11am
April 22, 2014
Commission denies gravel pit
The City Commission denied an application on Monday night for a cement stockpile site that Kost Materials wanted to use temporarily for two years. Kost Materials planned to use 81.5 acres of land in the heavy industrial area of West Fargo located north of Seventh Avenue Northwest...
April 22, 2014 - 1:48pm
April 1, 2014
Second gated community plan moves forward
A second gated community is one step closer to building this spring in West Fargo. The City Commission approved plans for the Stonewood development after a public hearing on Monday. The gated community of 11 lots, or 10 high-end homes, is near 32nd Avenue East in West Fargo near...
April 1, 2014 - 2:44pm
Rasmussen considers bid for Cass County commissioner
West Fargo’s top cop isn’t ready to hang up his hat from public service. Last week, Police Chief Arland Rasmussen said he is considering a bid for Cass County commissioner after he retires as chief in mid-June. Rasmussen will run for the seat being vacated by three-term Commissioner...
news / politics
April 1, 2014 - 2:43pm
Changes to tobacco ordinance passed
The Commission passed the second reading of changes to its tobacco ordinance to include electronic cigarettes at its Monday meeting. The City’s ordinance now requires a tobacco license for anyone wishing to sell electronic cigarettes along with regular tobacco products and it prohibits...
April 1, 2014 - 1:25pm
School, city, mayor and park board have open seats in upcoming election
Prospective candidates interested in serving on the city’s park board, commission, school board or as mayor must collect 300 petition signatures by Friday to be considered for the race. Along with the seat of mayor– which incumbent Rich Mattern hopes to be elected to for his...
April 1, 2014 - 1:23pm
January 28, 2014
West Fargo Police hire four new officers
Residents may have seen some new faces protecting and serving the people of West Fargo lately. Over the past few months, the West Fargo Police Department has hired four new officers: Wes Christianson, Kyle Johnson, Ryan Birney and Jacob Danduran. According to Assistant Police Chief...
January 28, 2014 - 1:35pm
December 17, 2013
Cota recipient of Chief’s Medal award
Pam Cota is the recipient of the West Fargo Police Department’s 2013 Chief’s Medal presented at the December department meeting by West Fargo Police Chief Arland Rasmussen. The award is awarded annually to a sworn officer or civilian employee who distinguishes themselves with...
December 17, 2013 - 11:35am
City agrees to ramp up lagoon construction schedule
By Karen Huber West Fargo City Commissioners agreed to ratchet up the time H & S Contractors, Moorhead, can spend on the job in an effort to get a new lagoon cell completed on an 80-acre site in the complex located in the northwest part of the city. The board okayed a 20 hour...
December 17, 2013 - 11:27am
November 19, 2013
Cramer nominates West Fargo’s Gravdahl
Congressman Kevin Cramer has awarded Congressional nominations to the United States military service academies to three North Dakota students including Jayce Gravdahl of West Fargo to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Other appointments include: Ariel Warren of Mohall...
November 19, 2013 - 4:54pm
City employees to kick in for health insurance
In an unprecedented move, at least for as long as present officials can remember, city employees with single health insurance plans will now be paying part of their premium. West Fargo City Commissioners voted unanimously Monday night to start assessing single plan members 12.5 percent...
November 19, 2013 - 11:58am
October 22, 2013
New access approved on Ninth Street East
West Fargo City Commissioners approved a new access entry onto Ninth Street East Monday night that will provide an emergency exit for the West Fargo Police Department from their property for police vehicles responding to calls. The access was requested by the police officials as...
October 22, 2013 - 12:39pm
October 1, 2013
City clarifies zoning ordinance provisions; defines boundaries of overlay districts
West Fargo City Commissioners Monday night approved first reading of zoning ordinance amendments to the Sheyenne Corridor Overlay District, Main Avenue Overlay District, Landscaping Standards and Parking Regulations, all minor changes that City Planning Director Larry Weil said will...
October 1, 2013 - 11:27am
September 17, 2013
Petro Serve renovating landmark building for corporate offices
West Fargo City Commissioners gave unanimous approval Monday night to a request from Petro Serve USA for final plat approval of Petro Serve 1st Addition, that will pave the way for development of corporate offices and a fuel facility, on the 7.37 acre parcel in the northwest corner...
September 17, 2013 - 11:41am