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Prosecutors stand firm on mistrial request in Aaron Knodel sex case
Element by Westin opening celebration set
North Dakota Autism Center is bustling
West Fargo school building committee tackles enrollment explosion
West Fargoan makes it to "Price is Right"
West Fargo Cash Wise set to open May 22
Pioneer does well at NDNA
Western State Bank promotes Stoppler
Building permits (5-20-15)
Business digest (May 6, 2015)
Editorial: Witham was voice of West Fargo
Koppleman: Witham will be missed
Chief's Corner: Parking enforcement a must
Chief's Corner: Change in possession law
Flowers: District celebrates its teachers
Funny business: The silliness goes on for WF's "Helma and Selma"
This week in history (May 20, 2015)
Scholars (May 20, 2015)
Exchange Club student of the month
Horace American Legion holding dedication services
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Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Bird banding helps research
May 20, 2015
Recycling program still going strong
West Fargo's new recycling program is going so well, as of Monday the city will have recycled almost as much in just a few weeks as it did all of last year. City Administrator Jim Brownlee said Monday that the city was just 20 tons shy of amount of recycling it did last year. The...
May 20, 2015 - 3:01am
May 19, 2015
Fiske named city administrator
West Fargo's finance director was named its next city administrator. The City Commission unanimously approved hiring Tina Fisk as city administrator whecurrnet administrator Jim Brownlee retires in August. Mayor Rich Mattern said he and an appointed committee interviewed three...
May 19, 2015 - 10:56pm
May 6, 2015
Ton by ton, West Fargo recycling going well
During its first two weeks of operation, West Fargo's new no-sort recycling program collected nearly 100 tons of materials from city residents and commercial entities. The program started April 6. Residential recycling through April 10 totaled 41.91 tons and another 47.67 tons...
May 6, 2015 - 9:42am
April 22, 2015
Park paving project will begin this summer
Streets in and around West Fargo parks will soon have a smoother ride. The City Commission awarded bids for a street overlay project at Rendezvous Park, Maplewood Park, South Elmwood Park, North Elmwood Park and the parking lots at Scheels Soccer Complex at its Monday meeting. West...
April 22, 2015 - 9:00am
April 21, 2015
West Fargo to conduct warning siren testing
The city will conduct warning siren testing Wednesday. MidStates Communication of Fargo has been contracted to function-check all warning sirens within West Fargo. Testing of the individual sirens will begin at 9 a.m. and continue throughout the day. Testing may continue Thursday...
April 21, 2015 - 3:58pm
West Fargo votes no to diversion assessment
The West Fargo City Commission decided it wanted to send a message to the city of Fargo and Cass County by voting "no" to using a special assessment as a funding mechanism for the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion project. While commissioners said they support the diversion...
April 21, 2015 - 1:29pm
April 14, 2015
Brownlee, a fixture in West Fargo's City Hall, retiring this summer
City Administrator Jim Brownlee will retire this summer after 11 years in West Fargo and more than three decades of public service. The former state auditor's office employee said he plans to work in the private sector when he retires in August and is considering some consulting...
April 14, 2015 - 10:07pm
What's the stink about? Stench from lagoons is normal, will pass soon, city says
Recent strong winds from the north have fanning the fumes of the turning lagoons, and the stench has wafted to nearby homes and businesses. The city's 460-acre lagoon system emanates odor from waste stabilization ponds near 12th Avenue Northwest. But city officials say residents...
April 14, 2015 - 10:05pm
April 7, 2015
District 13 Democrats slate April 15 meeting
The next monthly meeting for the District 13 Democratic Party will be held at 7 p.m. April 15 in the Community Room at the West Fargo Family Fare. All are welcome to attend.
news / politics
April 7, 2015 - 10:10pm
April 1, 2015
City creates first forestry plan and expands department
For the first time in its history, the city of West Fargo has a forest management plan. Up until now, West Fargo tree regulations were simply contained in a city ordinance, said Chad Zander, program coordinator for the West Fargo Public Works Department. The Urban and Community...
April 1, 2015 - 8:57am
Weekday sirens in city were once used for more than emergencies
Each day Monday through Friday, sirens blare at high noon in the city of West Fargo. They have for decades, says Richard Fuller, 87, who retired...
April 1, 2015 - 8:50am
Board of Equalization annual meeting slated
The annual meeting of the West Fargo City Board of Equalization will be held on at 5:30 p.m. April 14 at the City Hall Commission Room, 800 4th Ave. E. The City Board of Equalization meets to equalize the property tax valuations in the city, and provides an opportunity for individual...
April 1, 2015 - 6:43am
March 26, 2015
No bids has final phase of city reconstruction project in jeopardy
The final phase of Main Avenue reconstruction in West Fargo, slated to begin this summer, is in jeopardy after no bids came in for the project on Tuesday. City and state officials are mulling over how to proceed with the $18 million project that would rebuild five-lanes...
March 26, 2015 - 2:36pm
UPDATED: Single-sort recycling starts, garbage routes change in West Fargo
Changes to West Fargo’s garbage schedule will begin Monday, the same day new no-sort recycling bins will begin arriving at homes. There will be little to no change for most residents with pickup on Fridays or those who live south of Interstate 94. Residents with garbage pickup...
March 26, 2015 - 11:48am
March 18, 2015
City expands Sheyenne Street study to Main
The area of Sheyenne Street and Main Avenue could one day get a facelift. City commissioners agreed Monday to study Sheyenne Street from Main Avenue to 52nd Avenue for recommendations on future improvements such as parking, bike routes, walking paths and traffic controls at intersection. The...
March 18, 2015 - 6:40am