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Breaking bread: Blessed Sacrament serves up annual Thanksgiving meal
This week in history (Nov. 25, 2015)
A 'Starbucks' classroom for kids: Legacy Elementary uses flexible seating
Volunteering with VFW program rewarding for students
Mitten tree returns to library
West Fargo Microtel Inn & Suites TAG Approved
Moore Engineering opens Bismarck office
Business Briefs: Nov. 25, 2015
Western State Bank, Engstrom receive awards
Business briefs: Nov. 18, 2015
Chief's Corner: Dial 211 for Essential Community Services
Letter: West Fargo School Board thanks voters
Letter: Thank you from the VOICE
Steve Stark cartoon (Nov. 25, 2015)
Trygve Olson cartoon (Nov. 18, 2015)
The Packer Weekly: Senior Toay juggles three leadership positions
Nursery News (11-25-15)
Senior menu (Nov. 25, 2015)
Storybook breakfast coming up Dec. 12
Nursery News (11-18-15)
Holiday Craft/Vendor Fair set for West Fargo church
Eight local students part of annual Concordia concert
Library News: Nov. 25, 2015
Holy Cross schedules Christmas Cantata
Library news (Nov. 18, 2015)
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Small visitors not Canadas; or something that declares a similar theme
Flight Lines: Animals, birds also store food
May 27, 2015
Fisk excited to be WF city administrator
Tina Fisk had dreams of becoming a lawyer but a student work study assignment while at the University of North Dakota changed that. "By the...
May 27, 2015 - 10:15am
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
Fisk 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...
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...
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...
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...
March 26, 2015 - 11:48am