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Dodgeball tournament raised $10,000 for Cheney Middle School girl with cancer
Packer Weekly: Bayman pursues new passions
Week in History: May 25, 2016
Klose earns scholarship from Exchange Club
School board increases high school activities fees by 25 percent
West Fargo's newest bar set to open this month
New brewer sampling its beer in West Fargo
Inside Business: Brickhouse Taverns eyes late-summer opening in West Fargo
Kitchen closes at TNT's
Building permits (April 27, 2016)
Stenehjem's Record Conflicts with Criminal Justice Reform Plan
Who is the "Real" Doug Burgum
Schools of Thought: Pass me the big bowl of Yuck
Dr. Flowers: Fentanyl is a serious threat
Library News: May 25, 2016
Nursery News (5-25-16)
Library kicks off free read program
Library News: May 18, 2016
Events coming up this week: May 18, 2016
Breitling: Time for Color
Library News: May 4, 2016
Library News (April 27, 2016)
Library News: April 20, 2016
Singer comes home on a high note
home & garden
Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Bird watchers aren't creepers
Flight Lines: Raven’s call always stops me in my tracks
Flight Lines: Birding in the digital age
Flight Lines: The slow pace of winter birding in valley
Local VFW sponsors hunter safety course
Elden "Rocky" Clemenson
Larry D. Larsen
Gene F. Eggert
Arthur V. Langei
May 18, 2016
City asks for new bids for sanitation project
The city will rebid a project to improve the city's sanitation system and lagoon smells after a transcription error in one of the bids caused the city to go back and start over in the bid process.
May 18, 2016 - 9:29am
May 12, 2016
Hillary Clinton ramps up campaign in North Dakota
BISMARCK – With challenger Bernie Sanders still nipping at her heels, Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton is ramping up her campaign’s...
May 12, 2016 - 1:20pm
May 11, 2016
Fargo water to be on tap in WF by June 1
In just a few weeks, West Fargoans will be able to sip on a cool, crisp glass of Fargo water. The city is still on track to begin using mostly Fargo water by its planned date of June 1. Residents can expect to pay $7 per 1,000 gallons of water used after June 1, City Administrator...
May 11, 2016 - 6:02am
April 20, 2016
New faces at West Fargo Park District
The West Fargo Park District introduced five of its new employees this month.
April 20, 2016 - 12:55am
April 19, 2016
Democrats endorse Allard for District 22
The North Dakota Democratic-NPL has endorsed local union leader Steven Allard of Casselton for the state Senate in District 22. Allard is a welder at CNH Industrial in Fargo, and has been a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers for more than 20...
April 19, 2016 - 3:36pm
April 13, 2016
June 14 election: Who’s running for what
One incumbent’s name is missing from the list of nine people who filed Monday, April 11, for election to one of the three open School Board seats in the June 14 city election. School Board member Dave Olson chose not to seek re-election. Olson was first elected to the School Board...
April 13, 2016 - 7:13am
West Fargo library has openings on its board
The West Fargo Public Library is seeking interested residents to volunteer for two unpaid Library Board vacancies. The board oversees library operations and planning. Members are appointed to a three-year term with a two-term limit. Meetings are at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursday...
April 13, 2016 - 7:08am
April 5, 2016
Red-hot market drives up home values
West Fargo resident Josh Ochocki got a letter in the mail the other day that said the value of his home had gone up ... way up. It wasn’t from...
April 5, 2016 - 11:36pm
City of West Fargo slates open house
The city of West Fargo will host a Construction Open House on Thursday, April 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the east lobby of the City Hall, 800 4th Ave. E. This event is a chance for residents and business owners to visit with city officials and public works staff about construction,...
April 5, 2016 - 9:29pm
April 6, 2016
Deadline to file for election to local office April 11
As the Monday, April 11, deadline to file for election to a local office nears, only a handful of potential candidates have filed for office including three incumbents. Two seats are open on the West Fargo City Commission, those of Mike Thorstad and Mark Simmons, who have both said...
April 6, 2016 - 5:18am
April 4, 2016
West Fargo mayor raises stink at meeting over cost of lagoon dredging
WEST FARGO – Officials here say the city's wastewater lagoons contain about 52 million gallons of solid waste, but Mayor Rich Mattern turned...
April 4, 2016 - 10:16pm
March 30, 2016
Public Works director to propose dredging lagoons; cleaning to cost $5 million to $7 million
West Fargo city officials here say though the city’s lagoons are unfairly singled out as smelly, the city is spending millions to temper the...
March 30, 2016 - 1:11am
March 29, 2016
Board of Equalization meeting set April 12
The annual meeting of the West Fargo City Board of Equalization will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the City Hall Commission Room, 800 4th Ave. E. The Board of Equalization meets to equalize property tax valuations in the city, and provides an opportunity for property owners...
March 29, 2016 - 3:34pm
City of West Fargo tests sirens Friday
The city will conduct outdoor warning siren testing on Friday, April 1. 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. The sirens are...
March 29, 2016 - 3:28pm
March 23, 2016
As millions spent to fight odors, West Fargo officials rankled by claims city is especially smelly
WEST FARGO – City officials here say though West Fargo's lagoons are unfairly singled out as smelly, the city is spending millions to temper...
March 23, 2016 - 5:45am