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Wildfires in Canada make for smoky skies
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly Connection
One injured in accident on Wild Rice River bridge
West Fargo may be facing not one but two referendums
Volunteers reviving Hunter Times newspaper at Bonanzaville
District Waterhouse and Kitchen restaurant opens in West Fargo
Business briefs (July 1, 2015)
Harley-Davidson of Fargo hosting ride for children's hospital
Western State Bank donates to the Packer Backers
Classic Vending donates to WF Area Scholarship Fund
Chief's corner: Understanding West Fargo's new fireworks rules
Lee: Equipment, recruitment challenge law enforcement
Chief's Corner: Avoiding animal bites
Letter: Keep supporting kidney disease programs
Schools of Thought: Talk of guns in school does not always have to be negative
The Packer Weekly: Jessica Guo takes on Super Buffet
The Mustang Weekly: Putting in the work for the Red River Valley Fair
Library news (July 1, 2015)
Senior picnic at Bonanzaville promises more than just eats
Week In History (June 26, 2015)
Cheney's garden a must-see on Soroptimist's tour
Red River Valley Fair's Military Appreciation Day will be held on Thursday, July 9
Three Rivers Garden Club to meet
West Fargo performances of 'Shrek the Musical Jr." set June 24-25
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Red River Valley Fair
Flight Lines: Annual festival more than just birds
June 17, 2015
One business fails tobacco compliance check
The Fargo and West Fargo police departments, with assistance from Fargo Cass Public Health, conducted tobacco compliance checks June 9. In West Fargo, 11 businesses were checked, with one failure at the West Fargo Truck Stop, 1021 W. Main Ave. In Fargo, 41 businesses were...
June 17, 2015 - 6:10am
Flooding of West Fargo's Sheyenne Street-Interstate 94 interchange blamed on housing, commercial growth
Sporadic flooding that recently affected traffic flow on West Fargo's Sheyenne Street and the Interstate 94 interchange is being attributed to runoff from surrounding housing and commercial growth over the past two decades. City and North Dakota Department of Transportation officials...
June 17, 2015 - 5:42am
West Fargo Mayor Mattern retires from NDSU
West Fargo Mayor Rich Mattern retired from North Dakota State University after 23 years on Friday. Mattern has worked as a communications...
June 17, 2015 - 3:57am
June 11, 2015
Main Ave. reconstruction underway in West Fargo
WEST FARGO – Work began Thursday for reconstruction of a 1.6-mile stretch of Main Avenue from west of Eighth Street to the Interstate 94 interchange...
June 11, 2015 - 6:23pm
June 3, 2015
Work rebounds nicely on city hall, police station expansion
A $10 million, 34,000-square-foot expansion to West Fargo's City Hall and police station, 800 4th Ave. E., is progressing on schedule. "They got a little behind with the roof this winter," said City Administrator Jim Brownlee. "The project is supposed to be done by the end of the...
June 3, 2015 - 12:53am
Main Avenue project will cost more
Construction will begin on the third and final phase of reconstructing Main Avenue this summer, but it will cost the city about 21 percent more than it had planned. After no one bid during the first round of bidding earlier this year, the lowest of two bids last month was $23.8...
June 3, 2015 - 12:50am
June 2, 2015
Recycling going strong in West Fargo
Residents of West Fargo have recycled 40.2 tons of materials and businesses have recycled 7.42 tons. The city has two drop sites available for single stream recycling. One is on the south side of the Sanitation building at 117 8th St. W. The other site is under the water tower at...
June 2, 2015 - 4:56pm
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