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Update: Search for armed suspect prompts lockdown at Aurora Elementary School
Friday Sunrise Time-Lapse
Lobby hours to temporarily change at West Fargo Police Department
Cancer-fighting West Fargo teen having prom brought to her
All Finish Concrete planning decorative new building as gateway to West Fargo
Building permits (April 15, 2015)
Business Digest (April 15, 2015)
Business digest (April 8, 2015)
Building permits (April 8, 2015)
Letter: Join now the Red Cross now during National Volunteer Week
Letters: Rail safety needed
Omdahl: Transparency has become the magic word
Chief's Corner: Parents' guide to gangs
Flowers: Long-range planning looks to address school growth
Nursery News (4-15-2015)
West Fargo Library seeks board candidates
Senior menu (April 15, 2015)
Nursery News (April 8, 2015)
Happenings at the West Fargo Library (April 8, 2015)
West Fargo's golf team swinging for state
West Fargo hires Berogan, Fynboh as wrestling co-head coaches
New kicks on the block: Dance and cheer program wraps up first year
DeCann named new West Fargo activities director
Veteran Packers coach helms Sheyenne girls tennis program
Home and Garden: With spring finally here, it's time to garden
home & garden
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
Library looks to build new 50,000-square-foot building
The West Fargo Public Library is asking the City Commission to consider a bond to pay for a new 50,000-square-foot facility that would help the library keep up with the demand for services and space in the community. Library Director Sandra Hannahs said Monday that construction could...
March 18, 2015 - 5:55am
March 4, 2015
City officials: External review of fire times no longer needed
City leaders say there will be no external review of the West Fargo Fire Department after Mayor Rich Mattern suggested one due to irregular response time reports. The fire department is now sending quarterly reports of responses to the department’s board of directors, which oversees...
March 4, 2015 - 3:06pm
March 3, 2015
9-for-9: Businesses pass alcohol checks
All businesses passed when the West Fargo Police Department, with the assistance of Fargo Cass Public Health, conducted alcohol compliance checks in Fargo on Feb. 11. Nine businesses checked during Cass County Sheriff’s Office alcohol compliance checks on Feb. 17 also passed. Passed...
March 3, 2015 - 4:39pm
February 17, 2015
Longtime West Fargo fire chief retiring
WEST FARGO – After more than three decades as a firefighter and 22 years as West Fargo’s fire chief, Roy Schatschneider will retire in June. Schatschneider said he told the West Fargo Fire Department’s board of directors last year that 2015 would be his time to step away....
February 17, 2015 - 10:25pm
January 20, 2015
Mayor boasts of new businesses, housing, booming population in State of the Cities
Concerns over flood protection are lessening compared to concerns over the challenges of growth if the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the Cities address Jan. 15 is anything to go by. Forty percent of audience members responding to a cellphone poll...
January 20, 2015 - 4:35pm
January 13, 2015
Seat open on West Fargo planning board
Residents can apply to serve on the West Fargo Planning and Zoning Commission. In May the commission will be looking to fill one vacancy. Terry Potter will not seek another term after his service ends at the end of April. Anyone living in the city limits of West Fargo can apply. Applications...
January 13, 2015 - 2:50pm