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Port: Supreme Court ruling could have big implications for school choice policy in North Dakota
The Fargo area is short on workers. A new coordinated effort is trying to change that.
Creative job shifting allowed the West Fargo school district to keep its budget in the black
Man found dead in Mississippi River
Legislature, Dayton take defunding veto to court
New Perspective opens with focus on successful aging
How to hang on to millennial workers, according to millennials
Bobcat unveils building renovated for 'innovative and collaborative culture'
Inside Business: 2017 ChamberChoice awards announced for businesses, entrepreneurs
Worker shortage forces owner to close Fargo restaurant after three months
Jacobs: Are vetoes from ND, MN governors a coincidence, or a continuing experiment?
Port: Heidi Heitkamp blasted in the New York Times for being 'uninterested in sexism and misogyny'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Port: Lawmakers right to sue Burgum
Port: Heidi Heitkamp is the most disingenuous politician in North Dakota
Nursery News (6-14-17)
Nursery News (6-7-17)
Nursery News (6-21-17)
Red Sox top Twins, Sale posts 10th victory
Grand Forks native Jackson Kunz commits to UND
Family's long travels to Maris tourney in Fargo is a 'ritual'
Harvick makes strong case as NASCAR title contender
Lynx rally past winless Stars
Confessions of a traveling rarity chaser
Duluth woman meets the German donor whose stem cells saved her life
Heart full of hope
Flowers in winter can brighten up the snowy blues
Gardening for seniors
Home & Garden
Red River Valley Fair
The sometimes subtle clues birds leave, including tracks
Canadian bird heading back home for summer; Early spring means tree sparrows; Misnamed bird making an appearance
Oh the places I would go
Assessing nature not always clear-cut
Personal journeys now shared on website
Pauline C. Geck
Insight from WFPD
Insight from WFPD: Bath Salts in our community, use on rise past few months
The two recent deaths in the Grand Forks area attributed to bath salts have sparked the question as to whether bath salts are being used locally. The answer is yes. Local law enforcement, to include West Fargo, has responded to a number of incidents in which a person is believed to...
June 27, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Area businesses reward students for buckling up
The month of May was devoted to 'Click It or Ticket' activities.
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Being visible to support your reality
Reality is what we take to be true. What we take to be true is what we believe. What we believe is based upon our perceptions. What we perceive depends upon what we look for. What we look for depends upon what we think. What we think depends upon what we perceive. What we perceive...
May 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Insight from WFPD: A glimpse at the budget process
May is typically the first month of spring and brings the warm temperatures of the summer season to our area. It is also the time of budget preparation for the Police Department. Like any business, the department must analyze the goods and services that it provides to the customer,...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
insight from WFPD: National Take-Back Initiative to be held April 28
The West Fargo Police department will be working with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on safely removing and disposing unwanted prescription drugs. This will be the fourth time for this national event. From the three past events DEA has boosted participation from citizens...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 11, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Road construction means finding alternate routes
With the road construction season upon us, it is easy to become frustrated by being pushed out of our normal course of travel. Road closures, restricted lanes, detours and rough roads tend to try our patience. To save you aggravation, it is always a good idea to develop alternate...
April 11, 2012 - 12:00am
March 28, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Extend courtesy to pedestrians
A recent question posed by an outdoor enthusiast generated this week's topic on when a driver is required to yield to a pedestrian attempting to cross a roadway. A simple answer would be that drivers should extend the courtesy of stopping for all people attempting to cross the roadway....
March 28, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Community asked to provide alternatives to curb underage drinking
North Dakota continues to lead the nation in many categories of agricultural production and a variety of industrial applications. North Dakota also is ranked high in several surveys relating to quality of live standards. Unfortunately, North Dakota also ranks first in the nation in...
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am
February 29, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Caution: Fraudulent charges may appear on your phone bill
(The following post appears courtesy of Richard Goldberg, Assistant Director of the Civil Division's Consumer Protection Branch.) Did you know that your telephone bills may contain charges for products or services other than telephone service, much like charges on a credit card?...
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
February 22, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Exercise care with telemarketers, make sure they are legitimate calls
We have all received the telephone call from a national association requesting a pledge of a financial contribution to preserve a program, prevent bad things from happening, or provide a service for a particular cause. Normally, the call includes mention of a local group or organization...
February 22, 2012 - 12:00am
February 8, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Police Department offering next Citizens Police Academy
The West Fargo Police Department continues to accept applications for the spring session of the Citizens Police Academy that will begin on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. and continue weekly through May 10. This program is designed to increase the understanding between the WFPD and...
February 8, 2012 - 12:00am
February 1, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Simple yet effective way to save your child's life
If I could give you one simple thing to do that could save your child's life would you do it? Most people would say "absolutely, of course!" Well here it is: BUCKLE UP CHILDREN UNDER 13 IN THE BACKSEAT. Sounds simple, right? Yup, but unfortunately most children go from the booster...
February 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
inisght from WFPD: Thank you for keeping an eye out on suspicious behavior
In recent weeks, the West Fargo Police Department has apprehended four separate groups for breaking into motor vehicles in our city. While officers are on routine patrol, they are actively seeking out those types of suspicious behavior. While officers on routine patrol did identify...
January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 11, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Defining domestic violence, offenses involved, how to react
In 2011 West Fargo Police Officers investigated seventy assault cases which fell into the definition of domestic violence. Sixty-two assaults were committed by adults and eight by juveniles less than eighteen years of age. Eight assaults were considered aggravated assaults and sixty-two...
January 11, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
Insight from WFPD: Driving under the influence arrests reach 152 for 2011
As of Dec. 30, the West Fargo Police Department has recorded 152 driving under the influence arrests. In comparison Fargo Police set a new record with more than 1100 DUI arrests in 2011. In 2010, West Fargo had 110 arrests, while in 2000, there were 241. It is difficult to clearly...
January 4, 2012 - 12:00am