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Library News: June 22, 2016
Former TNT's Diner in West Fargo opens under new name
Exchange Club donates to crisis center, aquatic center
Prairie Supply breaks ground on new headquarters
Power of 100 of gives to Project Ignite Light
Fed may delay interest rate hike
Chief's Corner: Last month in crime
Theft of flowers like slap in the face
Increase tobacco costs
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Breitling: Time for Color
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Singer comes home on a high note
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Red River Valley Fair
Video: Meadowlark recognized as symbol of west
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Gerald "Butch" Reineke
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May 11, 2016
Week In History: May 11, 2016
Mid-May of 1991 brought tragedy to West Fargo when an early morning fire raced through the Sunset Motel at 731 W. Main Ave. Twenty-eight of the 33 units of the motel were occupied, many by people who had reservations for the summer. Three residents lost their lives in the blaze; most...
May 11, 2016 - 5:59am
April 8, 2015
Detour ahead: Roadwork scheduled for 32nd, 52nd
Getting around West Fargo may take some extra time this summer due to construction projects slated to start on three of the city’s major avenues. The...
April 8, 2015 - 10:04am
December 17, 2014
Landscaping approved for Main Avenue
Main Avenue will soon get a little beauty treatment. On Monday, the City Commission awarded a landscaping contract for Main Avenue to a Hastings, Minn.-based company. City Engineer Kevin Buchholz said the contract includes landscaping and adding of trees around eastern Main Avenue...
December 17, 2014 - 12:20am
October 24, 2012
Reconstruction project winding down: End in sight for Main Avenue repair
The second leg of Main Avenue reconstruction is nearing completion from 6th St. E. to 45th St.
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am
May 31, 2012
Temporary road closure on 17th St E for West Fargo Main Avenue reconstruction project
The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) - Fargo District - would like to update the traveling public on the West Fargo Main Avenue reconstruction project. Starting today (Thursday May 31) a section of 17th St. E. in West Fargo will be closed as crews relocate an underground...
May 31, 2012 - 8:10am
May 16, 2012
Major intersection closed for reconstruction work
One of West Fargo's major roadways is closed to through traffic so work can proceed on Phase II of the Main Avenue reconstruction project. The Main Avenue and Ninth Street East intersection will be closed to north to south through traffic for approximately three weeks (depending...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 18, 2012
Businesses remain accessible
I had to check it out myself after my morning trip to the post office and after driving the stretch of construction on West Fargo's Main Avenue, the concern for making sure motorists adhere to the speed limit at the posted 25 miles per hour all for safety's sake becomes apparent. Highly...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
September 22, 2010
Limit lowered to 40 mph on West Fargo stretch of Main
The North Dakota Department of Transportation has permanently lowered the speed limit on a stretch of Main Avenue in West Fargo to 40 mph. West Fargo city leaders favored keeping the speed limit at 40 mph between about Sixth Street East and 45th Street, but the NDDOT returned it...
September 22, 2010 - 10:02am
March 10, 2010
West Fargo's Main Avenue frontage road closed for two weeks
WEST FARGO - The portion of the Main Avenue frontage road west of 21st Street Northwest in West Fargo will be closed today and stay closed for at least a few weeks. The road will open again after the spring thaw ends and conditions improve, according to a news release from Dakota...
March 10, 2010 - 9:34am
November 19, 2009
Main Avenue officially opens
North Dakota Governor John Hoeven was in West Fargo on Monday afternoon for the ceremony marking the completion of the first phase of Main Avenue...
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
November 9, 2009
Main Avenue opens in West Fargo
WEST FARGO - Both east- and westbound lanes of Main Avenue in West Fargo are open to traffic, state transportation officials announced today. The majority of work on the West Fargo Main Avenue project has been completed. But motorists should still use caution in that area because...
November 9, 2009 - 3:19pm
October 22, 2009
Wet conditions impede Main Avenue work
Wet weather the past few weeks is slowing down Main Avenue reconstruction and the official completion of the project spanning 6th Street West to 5th Street East, which was originally targeted for the middle of the month, is going to take a little bit longer. Expectations are to...
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2009
Main Avenue reconstruction approaching final stretch
Crews continue to make steady progress on West Fargo's Main Avenue reconstruction project, with the first phase of work this season extending from 6th Street West, near the Sheyenne River crossing, all the way to 5th Street East, by DMI Industries. According to North Dakota Department...
September 24, 2009 - 12:00am